Month: April 2017

Flat-out TTing with Otley CC

While some members have been seeking out long – that’s long as in interminable – climbs and humungous amounts of kilometres ‘sur le continent’ other members of the club were putting their time to good use organising, marshalling and riding much flatter…

Social series ride reports – 23rd April

Spring has certainly been kind to the Social Series. I think the last three rides have all been in glorious sunshine and this was no exception. We had more new riders and some old hands returning, because … because….because…  well why…

Road racing for the younger members

The Easter weekend saw the younger members of the club taking part in road racing, from the much younger to those who can still – just in some cases – be classed as Juniors. The Mini-Flyers enjoyed Race Day 3 at…

To Hull and back on the V718

Well, not all the way there but when racing on the ultra-fast A63 based course V718 course in the East RIding of Yorkshire , where several competition and age records were set in 2016, it wouldn’t take riders too long. And…

Triangle Series starting soon!

The country’s best Club Time Trial Series, the Otley CC Triangle Series, begins Thursday 27th April. The first event, a 12 1/2, starts at 7.00 pm at the usual place next to The Wharfedale Inn. Riders are advised to be there…

Otley CC Open 25 Sunday 23rd April

Hot in the heels of our Open 10 held 15th April on the A168 near Boroughbridge comes our Open 25-mile TT on Sunday 23rd organised by our Audax expert and former racing secretary Martin Tallontire. Held on the V235 course, using…

Otley women’s road racing

We reported previously about Megan Cullen being picked to ride for Yorkshire in the Youth Tour of Scotland this month and also on Helen Goldthorpe’s use of road races to train for the national 3-up TTT championships in June. Time for…