Omloop Het Nieuwsblad – a Flanders Classic

The Spring one day Classics start soon and Mike Kirby can’t wait for the Omloop in particular as he describes here. Only Fifty Sleeps. It’s only 50 more sleeps to Omloop Het Nieuwsblad I gleefully announced the other day. ‘You are such an anorak’ said Helen looking mystified and a bit bored. She knows full[…]

Seven Star riders tackle the National Closed Circuit Championship at Thruxton

Seven Star riders, Lee Heron, Mark Boyles, Ian Maconnachie, Martin Kelly, Lisa Ansell, Suzy Patience and 12 year old Isabella Boyles, travelled all the way down to Thruxton race circuit in Hampshire yesterday for the last big TT of the year. The event, the National Closed Circuit Championships, attracted a total entry of around 250 riders, which[…]

A time keepers observations

The club’s illustrious TT time keeper Keri Williams, now rested from his 2019 season, has sat down and compiled this light hearted commentary on some of the people that took part and made it happen. Just completing our yearly time trial review, it occurs to us that some non-racers may appreciate a “who’s who” on[…]