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Mid Shropshire Wheelers 25 . 16/4/17

Well, last time I raced over these roads it was in the WCTTA 12hr event in August..Oh what a difference 6 months can make.. It was a early start for the WVCC boys [there were just 2 of us to face the timekeeper] as I was picking Andy Wooley up in Weaverham at 0700. Bikes […]

VTTA National Championship 10 mile TT

Manchester and NW hosted the VTTA [Veterans Time Trial Association] National Championship 10 mile TT , on the J2/1, Months Heath to Knutsford Road.  It was interesting that I could hear many woeful complaints after riders had finished, about the ‘sporting nature of the course’ and the’ very rough road surface’..  people came from all […]

Llanberis – a twin room is avai...

I’ve just had a club member on who had booked a twin room for the Hotel in Llanberis this weekend, [same hotel we are going to but not booked thru me] He was going to ride and his girlfriend was going to drive.. but now they can’t go. If anybody is thinking about it they […]

A Cycling play in Northwich! got to b...

Cheshire Rural Touring Arts have leant their support to another cycling play. [those who were at ‘Beryl’ last year at Tarvin were not disappointed]. This time we take on the mighty ‘Ventoux’ and it’s local being at the Lion Salt Works, Northwch.. Tickets are going to go fast so get in early if your thinking […]

2017 Freewheel competition

2017 Freewheel competition

The 2017 freewheel World Championships are to take place in Delamere on the 29th Jan..[date is on the calendar] it’s the last championship to be decided before the coveted trophy is awarded at the club dinner. just meet as normal for a club run. Jim Williams who is the current holder, has been in secret […]

Local Audax, Great Scenery and a bit ...

Dear All, Over the last four years I have run two bike rides from Winsford “Scouting Mam Tor 200K” and the “Edale Run 160K” I had several of your club members come along for the ride. I had great feedback from the rides so I’m running them again this year on the 12th March. The […]

Llanberis 2017

Llanberis 2017

  Llanberis 2017. The Llanberis lists for 2017 are now closed, interest has been overwhelming. I now have a reserve list of 13. So if you haven’t registered, it’s too late. Sorry..

Llanberis 2017

Llanberis 2017

Here we are again, time to think about next springs weekend away.. After this years ‘Monsoon’ rain, next years weekend is a month later . It is on the 18th / 19th March 2017. Many of this years attendees were not put off by the wind and rain and have signed up for the 2017 version. […]

My 24 hour TT – a box ticked.

I am sorry for this lengthy tome, I was intending to keep it short but…so if you read these ramblings, sit down with a coffee, you’ll need it to stay awake! How do I start to recount the ride of my 1st [and possibly only 24hr TT] especially when, a] Dave Fearon has given a […]

Team Swift 10 , 6th July 2016

Carl Ruebotham said ” you need to get over and ride the V718 mate it’s really fast”  “not fast enough for an Open Event, and too fast for the slowest riders event” says I…. But,  I decided that if you want to win the lottery, you have start off with a ticket..so a couple of […]

Oulton Park Series, Event No 3 Resul...

Well the weather gods smiled on us again tonight, and although it wasn’t a scorcher, at least it stayed dry…. Alan Forrester was a clear winner of the Dave Astles Memorial Trophy.. and a worthy winner he was too, he had two wins and a second over the series. I hope he enters next year […]

Are we the long long club run?

A good turn out this morning,  A short run to Tilly’s in Bunbury, navigated by Derek H, and a long run to Prees.. after the usual general socialising the long run set off first.. as we topped Burrows hill, Jules looked back and said “oh  Gosh, there’s quite a few takers” [or something to that […]

Great to hear that @WeaverValleyCC Oulton Park Series was a success and they are planning to run it again next year #useitorloseit

I hope it's ok to ask for some advice on here? What is the best way to prepare yourself for hill climbing. I'm cycling a 50 mile route next weekend in North Wales which has a climb of 4700 feet in total. I'm ok with the distance, but think the most I've climbed over that distance is 3200 feet. ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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Majorca all booked, 10th April for 10 nights 🚴🌞😁👍 ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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Thanks Jim and all involved in putting together the excellent Oulton Park series. First class in every respect. ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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Great pics courtesy of Stephen Lally from the last event in the WVCC Oulton Park series in 2017, many thanks to all who came to help and Support. 👍🚴😃🌞 ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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Look Pen-y-pass in 20c ☀️a far cry from the galeforce winds and sideways rain back in March - I even had a tail wind down the pass into Llanberis😜 ... ’Expand’’Hide’

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Upcoming Events

Jun
28
Wed
2017
18:30 WVCC Club 10 TT – Guardian Cup –...
WVCC Club 10 TT – Guardian Cup –...
Jun 28 @ 18:30 – 21:00
Guardian Cup – Round 6 The Guardian Cup is a season long competition based on a points system. The cup is awarded at the club dinner, and goes to the club member who has the most[...]
Jul
2
Sun
2017
all-day M&DTTA 100 – Club 100 mile TT Ch...
M&DTTA 100 – Club 100 mile TT Ch...
Jul 2 all-day
M&DTTA 100 – Club 100 mile TT Championship. Although an open event, the time recorded for this event is used to find the 2017 Club 100 mile TT Champion. See: https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-details/15459
Jul
4
Tue
2017
19:30 Committee meeting
Committee meeting
Jul 4 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Longer run, at a steady pace.
Jul
5
Wed
2017
18:30 WVCC Club 10 TT – Guardian Cup –...
WVCC Club 10 TT – Guardian Cup –...
Jul 5 @ 18:30 – 21:00
Guardian Cup – Round 7 The Guardian Cup is a season long competition based on a points system. The cup is awarded at the club dinner, and goes to the club member who has the most[...]

Club meeting times

Sunday runs:

09:30 - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club - see calendar for updated start times (Most runs 10:00 during the winter months)

Tuesday evening (informal - usually a small gathering!)

20:00 onwards - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club

Wednesday runs:

10:00 - Hatchmere

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