Welland Valley Cycling Club
This weeks club 10 was SCORCHIO!
Not only was the weather hot, the competition and times were hot. James Garratt dipped inside 21 minutes to record a blistering 20:55 ahead of James Moore 21:49 and Ollie Taylor 22:03. Behind the top three there was tight battle between Myles Foskett, Matt Plews, Simon Hopkins and Afrian Killworth. The excellent weather conditions attracted a bumper 50 riders to race from Kibworth to Harborough and back.
Round six of the N&DCA time-trial series was held at Old. On a dry bright blustery day the competitors faced two laps of a rolling circuit.
Fastest Welland rider was James Moore 48:24.
Fastest on the day was Jon Simpkins setting a new course record with a time of 45:17.
Fellow Welland Valley CC members recorded.
Matt Plews 49:27
Hans Van Nierop 50:23
Josh Van Nierop 54:30
Robert Woodford 54:42
Steve Boat 55:01
Yellow machine ...A A Brown RR
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.