Parking Information Letter

Dear Customer,

From Monday 5th February 2018, Better, Gosling Sports Park will continue to provide free parking for customers, but only for up to three hours.

Parking for more than three hours will be chargeable.

CAR PARK CHARGES FROM 5th FEBRUARY 2018 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

0 to 3 hours Free
3 to 4 hours £2
4 to 6 hours £4
6 to 24 hours £6

(Free parking is available for Blue badge holders)

The new system is an automatic number plate recognition system.

The parking meters will only accept cashless payments via debit and credit cards, or via contactless cards. There will not be an option to pay with cash.

Please be aware that failure to pay the due parking fee, or failure to register your vehicle, will result in a £100 charge notice being issued to you. This will be discounted to £60 if paid within 14 days.

For further information visit our website or speak to one of our friendly staff who will be on hand to assist you with any queries.

Best Wishes,
Craig Woodward
Partnership Manager
Better, Gosling Sports Park

Some Cyclo-Cross Results from the Weekend

Fifteen young Welwyn Wheelers competed in the Muddy Monsters race in St Albans run by the Verulam CC on Saturday on a cold winter day– the MM series has a few weeks to go and the final event for this season will be at Gosling Sports park on Saturday March 4th
Tom Pruett, William Pollard and Tommy Liddiard took the top three places in the under 12 boys race and Elice Whittaker was second in the U12 girls race.

Megan Hughes was first under 10 girl and Jacob Lewin 2nd boy. Daniel Elliott fist under 8 boy and Rachel Halden 2nd girl.

Download full results.

Also on Saturday Oli Stockwell and Joe Kiely were invited to the British Cycling Annual Awards Presentation. Oli won the Charlie Craig Memorial Trophy as the winner of the National Cyclo-cross youth series and Joe was the under 14 circuit race champion.

Assen – Entry Starts Today

Entry for the 54th European Junior Cycling Tour Assen starts today at 10am CET. Read everything about the new entry process in our PDF.

You won’t receive a confirmation of entry today. You will receive a confirmation that you requested a place in the race. In the upcoming weeks – and in the busy categories as soon as possible – the riders who have been allotted a start place will receive a separate email with the confirmation of participation and the payment details.

You will receive an email of confirmation before the 1st of March. Non-placed riders will not be informed individually.

Choose the right category! If you select a wrong category, fill in a new form. However, if the category is full by that time, the rider won’t be able to take part.

Check the right spelling of the email address. We confirm the participation via that email address.

Souvenir cycling shirt
Please enter the correct size for your child so we are sure everyone gets a souvenir shirt that fits.
KIDS sizes 152 = UK 12, 164 = UK 14 and 176 = UK 16
ADULT sizes: S, M, L & XL

You can send us questions via this email. Queries about whether a rider has been allotted a place, will not be answered. All riders will hear before the 1st of March if they have a place. Their name will also appear on our website entry list.

Categories that are not full (like usually category 1 and junior-men) can keep entering.

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Cyclo-Cross Season Almost Over

Dylan Starkey secured the under 12 series at Snetterton on Sunday when he finished third in the race and his main rival who needed a win only finished in second spot. The final Eastern League race is at Milton near Cambridge on Sunday and Euan Woodliffe is in with a chance of taking the under 14 series so long as he gets a top 10 position in this event. Calum Moir got his best result of the season coming 8th U14 boy. Ellie Cadzow came 8th in the Women’s race (Pic by Jon Orbea).

A number of club members rode in the Hog Hill road circuit race on Saturday in wet, cold and very difficult conditions. Dylan Starkey, Fin Woodliffe competed in the under 12 race with Dylan taking second place an Fin 5th. Rupert Cavill who had already ridden in the Mountain bike race failed to finish due to the cold conditions. Euan convincingly won the U14 with Caelen Miller 4th.

Oli Stockwell rode the under 16 race and was in a breakaway group of two riders and opened up a lead on the main field – Oli lost contact in the closing up hill sprint for the line and finished second.

As from this week the midweek cyclo-cross training sessions at GSP will only he held on Wednesday evenings and these are open to both over 14 and under 14 age groups. A number of riders in the 14+ age group may switch to the RBOT (road bikes on the track) session to prepare for the upcoming road circuit season

Dont forget to book and pay for your tickets for the Prize Presentation and social evening at Codicote on Saturday 24th February.

Peter