Month: August 2017

Social Series ride reports 27th August 2017

Eventually (and probably on a Tuesday) the sun will explode in a supernova and Wharfedale will cease to be. But in the meantime, it laughed in the face of the bank holiday weekend and shone down gloriously on Otley and…

B ride 3rd Sept – Pendle

The next B ride, on the 3rd Sept, is planned for Pendle https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/16220372 Please note that, on the day, we may have a “vote” at the ButterX and choose an alternative. This is due to a number of people being…

YCF 15 and 30-mile Time Trialling

Not only did Otley CC riders compete in the combined 15 and 30-mile YCF TT on Saturday 19th August, held on the A168 near Boroughbridge, but one of them also stepped up to the mark and organised it too. As…

Racking up the points in Road Racing

Happily, there’s not been a week go by this season when Otley CC riders haven’t been scoring points in road racing and that’s mainly continued to be the case recently, along with overall success in a cycling league series. Although…

Martin Tallontire’s very, very long bike ride

What’s your preference? Maybe a short, all-out-effort 10-mile or full day 24-hour TT? A just-about-hanging-on road race or cyclo-cross where your bike handling skills are put to the test? Well, none of those short, easy – yes, even the ’24’…

Half-Day Social Rides Sunday 27th August

Strenuous Ride – Wilsden Wobbler (26 miles) This route takes us out of Otley towards Hawksworth and Bingley so is a great opportunity to explore roads that we do not often cycle along from Otley. There are plenty of steep…

Triangle 20 & 21. Just…

Triangle Time Trial Series 2017 Two, or is it three for any pedants reading this, Triangle Series events in one week, Triangle 20 being a combined 10 & 15 on the A168 near Boroughbridge Tuesday 15th August, Triangle 21 the…