Matt vs IronMan

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Matt Shingleton raced IronMan Bolton last weekend (16th July) and has written this excellent account that gets you right into the heart of what it feels like to compete in an IronMan (that’s a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike leg and a 26.2 mile marathon run). To make it even harder on himself, Matt chose to run in …

Hurricane Angie!

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Angela Joiner-Handy took on the best of Europe and the worst of the weather at the European Duathlon Championships in Soria Spain last week and came away with a superb result. Here’s her excellent report… “Well, having qualified months ago, I thought ‘I am on this, this year I am going to train hard’. Life never seems to work out …

Racing Round-Up – 22nd Aug

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Another busy weekend of racing, time trialling and triathlon saw West Suffolk Wheelers & Triathlon Club in action across the region over the weekend. Jake Towler and Malcolm Borg took on CC Sudbury’s 50 mile road race, Angela Joiner-Handy and Scott Williams raced the VC Barachi open 50 TT, Paul Watson, Dick and Robin Lines and William Keys headed off …

Road Racing Round-up – 8th Aug

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A very warm and decidedly windy day saw West Suffolk Wheeler & Triathlon Club member Jake Towler back in action on Sunday at the Strada Sport RT Road Race. Held over  50 hot, hilly and energy sapping miles  around the race HQ at Saxlingham Nethergate south of Norwich, Jake continues to impress and improve on a weekly basis. In a …

Cycling Round-up Aug 1st

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A gutsy performance saw 18 year old West Suffolk Wheeler and Triathlon Club rider Jake Towler in top form at Sunday’s Diss & District CC’s Hopton Road Race. Held as part of the Eastern Road Racing League, and starting at Hopton, the course took in over 65 miles of rolling north Suffolk roadways.  Jake stayed in contact throughout with the …

Wheelers Strong in First Suffolk Cycle Race

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Round 1 of the Maglia Rosso sponsored Suffolk Cycle Series Races rolled into Trinity Park Ipswich on Wednesday evening (22nd June). A series of closed circuit races a course of about 2 km long saw some very fast paced and competitive racing from a strong contingent of West Suffolk Wheelers & Triathlon Club racers, with Fraser Elsworth setting the tone …

Late May 2016 Cycling Round-up

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The club’s racers have been out in force this week, with Fraser Elsworth at Lotus the pick of the results. Lotus Track Meet Fraser Elsworth excelled at Thursday’s Lotus Closed Circuit track meet held on the Lotus cars test track at Hethel in Norfolk (26th May). Racing in the U16 event of 25 minutes duration on the 2.2 mile long …