The club standard medals, club pin badge and photos of S Howells. Continue reading MEMORABILIA: Club medals, badge and photos from 1924/5
A newly acquired programme for the 1952 London Centre 25 mile tandem-paced championship reveals a stellar cast of previous winners. Continue reading MEMORABILIA: Programme reveals stellar roll of honour for Balham CC promoted London championship
You’re not really a sports club until you have your first quiz night. So we’ve had one!
It included a round of questions on Balham. Think you would have done well? Well test yourself… Continue reading BCC Quiz Night: How Balham are you?
A few BCC’ers headed to the Wandsworth Town Hall Civic Suite for nibbles with the mayor as the club was shortlisted for Club/Organisation of the year at the Active Wandsworth Awards. Continue reading Balham CC shortlisted for Active Wandsworth Award
We’ve managed to get our hands on the 1947 Rough Stuff entry form, guidance notes, start list, directions and map for the event. Continue reading BACKPEDAL: 1947 Rough Stuff cancelled during record breaking cold snap
In the 1900’s AW Hunt was a well known record breaking Balham CC ‘crack’. The recent coming together of new material – not least a personal testimony in the club newsletter and memorabilia from his great niece – means we can now tell the story of his illustrious cycling career in the Balham CC colours. Continue reading Hunt wins Balham trophy outright and goes on to claim national record
So that was 2018, the second year of our little adventure. Lots more stunning rides, some hugely enjoyable nights out and some difficult sock choices. Here’s our year in review Continue reading Pizza, Pancakes and Pimms: 2018 in review
Club adds three new photos to the heritage collection including one in colour from 1968 and a photo of a TT in the snow on Christmas Day! Continue reading PHOTOGRAPHS: Club adds 50-year-old colour photo to heritage collection
The quest to tell the story of the club took the largest of leaps recently when members of the old club raided lofts and cupboards to bring some cherished club memorabilia and heir looms to the club heritage night. Continue reading MEMORABILIA: 10 Trophies, Club Newsletters, Jersey and Committee Regalia
The club has just acquired four medals, the earliest dating from 1914. They are the oldest club medals the club has managed to get it’s collective hands on since this project started. Continue reading MEMORABILIA: Club acquires 104-year-old medals as part of BCC rider’s ‘standards’ collection