Welcome to Fullarton Wheelers

Fullarton Wheelers Cycling Club is an active club where you will be made most welcome should wish to join us. Fullarton Wheelers organises a range of Club activities including leisurely group rides, some mountain biking and some racing.

On the more social side there is the informal Monday night club nights and the Sunday Club Runs - both of these are ideal if you want to meet some Fullarton Wheelers members and find out more about the club. We also have a Winter Training League which is held indoors at our Club Nights using Tacx Fortious - Virtual Reality Trainers.

Each year Fullarton Wheelers organises a club racing league - league events are open to all members as well as being free. In addition, Fullarton Wheelers also organises a few 'open' races which are run under the auspices of Scottish Cycling.

For the latest information please view the chatroom or get in touch using the contact form.

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Steve Donaldson Crowned European Champion at Transplant Games

FWCC heart and lung transplant super hero Steve Donaldson represented Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the European Heart and Lung Transplant Games in Italy. In the road race he came an amazing second overall and first in his age category. He is now a European Champion. The race was twenty kilometres over six laps with a fifty strong field. The glamour of continental road racing began from the off when the cyclists had to help the motorcycle escort find his way around the cour... Read more >

Catherine Logan Victorious in Glasgow VC South Time Trial

After all the fine weather these past few weeks it was time for the heavens to open and for some brave Fullarton Wheelers to receive a soaking in the Glasgow VC South ten mile time trial. On the plus side, the warm-ups were done in the comfort of the FWCC branded 'EZ-up', a portable tent structure which managed to keep everyone’s kit dry, the wind at bay, and the FWCC outfit looking very professional. There was also a bit of inspiration to be gained from warming up next to the fas... Read more >

Radar Run

FWCC's Radar Run is a 110 mile ride taking in the Mennock Pass up to Scotland's highest village, then higher still to National Air Traffic Control's Lowther Hill Radar Station. A golf ball shaped structure reached by Scotland's highest bit of tarmac, and the third highest road bike climb in the UK. No fewer than 12 riders thought themselves up to the challenge, including FWCC/Sprockets Cycles youth superstar Zoe Watters and father Stevie Watters, club chairman Derek Skinner, riders C... Read more >

Personal Bests Tumble in Scottish Cycling National 25 mile Time Trial

The Scottish Cycling National 25 mile Time Trial took place in Aberdeen on Sunday with Fullarton Wheelers' well represented. You know it has been a fast morning when top seed David Griffiths finishes in only 8th place with a blistering time of 49' 59". Ahead of him were three riders who broke 49 minutes with the eventual winner being Commonwealth Games rider Kyle Gordon who finished in 48' 38" (an average speed of 30.84mph). It was such a shame the event was missing John Archibald wh... Read more >

Club Rides

With the hottest May on record FWCC riders have been out and about making the most of it. The Sunday club run departed as ever from Irvine's Portal at 09:30, heading inland via Mossblown and Annbank to Stair, Fox Hollow, and back via Tarbolton and Fail. A steady run of between 40 and 60 miles for most riders with rider Martin Shields, as ever, sitting down first yet getting served last in the cafe stop. Saturday saw a hard core climbing contingent head deep into the Ayrshire Alps for ... Read more >

Fourth for Nat Hunter in Scottish National Criterium

Sprockets Cycles sponsored rider Natalie Hunter continues her excellent road racing progress with a fourth place in this weekend's Scottish National Criterium. Held on a very tight and twisty one mile circuit in Glencraig, Nat rode strongly throughout. Fourth place builds nicely on last month's seventh place at the Crit on the Campus in Stirling. A terrific placing that is sure to keep improving as the season progresses. Well done Nat.... Read more >

Fastest female veteran at CTT National 25 Mile Time Trial

There were seven Fullarton Wheelers competing in the Cycling Time Trials Scottish National 25m TT on Sunday. Using the ever popular Westferry Course near Port Glasgow, this was a packed event with some of the country's best riders keen to lay down a record or two. Scottish cycling superstar Katie Archibald was in attendance supporting her brother John and dad Ian. Katie is still recovering from a recent crash and was unable to compete but John recorded the second fastest time by a ... Read more >

FWCC Summer League Event 3

This year's summer league is the closest fought yet with the first two events finishing in dead heats. Event 1 saw rider Chris Staples come out of retirement to challenge experienced road man Gordon Stead for victory. They crossed the line in identical times. Event 2 was another clash of the FWCC time trialling titans, this time Chris Staples crossed the line first in exactly the same time as Gordon Graham. Who will blink first? Event 3 delivered a partial verdict. Held on a glor... Read more >

Time Trial Championship

Fullarton Wheeler's fielded a large contingent of riders in this Sunday's CTT Scotland District 10 mile TT Championship. Held on the flat, fast, and popular Westferry course near Greenock, the event saw the winner, and four others, break the 20 minute barrier: that’s an average speed in excess of 30 mph…on a bike! Fullarton racer Chris Staples decided now was the time to come out of retirement to take third place in the veteran over 50 category in a superb time of 22 minute... Read more >

Scottish National Women’s Series: Seventh Place for Macrae

Fullarton rider Beth Macrae came seventh in Event 1 of the Scottish National Women's Road Race Series held on Saturday in Aberdeenshire. A stage race, it comprised a hilly prologue time trial of 3.5 miles in the morning and a 32 mile road race in the afternoon. Women's road racing is fiercely competitive and fantastic to watch. The afternoon road race got off to a flying start on a tight and hilly course. The eventual winner dominated throughout, but was far from unchallenged. Att... Read more >