Manchester Regional Track League 15th November

Some people would say that racing on no training and with less than zero percent fitness is a silly thing to do. I would entirely agree with them but my reasoning on taking the plunge so soon is that I really enjoy the track league, it gives me a good focus over the winter and there is no better training than racing. Let’s face it there are few things better than being bent over in pain on a Friday night. As I haven’t ridden for so long I was put in group 1 (the slowest group) and on this first time out (and no doubt for several more to come) I was always going to get a sound thrashing, the question was just, ‘by how much’…
19 riders signed on in my group tonight.
In brief:
Race 1.  1km Scratch – 5th place
Race 2.  16 lap Scratch – 7th place
Race 3.  Devil – 4th place
Race 4.  Unknown distance – 6th place
Race 5.  20 laps points – my legs had gone by this point and I came nowhere.
Not as bad as it could have been!
First week out of the way, lungs currently being coughed up!!

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

Dec
14
Sat
2019
10:00 Training Rides
Training Rides
Dec 14 @ 10:00 – 14:30
“Both Saturday Rides” 1 & 2 Meet 10:00 at Hatchmere Ride 1 – Training ride – off first at 10:00. Bangor on Dee with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Through and off, average 20-21mph Ride[...]
Dec
18
Wed
2019
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out
Wrinklies Ride Out
Dec 18 @ 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
21
Sat
2019
10:00 Training Rides
Training Rides
Dec 21 @ 10:00 – 14:30
“Both Saturday Rides” 1 & 2 Meet 10:00 at Hatchmere Ride 1 – Training ride – off first at 10:00. 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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