Suffolk Punch Reliability Trial Postponed

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Tomorrow’s (Sunday 3rd Feb) Suffolk Punch Reliability Trial has been postponed due to the danger of ice on untreated roads. After rain showers today and freezing temperatures predicted overnight, the risk of injury is just too great. The Suffolk Punch will still happen and a new date will be confirmed after the next club monthly meeting.

2019 Membership Renewals Due

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The Membership Shop is now open to renew your West Suffolk Wheelers membership. Important Changes In order to comply with GDPR legislation we need explicit permission from each adult member to hold personal information according to the club privacy policy. Each adult will have to create their own West Suffolk Wheelers account and buy their own membership. DO NOT use your …

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A Tight One For The Tin – Fred Filby 2018

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A healthy turnout of 25 riders dragged their pudding laden bodies out for the prestigious Boxing Day morning Fred Filby TT. A healthy turnout didn’t necessarily translate into healthy competitors as there might have been a few nursing the after effects of the previous day’s festivities. With the target time format there was no need to thrash around the 10 …

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Hoxley Cup Nominations 2018

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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 six nominations that highlight some of the amazing achievements that have been posted by our members in the name of club and country, both at home and on international duties. …

The Hero Who Bury Forgot

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You might have noticed a proposal in the agenda for Monday’s AGM to sponsor a sculpture of James Moore on the Mount Road roundabout, but who was James Moore and why should we honour him?  The following article, written by former club chairman Ken Hoxley in 1997, will tell you all you need to know about this remarkable bike racer… …

Smiles All Round at West Suffolk Cross 2018

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Giles Prime and his team delivered a great day of racing at Saturday’s West Suffolk Cyclo-Cross. The bright weather brought out the crowds and while the dry, benign conditions might have disappointed the CX purists, the course provided a stern test for the riders. Cut from the former waste site next to West Stow Anglo Saxon Village, the course was …

Charlie Tops the Nation Again

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Charlie Knowler has brought the National Hill Climb Championships back to West Suffolk for the second time with a terrific win on the tough Pea Royd Lane near Sheffield. Riding in the Age 14 category, this is Charlie’s second win in the competition having taken the Under 12 title in 2016. The Hill Climb was originally due to take place …

Ibiza European Championships

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Having just landed the day after Lesley and Steven Linden’s races, we were keen to drop our bags and not miss the start of the Standard Distance Duathlon to cheer on both Scott Williams and Steve Rue. The music was blasting and crowd buzzing prior to the mass start for each wave. Then both the music and crowd fell silent …

Lindens Run a Storm in Ibiza

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Lesley and Stephen Linden were among several Wheelers representing Great Britain at the  European Sprint Duathlon Championship in Ibiza on the 2oth October. Here’s Lesley’s first hand account  of the race. More reports on the event to follow as they come in! Having decided to treat this trip as ‘a holiday with a race in the middle’ we both felt …

Young Wheelers Climb High (and Fast!)

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The next generation of Wheelers were out in force for last Sunday’s Falling Leaves Hill Climb, run over Watson’s Hill, Semer. This annual event hosted by CC Sudbury is a popular and hotly contested race. Were it not for the efforts of  William Carlyon of Ipswich BC, the Wheelers would have locked out the podium in the Juvenile category. Oscar …