Wet. Windy. Triumph!

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West Suffolk Triathlon 2018 The West Suffolk Triathlon 2018 on Sunday 23rd Sept was a huge success despite inclement weather. It was the eighth year at Stowmarket Leisure Centre with 250 preregistered competitors. There were very few deterred by wet and windy conditions and the event attracted some brilliant talent. The sprint series event comprised of a 300 meter swim, …

Springfield Cross

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Well done to Matthew Blackwell, finishing 5th in his CX debut in the U8 race at Springfield Cross in Chelmsford on Sunday. Caris Gregory has moved up to the U10 and is still performing well. Just 8 seconds separated Tommy Dickson (pictured) and Sam Brook as they had a good battle in U12. Harley Gregory has also moved up an …

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Paul Watson Warms up for CX with Third in MSG Series

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The last round of the Mud, Sweat & Gears Eastern Series was at Langdon Hills, Basildon. Round 8 was a tough hilly energy sapping course with some gnarly root covered descents along with some fast downhill sections. Paul Watson put in an strong effort to finish second in the Grand vet age category and secured third place in the series …

Wheelers Runners in Double Victories

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Buff Joust 24 hr Darren Sharman, Matt Shingleton, Anna Street and Rob Masson (pictured above) took part in the Buff Joust, a 24 hour running relay starting over a 5.5 mile course starting midday Saturday 1st September and finishing midday on Sunday. The course was hard and lumpy which made it tricky at night – a little too much at …

Sam’s the Number One TriStar 1 in Clacton

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Clacton Duathlon The Clacton Duathlon at Holland Haven Country Park was the last Junior event of the year. There were four West Suffolk Wheelers competing (and pictured above). Logan Marsh in TriStar Start, Sam Blackwell in TriStar 1 and Dylan Marsh and Stuart Adam in TriStar 3. It was a little windy at the beach but it was a great …

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2018 Time Trial Series Champions Announced

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The results are in and it’s Dale Sturman and Laura Brown taking the season long time trial trophies, while Richard Farrow re-takes Collard Shield. The new Road Bike Series went to Matt Denny. With 55 riders competing in this year’s season long time-trial series Dale Sturman (pictured riding the West Stow 2-up) and Laura Brown are crowned the male and female …

Don Picking 1932 – 2018

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It is with great sadness that we must announce the passing on Thursday morning of Club President Don Picking. On behalf of the club and all it’s members we would like to pass on our deepest condolences to Don’s wife Brenda and family. Don joined the West Suffolk Wheelers in 1962 and over the intervening 56 years his contribution to …

Mud, Sweat and Fully Geared

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This week West Suffolk Wheelers have been competing in a range of events from swimming and running in an Aquathalon, to a full-on Ironman challenge with the Vikings in Copenhagen, to battling the hills, humps and berms of the Mud Sweat and Gears mountain bike series. As usual, all Wheelers have been giving it their all achieving podiums and hard …

Wheelers Double at Suffolk Race Series Round One

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The first round of the Suffolk Race Series at Trinity Park, Ipswich on Weds 13th saw good results for the youth and adult racers. Alex Cooper claimed his first win in a great U14’s race. The U14’s and U12’s races go off together around the closed roads of the show ground. With a small group of riders working together around …

2018 Club Triathlon Championships

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This year’s Club Triathlon Championship was held for the third year at Fritton Lake. The Fritton Lake Triathlon Festival has a unique challenge of three triathlons in two days. Over the two days competitors can complete in a Standard, a Sprint and a Super Sprint Triathlon distances or do all three in less than 48 hours. The events is based in …