Gordon Pickering

Gordon Pickering

I received the following e-mail from Carol Pardoe at the M&DTTA about the sad passing of Gordon Pickering.  I worked with Gordon a lot as he used to be the area Courses secretary, a job which I have now taken over plus I sit on the M&DTTA  committee and he was active in both organisations for […]

Guardian Cup Round 6 – 28th Jun...

I think the drizzle put a few people off last week as we only had a turnout of 9 riders and just 7 from the club.  However those lucky few who did ride gained some great points towards the Guardian Cup and the new 10 mile scratch series trophy.  Jim Williams also started but hit […]

M&DLCA Invitation 10 – 1st ...

M&DLCA Invitation 10 – 1st July 2017

As Caroline and I would be busy organising the M&DTTA 100 on Sunday we thought we’d better do some exercise this weekend so entered the Manchester Ladies invitation TT at Chelford.  Ladies (the old fashioned name for a Female), ride the event on their own but pair up with a gentleman (old fashioned name for […]

M&DTTA 100 Result (Press Read Mor...

M&DTTA 100 Result (Press Read More)

Fin. Pos. Rider Club Category Nett            Handicap Vets Std Plus Approx 50 Mile Time 100 Mile Time 1 Mark Nulty Glossop Kinder Velo Cycling Club Senior 3:39:31 N/A 1:48:27 3:39:31 2 Charles Taylor Team Bottrill / HSS Hire Senior 3:44:14 N/A 1:49:32 3:44:14 3 Tom Rigby Springfield Financial Racing Team Senior 3:24:57 N/A 1:50:25 3:52:57 […]

M&DTTA 100 (inc Club Champs) R...

M&DTTA 100 (inc Club Champs) – 2nd July 2017

You will recall this time last year, Dave Fearon took the Gold in the club Championships by just 1 second, that wasnt going to happen this year as he opted not to ride, leaving Just Alistair and me to contest it. Dave Fearon does an excellent job of organising this event, it is a thankless […]

Seamons CC RR 27 June

Last night Tony Booth and myself rode the old man’s Seamons CC Road Race at Siddington, Matt Ellis was in the Junior event. 3 laps of the Congleton circuit in changeable weather. I started reasonably, had a couple of digs towards the end of the first lap, both of which were brought back. Tony went […]

M&DTTA 50 Championship – WV...

M&DTTA 50 Championship – WVCC champs

Don’t we cyclists complain a lot about the cold & wet weather?  Saturday the Sun God took control and boy did we complain…..phew what a scorcher! WVCC had 5 entrants in the M&DTTA 50 champs but the main prize from our side was the Weaver Valley CC club 50 champs.  Would Jim Duffy finally take his […]

Five Father’s Day Freaks

Father’s Day yesterday and we were the Fathers, King’s of the road. Who’s the Daddy? Who’s the Daddy? We were. At least that’s how we set off. By the time we returned home though the road had chewed us up and spat us out and we were vanquished like Arnold Schwarzenegger after his first day at […]

Team Swift 10 (Slower Than 21.00 But ...

In September last year, I managed to scrape an entry on the fastest 10 mile TT course in the country, the V718 in Hull. On the morning of the event, the weather was terrible and forecast to rain all day, I decided not to make the 5 hr round trip,  gambling on them cancelling the […]

Club 10 – 14th June

PLEASE NOTE : Wednesday nights TT has been cancelled due to road works, please also note, as a result of this, the final fling will now be a counter.

2-up TTT – 7th June 2017

2-up TTT – 7th June 2017

Sorry for the late report, life has been getting in the way! Contrary to rumours starting from a wind-up last week, this TT did not count for the Guardian Cup, for those who rode it solo.  It did however produce some interesting results, particularly from the 3-up of Hunt / Hassall & Langridge who produced a […]

Fastest Rider Points Table after Roun...

Fastest Rider Points Table after Round 4

At long last below is the current standings for the new trophy (yet to be named) for the person with the highest number points across 7 best rider out of 10 in the club 10’s based on placings on actual time rather than handicap time This competition is aimed at rewarding the fastest riders but […]

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

Upcoming Events

Jul
17
Wed
2019
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out
Wrinklies Ride Out
Jul 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.
18:30 WVCC Club 10 TT – Guardian Cup R...
WVCC Club 10 TT – Guardian Cup R...
Jul 17 @ 18:30 – 21:00
The Guardian Cup is a season long competition based on a points system. The cup is awarded at the club dinner, and goes to the club member who has the most improved times throughout the[...]
Jul
20
Sat
2019
all-day Mersey Roads Club 24hr – Club 24...
Mersey Roads Club 24hr – Club 24...
Jul 20 – Jul 21 all-day
The pinnacle of endurance. A war of attrition. Can you even finish? Try it and test yourself to the ultimate in cycling time trialling. Course D24HR.  
09:00 Alternative Training Ride
Alternative Training Ride
Jul 20 @ 09:00 – 12:00
Early Saturday ride – Steadier alternative to the training run. Starting 09:00 Saturday- Meet at Hatchmere with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Distance about 45 miles and back for 12:00. Averaging 18mph ish
10:00 Training Ride
Training Ride
Jul 20 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Hatchmere X rds for a 10am sharp depart.. 10:01 we’ll be gone..
19:00 Summer Barbecue
Summer Barbecue
Jul 20 @ 19:00 – 22:30
Summer Barbecue @ Winnington Park Rugby Club | Hartford | United Kingdom
The WVCC Barbecue is organised this year for the 20th. Food will be served from 19:30. We’re getting Clever Catering in like last year. The food was great and plenty for everyone. £10 per adult[...]
Jul
24
Wed
2019
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out
Wrinklies Ride Out
Jul 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.
18:30 WVCC Club 10 TT – Guardian Cup R...
WVCC Club 10 TT – Guardian Cup R...
Jul 24 @ 18:30 – 21:00
The Guardian Cup is a season long competition based on a points system. The cup is awarded at the club dinner, and goes to the club member who has the most improved times throughout the[...]
Jul
27
Sat
2019
09:00 Alternative Training Ride
Alternative Training Ride
Jul 27 @ 09:00 – 12:00
Early Saturday ride – Steadier alternative to the training run. Starting 09:00 Saturday- Meet at Hatchmere with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Distance about 45 miles and back for 12:00. Averaging 18mph ish
10:00 Training Ride
Training Ride
Jul 27 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Hatchmere X rds for a 10am sharp depart.. 10:01 we’ll be gone..

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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