Author Archives: Tom

RUSHMERE DASH Route – 79.3 Miles

Marianne: For those of you who have the technology, here is the TCX route for Sundays ride. There were road works in the route last week, so hope they have now been completed.

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Hillingdon granted planning permission for 250m banked track

The good news is that there is now planning permission for an open air 250m banked track within Hillingdon cycle racing circuit. Now the challenge is to seek the £1.25m to construct it. Initially the support of British Cycling is … Continue reading

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Jayne at the World Road Race Champs

There were 70 in my age group. There were about 60 other older women in my race including JeannI Longo who was disqualified afterwards for having an underweight bike . So 130 of us altogether. I missed the break on … Continue reading

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Top 10 for Copley in Nationals

Second claim member Josh Copley rode the Junior National Road Race recently. Here is the report via Catford CC: National Junior Road Race On Sunday 16th a CatfordCCEquipe/Banks junior team of Josh Copley, Ieuan Woods and Hector Corey rode the … Continue reading

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London-Wales-London needs help!

Willesden’s massively popular 400km audax needs help. LondonWalesLondon is turning out to be a massive success with over 120 registered riders and a waiting list of 35 hopefuls. But the Willesden promoted event needs help at the end of April. … Continue reading

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Rich deflates at Windmill Hill

Rich Cooper: I raced at Windmill Hill, Deepcut yesterday in the Gorrick Brass Monkey’s Winter Enduro series – race 1. Started very strong, near the front (of 60 odd vet starters) and everything was going so well, until my rear tyre … Continue reading

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Jayne Paine LVRC Champion!

Jayne Paine our World Champion and World Record Holder did very well at the LVRC Championships over the weekend. Jayne won the Gold medal in the 2km pursuit and the 500m time trial. She took the silver in the sprints … 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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Tucker wins Euro Qualifier!

Despite the appalling weather ( worst I’ve experienced in a duathlon ) I managed to win my age group ( 70 -74 ) in the European Qualifiers and will be selected for next April’s European Age Group Duathlon Champs in … Continue reading

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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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Get Your Willesden Bidons now!

Specialized have just delivered our new Willesden bottles. Thanks to Rich Cooper for design! They are £6 each and can be collected from Pro Music International during opening hours or at the Friday night training sessions from Ray Kelly at Hillingdon Circuit. … Continue reading

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London-Wales-London – Willesden’s new 400km Audax

Looking for a 2017 challenge? Try the revamped club 400 audax next April! The Willesden’s annual spring 400km audax has undergone a bit of a facelift. And members are being challenged to see if they can cope with a full … 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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Audax: Riverside to Riverside 118km – August 17th

Many of you may know this ride, previously organised by Mick Hill and John Tipping. It really does show the best of 3 counties Berkshire, Bucks and Oxfordshire. Starting at Jenner’s cafe there are a few ups at Marlow and … 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): Race info: Checkpoints, etc: 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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