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Derek 15th in Tour of Britain in PB

Derek 15th in Tour of Britain in PB

How can this be? I hear you cry. He is always at the back, has mudguards and a saddle bag containing a bike shop set of tools and spares. This Tour started back in the winter of 2001-2. A change of jobs took me away from my involvement men’s lacrosse (Who knew that?).I had turned […]

Ron Sant 110km Audax 2017 – a v...

..to report on another great Audax. Derek does a great job with this Audax year on year, and we were presented with a good route, (starting with toast and a brew at the club), taking in familiar lanes around Cheshire, the Wirral, over the border into North Wales and back again. The first third of […]

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 […]

Don’t miss – The Ron Sant...

It’s nearly time for the Ron Sant Memorial Ride Audax event! Sunday 1st May 2016 What? Audax? Well, for those who don’t know, you can check out Audax UK as this tells you what you need to know about the very idea of long distance cycling. Of course, this event is on the shorter end of the […]

Audax – Scouting Mam Tor &...

   I have received the following email about Audax events in March.. please support these local events if you can……… Over the last three 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 […]

Ron Sant Memorial Ride – Audax

Ron Sant Memorial Ride – Audax

Today saw a clear and warm day for the annual Ron Sant Audax. The HQ had many an eager Audaxer and club-runner ready for the day ahead – especially as there was a hot brew and toast and jam there for all starters. 🙂 Brevet cards in hand for the Audaxers, we all set off […]

Fleet Moss and supporting Audax rides...

Fleet Moss and supporting Audax rides 18th May 2014

The Ribble Valley Cycling and Racing Club is once again organising the Fleet Moss Audax on Sunday 18th May starting at Claughton Memorial Village Hall. Three challenging rides consisting of Fleet Moss 216K (134 miles) Lunesdale Populaire 158k (100 miles) Pilgrims Way 114k (70 miles) Costs £5.50 for Audax UK and CTC members. Others £7.50 […]

Audax March

Audax March

Edale 160km and Scouting Mam Tor 200km start from Winsford http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/14-951/ http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/14-950/

Eureka 200km

Eureka 200km

This is an annual event which starts in Cheadle heads out to “The Mills” then down to Bangor on Dee across to Astbury, near Congleton, and finally back to the start. I have ridden it a few times now and it always seems to rise to the challenge of making Audax events uncertain in their […]

The Biggest One – An SR Tingle

The Biggest One – An SR Tingle

For the uninitiated completing rides of 200, 300 400 and 600km in one Audax year is recognised by being listed in the results as a Super Randonneur or an SR. Last weekend Jim, Syd and I set out to try to claim our places on that list. Along the way a number of other SRs […]

What An Adventure – A Bigger Big One ...

What An Adventure – A Bigger Big One 400km (part 2) the sequel

Well were do we start, probably on the Tuesday night before the epic ride. I had renewed my cassette and chain, then went with the Wrinklies on Wed.. I had gear problems and they just went on and on and on..for days.. I convinced myself it was [still] to do with chain length [mistake], and […]

What An Adventure – A Bigger Big One ...

What An Adventure – A Bigger Big One 400km (that’s just the blog!)

Jim made his own way to Poynton for the 9 o’clock start to this 400k ride. Syd picked me up at 7.30 and off we went on a beautiful morning. On arrival we prepped our bikes, picked up our Brevet cards and with Jim, went for a pre-ride coffee.  As we sat in the sun […]

Helping set course today for @WeaverValleyCC for @nwcca race tomorrow. I hope the wind dies down! 🌪 pic.twitter.com/c06JEpWqY1

Upcoming Events

Feb
27
Wed
2019
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out
Wrinklies Ride Out
Feb 27 @ 10:00 – 14:30
A 10:00 for a 10:10 depart.. an easy, no one gets left behind run. Usually head out into the wind so we have a tail wind home.
Mar
2
Sat
2019
10:00 Training Ride
Training Ride
Mar 2 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Hatchmere X rds for a 10am sharp depart.. 10:01 we’ll be gone..
Mar
6
Wed
2019
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out
Wrinklies Ride Out
Mar 6 @ 10:00 – 14:30
A 10:00 for a 10:10 depart.. an easy, no one gets left behind run. Usually head out into the wind so we have a tail wind home.
Mar
9
Sat
2019
10:00 Training Ride
Training Ride
Mar 9 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Hatchmere X rds for a 10am sharp depart.. 10:01 we’ll be gone..

Club meeting times

Sunday runs:

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