Author Archives: Bob Norton

About Bob Norton

Club Chairman.

Evening TT, Congleton, JC/27, 14/05/2019

Just three seconds separated to top two in this weeks Evening TT on the Holmes Chapel Road. Alex Royle (Manchester Bicycle Club) just beat our own Ben Norbury 20:57 to 21:00. They were a long way in front of the … Continue reading

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Evening TT League, J2/1, 07/05/2019

After last weeks cancellation forced by roadworks at Chelford, this weeks event went without a hitch. Many riders said that they were doing PB’s on a cold night with a headwind on the return leg. It was very fast to … Continue reading

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Evening TT League, JC36, Lower Withington, 23/4/2019

Forty riders competed on a decent night, albeit with an east wind which kept the temperature down a bit and the times up a bit. Some still went fast though. Alex Royle (Manchester Bicycle Club) recorded 20:43. We questioned whether … Continue reading

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Evening TT Promotions Start

The first evening TT promotion was the 9.2 mile hilly, (over 1000 ft of climbing), around The Cloud from Bosley, took place on April 16th. Ben Norbury was quickest in 23 minutes and 23 seconds on his TT bike. Jake … Continue reading

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100 mile Reliability Trial 10/3/19 Postponed

 We are postponing the 100 mile Reliability Trial until the following Sunday, March 17th There is a yellow warning for snow across Cheshire East, Staffordshire and Shropshire over night and tomorrow morning. Added to that there are 40 mph winds … Continue reading

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Last Act of 2018 TT Season

The last act of the 2018 time trial season took place on Jan 27th 2019 at the Middlewich Masonic Hall. The Manchester and District Time Trial Association Awards Luncheon was attended by 21 members and friends of the club, there … Continue reading

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Club Hill Climb Championship 30/09/2018

The club’s hill climb champions have been decided for another year. A damp road and a cold wind greeted the riders. The overall champion is Ben Norbury in 5:27.9. This was a fraction of a second behind his own championship … Continue reading

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West Cheshire 12 Hour Time Trial

  The West Cheshire 12 hour TT took place on Sunday 19th August. This event incorporated the Manchester and District Time Trial Association 12 hour championship. The Club had 5 riders amongst the 68 competitors. The club now has the … Continue reading

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Club Evening TT League. New Hilly TT course

On July 31st we are trying a new hilly TT course at Bosley, especially for the hill lovers. The course is based on the old J8/9, which can no longer be used because of the road narrowing past the old … Continue reading

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Evening TT League 29/05/2018, JC/27

Four riders were inside 22 minutes in the club TT on the Holmes Chapel Road at Congleton on May 29th. It was very windy. Joe Dobson (Manchester Bicycle Club was under 21 mins with 20:40, beating Ben Norbury into a … Continue reading

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Evening TT League, 22/05/2018. JC/27

The biggest field of the year competed in the evening TT event at Congleton this week. It was windy and warm, and many riders achieved either personal, seasons, or course best times. Two beat 22 minutes with Ben Norbury leading … Continue reading

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Club Evening TT League, 15/5/2018, J2/3

There were some great times on in this weeks Tuesday evening TT, one of our slower courses. There was a wind but it was in a favourable direction. The top 2 places went to CCC riders with Ben Norbury taking … Continue reading

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Club Evening TT League. 08/05/2108, JC/27

Decent weather for a change for this week’s evening TT. Earlier  rain did not stop a good field of 38 riders from achieving a number of personal and seasons best times. Fastest again this week, Ben Norbury  recorded 21 minutes … Continue reading

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Club Evening TT League J2/1 1/05/2018

A stiff and cold south westerly wind made it a hard ride to the turn on the Monks Heath to Boothes Hall and back route this week. Never the less some excellent times were recorded by the 28 riders who … Continue reading

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Club Evening TT League 24/04/18

It was a wet evening on Tuesday this week. Five minutes before the start we were debating calling it off because of standing water on the roads, but we ran. In the event the rain subsided just as the first … Continue reading

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Club 10 mile TT, J2/3, 17/04/2018

Riders in the evening TT league on April 17th had to contend with traffic as well a stiff SW wind. The traffic was the result of an M6 incident. Several riders were stopped including Ben Norbury and Mike Cuming (Madison … Continue reading

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Club 10 mile TT, J2/3, 10/4/18

The Club evening TT League for 2018 started this week on the Twemlow/Chelford/Twemlow course. A good field of 30 riders (15 from CCC) contested this opening event on a cold, overcast evening. The event winner was Madison Genesis professional Mike … Continue reading

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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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