JULY Series – Event 2 and 3 update

17 07 2019

The 2nd and 3rd events of our 4 week series are now done and dusted.

Week 2 proved to be a little eventful with a few issues that needed to be sorted out regarding placings and white line infringements – all sorted out now.

Week 3 was a much more straight forward affair with rider behaviour being much better out on the road – no white line mishaps – plus the move to have a big presence of marshals in the finish zone seemed to remind riders that the line should not be crossed.   It should be pointed out that this event nearly didn’t happen because of traffic  lights at Buerton.  Following discussions with United Utilities the work schedule was re-arranged, the job was finished early and the lights were off – a big thank you to everyone at UU – you were most helpful 

Only one more to go – here’s hoping to make it 4 out of 4 with warm, dry and sunny racing

Event 1 Results 2019

Event 2 Results 2019         

Event 3 Results 2019

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July Series – Event 1 Results

3 07 2019

It was a fine sunny night with 2 races on the Woore circuit – thanks to all who rode and special thanks to the marshals, Bike Marshals and lead car drivers

Race 1 was contested by YA, M, A and C category riders – Tom McCormack was overall winner in a 3 man sprint for the line.  (Sadly 2 riders have been disqualified following a serious finish line discrepancy where an approaching car had to take to the grass verge to avoid them – when will riders learn!!!!)

Race 2 saw a great solo attack from the start with Allan Forester winning by a good three minute margin from the rest of the D, E and F age category racers.

Provisional overall and age category results can be viewed here  Event 1 Results 2019

These results will be confirmed and posted on the TLI Cycling website in the next few days

Riders are reminded that the race numbers they have been issued with are to be used throughout the series – don’t forget it as there are no spares – NO number = NO RACE





JULY RACE SERIES – Marshal rotas and rider information

25 06 2019

Thank you for entering the Audlem July Series 2019

Follow the link below to view rider info and marshal rotas for each of the 4 events.  Essentially – if you’re not marshalling you are racing !  There will be two race groups each week

ACC July Series Rider and Marshal Info 2019

Could I ask that ALL marshals attend as requested and are present for a briefing in the Scout Hall at 6-30 pm prompt.  If you have any friends/colleagues that can come with you and help with the marshalling please bring them along – the more the safer!!

All entrants are reminded they will be issued with a race number for the WHOLE series – do not loose it because there are no spares – no number = no race – no discussion will be entered into on this subject

Please DO NOT  alter the shape or size of the original as it affects recognition on the finish line – any modified/non original numbers will not be considered in the results.

All age groups will be recognised in the results

Please park with consideration whilst in Audlem.

We look forward to seeing you throughout July and we will do our best regarding the weather

Thanks





JULY SERIES RACES ARE ON THEIR WAY !!

23 05 2019

The Audlem CC July Series is fast approaching – Tuesday 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd

The usual arrangement of race in 3 and marshal 1 is in place and we hope for some decent weather to go with the great racing

Please not that because this is a race on the public highway you MUST be a full member of  TLI Cycling to enter   It is not possible to race on a “day licence”.   Also note there is no entry on the day

Full details including membership application and race entry details can be found on the TLI Cycling website

Race HQ is the Audlem Scout and Guide Hall and races  will start at 7pm

We have 2 circuits at our disposal – typically 2 laps of the 15 mile “Woore” circuit will be the default choice but if necessary we will fall back on the “Lightwood Green/Adderley” circuit – 3 laps of the 10 mile loop





AUDLEM RELIABILITY RIDE – 14th April 2019

26 01 2019

It will soon be time to run our annual Spring Reliability Ride again on SUNDAY 14th APRIL

There will be two ride distances this year 55 and 34 miles – PLEASE NOTE – THE ROUTES WILL NOT BE SIGNPOSTED  Maps are shown below with route directions included – these will be posted at HQ with instructions for you to digest (we suggest a photo !)  or you can follow the links and print your own copy of the route + directions      There will be no printed copies given out on the day

Sign on at Audlem Scout and Guide Hall  CW3 0AH – £3 per rider –  in time for a 9-15 am roll out.    PLEASE NOTE – batches of riders will be set off at intervals with NO MORE than 20 riders in each group.

Tea and coffee plus cake and biscuits after the ride

Please read the Shropshire Cycling Clubs Association (SCCA) guidelines below – this is for YOUR safety, to help maintain goodwill and for the safety of other road users

Click on the links below for a route map and direction guides

55-mile-route map and directions       Garmin Track 55 mile route

34-mile-route map and directions       Garmin Track 34 mile route

Rel Ride Route Feb 2104

32mile-reliability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reliability rides are getting more popular and it is important for everybody’s safety a few basic principles of riding in a group are observed.

1. Please support the organising club by registering and paying the entry fee.
2. Whilst riding this event, you are representing yourself, your club, the SCCA and the sport of cycling.
3. It’s not a race; there are no prizes and no points to be earned.
4. You are responsible for your own safety and for that of your fellow riders.
5. Follow the Highway Code and respect other road users – even if they don’t respect you
6. Be courteous to drivers, horse-riders and other road users, even if they are not courteous to you.
7. Make sure that you know the route or have a map of it. Make a note of any emergency contact numbers.
8. Make sure you are self-sufficient and carry tools, spares, money, phone, wet weather gear and anything else you may need.
9. Ride no more than two abreast. Ride single file when it isn’t safe to ride in pairs.
10. Call out when you are passing someone and only ever pass on the right.
11. Point out hazards to your fellow riders and call out “Car up”/”Car back” or “Car down” when there are vehicles.
12. Try to only cross junctions when the entire group can cross. If this isn’t possible wait on the other side so that riders left behind aren’t tempted to take chances.
13. Do not use mobile phones while riding. Stop at the side of the road to make or receive a call.
14. No ‘selfies’ while on the move.
15. At least one hand on the bars at all times. No donning or removing of clothing on the move.
16. Dispose of gel wrappers or any other litter at the finish, not on the course.

With cycling getting ever more popular we need to ensure that everyone stays safe, and that we do not alienate the authorities. Although these guidelines have been produced for reliabilities many of them are equally appropriate for club runs etc.

Please remember the guidelines above and enjoy the rides.

Thank you





IT’s AGM TIME – Wednesday 23rd January

7 01 2019

You are warmly invited to the Audlem CC AGM which will be held on Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at the Combermere Arms, Burleydam      Time is 7 for a 7-30 pm prompt start – please see the attached 2019 AGM Agenda
There will be a light bites buffet provided so please could you let me know by 19th January  whether you CAN or CAN’T make it to the meeting as it will help greatly with catering and seating arrangements

PLEASE NOTE – VERY IMPORTANT 

The current committee is made up of  Tim Ball Chair,  Neil Audley  Secretary,  Stephen Jones, Treasurer and Danny Yates, Membership Secretary,  Paul Mason, Kit Secretary, Dawn Heath and Jo Day Ladies Secretaries

If you are interested in joining the committee please let us know and we can give you an idea of what is involved

We look forward to seeing you on the 23rd- remember subs are due – same as usual £15 seniors, £25 family, juniors £5
Please let me know whether you can or cannot attend by e-mailing me or calling 07879676360

Many thanks

Tim





MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR

15 12 2018

Best wishes to everyone for Christmas and the New Year Santa

2018 has been another very successful year for the club and we look forward to the same and more for 2019

Enjoy yourselves and if you are riding please go carefully

Please keep an eye on the website and our Facebook page for club news and updates – our AGM will be in early/mid January and membership subs fall due on January 1st

Ride safely !!