Club News 16/12/2017

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    It was back to racing for a number of club riders this weekend just gone and with some success, Neil Ellison who has become a win machine this year in the Central Cross league kept up his undefeated record in the vets class taking his 8th win in 8 rides in the series so far, not surprisingly this has guaranteed him the overall win with a round to go and despite missing one counting event In the Brass Monkeys MTB race, Rick Featherston took the win with Simon Slater 2nd in the 3hr grand vets class with Jessee Kelly 13th, Paul White took 3rd in the vets and Nick Try 8th on the open event so some very impressive results.

    On the social side the weather had a bit of an impact on numbers on Saturday for the social MTB ride then Sunday due to the ice the road ride was cancelled, hopefully some milder weather will come along soon and we can all get out on the road again soon without the risk of falling off.

    Don’t forget we have opened a new clothing order, so if you want to order any new club kit follow the links on the club website.

    Tonight Monday a few of us will be going to the Brunel Gym at 6.30 p.m. for some wt training to try and strengthen up the legs for next years riding, also tonight it is the last club night of the year, we will be meeting at 8.30 at The Crown, where hopefully we can sort out a few social rides for the Christmas period. So full details of the rides will be posted up post the meet.

    Once again a few reminders, those coming on the clubs road trip to France, make sure you have booked your flights, also the 2018 clubs subs are due, so please make sure you renew promptly. Those that expressed an interest in a day at Calshot indoor track on the 18th Feb, I have booked this so now need those people to pay their deposits of £15. For those that have never ridden an indoor track before, it is a real buzz and comes highly recommended and you never know you could be the next Chris Hoy so get in touch for more details!

    If people look at the notable dates below they can see that we have a number of club trips coming up, if anyone wants further details of the Wales MTB trip, the Bucks Road Sportive/ Majorca training camp/Paris Roubaix/French road tour then check the clubs forums out or send me an e-mail

    Also hoping to conform the dates of thiss years Black Park Summer XC races soon -so watch this space

    Hopefully see people on a ride soon

    Notable dates

    TBC Day trip to Cannock
    5/6/7th Jan South Wales MTB trip
    25th Feb Bucks Road Sportive
    26th Feb Majorca Spring camp
    7th April Paris Roubaix sportive
    13th May the 20th Bucks off Road Sportive
    10th June Club Road tour

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