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Raglan_Short_Sleeves_Jersey_with_SidePanel_RaceCutBury Clarion has been promoting cycling for over 100 years.

Bury Clarion has a long history and a proud tradition of supporting cycling in and around the town. Please take the time to read our history pages

The following is taken from a Bury Times article in 1951, celebrating 50 years of Bury Clarion:

On a January day in 1901, seven determined ladies mounted bicycles adjusted their flowing skirts and straw boaters and rode slowly through Bury’s streets.  They ignored cries of ‘shame’ and ‘ hussies’ from outraged pedestrians, and the boos of children running alongside. Following the ladies at a respectable distance came 20 men, also riding bicycles. The 27 had a mission, besides founding the Bury section of the National Clarion Cycling Club that day, they were intent on preaching Socialism as soon as they reached Tottington and Greenmount villages.

Things are a little different now.  The club no longer has any political affiliations and is purely a cycling club, so long as you enjoy cycling you are welcome to join us.

Members of the club ride on the road, the track and off-road, and compete in all disciplines. For details of club championships and National Clarion Championships see the racing page.

Club training rides on the road generally take place every Saturday and Sunday, with different rides for different levels of ability.

Club members often arrange leisure rides, both on-road and mountain biking and details of the latest rides can be found on the home page.

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BURY CLARION CYCLING CLUB AFFILIATED TO BRITISH CYCLING. REGISTRATION FORM FOR FAMILY INVITATION RIDE 8 July 2018 BURY LEISURE CENTRE TO GREENMOUNT CRICKET CLUB In signing the following form the designated parent agrees that they alone are responsible for their children’s safety and behaviour in relation to other users of the cycle way. There is no entry fee for this event and parents should note they are responsible for any 3rd party claims incurred by themselves or their children. Extreme care should be exercised approaching the start on Woodhill Road The pelican crossing facility must be used when crossing Brandlesholme Road. On the downhill stretches particularly on the return journey between Brandlesholme and Woodhill Road the rider’s speed should be moderated for pedestrian’s and children's safety. At the end of the trail on Brandleholme Road you must walk along the footpath for the few yards to the entrance to the cricket club. I hereby accept the foregoing and agree that no liability shall attach to the club, its officials, organisers and stewards.
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