Castleton Carousel.

Castleton Carousel.

‘Why is it called the Castleton Carousel?’ Nick asked me as we pushed up the fifth tasty climb of the day. My thought was it went round and round in circles, (one large, one much smaller included for a stupendous final decent back into Castleton) but as we were approching 4000ft of climbing his suggestion […]

Picos de Europa cycle tour May 2016

Bikes aren’t just training tools for battering each other with. They are a fantastic mode of transport for exploring new environments.  So, after a shortish tour around Lyon and the Vercors region of France last year, Ann and I decided to make a trip to the spectacular Picos de Europa mountains in northern Spain.  A […]

WVCC Open 25 mile Time Trial – ...

Open 25 mile Time Trial 2pm on Saturday 6th August 2015. HQ: Cranage Village Hall. Hi all, 1st call for marshals and helpers for our open 25 time trial. We need 25+ for the event to cover: junction marshals, timekeeper assistants, refreshments, signing on results etc, …so basically the more offers of help the better! […]

WVCC Club 10s – Guardian Cup Ro...

Well, here we are, a week after major traffic jams and club championships settled, back to the long game of Guardian Cup points, fast times, and a more subtle battle than last year as we complete round 8. The night was a good one, with some great times and many a PB set. Fast seasoned […]

Mersey RC 24 Hour National Championsh...

First of all a big congratulations to Jimmy Williams for completing the Mersey RC & National 24 Hour championship this weekend.  The result and everything else are just part of the (lengthy sorry), story and we’ll get on to that, but the achievement for every rider is just getting to the finish.  Jim will create […]

Winter kit order

Winter kit order

Gentle reminder, if you need any winter kit, I need your order before the end of July.  Below is the current kit in stock

WVCC Club 10s – 2016 Championsh...

Fortunately this evening, many managed to battle through the chaotic traffic to get to the 10, and some excellent times were posted. No doubt who the winners were from the evening, when Lee turned up, it was to be his night, with a superb 21:24 to take gold. Speedy and consistent Jim Duffy took silver […]

Audlem RR Series Event 1 (of 4)

Audlem is lucky to have 2 road race circuits that comply with the rules, however, last weeks event was cancelled as both had road works on, so tonight’s event became the first on the series of 4. Condidtions were dry with a bit of a breeze, it was initially quite cool considering we are now […]

Nova CC & M&DLCA 25 – ...

Nova CC  & M&DLCA 25 – 9th July 2016

Caroline & I were the only WVCC starters in this promotion which saw two races, the Nova for the men and the Manchester & District Ladies event for the women.  My old friends Ian and Mavis Ross from my former club the Nova were the organisers and we always make an effort to ride this […]

WVCC Club 10s – Guardian Cup Ro...

Well, we are well into the last half of this year’s competition, and this week there were some good times steady times set. Lee romped home with the fastest time, as he does every time he turns up – unless Matt Nowell pays a visit of course, and after an on course incident, where Strava […]

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 […]

Club 100 Mile Championship (Closest E...

I write this lengthy (sorry), report with a mixture of emotions due to the bizarre set of circumstances that transpired on the day of the M&DTTA Open 100 mile champs.  At this point I should mention that I was also the organiser of the race as well as a participant. The conditions were excellent as […]

Steve Fidler wins cat M, Kris Zentek cat A, chris Quin Cat B @TLI_Cycling

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2018
10:00 Winklies Ride Out
Winklies Ride Out
Dec 19 @ 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.
Dec
22
Sat
2018
10:00 Training Ride
Training Ride
Dec 22 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Hatchmere X rds for a 10am sharp depart.. 10:01 we’ll be gone..
Dec
26
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2018
11:00 Boxing Day Fancy Dress 10! Ride ...
Boxing Day Fancy Dress 10! Ride ...
Dec 26 @ 11:00 – 14:00
Boxing Day Fancy Dress 10! Ride off that turkey...
Eaten too much turkey? An extra helping of Christmas pudding weighing you down? This is what you need! A 10 mile fancy dress time trial to get you kickstarted! Meet at 11:00 in Shakerley Mere[...]
Dec
28
Fri
2018
20:00 Track Night – Manchester Velodro...
Track Night – Manchester Velodro...
Dec 28 @ 20:00 – 22:00
Track Night - Manchester Velodrome, National Cycling Centre @ National Cycling Centre | Manchester | England | United Kingdom
Track cycling. The perfect opportunity to get some excellent training and experience with the club. We have a British Cycling coach that will train you and give you probably the best 2 hour workout you’ve[...]
Dec
29
Sat
2018
10:00 Training Ride
Training Ride
Dec 29 @ 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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