Category Archives: Time trials

Jane and Mark’s SWCRRA certificate

Mark Brooking and Jayne Moore were presented with their SWCRRA certificates at the TA dinner past weekend for the Lands End to Bristol part of their aborted End-to-End record attempt. Brian Griffiths was their representative. Mark said ” We were … Continue reading

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Gill wins National Circuit TT

Gill Reynolds won her age group in the National Circuit Time Trials at Thruxton when she recorded 33.19. All for now Regards Gladys

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West London Combine Hill Climb & Club Championships

Photo shows Tom Zittel who became this year’s Hill climb Champion when he climbed Windsor Hill in 1 minute 53 secs. others taking part were Josh Copley 1.58 James Foley 2.21 Harrison Tibbs 2.26 Jayne Paine 2.45 Roger Crouch 2.52 … 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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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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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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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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Boulder Valley Velodrome Season Opener 2016

I rode the season opener at Boulder Valley Velodrome yesterday. It started with time trials in every imaginable distance and ended with scratch, tempo and points races. The racing is a different than I am used to but the mainly … Continue reading

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Results round up

On Tuesday night at Crystal Palace, Jayne Paine finished 4th after a hard fought event the winner being Bella Leach Irvine(winner of the Tour of Sardina)and ex pro riders taking 2nd and 3rd. In fine weather,although very windy, Gill Reynolds … Continue reading

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Results round up

Jayne Paine finished 2nd in the hour long race at Gravesend Cyclopark after making a break and finished just an inch behind the winner. Gill Reynolds rode in the Cambridge 10 recording 26.39 in winter conditions and Pavel Zarovskiy managed … Continue reading

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Gill rides a TT in the snow

Gill Reynolds rode in the Westerley C.C. 10 mile event at Marlow yesterday . It was bitterly cold and snowing when she started . Nevertheless she returned in 26 mins 11seconds gaining 3rd fastest lady and 4th Vets places.  

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Another New Club Record! – Results round up

Stuart Birnie broke the club’s 25-mile record on Saturday. He rode in the Lea Valley CC event and recorded a time of 50:02. The previous record of 50:37 was set by Meurig James in 2009. Karen Pardoe took the 1st … Continue reading

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Would you like a Willesden CC Bidon?

Would you be interested in custom Willesden bidon? (more info here) There is a minimum order so there needs to be a reasonable amount of interest. If you would want one, or two please choose which models you would prefer in … Continue reading

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April 10th WLC 25 Mile time trial – Now open for entries

All I am now taking entries from Willesden members for the above Time trial event.This will be held on the usual Amersham Road course A413, with the HQ at Gt Missenden. Please let me know if you wish to enter … Continue reading

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Records all round!

Jayne Paine was one of the 40 riders (which included James Cracknall) who rode at Stratford on Friday night raising money for Sports Relief and managed to establish a new Guiness Book of records by indivually riding 1km of the … Continue reading

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Now in Stock: Long Sleeve Skin Suits

Due to popular demand long sleeved skin suits are now in stock, sized medium or small. Ray has a few or come down to Pro Music and grab one from me. (and any other kit you need) £80 each. I can … Continue reading

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VTTA National Tandem Championship

Last weekend Mark Brooking and Jane Moore were invited to the VTTA AGM to collect their National Tandem Championship gold medals from Rachel Elliott. This was preceeded by a buffet and a natter. Must remember to wear a club jersey next time … Continue reading

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VTTA Winners

Gill Reynolds and Brian Moon Won 1st Team award for 10 miles

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