Category Archives: News

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Press Report – mid-Sep 2017

Rides It was a grey, dry and cool start for an August day on the 19th. Four members took a 20 mile route to The Rookery at Ettiley Heath. Unfortunately, while they ate, the rain started and they came out … 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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Press Report for June 2017

Week of 5th to 11th June A great turnout for last night’s club 10 mile time trial, on the Holmes Chapel Road. Calm warm conditions helped many to personal or seasons best times. There were three rides inside 22 minutes, … 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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Press Report for 07th May 2017

he Club was in mourning this month with the loss of our dear friend Ken Norbury. Ken was an avid supporter of the Club and would turn out and all weathers to take professional level photographs of riders participating in … 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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Club night special event 27 April

Starting at 8pm we will have 2016 Touring trophy winner, Stephanie Cooke presenting a talk with photos, maps, bike and kit for us to share her journey. Entitled: “HEBRIDEAN ISLANDS BY BIKE ON £5 per day – Anyone can do … 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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Children’s Adventure Farm Trust

Following last Monday’s Committee Meeting, Congleton Cycling Club’s chosen charity for 2017 will be the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust (www.caft.co.uk), helping disadvantaged children. CAFT run a selection of challenges (not all cycling-related), the first of which is their Frosty Bike … Continue reading

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The new Official Congleton CC club clothing

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Press Report for early January 2017

The club has started the year with the news that Megan Giglia featured in the New Year’s Honours List. The weather has been a bit mixed, but that hasn’t dampened our enthusiasm for getting cold and wet. For the full … 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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Press Report for June

The 4th of June saw the Stretford Wheelers CC 25mile TT on J2/9 fastest of congleton riders in a superb time was Mike Jones in 59:14, other riders were Dave Farrington 1:00:10,  Steve Sladin 1:02:46, Kelvin Milward 1:02:53,  Dunc……… for full  report click … Continue reading

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