Connor Smith, riding in the under 12 category this year, was Lichfield cycling club’s sole representative for the latest round of British Cycling’s National Circuit series at the Llandow circuit near Cardiff on Sunday. Connor is beginning to find his form and put in two stunning performances to take 4th place in both races to give him a very well deserved 4th place overall. Never far from the front Connor is settling in to this higher . . . → To Read More Click : National Youth series and riders abroad
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
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
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
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.