Wheelers at Woodbridge

Pip Moore News, Running, Triathlon

Sunday 4th December saw another fantastic turnout of Wheelers for the second event in the Winter League Cross Country series at Woodbridge. A bright day at race HQ but an icy breeze to deal with made conditions challenging.  Not that it put people off. In total, 17 Wheelers took part which meant another full complement for the team standings.   It …

Round 4 - National CX Trophy 2016

Cyclo-cross National Trophy Round 4

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Trinity Park, Ipswich was the venue for the penultimate round of the British Cycling National Trophy with some Wheelers racing at this level for the first time.  It gave the chance for them to pit themselves against the top riders in the country as well as several from across Europe.  The course was very fast and first off in the …

Meeting

Club AGM Report 2016

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A full Club HQ last night saw 53 members (and one dog) attend the Club’s Annual General Meeting. The Committee reports detailed a very successful year for the club with record membership, a healthy bank balance and in excess of 600 club activities over the last 12 months. Chairman Neville highlighted the fact that all this happens without a single …

Wheelers in Action at Cross Country Season Opener

Pip Moore News, Running, Triathlon

The results from the first 2016 Winter League Cross Country at Framingham have now be published.  13 Wheelers, out of a field of well over 400, had a great season opener on Sunday 30th October.  So many Wheelers meant we had a full complement for the team result (at least 7 males & 3 females). Strong performances all round – particularly from …

West Suffolk Cross 2017

West Suffolk Cyclo-Cross 2016

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West Suffolk Wheelers & Triathlon Club hosted round 11 of the Eastern Cyclo Cross League on Saturday, and for the first time, Hardwicke Heath was the venue for what turned out to be a spectacle of superb racing from riders across all age categories, from clubs local, regional and beyond. The course itself was very well received by racers, spectators …

Winter Series MTB 2017 Round 1

MTB Winter Series Kicks off in Style

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The season’s opener of the Revel Outdoors 2017 Winter Series MTB races took place at Santon Downham near Brandon on Sunday 30th Oct. Organised by Kings Lynn MTB and the first of a series of four, the ground and weather conditions were first class which, together with a fast, free flowing and largely single track course of some 6 miles, …

Graffham CX Oct 2017

Wheelers make a splash at Graffham Water Cyclo-Cross

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A busy day for West Suffolk Wheelers & Triathlon Club cyclo-cross racers on Sunday, with Graffham Water in Rutland the venue for round 10 of the Eastern Cyclo Cross League. The course, which tested racers with wooded sections and some tricky off cambers also included the much loved sections along the reservoir’s muddy foreshore. Fielding racers across 6 age groups, the …

Wheelers at Wattisham

Pip Moore News, Triathlon

As the Triathlon season draws to a close, Matt Shingleton posted another fine performance at  a windy Wattisham Triathlon on 22nd October.  Matt completed the 300m swim in 5:05, 20km bike in 32:06 and 5km run in 18:07 to claim overall 2nd place, together with an age group win and the fastest bike split. Repeating his age group win at …

Boyd Podiums in Tricycle TT Championships

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Mark Cavendish was not the only one pipped to the post this month as Boyd Nicholas scored second place in the Tricycle Association East 25 mile TT Championships. Held on 2nd Oct on the sporting E1/25B course, Boyd was only beaten by Ian Pike of Fenland. A brisk wind, five roundabouts and a zebra crossing out and back made for …

CC Ashwell Cross Oct 2016

Early Season Successes for Wheeler’s Cyclo-Crossers

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West Suffolk members have been really busy Cyclo Crossing so far this season with no less than 20 members having participated in the seven events to date in the Eastern League. Most notable has been Mike Bowen, now in the 50+ race, with one win and 5 good placings from 7 rides, and currently highest placed rider on average score. …