Month: April 2017

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…

Laying down the power at Ferrybridge

While Philip Graves of NOPINZ powered to another victory, winning the Ravensthorpe CC 10 on the V910 course near Ferrybridge on Saturday 8th of April in a course record time of 19:59, 1.29 faster than his nearest rival, our own riders, hill-climb…

Half day Social Series rides Sunday 23rd April

Next up, our Gentle and Gentle+ rides head along the Wharfe Valley to Ilkley and Bolton Bridge respectively and our Stretching and Strenuous rides both head for Silsden, albeit via slightly different routes over Addingham Moor. We’re pleased to hear that Bilaluci Café…

Mini-Flyers Day at the Races

No, not watching the 1937 Marx Brothers film or listening to the 1976 Queen album, both of the same name, but racing again at the York Sport Circuit Saturday 1st April. Thanks to Rob Wilks via the Mini-Flyers Facebook page for the…

The Circuit of the Dales

While Helen Goldthorpe was enjoying the company in a road race Sunday 2nd April – see separate racing item – James Cullen and Phil Mason were enjoying, if that’s the correct word, the solitude of riding the infamous 50-mile Circuit…

Helen Goldthorpe’s TTT training pays off

As part of her training for the CTT Team Time Trial Championships 3-up in June Helen has been road racing to gain experience of riding closely to other riders. Well, that part of her training paid dividends at the weekend when…