1st Chard Wheelers has over recent years attracted numerous clothing sponsors. This benefits our riders as the club is able to provide premium quality cycling clothing at a subsidy. The club predominantly red strip is also highly visible to other road users and therefore provides a safety element. The club stocks sizes from junior’s right up to XXL. Our range includes long and short sleeves Jerseys, Padded Shorts, Gilets, arm and leg warmers, etc. For Information regarding clothing, please contact Tim Loosemore  in the first instance to check availability and follow up by purchasing from the club’s on-line shop.

Our three current sponsors are local businesses. Two have a direct connection with cycling and the principle of the third is an accomplished competitive cyclist and is also an elected committee member.



REDCHILLI Bikes from Axminster is the club’s principle sponsor. You may have known the business as Cycling Components, however. in 2015 the owner David Darby started importing REDCHILLI bikes into the UK and has therefore aliened the company name with this brand.

David offers club members significant discount on bikes and components. if you are a member of the Chard Wheelers Facebook group you will now doubt have seen many of David’s ‘Wheelers’ pricing specials. if you need a part for you bike give Dace a call on 01297 35234. He also services just about any make of bicycle.  For the website www.redchilli-bikes.co.uk

Alchemilla Architects ltd

Alchemilla Architects Ltd is a RIBA Chartered Practice based in rural Somerset in the Blackdown Hills. Our portfolio ranges from extensions, one-off houses, social and developer housing, high-end residential projects and commercial buildings to school and community buildings such as village halls.

We see architecture as integral to the built environment, and pride ourselves in providing a full service from inception to completion. Part of this is a strong commitment to energy efficient buildings including the in-house skills of a certified Passivhaus designer. We offer a practical, modern fresh approach with a traditional twist. Your vision remains at the heart of the project, whilst our expertise in sustainable building methods and technology ensures that your building will be comfortable, economical to run and beautiful to look at.

Alchemilla Architects have decided to sponsor 1st Chard Wheelers Cycling Club to contribute to developing and encouraging cycling as a very energy efficient form of transport as well as a way of keeping fit and healthy.

Wiebke Rietz con be contacted vis email info@alchemillaarchitects.co.uk