Author Archives: Bob Norton

About Bob Norton

Club Chairman.

Roadworks force cancellation of 10 mile TT 18/7/17 – J2/1

Road works in Chelford mean we again have to cancel a club evening league event. Next Tuesday July 25th we are on the Congleton based JC/27 Holmes Chapel Road course. All welcome. Entry Fee £3 CCC members, £4 visitors (juniors … Continue reading

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11/07/2017. Club Evening 25 replaced with a 10. ALSO OFF.

The evening 25 mile time trial promotion, which was to have been the second leg of the Karl Austin Memorial Inter Club event is cancelled due to road works on the A34. It has been replaced with a 10 on … Continue reading

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Karl Austin Memorial Interclub 25 Leg 1 is OFF

Please note that due to roadworks/road closures on the A535 and on Seven Sisters Lane the planned 25 is OFF.  We have considered running a 10 on the J2/1 instead but Cheshire East have scheduled road works tomorrow at Ollerton … Continue reading

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Club 10 mile TT 02/05/2017

A stiff and cool north easterly wind hampered riders on the way back from the turn in this weeks Evening TT League event on the J2/1 at Chelford. Ben Norbury made a come back following a long layoff through a … Continue reading

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Ken Norbury

Very sad news. Ken Norbury passed away last week. He was at home with his family. Adrian Pennington has put this tribute on Instagram. I am sure that we all feel the same way. He was a great friend of … Continue reading

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Club 10 mile TT Gawsworth 25/4/17

The 10 mile TT at Gawsworth in decidedly wintery conditions. It was about 4 degrees with blustery showers. Jack Schofield 21:30 was a fastest from Philip Gleave 22:45 (PB) and Keith Dutton 23:11 (Wills Wheels).  Third club member was Mark … Continue reading

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Club 10 mile TT Gawsworth 18/4/17

The second event in the 2017 Evening TT league had 32 starters on a fine evening. There was a bit of a fright before the event got underway, in that there were mobile roadworks on the course doing pothole repairs. … Continue reading

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TT 11/4/17 OFF – Roadworks

Afraid we have had to abandon tonight’s TT because of roadwork’s near at Brereton Heath. They are situated on a curve and are about 70 metres long. We will look at adding the event on at the other end of … Continue reading

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Club do well in opening Cheshire Points Series TT

On Saturday March 18th, the Club had 5 starters in the first round of the Cheshire TT series points league. It was the the first of 3 Manchester and District Time trial Association 10 mile TT’s held on the Twemlow … Continue reading

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2017 TT Season Starts Now

The Manchester and District time trial season gets underway this weekend with the Nova C.C. “2 up” team time trial over 25 miles at Gawsworth. We have 2 teams riding. Steve Sladin is paired with Lee Wood and Polly Wilding … Continue reading

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Activities for Dec 31st and Jan 1st

Saturday Club Run Minshull’s Garden Centre  near Leighton, a ride of around 40 miles in length. We will meet, as usual, at the Unicorn at 10am. Leaders Jill and John Jervis. It looks like it will be a lot less … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas from Congleton Cycling Club

Happy Christmas and New Year to all our followers. Wishing you safe cycling in 2017. Note. No club night next week (Dec 29th). Saturday Club Run Dec 31st   New Years Day Walk. Jan 1st. Sam Alston is kindly leading for … Continue reading

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Club 10. 31/5/16 – Congleton JC27

Last Tuesday’s Club 10 was run on the Congleton to Holmes Chapel road JC27 course after an event clash at Chelford forced a move from the scheduled event on J2/1. In windy conditions, Ben Norbury recorded a winning time of … Continue reading

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Club Evening TT 10 miles JC/5 -24/5/15

Ben Norbury edged a little closer to breaking the 21 minute barrier with a PB 21:14 in last Tuesday’s 10 mile TT at Gawsworth. He beat Steve Hulme, back after a few weeks out with 21:57. Colin Lynch (Manchester Wheelers) … Continue reading

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Tuesday night 10 JC27- 17/5/16

Only the first few finishers got home in the dry in last week’s 10 mile TT on the Holmes Chapel Road JC/27 course. The first 4 places were taken by visitors. In first place was Joe Brennan (Pro Vision C.C.) … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night 10 10/5/16

Last Tuesday’s 10 at Gawsworth had a small (smallest for some years), but select field and rewarded riders with some good points in the club league. Ben Norbury followed up his superb PB in Saturdays Dukinfield 50 (1:53:31) with another … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night 10 J2/1 3rd May 2016

Last Tuesday nights 10 at Monks Heath had 32 riders. In cool but pretty good conditions there were some good rides and several reported PB’s. Ben Norbury was one, in 21:24 which won from Joe Brennan 22:17 and Jon White … Continue reading

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Jan Feb News 2016

This is a part of Adrian Penningtons recent press report. The first reliability ride of 2016 took place in late January, a stunning turnout of 83 riders.  There were a number of possible rides which were accompanied with a route … Continue reading

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Congleton start for Stage 3 of the 2016 Tour of Britain

The Tour of Britain race route was announced yesterday. Congleton is the start of stage 3 on September 6th. The route looks like it goes out through Alsager, Nantwich, Middlewich, Sandbach, Holmes Chapel, Chelford, Tatton Park and then a loop … Continue reading

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Clubroom Programme for coming weeks

This Thursday Jan 28th, don’t miss Stephen and Ann Jackson’s account of their epic ride home from Istanbul last year. The club meets every Thursday night in the Rugby Club at 8:30 p.m. except on the first Thursday of each … Continue reading

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