Gran Canaria – A Winter Warmer

Everyone likes a holiday and for the enthusiastic cyclist a holiday that involves bikes is especially exciting. So when the post holiday hangover kicked in after a relaxing cruise holiday in  early August i did not take much convincing to book a week cycling in Majorca for mid September. Life though is a little like cycling. Just when you are … Continue Reading →


OP Committee meeting 6th November 2017

OPC minutes 06.11.17 The discussed survey is here



Mallorca Trip

Planning a trip

ContentsHow to Organise A Road Cycling “Boot Camp” AbroadStep 1Step 2Step 2aStep 3Step 4 How to Organise A Road Cycling “Boot Camp” Abroad Our Experience Based On Two Trips to Mallorca Some of you will already be aware that a group of us have just returned from our second trip to the roadie’s paradise that is Mallorca. Did you know … Continue Reading →


Peak District Away Weekend Sep-Oct 2016

ContentsWhatWhenHow muchWho can goWhat will the rides be likeGetting thereWhat nextSee you there! What This is a social weekend spent cycling in the Peak District of England. We’ll stay in the lovely Eyam Youth Hostel and there will be planned rides on the Saturday and Sunday. When From Friday 30 September – Sunday 2 October. Accommodation will be booked for 2 … Continue Reading →


Diaries from an Alpine Adventure

Tuesday June 14th: Day One – Basingstoke to Le Bourg d’Oisans The worst part of any trip is the travelling. For this trip we are travelling by car and the prospect of spending the best part of 12 hours locked in a metal box did not fill me with excitement. The morning starts well, my alarm goes off at 04:20 … Continue Reading →


Hola – A blog from Majorca (2016)

The idea of this blog is to share with all Oakley Pedalers details of our trip and to perhaps give YOU the inspiration and confidence to get interested enough to get involved and/or to organise your own trip. You will find plenty of supportive OP’s willing to help you. Everyone loves to share a good thing and a very good … Continue Reading →


October 2015 Committee minutes

Minutes for the October meeting are now available from the committee page. The minutes are on the forums, in a dedicated forum that only signed-in users can access.


2015 Away Weekend Review

Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th October 2015 It is nine O’clock, Friday morning and the time is right to head west. The autumn sun is shining, not a whisp of cloud only blue skies. Seven OP’s meet at Basingstoke station and caught the train, with their bikes, heading for Dorchester. At the same time six OP’s set off by car … Continue Reading →


July 2015 Committee minutes

Minutes for the May meeting are now available from the committee page. The minutes are on the forums, in a dedicated forum that only signed-in users can access.