A Day at the Races: Balham CC and the Epsom Run for Cyclists


In the winter of 1920, with daylight hours short and weather miserable, a band of Balham CC members thought it would be wise to go on a shorter ride but include a running race in the day’s proceedings. By the 1930s this winter novelty had turned into a national event, attracting cycling clubs from all over the country. Continue reading A Day at the Races: Balham CC and the Epsom Run for Cyclists

MEMORABILIA: 1931 Club Champion Ken Figg


The family of former club champion Ken Figg has got in touch with us to share some amazing mementoes of his time with BCC including 14 medals, 2 club record plaques, a photo, certificate, club badge, a 1932 Club Handbook and one great photo. Continue reading MEMORABILIA: 1931 Club Champion Ken Figg