Club trials new Club Time Trial


The Club’s history is jam-packed with Time Trials at many different distances. Doffing a cap to the club’s past, this Bank Holiday weekend the 2018 version of the club launched its first 5 mile TT course. Continue reading Club trials new Club Time Trial

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Internet eats itself as cycling blogger blogs about a cycling blog and links to cycling blogger who blogs about being blogged about and links to cycling blog


The good people at RideVelo have just written about our story from postcard to cycling club. Continue reading Internet eats itself as cycling blogger blogs about a cycling blog and links to cycling blogger who blogs about being blogged about and links to cycling blog

‘The Balham’ rides again on 120th anniversary


The reformed club heads out on its first club ride. 16 hardy South London cycling enthusiasts left the glamorous surroundings of Balham’s Sainsbury’s Car Park for Richmond Park trying to ascertain which pillock decided to launch a club in a January cold snap. Read about this historic moment here Continue reading ‘The Balham’ rides again on 120th anniversary

Cyclists from Balham with bikes rally round non-Balham bloke with no bike in quest to relaunch Balham Cycling Club


Balham Cycling Club took a step nearer to relaunching on its 120th anniversary when a group of South London cycling enthusiasts and a local historian with a cycling club blog but no bike, met for the first time to hatch plans to reform the club. Continue reading Cyclists from Balham with bikes rally round non-Balham bloke with no bike in quest to relaunch Balham Cycling Club

Club set to ride again on 120th anniversary


A 19th century cycling club is set to relaunch in the 21st century. Balham Cycling Club, formed in 1897 but closed in 1979, will ride again under the same badge and colours in 2017. Recently affiliated to British Cycling, plans are being drawn up – with an eye on a well-rounded anniversary – for ‘The Balham’ to ride out in the red, white and black next year. Continue reading Club set to ride again on 120th anniversary