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Club Rides to Resume (again)

Club rides will restart from Saturday, April 3rd. It isn’t quite clear at the moment whether we will still be governed by the ‘rule of 6’, or if we will be able to have a larger group as a British … Continue reading

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Club Rides Resume

Club rides are starting again scheduled from this Saturday although we are at the time of year when rides are less likely to go ahead. We have reverted to groups of six; optional café stops depending on the leader as … Continue reading

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Cycling under latest lockdown

The text below has been provided by Birkenhead North End CC A new National lockdown has started in England; and along with it comes a raft of new restrictions. And cycling is, of course, affected by these. As of midnight … Continue reading

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Club rides suspended again

As a result of the announcement of a national lockdown from Thursday onwards there will be no club rides, at least for the rest of November. Hopefully, we will be able to resume in December, but we’ll have to see what … Continue reading

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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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Coronavirus

Following the government’s recent announcements and advice from British Cycling and Cycling UK, all organised club activities will be cancelled until at least the end of April. This means that the remaining reliability rides will be cancelled, as will Club … 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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The Karl Austin Memorial Inter Club TT’s June 2019

Every year the club competes with Macclesfield Wheelers over a two leg time trial in remembrance of Karl Austin, who was killed in a TT accident in 2011. Usually it is over two 25 mile TT’s but this year both … Continue reading

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June 15/16 2019. A big weekend of Time Trials

On Saturday afternoon in the Dukinfield C.C. 50 mile time trial Ben Norbury had another second place (also second last week in a 25). His time of 1:49:32 was just over a minute behind the winner and only 1 second … Continue reading

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Karl Austin Memorial Inter Club TT vs Macclesfield Wheelers, Leg 1, J2/1, 04/06/2019

Only the brave turned out in yesterday evenings atrocious wet weather in the first leg of the annual challenge for the Karl Austin Memorial Shield. It was run as a 10 instead of the scheduled 25, because of roadworks. Even … Continue reading

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Evening TT League, Congleton, JC/27, 28/05/2019

The Holmes Chapel Road JC/27 course was used for the third week in succession for tonight’s evening league 10 mile TT. Every week is different though. Tonight was characterised by cool bright conditions with a lot of traffic. The top … Continue reading

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Evening TT League, Congleton, JC/27, 21/05/2019

Roadworks on J2/3 meant we returned to the Congleton-Holmes Chapel JC/27 course again this week. It was again a bright sunny evening but this week it was a headwind out to the turn with a tail wind back, which was … Continue reading

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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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