IMPORTANT – RELIABILITY RIDE – slight route deviation

19 10 2017

There are roadworks in progress between Malpas and Whitchurch  on the B5395  which will require a slight deviation from our normal route on the 55 mile ride

As you come out of Malpas proceed to road closure and take the RIGHT TURN signposted Higher Wych – DO NOT follow any other diversion signs as these will try and take you back towards Hampton Heath

Follow this lane for approximately 1 km where there is a LEFT turn into Dodds Lane – signed WHITCHURCH – take this LEFT turn    DO NOT continue straight ahead!!!

At the end of Dodds Lane turn RIGHT to rejoin the B5395   into WHITCHURCH

The pictures show the map and the junctions

 

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2017 Putting the Clocks Back Reliability Ride – it’s not that far away !!

31 08 2017

SLIGHT ROUTE DEVIATION NEAR MALPAS – SEE POST ABOVE

The nights are drawing in all too quickly, the clocks go back at the end of the October and for the seventh year running we will be holding our “Clocks Back Reliability Ride” to sign off the  year on 29th October.

There will be three ride distances this year 55, 41 and 32 miles – PLEASE NOTE – THE ROUTES WILL NOT BE SIGNPOSTED Maps are shown below – 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.  Tea/coffee and cake available on your return

Let’s hope for some fast, safe riding and some great autumnal weather!

55-mile-route      41-mile-route    32-mile-route

Rel Ride Route Feb 210440-mile-rel-ride
32mile-reliability





2 DAY – WE NEED YOUR HELP PLEASE

25 08 2017

2nd and 3rd September  – AUDLEM CC hosts the “2 DAY Stage Race” Kitchener

Time Trial, 2pm and Road Race at 4pm on Saturday 2nd

Road Race at 10am on Sunday 3rd

Race HQ at the Audlem Public Hall (CW3 0AH)

TO ALL OUR members (+ their families and friends) – to ensure this event goes off safely and efficiently we must have your help with marshalling, driving lead cars and being on hand to help out the race organisers

As a condition of membership you are required to help at this type of club event .    We have the time trial covered but need marshals fr the road races.     Saturday is a 30 mile race on starting at 4-15pm and will be done by 6pm ish at the latest and as there is no club run on the Sunday please could you be at the race HQ for 9-30am where we will brief you on how and where you can help – you will be done by 1pm – no different than a Sunday ride.

We look forward to seeing you at the event

Please email Tim Ball to let him know you can help out

Many thanks





IT’S KIT ORDER TIME

2 08 2017

It’s time to get your kit order in.  Our excellent jerseys, bibshorts, jackets and gilets are made by BioRacer and are of the highest quality and offer excellent value for money

Shorts and jerseys are available in two “fits” – standard and race fit – the latter having a tighter fit around the legs and arms (they’re a bit more expensive too)

Using the size guides please could you let us know what you would like by Saturday 19th August at the very latest. We do have some kit in stock That is available for immediate use but extra stock order will be placed on Monday 21st and typically there is a 6 week lead time on orders. (Note: no additions after order is sent)

Please send your order to Tim Ball timball359@gmail.com

 





JULY SERIES – Event 4 July 25th – Results, Report and Series Review

26 07 2017

Event 4 was completed yesterday evening with strong fields in all 3 races.    Roadworks again put us on the Lightwood Green

circuit – we’re so lucky to have 2 otherwise we would have had to cancel three quarters of the programme

Weather conditions we’re excellent – warm and dry with no sign of the strong winds encountered last week

Results from Event 4 can be seen here 2017 July Results Event 4

Our next event is the 2 Day, 3 Stage Race on the 2nd and 3rd September.  A short time trial and a 30 mile road race on Saturday followed by a 60 mile road  race on the Sunday.   Full details are on the TLI Cycling website

Thanks are extended to all involved in this successful series – riders, marshals, lead car drivers,  the excellent Bike Marshals team, signing on staff, finish line officials, Audlem Guides and Brownies who helped with the catering, members who brought cakes etc, etc., Cheshire and West Mercia Constabularies – all in all almost too many to mention !!

See you all in September





JULY SERIES – Event 3 July 18th – Report, results and marshals for Event 4

22 07 2017

More traffic lights on the big circuit meant that Event 3 was on the small circuit again.    This week the weather was so much better – drier, sunnier and warmer – the only downside was a strong wind that was in the riders faces from Burleydam through to Adderley.

The better weather meant that more riders signed on so we were able to run three races – an arrangement much favoured by the riders

All three races were keenly contested – sprint finishes in all – sadly resulting in a nasty crash in Race 1 that saw riders hit the tarmac.  Two needed hospital treatment for cuts, grazes and sprains – wish them a speedy and full recovery

Race results are here    2017 July Results Event 3    Sadly riders are continuing to ignore the “white line” warnings so some have been disqualified !!!

Marshal rota for Event 4, 25th July is here    Marshal Rota Event 4     Please could marshals arrive by 6-20 pm for a full briefing

The final event of the series is next Tuesday  25th July when we hope for great weather and fast safe racing -see you next week





JULY SERIES – Event 2 July 11th – Report and results

17 07 2017

Week 2 saw traffic lights on the ‘big’ circuit  so we moved onto the smaller, Lightwood Green loop.   Three laps this time on somewhat dirtier roads following the rain earlier in the day

We were down to two groups tonight – the weather had obviously put a few off racing

Unfortunately we have had to disqualify some riders due to blatant infringement of the the requests to stay on the correct side of the road – see results sheet below for details

Results can be seen here 2017 July Results Event 2

For next week (18th) we hope to be back on the Woore loop but obviously other factors may influence this     Marshal Rota for the 18th is here Marshal Rota Event 3

Could I ask that marshals be at the Scout and Guide Hall, CW3 0AH, at 6-15 pm for a full and thorough briefing by club officials and the Bike Marshals 
Please sign in as usual on the “Sign on” sheets
Many have requested to marshal this event and those requests have been met
All other chosen marshals expressed no preference of week or gave no indication of non- availability.   As a result Audlem CC expects to see a full compliment of marshals for all events.    
(I’m afraid no correspondence will be entered into regarding this and a failure to show will jeopardise your eligibility to race in subsequent weeks or future Audlem CC events)
Many thanks – See you on Tuesday