Wheelers Go North To Cross In Foreign Lands

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

Six Wheelers together with supporters (two legged and four) travelled to do battle (play) at Misterton Hall, Leicestershire in Round 6 of Leicestershire Cyclocross League hosted by Mrs Craven and Welland Valley Cycling Club. The day started out misty in Suffolk but on arrival at the venue the sun shone brightly. What a fantastic location, the course careered around the …

2022 National Cyclo-Cross championships

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

The 2022 National Cyclo-Cross Championships took place at the weekend with two days of action at the South of England Showground, near Crawley. Competitors faced very wet and muddy conditions on both days, with Sunday’s action captured on Eurosport and the British Cycling YouTube channel. The Eastern Region was represented by a large number of riders in all the categories. …

West Suffolk Wheelers – 100th Anniversary

Stephen Brook Anniversary, News

West Suffolk Wheelers celebrate our 100th year in 2022 and the members of the club wish to have a memorable year. Our extensive list of existing events will be complemented by a specific Anniversary programme that will embrace members and the wider community. We have set the following goals for our Anniversary year: Celebrate 100 years of cycling and triathlon …

CX round-up – 22 November 2021

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

Wheelers were in action in both the Eastern League this weekend, at Redgrave, and at the National Trophy series at a new venue in Sunderland. The Redgrave event, hosted by Diss CC, used the familiar course round the edge of the Redgrave Activities Centre but with some adjustments this year that made it a technical challenge. The obstacles included tight …

Eastern CX Round 2 – Milton Park

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

Round 2 of the Eastern Cyclocross League was promoted by CC Ashwell, albeit at a venue at Milton Park (near Cambridge) usually used for the season-ending fixture. The course was similar to the one used in prior seasons by Cambridge Junior CC, but in the reverse direction. It was good day for WSW riders, with a win for Peter Golding …

Time trial round-up

Stephen Brook News, Time Trials

Kings Lynn 10 Mile – 25 September Three members took part in the time trial which passes South Runcton, Downham Market and Stradsett and finishes at Tottenhill. There was a slight headwind the roundabout then a bit cross and slight tailwind. The winning time was a 20:19, with Wheelers finishing as follows: Martin Pyne in 25:48, David Young in 26:33 …

Youth triathlon – medals galore at two events this weekend

Stephen Brook News, Triathlon

Junior & Youth Tri News – Adams Harrison Triathlon Festival and IHS and Tri East Super Sunday Event This morning saw several Junior/Youth Wheelers in competition. Izzy Free in the Triathlon Sprint along with Elliot Yaxley and Logan Marsh in the Aquathlon at the Adams Harrison Triathlon Festival in Haverhill and Isabel Moore, Poppy Moore, Jonathan (JJ) Etherington and Noah …

Eastern CX season kicks off at Springfield

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

WSW had a great start to the Eastern Cyclo Cross League on Sunday at Springfield, near Chelmsford – a fast course known for the 3 flights of steps to be climbed each lap. Ella and Erin Stewart were 4th and 3rd respectively in U14 and U12 Girls. Harley Gregory had a convincing win in the U16s, with Sam Brook 9th …

WSW Junior Triathlon Training News

Stephen Brook News, Triathlon

It was our third week back at training today and our first encounter of autumn weather. As we arrived the heavens opened. Thankfully our use of the rugby club is not limited to the field and the planned run/bike activities were replaced with a strength and conditioning session for the younger group and an aerobic and anaerobic interval set in …

Cross is back! … along with some gravel

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

The cyclocross season is now back in full swing, though our local Eastern League hasn’t yet kicked off. Several Wheelers were in action this weekend, first at Derby in Round 1 of the National Trophy series, then at Milton Keynes for Round 2 of the Central Cyclocross league. Harley Gregory (Under 16) and Peter Golding (Vet 60) made the trip …