This season, N&DCA has a series of 8 open events, each organised by a member club.
All of the events are on Saturday afternoons starting at 2.00pm and details are shown below:
Day/Date Distance Course Location Entry Fee
Sat 30 Mar 18.7 miles NC14 Middleton £11.00
Peter Nix, 45 Main Street, Drayton, Market Harborough,
Leics, LE16 8SD. Tel: 01858 565646
Sat 27Apr 10 miles N3/10 Lamport £11.00
Simon Fitzhugh, 25 Bridge Meadow, Denton, Northants, NN7 1DA
Tel: 07583 222442
Sat 8 Jun 15 miles N1/15 Stilton £11.00
Kevin Hobbs, 7 Cross Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough PE7 1LX
Tel: 01733 350966/07795057858
Sat 22 Jun 20.8 miles NC15B Old £11.00
Noel Toone, 5 Sondes Close, Oundle, PE8 4QH
Sat 6 Jul 10 miles N1/10 Sawtry £11.00
Steve Clarke, 67 Hall Lane, Werrington, Peterborough, PE4 6RA
Tel: 07951 666331
Sat 10 Aug 25 miles F14/25 Guilden Morden £11.00
Simon Richardson, 11 Rowan Gardens, Gamlingay, Cambs,
SG19 3LU Tel: 0176651701
Sat 31 Aug 20 miles NC16N Naseby £11.00
Dave Birch, 22 Greenway, Kibworth, Leicester LE8 0LU
Tel: 0116 2792756
Sat 14 Sept. 14.9 miles NC23 Tilbrook £11.00
James McKenzie, 22 High Street, Blunham, Beds, MK44 3NL
Tel: 07891 513952
For up-to-date information and results visit the N&DCA website.
If you’ve not ridden an open event before, don’t fear that you won’t be fast enough – in the 10 mile events, there’s always at least one rider with a time in excess of 34minutes, and in the 25mile events the slowest rider finishes in around 1hr 35minutes.
Entry is online via the Cycling Time Trials Website http://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk . If you have not ridden an open event before, you’ll need to register with CTT. Everything is explained on the CTT homepage – scroll down to ‘Getting Started’ and take it from there. The closing date for entries is always 10 days before the event. For the event on March 30th, the closing date is Tuesday March 19th.