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

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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. …

Lakes in a Day Ultra Run

Lakes in a Day Ultra Run

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Three Wheelers were in action at the Lakes in a Day ultra run on Saturday 8th October. 50 miles, 4000m of ascent, the route ran from Caldbeck in the north to Cartmel in the south. Matt Shingleton, Sarah Wells and Hayley Brewis took part with Matt finishing 24th overall from 400 participants in a time of 12hr 42 mins. Sarah …

2017 Hill Climb Championships

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Richard Farrow added to his Evening TT Series title with the Club Hill Climb Championships at Dalham-Gazeley. In second place to Fraser Elsworth after the first hill, Richard put in a strong ride to clinch victory on the second climb. Position Rider Hill 1 Hill 2 Total Time 1. Richard Farrow 2:00.07 1:12.88 3:12.95 2. Clement Wallace 2:00.66 1:19.22 3:19.88 3. …

Cesenatico 2014

Italian Training Camp Open for Booking

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The 2017 Italian Spring Training Camp will run from Saturday 6th to Saturday 13th May and  is now open for booking. For all the details please click here. This event is always popular, with 47 Wheelers attending in 2016, so don’t delay – book early!

West Suffolk Triathlon 2016 – Results

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The results for the West Suffolk Triathlon are available in the attached PDF. A huge congratulations to all who took part. We really hope you enjoyed your day as much as we enjoyed putting it on. westsuffolktriathlonresults2016.pdf

Ray Reeves Cozumel 2016 Medal

2016 ITU Cozumel World Age Group Championships

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Ray Reeves, competed in the 2016 ITU World Age Group Triathlon Championships in Cozumel Mexico on the 15th September. In extremely hot conditions Ray finished the sprint distance in 1:10:02. Here’s Ray’s report on his experiences at the race: After a long flight from Heathrow, stopping in Miami and an overnight in Cancun, we arrived in the Caribbean island of …

Oliver Griggs Hillyfields Cross 2016

Hillyfields Cross

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The West Suffolk Cyclo Cross Crew were out in force at the third event of the league season last Sunday at the excellent Hillyfields venue in Colchester with no less than 17 representatives. Caris Gregory came 18th in the U10 race and was second placed U8 girl, with cousin Lucas Denny 22nd, both just six years old. Harley Gregory rode …