Winter Series Wraps Up

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Last Sunday was the final round of the King Lynn MTB/ Revel Outdoors 2017/18 Winter Series at Shouldham Warren in Norfolk. Paul Watson took 6th place in the 3 hour Vets race, with fellow Wheeler Mark McCormack  (racing under Timber MTB colours) finishing in 21st. After good finishes in the earlier rounds, Mark finished 5th overall in the race series, …

Club Kit Update

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Last night’s Monthly Meeting made a decision on new club cycling kit which has now gone to British Cycling for approval. The design, created by new supplier Santini, uses the two tone red as seen on the club’s banners and gazebo. While bringing in a much more modern clean look,  the black sides provide a nod to the current kit. …

Wheelers in Action at Haughley

Pip Moore News, Running, Triathlon

Round 3 of the winter XC series was just up the road at Haughley Park. A merry band of Wheelers assembled to take on the best and toughest course of the season, the weather was mild and over cast – which is better than the snow and rain we’ve had the last few years. A great run from Clem Wallace …

2018 Prize Giving and Roller Racing

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For the second year the club’s prize giving evening was combined with the Chenery Rose Bowl Roller Racing competition. While several of the prize winners were unable to attend, there was still a healthy turnout to applaud the club’s 2017 champions. The full list of winners are below. Prize Giving With such a diverse club, there were trophies to be …

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, …

Trophies

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 …