Category: Club News

Youth Tour of Scotland

This weekend sees two of our OCC Youth Team travelling to Perth to compete in the Youth Tour Of Scotland, Eleanor Hunt & George Radcliffe have been chosen to represent Yorkshire in this prestigious event. The Yorkshire team consists of…

York Sport Winter Series 2

Last weekend we had two racers out at York Sport for the second round of the Winter Series. In the men’s E/1/2, Robbie Pollard pulled off an impressive 12th place in a tough and chaotic sounding race against some very…

Laurie Howcroft Tribute

Laurie sadly passed away this week, Sheldon Howcroft has written this tribute: Dad started cycling as a teenager, his cousin Tom was a keen track cyclist racing on the track in Manchester Fallowfield Track. He joined the Bolton Clarion in…

George Herbert Stancer Memorial Ride

Sunday 14th April – Setting off from The Buttercross in Otley 9.00am One of the most traditional rides to still be running in Yorkshire, a fantastic route to Pocklington and back – 90 miles to be completed in 8 hours.…

Time Trial Championship Dates

Throughout the season the club has a time trial championship for those who want to pit themselves against the clock. The 10, 25 and 30 mile distances are club events and are run as part of the Triangle Series, along…

Racing Round Up

The club’s road racers have started their seasons in some tough conditions, with Matt Elmore and George Radcliffe racing at Middlesborough, and Harry Hunt racing in the Eddie Soen’s at Aintree.  I’ll let them tell more in their own words.…

Grass Track Bike Hire 2019

As some of you know, Otley Cycle Club maintain a fleet of fixed-gear bikes for the use of junior members in grass tracking racing. We have had fantastic successes over the years in this discipline and borrowing a bike from…

Social Series 10 March Weather watch

Hello Half Day Social Series riders. Given tomorrow’s forecast we’re keeping a close eye on the BBC website. At the moment all rides are still on but may be cancelled or shortened. Watch this space. …