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 …

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 …

West Suffolk Centenary Cross at West Stow

Stephen Brook Anniversary, Cyclo Cross, News

Almost 300 riders came to West Stow Country Park for the West Suffolk November Cross on Saturday 5th November (Round 6 of the Eastern Cyclocross League). This being WSW’s Centenary year, the club is hosting a league fixture on our normal weekend in November and then again in February. Thanks to the work of a dedicated course-building crew over recent …

Autumn activity update

Stephen Brook News, Social Rides, Time Trials, Triathlon

The first astronomical autumn weekend of 2022 saw WSW engaged in a range of activities – Road Racing and Triathlon events are winding down, the Cyclocross season has started, but club rides are still going strong. Ray Reeves led a squad of Wheelers at the Centurion Relay Triathlon in Great Yarmouth – the race format being a 2km swim, 82km …