Champion of Champions 25 (updated pictures & result)

admin   August 13, 2017   Comments Off on Champion of Champions 25 (updated pictures & result)

It was a perfect morning for time trialling – bright, warm, and with a rising southerly breeze to push the riders home – and the times certainly reflected that with the top 18 all breaking the hour. Fastest was Craig McAuley (Caldwell Cycles) – his time of 52:56 was faster than Graeme Obree’s winning time in the very first Champion… Read more »

A night for strong riders

admin   August 8, 2017   Comments Off on A night for strong riders

Riders faced a strong northerly headwind in tonight’s 10k time trial on the Portaferry Road, with most finishing two or three minutes slower than their personal bests. That made Paul Crossan’s winning time of 14:17 particularly impressive – an average speed of over 26mph. Mark Kane was second, leading in a strong contingent of riders from Northern/Dave Kane. Winner on… Read more »

Club BBQ fun

admin   August 7, 2017   Comments Off on Club BBQ fun

Nearly 60 members and friends attended the club BBQ last Saturday. The early arrivers were treated to the best of the weather, and some planes practising for the Newcastle air show. The quiz was less “internet friendly” this year, leading to an even wider variety of answers than normal. For the question “who was described as ‘The wee man was… Read more »