The Hero Who Bury Forgot

admin News, Road Racing

You might have noticed a proposal in the agenda for Monday’s AGM to sponsor a sculpture of James Moore on the Mount Road roundabout, but who was James Moore and why should we honour him?  The following article, written by former club chairman Ken Hoxley in 1997, will tell you all you need to know about this remarkable bike racer… …

Smiles All Round at West Suffolk Cross 2018

admin Cyclo Cross, News

Giles Prime and his team delivered a great day of racing at Saturday’s West Suffolk Cyclo-Cross. The bright weather brought out the crowds and while the dry, benign conditions might have disappointed the CX purists, the course provided a stern test for the riders. Cut from the former waste site next to West Stow Anglo Saxon Village, the course was …

Charlie Tops the Nation Again

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Charlie Knowler has brought the National Hill Climb Championships back to West Suffolk for the second time with a terrific win on the tough Pea Royd Lane near Sheffield. Riding in the Age 14 category, this is Charlie’s second win in the competition having taken the Under 12 title in 2016. The Hill Climb was originally due to take place …

Ibiza European Championships

Pip Moore News, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

Having just landed the day after Lesley and Steven Linden’s races, we were keen to drop our bags and not miss the start of the Standard Distance Duathlon to cheer on both Scott Williams and Steve Rue. The music was blasting and crowd buzzing prior to the mass start for each wave. Then both the music and crowd fell silent …

Lindens Run a Storm in Ibiza

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Lesley and Stephen Linden were among several Wheelers representing Great Britain at the  European Sprint Duathlon Championship in Ibiza on the 2oth October. Here’s Lesley’s first hand account  of the race. More reports on the event to follow as they come in! Having decided to treat this trip as ‘a holiday with a race in the middle’ we both felt …

Young Wheelers Climb High (and Fast!)

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The next generation of Wheelers were out in force for last Sunday’s Falling Leaves Hill Climb, run over Watson’s Hill, Semer. This annual event hosted by CC Sudbury is a popular and hotly contested race. Were it not for the efforts of  William Carlyon of Ipswich BC, the Wheelers would have locked out the podium in the Juvenile category. Oscar …

TT News

Dalham (Inter-Club) Hill Climb TT 7/10/18

Peter-SW News, Time Trials

Position Name Club 1st Time 2nd Time Total Time 1 Andrew Knowles North Norfolk Wheelers 2.04.53 1.23.60 3.28.13 2 Ben Loxton WSW 2.29.35 1.42.82 4.12.17 3 David Young WSW 2.34.25 1.46.87 4.21.12 4 Oscar Keep SCC 2.57.03 1.50.97 4.48.00

Four Races Down and Wheelers On The Up – The CX Season So Far

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The cyclo cross season is now well under way, with four meetings to date, two in Basildon, one in Chelmsford and one in Colchester. So far we have had 15 members taking part across the age groups, all enjoying the very mixed weather, course conditions and varied nature of the circuits. Laura Brown is well placed in the women’s section. …

Wet. Windy. Triumph!

admin News, Triathlon

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, …