Shouldham Warren XC MTB

Stephen Brook Mountain Biking, News

Nine wheelers braved a sodden Shouldham Warren course to take on Kings Lynn MTB Club’s XC race on Sunday 18th February, with the water torture coming in 1 hour, 1.5 hour and 3 hour varieties! Congratulations to Lee Sturman and Kevin Burton for tackling the 3 hour race, Paul Watson, Nick Rush, Karl Hale, Megan Free and Matt Denny riding …

Centenary celebrations!

Stephen Brook Anniversary, Mountain Biking, News

2022 is West Suffolk Wheelers’ Centenary year – the club was founded on 5 May 1922. To celebrate, the club has a series of events planned. This week, we held an open day at club HQ to introduce new members to the range of activities we have to offer, and recreated a scene on Angel Hill in Bury St Edmunds …

Mud Sweat and Gears 2021 trophy winners

Stephen Brook Mountain Biking, News

The Mud Sweat and Gears series for 2021 comprised 5 events, running from April to August and including a new event in Lincolnshire. We had riders in many age and gender divisions including Samuel Brook (Juvenile Male), Thomas Verzijl (Youth Male), Laura Brown (Masters Female), Anthony Ashford (Senior Male), Simon Christie, Matt Denny, Stephen Brook (Veteran Male), Karl Hale, Nick …

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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 …

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 …

MSG Round 2 Henham

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Round 2 of Mud Sweat and Gears at Henham saw 4 wheelers brave the conditions. Steven Brook placed 45th in the open having outpaced team mate Chris Hinitt (50th) on the last lap. Stephen Brook paid for the price for bad clothing choices though, commenting: “blimey that wind cut through you like a knife! Was a little under dressed for the …

Winter Series Wraps Up

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Last Sunday was the final round of the King Lynn MTB/ Revel Outdoors 2017/18 Winter Series at Shouldham Warren in Norfolk. Paul Watson took 6th place in the 3 hour Vets race, with fellow Wheeler Mark McCormack  (racing under Timber MTB colours) finishing in 21st. After good finishes in the earlier rounds, Mark finished 5th overall in the race series, …

2018 Prize Giving and Roller Racing

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For the second year the club’s prize giving evening was combined with the Chenery Rose Bowl Roller Racing competition. While several of the prize winners were unable to attend, there was still a healthy turnout to applaud the club’s 2017 champions. The full list of winners are below. Prize Giving With such a diverse club, there were trophies to be …