Racing round-up

Stephen Brook News, Road Racing, Triathlon

Wheelers have been out competing in all forms of racing recently, and in all weathers. On April 23rd, Lee Sturman and Martin Brown headed to Beccles for the VC Baracchi 2023 Ringsfield Road Race, finishing 38th and 26th in heavy rain. Steven Rue is on the podium in Ibiza . After pre-qualifying in Romania last year, Steve took part in the ITU …

Ixworth Cycle Races 2023

Stephen Brook News, Road Racing

Racing returned to Ixworth again on May Bank Holiday, with fine spring weather – until the last 5 minutes of the final race, when the heavans opened. West Suffolk Wheelers put on the familiar 6 race program, starting with Men’s Category 4 races where the home club was represented by Stephen Brook (finishing 27th), Jason Fowler (25th) and Martin Brown …

Ixworth Cycle Races return!

Stephen Brook News, Road Racing

After an enforced absence owing to the pandemic, West Suffolk Wheelers were delighted to be able to bring our 6 race programme back to the village of Ixworth in its traditional May bank holiday slot. WSW were represented in most races across the programme: Scott Williams, Martin Brown and Stephen Brook in Men’s 4th category, Megan Free in Women’s 2/3/4 …

Ixworth Crits return on May bank holiday

Stephen Brook News, Road Racing

After a 2 year absence, Ixworth Cycle Races will return on Monday 2 May 2022. Entries are open now on the British Cycling website here. The six race program starts at midday, with the last race at 16:05.

The Hero Who Bury Forgot

admin News, Road Racing

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… …

Wheelers Double at Suffolk Race Series Round One

admin News, Road Racing, Time Trials

The first round of the Suffolk Race Series at Trinity Park, Ipswich on Weds 13th saw good results for the youth and adult racers. Alex Cooper claimed his first win in a great U14’s race. The U14’s and U12’s races go off together around the closed roads of the show ground. With a small group of riders working together around …

2018 Prize Giving and Roller Racing

admin Cyclo Cross, Grass Track, Mountain Biking, News, Road Racing, Roller Racing, Running, Swimming, Time Trials, Triathlon

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 …

Matt vs IronMan

admin News, Road Racing, Running, Swimming, Triathlon

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!

admin Road Racing, Running, Triathlon

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 …