2014 MTB XC National Championships Hopton Woods

It was a tough and technical course, made extremely challenging from the torrential rain on Saturday.

Lichfield’s Beth Clayton won the Grand Veteran category by a clear 10 minutes to take the National Champs Jersey.

In the juvenile race Lewis Askey starting way back on the grid quickly moved up the field on the first gruelling climb and continued to gain places throughout the transition earning him a fantastic 6th place.  Harvey Rollason gridded 7th dropped . . . → To Read More Click : 2014 MTB XC National Championships Hopton Woods

Update from Coaches

The Tuesday night road session at Curborough will finish this year on Tuesday 5th August. On Tuesday 12th August this session will become a cyclo x session at Cannock Chase starting at 6.30pm in the car park opposite the Tackaroo campsite entrance on Penkridge Bank. It will be open to anyone 10 years and above including adults on cyclo x or mountain bikes. Younger cyclo x riders should still go to the off road session at Curborough which will . . . → To Read More Click : Update from Coaches

Silverstone 9 Up – Race Report

Men 9up

Lichfield City CC were invited to enter a 9-up team time trial (Tour de France style) at Silverstone grand Prix circuit  for the third consecutive year. This involves riding 3 laps of the motor racing circuit as a team of 9 riding in CLOSE formation, trying to go as fast as possible by rotating turns on the front of the group, and managing to keep the fastest 5 together to finish as a tight knitted group. Its . . . → To Read More Click : Silverstone 9 Up – Race Report

National Track Omnium Championships.

Charlie

 

The day after the WM Youth trophy presentation four riders took part in the National Omnium Track Championships at Welwyn Garden City in London. In order to participate you had to place in the top five at previous qualifying regional races.

Ben Askey who had dominated the Midland races was the only one not eligible to race as unfortunately there was no under ten national race. However Lewis Askey and Daniel Cooper in the under fourteens, Sophie . . . → To Read More Click : National Track Omnium Championships.

Club Takes West Midlands Series Title

lcc Youth members

The youth members were out in force on Saturday at the final West Midlands circuit race series in Stourport.

In the under eights category Tia Carr kicked off with a good start placing 1st girl.     Ben Askey in the under tens made a break with three laps to go and took a convincing win.  Girls Georgie Duggins and Stephanie Kingston also placed highly.

Once again the depth and quality of riders shone in the under . . . → To Read More Click : Club Takes West Midlands Series Title