Last weekend three young members of Lichfield cycling clubs track squad took on the country’s fastest finishing riders at ‘Sprintfest 2014:Apocalypse!’ The event is run by British Cycling’s talent development team as a means of identifying the next Chris Hoy and Vicky Pendleton. Now in its 4th year the success of the event meant that once again it was oversubscribed with only 60 of the countries quickest under 16’s selected to ride.
Charlie Cox, in his first . . . → To Read More Click : Sprintfest 4: Apocalypse!
The club has recently been contacted with regards to team entry into this years Ride London event, and it has applied for two team places, one mens team, one mixed team. Acceptance into the event and participant numbers allocated will be notified to the club contact for the event ( Ade Hatton) by the 28th March.
Ride London takes place on the 10th August The cost of the event is £48 and entrants must be club and . . . → To Read More Click : Ride London
Wow, how lucky are you mtb’ers!! The following message is from Stuart Gascoyne, who has been instrumental in putting on some extra racing for you on the day before the XCO. There are races for u13′s right the way up to Vet’s so why not make a weekend of this? For anyone aspiring to get on the podium at National rounds I would suggest this is a great development opportunity and like we’ve said so many . . . → To Read More Click : Opportunity for you mountain bike racers!!
There will be no rollers on Tuesday 18th and Thursday 20th February because of half term. They will resume on the 25th February.
Curborough will not be available either this Saturday 15th or on the 22nd February for Simon’s Saturday morning ride around the track. These will resume on the 1st March with the final two sessions being on the 15th and 22nd March.
Finally, one of our new coaches, Iain Higgs will be providing ‘go ride’ coached . . . → To Read More Click : Coached Sessions, Saturday Mornings and Rollers
Over the last three weeks the club’s young members have been developing and practising their life saving skills. The idea of gaining such skills came from Alison Holmes who thought it would be good for our youth to have some knowledge of first aid which may become useful whilst out and about enjoying our sport. The youngsters have followed the British Heart Foundation ‘Heartstart’ syllabus which includes basic life support (CPR), recovery position of . . . → To Read More Click : IT’S A HEARTSTART FOR THE CLUB’S YOUNG MEMBERS