Category: Club News

Lizzie – Queen of The Classics

Hi Everyone, I hope you have all enjoyed a summer of riding or racing and continue to be motivated through the next winter months to get out and ride your bike. 2021 was a year of ups and downs for…

Pateley Bridge Cyclo Cross event – 21 November 2021

Registration for the Pateley Bridge Cyclo Cross event on Sunday 21 November 2021 is now open on the British Cycling Web Site. This is a standalone event promoted by Otley Cycling Club/Yorkshire Cyclo Cross Association. Advance entry (preferred) via BC Website…

CROMACK – Captain’s Blog

In the United States there is a passenger train that runs from Chicago to New Orleans, it’s a long way. The name of the train is The City of New Orleans. In 1971 a songwriter called Steve Goodman wrote a…

Zephyr Ride #2 – View of Malham

Our postponed (because of weather) Zephyr ride #2 will take place tomorrow, 7 October 2021 and will be a medium paced ride to Airton Town End Farm Shop and Cafe from which you can get great views of Malham Cove.…

New Zephyr Ride

The first of a series of new Zephyr rides (so named because they are more than a Breeze and less than a Storm) took place yesterday, Thursday 17th. Eight members left from the Buttercross and rode the 60 miles route…

30 mile Champs and Triangle Finale

The denoument of a slightly erratic Triangle season took place over a Walshford/Boroughbridge, with the 30mile TT championship.  A field of 11 made for an early start of two laps of the Red Wall course. On the day Sam Ward…

Final Evening Triangle

The final evening event of the Triangle Time Trial series took place to chilly conditions, but still saw ten riders sign up to improve or solidify their positions in the overall points competition. Sam Ward continued posting the fastest times…

Walshford Beckons

For the penultimate evening Triangle TT of the year, a small field assembled at Rabbit Hill on the A168 for a 10mile event. The soggy conditions of earlier in the day abated, leaving a warm fairly still evening for the…

Final Loop of the Triangle

For the final loop of the full Triangle course for the season, a pleasant evening greeted the 14 riders. The fastest rider on the night was once again guest rider Matt Chipping, in 27:06. Sam Ward was first OCC rider,…