Author Archives: Colin Bennett

Chronicle Submission August 2020

Global sports took a back seat for a few months but with the recent return of F1 motor racing and football, Congleton Cycling Club (CCC) have been involved over the past month with a shortened but successful and extremely popular … Continue reading

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Club Rides Resume

Saturday 8th August will see the first club ride since lockdown. Bob and Georgina Norton are organising a ride which will feature a “picnic” stop on Hankelow Village Green, near Audlem. Rides are currently scheduled for each Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading

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Time Trials Resume

The Manchester District Committee have now allowed time trials to resume for our region. So it is now possible for us to start our Tuesday evening time trials. We held a successful test event on Tuesday the 28th of July. … Continue reading

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Update on Club Open 50 and Other Time Trials

The club’s Open 50 mile TT scheduled for August 1st has now been officially cancelled because of continued uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus crisis. The Cycling Time Trials Manchester District Committee made the decision a couple of weeks ago, to suspend … Continue reading

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Corona Virus Update re July 4th Changes

Your committee had hoped to be able to restart club rides shortly. However, although the government guidelines now allow social distancing of one metre (plus extra precautions) inside, we still have to keep two metres apart outside. Also, the maximum … Continue reading

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Corona Virus Update

The lockdown is easing, but not that we’d notice. My take is that it’s still no business as usual, as far as the club is concerned. BC and CUK have updated their advice following the changes announced yesterday. CTT have not updated … Continue reading

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2020 Time Trial Program

This year, we have a 20 event evening TT programme, counting towards the clubs evening TT league. There are trophy competitions for the fastest man and fastest woman on both TT and Road bikes, the best veteran on Veterans Standard, … Continue reading

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Club Run 8th September 2019

What’s the best thing to have when you are leading a ride but the last thing you want when you come to write it up? An incident free ride. Six went to Beeston and had a good time. Actually less … Continue reading

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Submission to Chronicle – late December 2018

The Club had its annual Christmas meal at the Astbury Golf Club venue, to socialise, reflect and celebrate the achievements of the more athletic minded members of the cycling club. John Jervis as chair of the club welcomed members and … Continue reading

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Submission to Chronicle – Early December 2018

It has been a while since an article from the Club was posted, so some of the significant news is from a few months ago, but it is worth the wait. We start with more recent events, 3 members of … Continue reading

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2017 Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation

The club’s annual dinner and prize presentation took place last Saturday at Astbury Golf Club. After an excellent dinner, the club’s Vice Chairman Lee Wood welcomed the guests. The guest speaker was Hannah Bussey who is a writer for Cycling … Continue reading

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