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 …

#LimitlessFestival – part of WSW Summer of Cycling

Stephen Brook Grass Track, News, Social Rides

West Suffolk Wheelers are delighted to announce that on Saturday 25th June, we will host our #Limitless Festival at Fornham All Saints Community Centre. In addition to our traditional Grass Track racing programme, the day will feature Family Guided Rides, Disability & Recumbent Cycle activities and a special guest Wayne Harrod (UCI MC4 Hour World Record Holder).

Dates for your diary in May and June

Stephen Brook Meetings, News

Now that the road season is in full swing we have plenty of events going on: Club meetings – come and have your say and assist in the running of your club – Tuesday 9th May and Monday 12th June, at Club HQ. Evening time trial series – TTs every Thursday evening, details and schedule here: Racing | West Suffolk …

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 …

Pleased as Punch

Stephen Brook News, Social Rides

What an amazing turnout, 103 riders took part on the WSW reliability ride named the Suffolk Punch on Sunday 12th February.  The all new format Punch has 3 distances 38, 62 and 80 miles at  various speeds.  Riders left in groups of 6 with the first group leaving at 9am and the last group away at 9:22. The reliability ride as …

West Suffolk Worlds!

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

West Suffolk February Cross, Sunday 5 February 2023 The UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Hoogerheide ended on the same day as the West Suffolk Cross at West Stow – and while there were no rainbow jerseys to be won, there was plenty to play for in the final round of the 2022-23 Eastern Cyclocross League. There was a light frost …

Eastern Cyclocross Round 10 – Stow Scramble

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

Round 10 of the Eastern Cyclocross League was held at Haughley Park on Sunday 22nd January, hosted by Stowmarket & District Cycling Club. It was a cold, frosty day that had intermittent sun and clouds of mist. The course was the mix that riders have come to enjoy – off camber turns, a sandpit (albeit frozen solid this year), a …

Wheelers at the Worlds

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

For the second year running, Trinity Park in Ipswich hosted the UCI Masters Cyclo-Cross World Championships. Organised by Steve Grimwood with help from an army of volunteers from across the region represented by the Eastern Cyclocross Association, the event hosts races across 5-year age groups from 35 upwards. This year’s event ran from Thursday 1st December to Sunday 4th December. …

Bridges, sand and slips at Eastern Region CX Champs

Stephen Brook Cyclo Cross, News

This Sunday saw Round 8 of the Eastern CX league double up as the Eastern Regional championship. The race was held at Trinity Park, and used the course that will host the World Masters Cyclocross Championship next weekend. It had all the features you’d expect of a World Champ standard course – two large bridges, a very long sandpit (even …