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 training over Christmas, eating several pork pies.

The UCI technical commission has met and revised and re-issued the following guidelines for competing in this sort of event [these will be strictly applied and observers will be stationed along the course to ensure they are followed]

1 all cranks are to be secured by a toe strap [not a cable tie] or chains are to be dropped off the chainring.

2 all efforts must be made whilst in the saddle [no descending like Peter Sagan and sitting on the top tube]

3 no bunny hopping forward is allowed.

4 no weaving from side to side trying to get uphill is allowed. [are you listening John Keen?]

5. no tri-bars allowed [following a stewards inquiry last year, yeah it was the eventual winner]

6. no bricks or other heavy items to be secreted in saddle bags.

These rules will make it a fair fight for all and to give the person with the fuller figure a chance of a bit of bling….…….!

As a club, we’d like to wish Andrew Simpson @simmo_on_sport all the best for the future, with a heartfelt thanks for supporting WVCC all these years....

Upcoming Events

Oct
23
Wed
2019
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out
Wrinklies Ride Out
Oct 23 @ 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
26
Sat
2019
09:00 Training Rides
Training Rides
Oct 26 @ 09:00 – 12:00
“Both Saturday Rides” 1 & 2 Meet 9:00 at Hatchmere Ride 1 – Training ride – off first at 09:00. Bangor on Dee with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Through and off, average 20-21mph Ride[...]
Oct
27
Sun
2019
10:00 Club ride – Long – Two Mills
Club ride – Long – Two Mills
Oct 27 @ 10:00 – 15:30
Late starts begin this week, as do the compulsory use of mudguards. Please ensure that you have full length mudguards fitted.
10:00 Club ride – Medium – Nets, Burto...
Club ride – Medium – Nets, Burto...
Oct 27 @ 10:00 – 15:30
Late starts begin this week, as do the compulsory use of mudguards. Please ensure that you have full length mudguards fitted.
Oct
30
Wed
2019
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out
Wrinklies Ride Out
Oct 30 @ 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.
Nov
2
Sat
2019
09:00 Training Rides
Training Rides
Nov 2 @ 09:00 – 12:00
“Both Saturday Rides” 1 & 2 Meet 9:00 at Hatchmere Ride 1 – Training ride – off first at 09:00. Bangor on Dee with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Through and off, average 20-21mph Ride[...]

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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