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About DCC

We welcome cyclists of all abilities from leisure cyclist to Audax riders to competitive racers and time triallists.  Our members do all types of cycling: road, gravel, cyclocross & MTB


The original Dorking Cycling Club was formed in May 1887 by a group of tradesmen, with over 100 members by 1900. Some 124 years after its original conception, Dorking Cycling Club was re-established in August 2011.

Our Club aims are to

  • Provide a safe, social, friendly and inclusive environment for cyclists of all levels of ability &

  • Develop, encourage and inspire local cycling talent

 

Club rides

The main Club road rides are on Sunday mornings. There is a wide range of Groups, with average speeds ranging from <12mph to 20mph+
Other regular rides include:

  • Wednesday Night Blast (a pace-line ride of c.20 miles)

  • Wednesday Night Gravel rides &

  •  Saturday fast-paced ride

There are also ad hoc road, gravel and MTB rides at various paces organised by members throughout the week.  

All rides are organised through our club app, Spond

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Racing and Time Trials

DCC members are active in Road races; Cycle-cross racing; MTB racing & Time Trials
The Clubs' ethos is to encourage & support anyone who wishes to participate & the Club pays for race accreditation training & BC race licence for those that represent the Club.  
The Club organises an annual Time Trial series, which includes the highly popular Club Championship round the Box Hill Olympic Loop, which members of all abilities take part in.  Entry to Club TT and Interclub TTs is free to Club members

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Social, training  & charity

Social

The Club organises a Christmas party, Summer BBQ, weekly Wednesday night social and other social activities.
There are also Club cycling trips abroad and week-ends away in the UK.

Training

Cycle coaching sessions, First Aid course and Bike maintenance evenings are all organised for our members - mostly free to attend

Club Charity
DCC supports a charity each year and has raised over £15,000 for various charities since its formation.  In 2022/23, the Club is supporting Combat Stress, the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health

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