Yesterday Paul Lilley, Mark Ingram and Simon Pitchford were just 9 seconds off beating the Club record for the Men's 25 mile team. Their aggregate time of 2.45.55 was made up of 54.44, 55.31 and 55.50 respectively and failed to eclipse the record established by Ian Waddy Waddilove, Martin Jones and Paul Lilley in 2008.
Also competing the Eastern Counties Cycling Association 25 mile Championship at Newmarket, were Richard Rich Moys 56.17, Steve Kaye 56.51, Lindsay Clarke 1.00.01 and Steve Clarke 1.00.04
Well done to all !
Fenland Clarion members gathered at the John Clare Cottage, Helpston last night at the conclusion of their final club 10 of the season.
In tosting the success of the winning riders with a specially brewed "Clare Ale" all enjoyed a hearty buffet before taking to the scenic courtyard garden to enjoy a lovely evening with a chat.
The buffet is one of a number of social events in the calender with the camping at Mildenhall coming up this weekend and the club dinner in November.
Thanks to all for coming along and for making it a lovely evening.
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Open 25mile Time Trial
Event Type: Open
Event Start: 14:00
Closing Date: 02/08/2013
Internet entries accepted via CTT Open 25TT Internet Entry
Postal entries to Chris Rimes – Full details click here Fenland Clarion Open 25TT details
Fenland Clarion members – This event is a qualifying round in the Club Championship and Veteran Championship series.
The eagerly awaited details of this years Mildenhall cycle rally have been released and we can now take bookings for pitches.
It is our intention to take bookings directly as per last year and then send one payment to Mildenhall, so please get in touch.
You can read mroe about the event in a brochure you can download from here.
Plenty of Clarion clubmates have been along in the past so have a chat with them to find out how much fun for the whole family this trip can be.
In windy by dry conditions the field took to the old A1 at Sawtry for 10 miles of time trial action. Though still to be ratified by the N&DCA, here are the provisional results.
These events are possible for anyone with a bike that can cope with a bit of off road riding. Most events have a mixture of cross bikes and mountain bikes, and as its run over a circuit no one can get left behind (well apart from on the first lap). The races are normally from 40 minutes to one hour (less for the younger riders). To compliment these events there will also be a few more off road rides coming up.
So if you fancy a change, why not give one of these a try. Many are local events, and there is one most weekends up to Christmas, and a few into the new year.
Please note the entry details for each event, and that if you want to score in a league series you should note the specific requirements of that league. As we are an Eastern region club, but also cose to the boundary with Central and the Lincolnshire league, you may choose to pick individual events that suit you, or compete in one league throughout the season. If you are unsure please ask.
As well as these league events we will be holding our own YOUTH ONLY cross races on 30th September, 28th October, 25th November & on 11th November there will be another GIRLS ONLY RACENIGHT, so please ride, help out, bring a friend or just help us to spread the word about these nights.
Please have a look through the spreadsheet for an excellent selection of local(ish) events.
So whether you fancy being the next cross expert like Sven Nys (left) or you think you're more of a crowd pleaser, why not give it a go?