Category Archives: Racing

Jayne Paine World Champion

Jayne Paine become World Masters pursuit Champion at Manchester yesterday. Jayne beat Janet Birkmyre in the final last night. In the earlier rounds yesterday morning she recorded the fastest time and a new World Record for her age group 2.31.59 … Continue reading

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Entry Open for Hill Climb Champs!

Mick is now taking entries to the Hill Climb Champs. Just shoot him an email to enter. Sunday, October 9th with the first rider off at 09.30 Windsor Hill (HHC011) Enter by Emailing Mick

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Willesden Road Races

Here is report of the club road races held at Little Milton in Oxfordshire yesterday. Matt Cronshaw(Madison Genesis) is holding the cup Joshua Lawless (PMR) in silver position Rhys Howells (Richardson Trek)-Bronze. Also in the photo is Jayne Paine the … Continue reading

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Stuart “Hippy” Birnie 10 TT Record

Hippy set a club record of 19:54 for 10 TT over the Bank holiday weekend. Completing the course at an average speed of 30.2mph Hippy now possesses an impressive set of club records that span distances of 10, 15, 25, 20, 50 … Continue reading

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Club Track Champs 2016

The Club Track Champs are on Saturday 3rd September at Welwyn start time 2pm. All welcome bike hire available you must have ridden on the track before. Ladies Gents Senior Junior and School boy and Girl champs to be decided. … Continue reading

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Jayne Paine 2016 Master’s Criterium Champion!

Photos by Huw Williams Jayne Payne rode at Crystal Palace and finished in 4th place. She then went to the Milton Keynes Bowl on Saturday to take part in the Master’s Criterium Championships. She took the Gold medal in the … Continue reading

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Welwyn Track League

Friday didn’t get off to a great start. Early afternoon it was raining so Chris and Darryl (newly accredited!) decided to ride the club session at Hillingdon instead. Connor, Alex and I got to the track ready to go and … Continue reading

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Hippy starts PEDAL ED Transcontinental Race No.4

Stuart Birnie starts the transcontinental race today. Its a single stage, unsupported 3700km race from Belgium to Turkey. Bon courage indeed! You can track him live here (rider 142): http://trackleaders.com/transconrace16 Race info: http://www.transcontinental.cc/ Checkpoints, etc: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=19cCxWLbuyzbNGX4rgZJPfxMDn0M Twitter Hashtag – #tcrno4

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Willesden become Central Region Champions at Reading GP

We had a strong team sign on for the Reading GP on Saturday. Our primary goal was to do well in the Team Pursuit. (ie. a well paced and clean ride) Darryl Lusardi was our man-one followed by Connor Woodford, … Continue reading

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Stuart Birnie Breaks 50 Mile Club Record!

Stuart has broken Pete Cookson’s 1995 50 mile record of 1:50:13! Hippy came home in 1:47:18 taking nearly 3 minutes off the record that stood for over ten years. The time placed him 21st in the BCDA event. This leaves … Continue reading

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Weekend TT Results

In spite of the heat and sometimes windy conditions as well,the club’s time trialists were in action last week. Gill Reynolds recorded 26.01 in the London Vets 10 at Tring on Wednesday. Brian Moon also rode in the event and … Continue reading

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Track Team at Welwyn

Great night at Welwyn last night. We had a big team and loads of fun. (Tom, Connor, Chris and Alex) B league 10 lap scratch 1st Tom 2nd Connor 10 lap points 2nd Tom Devil 1st Tom 4th Connor 6th … Continue reading

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The End to End Record attempt is underway!!

After 18 months’ preparation and thousands of miles training together Mark Brooking and Jane Moore set off from Land’s End at 3am this morning (Mon 11th July) to attempt to become the set a record from Lands End to John … Continue reading

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Another Welwyn Track League Report

Tom Zittel: Last Friday Chris Kelly and I rode Welwyn track. In the 10 lap it stayed together till 3 laps to go when a couple of FullGas riders went over the top. I jumped on the wheel and we … Continue reading

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Chris Returns to the Track!

Tom Zittel: After a 20 year absence, Chris Kelly returned to racing at Welwyn last Friday! We were both in the B category. Chris was involved and finished all the races but slightly under geared. I finished 5th in the … Continue reading

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Welwyn Track League Results – 17 June 2016

Tom Zittel: Results are out from last fridays track league. Alex was once again riding the As while Connor and I were riding the Bs. We had a load of supporters come down too. 10 Lap scratch – Andrew Perrin … Continue reading

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Hippy Breaks Club 100mi TT Record!

Stuart “Hippy” Birnie has beaten Meurig James’s 2009 record of 3:45:48 at the Eastern Counties Cycling Association 100 mile event with a time of 3:42:54. Hippy now holds the 15, 25, 30, 100, 12hr, and 24hr records! ECCA 100 result sheet

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Longbarrow in action on the Newbury 12 Hour

The only tandem and one of the few machines with zero carbon. The marshalls found that quite refreshing. A certain Mr Culverhouse put in appearance and did pretty well with his useable leg. Some big mileages for the bikes. We trundled around … Continue reading

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Track Rider wanted

We still need one male track rider to make up our team. This is for the team champs at Herne Hill on Sunday 10th July. Let me know if you are interested. Tony Woodford  

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Another smashing Track League

Tom Zittel: Last Friday down at Welwyn track league Alex Pierce joined Connor Woodford and me, Alex’s first race back from a shoulder injury. We also had loads of Willesden supporters making the trip which added to the atmosphere. First … Continue reading

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