New Facebook Group Supports Type 1 Diabetic Cyclists and Athletes

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Wheelers Zoila Fernández and Matt Denny have set up a Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/t1dcyclingeastanglia/) to support type 1 diabetic cyclists and athletes. Zoila explains: “Matt Denny and myself are both type 1 diabetic cyclists. This means that we are reliant on testing our blood sugars and injecting insulin several times a day in order to stay alive. There are a lot …

Wheelers perform well on home turf.

Pip Moore News, Running, Triathlon

The lastest round of the winter cross country series was on our doorstep at Nowton Park. Another great turn out from the Wheelers saw 20 runners take to the start, with blue skies and the course soft, but not too muddy it was perfect conditions. Another great run from Matt Shingleton saw him first Wheeler home with Keith Marten right …

Club Trophies

Prize Presentation Evening Rocked and Rolled!

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The Club’s Roller Racing championship provided added spice to this year’s Annual Prize Giving, with three exciting competitions over the evening. The racing complemented an evening that celebrated the club’s champions across the wide range of competitions in the club over the 2016 season. A full list of all the winners is below, but notable winners include Paul Vickers with …

TT News

2017 Evening TT Schedule Announced

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The schedule for the 2017 Club Evening TT Series has been announced. Details below with full details at westsuffolkwheelers.org/activities/racing/ Note: All start times are 18:45 unless otherwise stated Sign on closes 15 minutes before start Date Time Location Distance Notes 6th April Livermere 5.5 13th April Horringer 7.5 16th April 09:30 West Stow 10  Medium Gear 20th April Lt. Welnetham 8.9 27th …

Suffolk Punch 2017

Suffolk Punch Reliability Trial 2017

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A foggy start soon gave way to sunshine and probably the best riding conditions seen for a few years. Although the wet roads and submerged potholes meant riders couldn’t spend long taking in the views of the West Suffolk countryside. 124 riders signed up for the three distances. Second only to last year’s record number. In a complete turnaround from …

Caris Gregory Snetterton CX 2017

Caris Gregory Takes Eastern Cyclo-Cross Title

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The Eastern Cyclo-Cross League came to a finish on the 22nd Jan at a cold and frosty Iceni Velo’s Snetterton Cross, with Caris Gregory clinching the Under 8 Girls title. In the 50+ Vets Mike Bowen and Paul Watson fought out a tight battle to finish 7th and 8th with just 14 seconds separating them. Mike sealed his 3rd place …

Scone-tastic!

The WSW Café Guide is Here!

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If you’ve ever been stuck to think of a café to head to from Bury, then your salvation is at hand. The all new West Suffolk Wheelers Café Guide is here! Whatever point of the compass you’re heading to from Bury St Edmunds and whatever distance you plan to ride, there’s a café for you. Click on the café to …

Hard Going at Haughley

Pip Moore News, Running, Triathlon

The Winter Cross Country race at Haughley Park over the weekend had another great turn out from the Wheelers – despite the conditions being cold, grey and wet. This didn’t deter several new faces from comming along. The course was a challenge, as always – a proper cross country course. Plenty of mud and those ‘bomb hole’ exits are just …

MTB Winter Series Jan 2017

Paul Watson Scores Top 10 in MTB Winter Series

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The third round of King`s Lynn MTB Winter Series in a cold and wet Brandon Country Park saw Paul Watson finish 10th in the 90 minute Veteran race. Matt Denny, racing under Maglia Rosso colours, finished a solid 21st in the 63 rider field. Jake Towler and Tom Smith both put in encouraging performances in the 90 minute senior race, …

Grass Track

Grass Track Racing – A Chance to Have a Go

Barry Denny Grass Track, News

There are to be taster sessions of grass track racing for club members in the spring – please email barrydenny@btinternet.com to register your interest. Nowadays Grass Track is a minor branch of cycle sport, but that wasn’t always the case, being very popular and important back in the day. Even in recent times it has been important with the likes of …