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Welcome to Houghton Cycling Club

Houghton Cycling Club was established in 1932 and is therefore one of the oldest cycling clubs in North East England. (A history of the club can be found here: Houghton-Cycling-Club-History-1932-1987 )

Whatever your cycling interests, age, experience or ability, Houghton Cycling Club is open to everyone!

We cater for many different types of cycling including social, road racing, time trials, touring, mountain, audax and cyclo-cross.

We organise a very popular Sunday club run program which includes several ride options each week. We also promote a number of events throughout the year, including a series of 10 mile time trials, a reliability trial, circuit racing on the Nissan test track or at Hetton Park, the acclaimed Houghton Feast cyclo cross event at Hetton Park and the popular “Quarrington Hill Climb” competition in October.

The club is very active in road and Cyclo-cross racing scene with a number of members competing at a high level. However, we are keen to support anybody wishing to try racing for the first time, whether that be circuit racing or time trials.

Our Next Event

  • Sun

    HCC Open 25 Mile Time Trial

    Sunday June 24th

    This year's HCC Open 25m time trial is being organised by Harry Venables on behalf of CTT

    It will take place on the  Ponteland M254 course, starting at  7.30am

    Entries must be made via the CTT online entry system. ENTRIES CLOSE ON 12th JUNE.

    If you can help on the day, please contact Harry on [email protected]

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Club Rides

Sunday Rides for Members

We organise a very popular Sunday club ride program which includes several ride options each week.

Our aim is to make the club ride program as varied and interesting as possible so all ideas from members are welcome.

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Join us!

New members are always welcome at Houghton CC.

If you’d like to join like minded folk for club runs, events, competitions and social get togethers then membership is for you.

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Coaches Corner

Notes from our Resident Coach

From health and safety to improving speed and technique, our resident coaches can help.

If you have any queries regarding cycle training, coaching etc just get in touch.

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