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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

http://portal.provisionclothing.com/Congleton To see the whole range visit the Pro Vision website. Share this:

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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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Cheshire East Tour of Britain Charity Sportive, promoted by Congleton Cycling Club

86 Miles with over 5000 feet of climbing. The route follows some of the roads and all the climbs which the 2016 Tour of Britain stage 3 will be following two days later. Event Date: Sunday 4th September 2016 Event … Continue reading

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Press Report – 9/6/16

May started on a sunday with unsurprisingly a sunday ride!, numbers were down as the club had organised a weekend away in Yorkshire, unfortunately the weather wasnt kind to the visiting rider Mark and the 3 club members as it barely stopped raining for the full … 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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CHANGE FOR TONIGHT’S TT

PLEASE NOTE – AND PASS ON IF YOU ARE IN CONTACT WITH ANY REGULAR RIDERS Tonight’s club 10 has been switched from the Chelford based J2/1 to the Congleton based JC27 course on the Holmes Chapel Road. This is because … 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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