Caris Seals CX Title at Snetterton

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No less than 22 Wheelers took part in the penultimate round of the Eastern Cyclo Cross League, which was held at the World Horse Welfare Centre at Snetterton on Sunday. An excellent and compact circuit had been devised winding around the paddocks and even through the indoor arena, which proved popular with spectators taking cover from the wet and cold …

Cyclo-Cross Christmas Update

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The Christmas break gives us a chance to review the excellent results West Suffolk members have been achieving in the Eastern Cross League. Thirteen of the sixteen rounds have now been held, with three to come in the New Year, with each rider’s best ten results counting to overall League placings. We have had no less than 23 members scoring …

Wheelers at Woodbridge

Pip Moore News, Running, Triathlon

The second round of the X – country league last Sunday saw 14 wheelers take on the short ‘n’ fast, sandy course at Woodbridge. The ‘mizzle’ at the start gave the impression we were in for a damp race, but just after the start the sun came out for near perfect run conditions. As the shortest course on the circuit, …

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Hoxley Cup Nominations 2017

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The Hoxley Cup is awarded for Triathlon Achievement as voted for by the members, so check the list below and email your vote to triathlon@westsuffolkwheelers.org The Triathlon committee have made nine nominations that highlight some of the amazing achievements/wins that have been posted by our members in the name of club and country, both at home and on international duties. The …

Exciting Racing Brightens a Grey Day for 2017 Cyclo-Cross

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The promised day-long rain stayed away, but the 366 racers that ignored the forecast and started the 2017 West Suffolk Cross weren’t spared the mud. A couple of heavy showers in the morning session made for slick conditions on the 1.7 mile circuit of Hardwick Heath and plenty of spills. After the early morning efforts of the set-up crew, the …

Angie & Steve National Champions!

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Huge congratulation go to Angela Joiner-Handy and Steven Rue who both won their respective English National Duathlon Championships at the weekend. Competing in the standard distance duathlon at Oulton Park on Sunday (8th Oct), both came 1st in their age group over the 10k run, 40k bike, 5k run event. Angie put in a great performance to finish not only …

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Paul Rooke Finishes Strongly in the Wet

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Paul Rooke completed his last TT for this year, on Sunday 1st Oct in really wet conditions on the B25/50 (A143 Wortell – Bungay) course. After a year where the racing has been largely nice and dry, on the second lap of this final test the wind and rain really hit hard. Nevertheless Paul was delighted to close out the …

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Joe Kaye Climbs to Victory

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Turnout for the Interclub Hill Climb was down this year, but that didn’t stop an incredibly tight finish. Joe Kaye overturned a 1 second deficit after the first climb to nudge out the 2016 title holder Richard Farrow by just 2 tenths of a second. 1 Joe Kaye 1-58-75 1-11-59 3-10-34 2 Richard Farrow 1-57-62 1-12-91 3-10-53 3 Clement Wallace …

Triathlon Two Week Roundup

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

This post covers a busy fortnight for Wheelers triathletes. Starting on 10th Sept, Hannah Mclnroy Naylor was in action at the Vitruvian Middle Distance National Championships. After a slower than usual swim, a mechanical on the bike which resulted in Hannah only having the little chain ring available for about half the race, she finished a fantastic 6th in the 25-29 AG …