It was Eric Cousin’s funeral service yesterday. This image of Eric in action comes from the order of service, and was probably taken in the 1950’s. Thank you to Eric’s … Continue Reading Eric Cousins
There has been a lots of interest in WVCC’s history over recent months, from pictures of the day back in the early weeks of the lockdown, excerpts from Peter Riley’s … Continue Reading WVCC Retro Jersey: Order by Wednesday 22 July
Another cracking programme from David Reay’s archive, this time it’s the 1995 Carnival Grasstrack Championships event. Thanks David! Does anyone have the programme from the year that Graeme Obree participated … Continue Reading Club History: 1995 Carnival Grasstrack Championships Programme
Following on from Loz Cox’s fantastic pictures from the 1989 Carnival Criteriums, David Reay has shared his programme from the 1992 event. Thanks David! High resolution versions can be seen … Continue Reading Club History: 1992 Carnival Crits Programme
The last post in this series of posts shows how Laurence Cox’s 1989 Criterium race ended.. The picture speaks for itself, and so does the certificate from the St John’s … Continue Reading Harborough Criterium 1989….oops!
This Saturday was scheduled to be the Harborough Carnival….and for many years Welland Valley Whizz Kids has livened up the parade on their bikes. The superb annual Carnival races ran … Continue Reading Harborough Carnival Criteriums
The latest history excerpt from Peter Riley looks back at the time the Club was known as Welland Valley ANC…….. At the Annual General Meeting in December 1985, concerns were … Continue Reading ANC – and all that
This week’s history excerpt from Peter Riley focuses on the race against the clock: Since it was founded in the summer of 1927, Welland Valley Wheelers under its various names … Continue Reading Times and Trials
We have had lots of fun with ‘Cycling question of the day over the past few weeks’….so next up is next up is Cycling picture of the day! The concept … Continue Reading Cycling picture of the day!
Tandem Tales In the summer of 1985, Neil Holman started work at George Halls Cycles and hidden away in the rafters was Rod Gilbert’s 1932 Sun tandem. After some discussion, … Continue Reading Tandem Tales