Varsity Race Report 2022

Despite being affected by illness and injury, the OUCC Blues squad were in high spirits as we made our way to Cambridge on Saturday the 2nd of April, twenty-four hours out from BUCS 25 mile individual time-trial and our 2022 Varsity match against Cambridge. Vans parked and bikes constructed, we headed out on a recon […]

Rider Profile – Adam Isherwood

Adam Isherwood   Role on Committee – Treasurer Course – DPhil Physiology, Anatomy, & Genetics Year – 2nd College – Somerville Favourite Ride – Anything in the Chilterns (despite being truly awful at climbing) Most Memorable Ride – 100km on a single speed beach cruiser with semi-functional coaster brakes (*yikes*) in Pensacola, Florida, especially […]

OUCC Hill Climb 2019

The OUCC Hill Climb is back, and entries are NOW OPEN. As in previous years, it will be held on the Wytham Chalet Hill; riders can look forward to a pot-hole free 1.7km at an average of 6%, with ramps up over 17%! This is your only chance (this year..) to target the KOMs (currently Richard Gildea, […]

Silverware at the BUCS Team Time Trial

As a precursor to the much anticipated 10- and 25-mile TT classics in April, the Dark Blues put on an impressive performance in the BUCS Team Time Trial on a rolling course in Wiltshire. With such a varied parcours on the agenda – sporadically punched with sharp gradients and even the odd technical turn – […]

Univ, Lincoln take Cuppers 2019

Despite being held a couple of weeks earlier than usual, the weather held out and allowed twenty-five riders to take part in cycling Cuppers. As in previous years, the event was a ten mile time trial on the HHC118 course, just outside of Stadhampton.  The women’s race was won comprehensively by visiting rider Jessica Rhodes-Jones […]

Report: OUCC Hill Climb 2018

On 21st October, the day after BUCS Hill Climb, OUCC hosted it’s annual hill climb on the HHC035 course in Wytham, which doubled up as the OUCC championships. Overnight rain cleared and left a cold but sunny morning; perfect hill climbing conditions for the fifty-seven riders tackling the course. Seb Morton (OUCC) set the early pace, […]