Go-Ride Half Term Holiday Programme

Go-Ride are running these fun and instructive activity sessions at half term.

Road and Time Trial at Redbridge Cycle Centre

Monday 13th February 10am – 1pm http://tinyurl.com/h79vjlf
Tuesday 14th February 10am – 1pm http://tinyurl.com/jrsp8wc

Ages 10 to first year Junior. Riders must have a road bike with road tyres and no tri/aero bars fitted.

Track at Lee Valley Velo Park

Wednesday 15th February http://tinyurl.com/gngq5q7
NOT SUITABLE FOR NOVICES/NEWCOMERS – Entry will close earlier if oversubscribed.

For British Cycling RACING Members born 2001-2004 with Full UK Indoor Track Accreditation detailed on racing licence. Note: There is a Girls RSR at Milton Keynes on this date.

This session will have 2 groups – Advanced racers with indoor race experience in Madison & Team Pursuit & Intermediate racers needing to learn or improve those skills.
Sign-on CLOSES 12.30pm
Finish 4pm.

Mark Wyer
Go-Ride Coach – Eastern
British Cycling, National Cycling Centre, Stuart Street, Manchester, M11 4DQ
Telephone: +44 (0)7534 281271 | britishcycling.org.uk

HSBC British Cycling


Dear Welwyn Wheelers members !

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Road Circuit & CX Results

The Wheelers had another successful weekend racing in various activities.

Three riders travelled to the road circuit at Hog Hill on Saturday – Oli Stockwell won the Under 16 race in a sprint finish from the two riders who had broken away with him early in the race and they stayed away for the rest of the race. Joe Kiely won the under 14 event and Lauren Higham completed the picture by winning the girls race.

Also on Saturday the club hosted Round 3 of the Muddy Monsters cyclo-cross race at Gosling Sports Park. Sixty three riders signed on and were split into the various age groups – under 8, 10,12 and 16.
Each group had three races in he bitterly cold conditions and our thanks to all the helpers and officials who organised the day.
Eva McCabe won the under 14 girls group and Tom Oliver the under 12 boys.

Round 4 will be at CC Ashwell on Saturday.

On Sunday a good set of results were achieved in the Central League cyclo-cross event near Bedford, Oli Stockwell led Joe Bennett and Archie Peet for a 1,2,3 in the under 16 race while Joe Kiely was a comfortable winner of the Under 14 category. Ellen Bennett 3rd under 14 girl and Beth Bennett 2nd under 12 girl.

The closing event of the Eastern League will be near Norwich on Sunday followed by the series prize giving with the Wheelers youth riders scheduled to collect a large number of the trophies


National Cyclo-cross Championships

Five Wheelers travelled to Bradford at the weekend to compete in the National Cyclo-cross Championships held on a tough course and difficult muddy conditions to negotiate.

In the Elite Women’s race which included a strong group of Junior riders in the 30 strong field Elspeth Grace finished 8th in the main race but won a Bronze medal as the third Junior rider. Another strong performance on a tough course.

The under 16 boys event had a field of 77 riders including Oli Stockwell and Archie Peet – they finished in 11th and 22nd places
Joe Kiely rode in the 63 strong under 14 race and started strongly and was in the lead in the early stages of the race – the tough conditions and the muddy course tool their toll and he lost ground in the latter stages of the race but finally finished 3rd to take a well deserved bronze medal.

Lauren Higham competed in the under 16 girls race in a filed of 26 riders – Lauren was also affected by the tough course and conditions and finished 20th.

Comments from many of the senior riders indicated that this was the toughest muddy course they had encountered in this seasons cyclo-cross events

This weekend Round 3 of the ‘Muddy Monsters’ cyclo-cross series for young novice riders will be held at Gosling Sports Park. The first two events have had entries of 60 and 76 riders so a large number of riders are expected at GSP- First race is at 10-00am