A cycling challenge in Dubai

Dave Tew, who is one of the club’s prescription delivery volunteers, has still had time to write this great blog about a challenge somewhere completely different.  Urban Ultra Challenge -Coast to Coast Ride – Dubai   In March 2019, I received an email from a friend, Jason, who had been living and working in Abu Dhabi[…]

Our TT secretary’s biking history

Hopefully you’ve already read the brief biography of Oli Wright in June’s newsletter, hear he tells the full story My Dad was my inspiration into cycling when I was a lad.  He raced as a younger man to quite a good amateur level in the West Midlands, until his racing career was cut short by[…]

Preview of the 2020 Hardriders TT

Entries have now closed for the club’s first event of the year, the annual Hardriders TT, which takes place on Sunday 1st March starting at 10am. As a season opener, the 70 rider entry has again attracted some of the region’s best time triallers. An excellent total of 22 Star riders have this year entered,[…]

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[…]