Club 10 – 2-up – 25th April 2018

 

Wednesday saw the start of our popular club 10’s on the Lach Dennis course.  The weather was cool with showers scudding across the skies but fortunately skirting around the course on either side.  18 riders supported the event, some riding solo and others as pairs.  The winning pair was Steve Malkin & Paul Connor with a very respectable 25:58 to kick off the season.  Fastest ladies was taken by Laura Gray & Emily Martin less than 1 minute behind the men with a quick 26:43.  Fastest mixed pair was the Underhills demonstrating their recently earned Majorca form with a 28:45.

Quickest was our local pro Matt Knowell who retains close links with our club as a second claim member.  He turned up on his training bike with no tri-bars, training wheels and heavy legs from a 188km elite road race completed at weekend but still stopped the clock with a very impressive 21:52 on our modest course.  In second place was regular Matt Lovelady who now rides for the RAF CA. He was also FLYING on the night with a 24:10.

Next week is the practice 10 in which you can set you handicap for the season long handicap and scratch competitions.  This year we go back to best 5 rides rather than the best 7 we used last year.  So get your rides in but make sure you don’t miss the elusive “float night” which you can guarantee will happen the night you fail to turn up!  Also please ensure that I can read your name and that you fill out the “club” column on the sign on form as there were a few problems with this weeks’ sign on sheet.  This is very important as errors on the sign on sheet make a real mess of the points sheet and creates a lot of work to rectify, so your help would be appreciated.

Thanks

Dave Fearon

PositionNameClubTime
1M KnowellCanyon Eisberg21.52
2M LoveladyRAF CA24.10
3D JohnsonUnattached25.41
4S.Malkin / P.ConnorWeaver Valley CC25.58
5A.WooleyWeaver Valley CC26.23
6E.Martin / L.GrayWeaver Valley CC26.43
7K.Bulkley / P.ShawWeaver Valley CC26.55
8N.ButterworthWeaver Valley CC27.30
9E & K UnderhillWeaver Valley CC28.45
10L.AstlesWeaver Valley CC28.52
11J.Gibson / D.WilkinsonWeaver Valley CC30.28
12G.LoveladyWeaver Valley CC31.39
A.JappWeaver Valley CCDNF

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Upcoming Events

Oct
17
Wed
2018
10:00 Winklies Ride Out
Winklies Ride Out
Oct 17 @ 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.
Oct
20
Sat
2018
10:00 Training Ride
Training Ride
Oct 20 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Hatchmere X rds for a 10am sharp depart.. 10:01 we’ll be gone..
Oct
21
Sun
2018
all-day Cudd Cross, Blakemere Village
Cudd Cross, Blakemere Village
Oct 21 all-day
A local CX race that’s not ours! Part of the NWCCA league, details on their website or here. Various races at different times.
Oct
24
Wed
2018
10:00 Winklies Ride Out
Winklies Ride Out
Oct 24 @ 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.
Oct
27
Sat
2018
10:00 Off road away day, Rivington Pike
Off road away day, Rivington Pike
Oct 27 @ 10:00
Starting from Rivington Ln, Rivington, Bolton BL6 7RZ. 18 miles, not hugely technical.
10:00 Training Ride
Training Ride
Oct 27 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Hatchmere X rds for a 10am sharp depart.. 10:01 we’ll be gone..
Oct
31
Wed
2018
10:00 Winklies Ride Out
Winklies Ride Out
Oct 31 @ 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.

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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