Welland Valley Cycling Club
Over 100 cyclists enjoyed the Welland Valley CC Reliability Trial.
A bright morning greeted the cyclists as they headed out to complete either the 100km or 50km rolling routes. Well done to everyone involved behind the scenes ensuring a good days cycling was had by all.
Welland Valley Cycling Club recently celebrated 2014 with its annual prize presentation at Kilworth Springs Golf Club.
After an excellent meal Neil Holman of George Halls Cycles presented Youth Development Officer Kevin Nicholls a cheque for another year’s sponsorship of the Whizz Kids.
Special guest was One Pro Cycling’s Elite rider and good friend of the cycling club George Atkins. A quick fire questions and answers session was enjoyed by all those present.
George was then on hand to present the awards.
Major prize winners were:
Clubman of the Year Kevin Nicholls
Rosemary Barnett Award Lisa Hyde
Club Champion Matt Plews
Veterans Club Champion Bill Barrie
Junior Club Champion Jake Hubbard
Juvenile Club Champion Josh Van Nierop
Ladies Club Champion Linda Hubbard
Armstrong Cup Matt Plews
Hunter Cup Richard Mortimer
Timson Cup Lawrence Cox
Livesley Road Race Shield Michael Burke
Senior Comb’d Hardriders Trophy Matt Plews
Veterans Comb’d Hardriders Trophy Bill Barrie
Vials Tourist Trophy Mike Vybrial
Sybil Cragg Merit Trophy Stephen Bunn
All Terrain Cycle Trophy Vic Barnett
Cyclo Cross Trophy James Garratt
J Foster Boxing Day Shield Tim Smith
Ladies Fastest Ten Cup Linda Hubbard
Hyde Award Josh Van Nierop
Selby Cup Jonathon Unwin
AA Brown Road Race Trophy Jonathon Unwin
Hill Climb – Benny Foster Medal Louis Killworth
Lee Scampton Trophy Nick Horder
Barry Marshall Trophy Phil Rayner
Abbey Trophy Phil Rayner
Junior Ten Mile Tankard James Garratt
Ladies Ten Mile Trophy Linda Hubbard
Victor Young Rider Road Race Award Amy Garner
About The Club
Welland Valley Cycling Club has over 150 senior members and Welland Valley Whizz Kids, which caters for young persons aged from 5 to 14 has over 150 members.
Based in Market Harborough, our membership is drawn mainly from South and West Leicestershre and North Northamptonshire.
The club caters for leisure and racing cyclists, both male and female, young and old.
Our road and circuit racers, time triallists, mountain bikers and cyclocross riders compete successfully all over the country.
Many members participate in sportives and audax events.
For the leisure rider there are regular group rides throughout the year.
Welland Valley Cycling Club is a Clubmark accredited club. We have qualified coaches specializing in particular areas of cycling. An important part of our Whizz Kids programme is the development of cycling skills, as well as giving young people an opportunity to sample cycle racing.