The South Lakes Premier Cycling Club

Kent Valley Road Club

The Kent Valley Road Club was formed in 1928 with the object of promoting all forms of cycling activity and to foster the spirit of comradeship and good fellowship amongst all members and fellow cyclists.

Today the KVRC promotes club time trials from April until September, including events south of Milnthorpe and on the Levens to Lindale stretch of the A590 varying from 10 to 25 miles plus 2 monthly hilly events. In addition, the club stages four open time trials, two on Levens one up the A6 to Shap summit and one on the circuit of Wild Boar Fell, and two road races on the Old Hutton circuit east of Kendal.

With growing interest in the cyclo-sportive branch of cycling in mind, the club now jointly organises the 3CC events (check out the 3CC link on this web page) and organises a winter series of lanequests from suitable hostelries in the surrounding area.

The club encourages riders of all standards and aspirations. We have nearly 100 members but newcomers - of either gender - are always welcome to come along and join in. The object of the club in 1928 is exactly the same today!

Latest Club News

Time Trial Result 27th Aug 2014

Thu 28 August, 2014 – 7:46 am | by admin

The final 10 of the summer season this evening – result below. There’s the Christmas 10 to come …. start working on the fancy dress now!!
There’s also the Bob Swailes Road Race on 21st September, and, watch this space for news of the Freewheel Competition (downhill, no pedalling – whoever gets the furthest wins).
Lanequests (orienteering on a bike) will start in October and there will be some club runs.
It has also been mentioned this evening that perhaps a “training ” session on taking the turn in the club 10 might not go amiss!!

The full 10 Points Chart for the season can be viewed at and the Hilly Points at

There is a Kent Valley Road Club Facebook Group for club members – if you’re on Facebook you might like to ask to join that group too, as it’s an easy way of sharing news.


Time Trial Result 20th Aug 2014

Wed 27 August, 2014 – 1:55 pm | by admin


Time Trial Result 24th Aug 2014

Mon 25 August, 2014 – 7:49 am | by admin

This was the event which replaced the Shap and Back which had to be moved because of roadworks near Shap Summit.

We now have marshals for Wednesday night’s 10 – Phil Shaw and Darren Haworth.
Don’t forget to order food before 7:50pm (before you ride is probably best!) at the Cross Keys, Milnthorpe, if you want to eat in the bar afterwards.
See you Wednesday???