Riding the club’s 2018 road race

Race Squad leader Mark Boyles gives a great account of his experience, plus a report on how the other eight Star riders who entered the race got on. Possibly the largest club contingent ever descended on our own local race on Sunday. The weather was forecast for a humid race with thunderstorms, but luckily the…

1000 miles for Marco

Member Chris Tunstall tells his story of the 1,000 miles he’s riding this year in support of his grandson. Yesterday’s Banbury Guardian (10th May) covered the story, mentioning Chris as a club member.   In August 2017 my wife Ruby was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. About 4 weeks later my Grandson Marco was diagnosed with…

Tubeless Road Tyres, Pros and Cons

Bill Ord gives a detailed and fascinating account of his experience regarding the pros and cons of tubeless road tyres. For the past 4 years the advance of tubeless tyres for road bikes has been edging closer and closer to the mainstream. One tyre seemed to be getting lots of attention and good reports, tests…