Sleepwell Hotels Isle of Man Youth Tour: 29th April – 1st May 2016

Report from Simon Alexander

Emile Alexander and Hayden Norris were the sole representatives of Lichfield CCC in the U14 age group out of a total field of 65 riders for this incredibly popular and competitive event drawing in some of the top riders from all over the UK.

Day 01: The Prologue was a windy out and back along Douglas Promenade – 1.3km total distance. Both had excellent rides – Hayden 10th in 1:57 and Emile 2nd in . . . → To Read More Click : Sleepwell Hotels Isle of Man Youth Tour: 29th April – 1st May 2016

MTB XC Report from Supported Rider Harvey Rollason

National XC round 1 Pembrey

We arrived at Pembrey Country Park on the Thursday before the event. The weather was really nice and the conditions were looking good, however the following day it turned to rain. This was my first XC race back from breaking my wrist in February.  The course was very flat with only a few short climbs and very few technical sections. This didn’t suit me as my strength is descending. I started on . . . → To Read More Click : MTB XC Report from Supported Rider Harvey Rollason

Aviva Women’s Tour – We are helping !

The Aviva Women’s Tour is quite local to us on three days in June.

16th – Atherstone to Stratford

17th – Ashbourne to Chesterfield

18th – Nottingham to Stoke

We have been asked to man the QOM point at Ramshorn, near Alton Towers, on Saturday 18th and need to have the commitment of at least 10 people. We should be guaranteed a good view of the ladies as they make their way to the summit and it will be good . . . → To Read More Click : Aviva Women’s Tour – We are helping !

A Win at Rd 2 of the West Midland Series – Run & Ride: Malvern.

For Rd 2 we headed to Eastnor Park, Malvern Hills, so an early start, however we were rewarded with great weather and a demanding and entertaining course in that you had 3 long climbs and 2 rough, technical descents.

Local Malvern rider Louis Brooks and I had a good start and went into the lead, we attacked up the first two climbs and then consolidated the gap to the main field on the descents.

The first descent included . . . → To Read More Click : A Win at Rd 2 of the West Midland Series – Run & Ride: Malvern.

Heavy rain forecast tonight – coaching at Curborough cancelled

Regrettably with heavy rain forecast from 3pm this afternoon the coaches have decided to cancel the session tonight.  The track will be dangerous in places and it will no doubt be cold and windy too as winter seems to . . . → To Read More Click : Heavy rain forecast tonight – coaching at Curborough cancelled