WSW Audax and Grass Track racing – 16 June 2024

Stephen BrookAudax, Grass Track, News

West Suffolk Wheelers are hosting an Audax event on Sunday 16 June 2024, to coincide with an afternoon of Grass Track racing at Fornham All Saints. There will be 2 route options – Grist to the Mills (50 km) and Tour de Fords (100 km). Riders are welcome to come and watch National Grass Track Series racing upon their return …

Ixworth Cycle Races 2024 – Race report

Stephen BrookNews, Road Racing

West Suffolk Wheelers’ annual Criterium races at Ixworth village attract top UK riders and international guest riders from China Note that full results and all podium photos are detailed in this news item. West Suffolk Wheelers held their annual Ixworth Cycle Races on Monday 6th May 2024, with over 160 riders taking part over 6 races. This year’s event included …

Ixworth Cycle Races – 2024 Results

Stephen BrookNews, Road Racing

Thank you to all our riders for putting on a great display this year. We’d love to see you again next year – mark the May bank holiday in your diary. Here are the podiums and detailed results from all of this year’s races held on Monday 6th May 2024. Race 1: Senior & Junior Women and Men, Category 4 …

Early season TT update

Stephen BrookNews, Time Trials

With the TT season in full swing, here’s an update on how the WSW testers are going in local Open events. On 21st April, 3 wheelers faced the timekeeper in the Kings Lynn 10 , a very strong cold northerly put paid to hopes of a quick ride but the promoting club’s hospitality was as always excellent. Mark Eastwood: 27.42 …

Club hoodies

Stephen BrookNews

David Young is taking orders for club hoodies – see designs below. Please contact David for sizing and to place an order. We’re aiming to place an order for at least 25 hoodies, in which case the price will be £19.25 plus VAT, i.e. £23.10.

End of season Cyclocross report for 2023-24

Stephen BrookCyclo Cross, News

This end of season round-up is brought to you by Peter Golding, WSW CX stalwart and race organiser As the season is finally over in the UK it’s time to put together the final report and I’m doing so whilst watching a televised race from Middlekerke in Belgium !It has been a wonderful season for all of the Wheelers Cyclocross …

Shouldham Warren XC MTB

Stephen BrookMountain 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 …

Suffolk Punch Reliability Trial 2024

Stephen BrookNews

This year saw the second incarnation of the Suffolk Punch under Jason Alcock’s stewardship, with revised routes over 38, 62 and 80 miles. There were some last minute route adjustments to account for roadworks around Bildeston, plus plenty of water on the roads on the day to test the riders. 67 riders braved the conditions, returning to WSW Club HQ …

Club ride update – 10th February

Stephen BrookNews, Social Rides

An update on club rides – and news of a Ride Leader’s course at Club HQ on Saturday 2 March. Wheelers on the Community Ride on 3rd February While we’re still putting up with damp, squally weather, most of our club rides are already in full swing. If you want to get out on the weekend, you’ll be in safe …