The committee and Club AGM decided that it would like to name the youth series as the 'Lawford Youth Series'. With its new name I would like to make the five races a series with a trophy for the overall winner at the end. My thoughts are Each of the leaders in the 10...
A really big thanks to all riders that rode in the sub optimal conditions. It was wet but not quite monsoonal and although there were a few slides off the circuit there were no injuries. Results Cat 4 Cat 4 -...
Thank you for coming - many of you from some distance. Some good racing despite the low numbers and rain towards the end. Results Youth E Race 1 LCCC youth 8-7 U8 Race 1 Lap times Youth E - U8 - laptimes ...
Lichfield City Cycling Club is a Go Ride accredited cycling club that embraces all cycling disciplines.
The club is active in bike racing and has an excellent record in success in Road, Cyclo-Cross, Mountain Bike and on the Track. Members of the club have won World Titles and have represented GB at various ages and levels.
The club has actively developed youth racing and has a number of highly skilled coaches dedicated to supporting young riders from the age of U8 to U16 racing.
The club is very proud of its association with our sponsor – Zipvit. The Pro Vision club kit is great quality and very popular and is available to members at discounted prices.
As well as a proven pedigree in racing the club actively encourages the social riders and has recently introduced rides and coaching aimed at female riders. The social Saturday Café ride attracts many riders and usually runs three groups aimed at different levels of ability / speed. All new comers are made very welcome by existing members.
The club committee meet once a month to discuss all current and development aspects of the club. The committee are always keen to hear members views and to gain help and support where required, particularly at race events at Curborough Sprint Course.
We offer three types of membership – Adult, Youth and Family. The latter includes two parents and all children in the family under 18 or in full time education until the age of 21.
- Individual £20
- Family £25
Second Claim is the same as the equivalent First Claim Fee. NB: There is also a BC Administration fee of £1.
To join please click on the link LCCC Membership (via British Cycling Portal)
Membership runs from 1st January to 31st December; those registering after 1st Oct will have membership until the end of the following year.
For all under 16’s wishing to participate in club activities and coaching sessions a Parental Consent Form will be required to be completed. https://www.lichfieldccc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Rider_Information_and_Coaching_Consent_Form_2017-3.doc
Dates for 2023 at Curborough are now confirmed
Dates for 2023 –
Youth Races – Saturday mornings on March 18, April 22, May 20, June 17 and July 8. Entries open on BC website February 1st 2023
Five races for Youths starting at 09.10 for U8s and going up in age classes with U16s starting at 11.50. Pre entry ONLY via the British Cycling entry system. Go to BC website, find Road calendar and search for ZipVit. If you miss the closing date it may be possible to add entries. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a lot of construction work associated with HS2 which passes very close to the Curborough circuit. There have been road closures but we do not expect anything to cause a problem
Results for Youth races – see news items in 2023
Adult Races – Friday evenings on June 9, June 23 and July 14. Entries open on March 1st . There will be separate Cat 3 and Cat 4 races at 18.30 and 19.15. Entry via the British Cycling entry system
The closing date for entries for all of our races is Noon on the Wednesday before
Youth Racing Results for 2022:
26 Mar 22 Results https://www.lichfieldccc.org.uk/?p=17061
23 Apr 22 Results – https://www.lichfieldccc.org.uk/?p=17125
21 May 22 Results – https://www.lichfieldccc.org.uk/?p=1714
18 Jun 22 Results – https://www.lichfieldccc.org.uk/?p=17164
2 Jul 22 Results – https://www.lichfieldccc.org.uk/?p=17193
Adult Racing Results for 2022:
27 May 22 Cat 4 at 18.30, Cat 3 at 19.15 Results – https://www.lichfieldccc.org.uk/?p=17150
24 Jun 22 Cat 3 at 18.30, Cat 4 at 19.15 Results – https://www.lichfieldccc.org.uk/?p=17175
8 Jul 22 Cat 4 at 18.30 and Cat 3 at 19.15 Results – https://www.lichfieldccc.org.uk/?p=17203
Saturday Morning Café Ride at 0900 departing from The Dog pub in Whittington (all year round). 3 ability groups – Group 1 avg 20mph – Group 2 avg 17mph – Group 3 avg 14 mph. Total distance 30 miles with a cafe stop at 20 miles.
Wednesday – Chain Gang – Sittles / Arbortetum roundabout. 1800 start in April moving to 1830 start in May (Apr-Sep) – contact Vicky Webb for further information email@example.com
Lichfield CCC offer a variety of coached sessions run by British Cycling accredited club coaches. All our coaching sessions are free to club members.
Most coached sessions take part at the Curborough Sprint Circuit (WS13 8EJ) which is a safe closed race track at 1.4km long and fully visible from the start/finish line so fantastic for spectating.
No specific bike or equipment is needed to start with, all are welcome to give cycling a try whether you have a race bike or mountain bike, bring it along and see what we have to offer.
Youth Coaching Objectives
- To develop children with core bike skills with an emphasis on learning to train and enjoy riding.
- Encouraging riders to be confident enough to race.
- Developing social and personal skills between peer groups and adult coaching staff which can be used in broader life situations.
Please contact the clubs coach co-ordinator Richard Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information regarding the coached sessions below if required:
Young Riders – Curborough
Tuesdays – (Advanced) 18:30-20:00 – Youth A & B (12 – 16 year olds) April -September, every week.
Thursdays – (Beginners) 4 – 7 year olds 18:30-19.30 (Intermediates) 7 – 12 year olds (approx) 18.30 – 20.00 April-September, every week.
Adults – Curborough
Fridays – 18:30-1930 – Adult coaching LCCC race group – April-September (dates TBC)
Womens coaching in 2023 – see 2023 news item 15 April
Cyclocross – Youth & Adult
Thursdays – Winter cyclocross coaching – Lichfield Rugby Club – October-January. Commences 18.30. Mainly a skills session with a shoirt race at the conclusion each week.
Tuesday (Spring / Summer) – Youth Curborough
Thursday (Spring / Summer) – Youth Curborough
Thursday (Autumn / Winter) Cyclocross – Youth / Adult Rugby Club
Friday (Spring/Summer) – Adult Curborough
The club has a range of Zipvit / LCCC Club Kit made by UK Company Pro-Vision. Kit is available to order through the LCCC Shop Kit Portal. The Portal will open a few times a year. There is also club kit held in stock, please contact the current kit rep listed on the contacts page.
Login – Lichfield CCC
Password – 7504
Crash Damage Replacement – any Lichfield rider that damages their kit as a result of a crash should contact the kit rep to request a discount for replacing an item.
Club Committee Members:
- Vicky Webb – CHAIR email@example.com
- Neil Lawford – Treasurer firstname.lastname@example.org
- Simon Robinson – Membership Secretary email@example.com
- Olivia Cooper – Welfare Officer firstname.lastname@example.org
- Richard Barnes – Coaching Co-Ordinator email@example.com
- Shaun Pyburn – Kit Rep firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vacant – Ladies Rep
- Andrew Dumbill – Deputy Race Organiser Andrew.email@example.com
- Mark Southall – Social Member
- Russell Hall – Mountain Bike Rep firstname.lastname@example.org
- Martyn Vickers – Social Member email@example.com
- Jon Hayward – Zwift Rep firstname.lastname@example.org
Initial contact to the club committee should be made via email@example.com
Olivia Cooper is the Lichfield CCC Welfare Officer and Safeguarding Lead.
It is important that if any person – adult or child – has any concerns about the behaviour of any of the club’s members or officials they are able to speak in confidence to the Club Welfare officer who has received training specifically for this role.
Olivia can be contacted: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Mobile 07812 989933
If you do have any problems you feel may need resolving please use the link for further reading SG 1.6 Advice and support for junior cyclists Please contact Olivia who will help you with any issues or concerns you may have.