Club and Open TT events for 2018 season in Bournemouth area

Below are the local club and open TT events that have been confirmed for the 2018 season. Please keep an eye on our events section for details about all upcoming Poole Wheelers events. You can also download the information in Excel format.

You can use the search field to filter the events you would like, and click on the green + sign to see more information about the event.

Date
Day
Name
Status
Distance
Course
Time
Y1
Y2
Note
18/2/2018SunVC St RaphaelOPENotherP8289.00road bikes
18/2/2018SunVC St RaphaelOPENotherP8289.00tt bikes
25/2/2018SunAndover WheelersOPENotherP6149.00
25/2/2018SunAndover WheelersOPENotherP6149.00road bikes
3/3/2018SatCC WeymouthCLUB5P451/510.00
3/3/2018SatAntelope RTOPEN20kmP14014.302up tt
4/3/2018SatAntelope RTOPEN10P1409.00inc tandems
4/3/2018SunBJW (Moortown)CLUB10P31110.00
4/3/2018SunNew ForestCLUB10P3349.30
10/3/2018SatCC WeymouthCLUB10P45110.00
11/3/2018SunBJW (Pamphill 2 x 8.5)CLUB17P429c10.00
11/3/2018SunNew ForestCLUB12.8P3359.30
11/3/2018SunPoole Wheelers 2up TT 1 or 2 CirsCLUB10/20P459/109.00Y
17/3/2018SatCC WeymouthCLUB22.4P4369.00interclub
18/3/2018SunBJW (Moortown)CLUB25P30410.00
18/3/2018SunPoole Wheelers Club 10CLUB10P4158.00Y
18/3/2018SunSotonia CCOPENotherP1839.00road bikes
18/3/2018SunSotonia CCOPENotherP1839.00tt bikes,tand
24/3/2018SatCC WeymouthCLUB10P45110.00
24/3/2018Sata3crgOPEN10P88614.30road bikes
24/3/2018Sata3crgOPEN10P88614.30tt bikes
25/3/2018SunPoole Whs Gallows Hill/Moreton cirCLUB27kmP433/27k10.00interclub
25/3/2018SunTornado RCCOPEN10P3379.00
30/3/2018FriBournemouth Arrow 10OPEN10P31114.00inc tandems
31/3/2018SatFareham WheelersOPEN10P829/a14.30road bikes
31/3/2018SatFareham WheelersOPEN10P829/a14.30tt bikes
1/4/2018SunNew ForestCLUB25P335/259.30
1/4/2018SunCC WeymouthOPEN10P451/10C9.00inc tandems
3/4/2018TuesNew ForestCLUB10P31118.30
5/4/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31118.45
8/4/2018SunKnight Composite Classic SeriesOPEN17.8mP1638.30Juniors
8/4/2018SunKnight Composite Classic SeriesOPEN17.8mP1639.30Para
8/4/2018SunKnight Composite Classic SeriesOPEN17.8mP16310.30W & V
8/4/2018SunKnight Composite Classic SeriesOPEN17.8mP16312.30M & E
10/4/2018TueBJW (Furzehill)CLUB10P472A19.00
10/4/2018TueCC WeymouthCLUB5P451/518.30
11/4/2018WedPoole wheelers Club 10CLUB10P459/1018.45Y
12/4/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31118.45
15/4/2018SunBournemouth Jubilee WhsOPEN40kmP4549.00road bikes
15/4/2018SunBournemouth Jubilee WhsOPEN40kmP4549.00tt bikes
17/4/2018TueBJW (Moortown)CLUB10P31119.00
17/4/2018TueCC WeymouthCLUB10P451/10C18.30
18/4/2018WedPoole Wheelers Club 10CLUB10P459/1019.00Y
18/4/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337(2 laps)19.00
19/4/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31118.45
22/4/2018SunNew Forest CC Round the Forest eventOPENotherP3337.00inc tandems
24/4/2018TueBJW (Moortown)CLUB10P31119.00
24/4/2018TueCC WeymouthCLUB25P451/25c18.30
24/4/2018TuesNew ForestCLUB10P34118.30
25/4/2018WedPoole Wheelers Club 10CLUB10P459/1019.00Y
25/4/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
26/4/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31118.45
29/4/2018SunB&DWCA OPEN25P4137.00inc tandems
1/5/2018TueBJW (Pamphill)CLUB8.5P429c19.15
1/5/2018TueCC WeymouthCLUB10P45118.30
2/5/2018WedPoole Wheelers Evening 10CLUB10P459/1019.15Y
2/5/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
3/5/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
6/5/2018SunPrimera SportOPEN10P4157.00
8/5/2018TueBJW (Moortown)CLUB10p31119.15
8/5/2018TueCC WeymouthCLUB5P451/519.00
9/5/2018Weda3crgOPEN10P88119.00
9/5/2018WedPoole Wheelers Evening 10CLUB10P412/1019.30Y
9/5/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
10/5/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
12/5/2018SatHampshire Road ClubOPEN10P88117.00inc tandems
13/5/2018SunAndover WheelersOPEN25P612/256.30inc tandems
15/5/2018TueBJW (Pamphill) With Poole WheelersCLUB30kP426/30K19.15
15/5/2018TueCC WeymouthCLUB10P459/1019.00
15/5/2018TueNew ForestCLUB10P31119.00
16/5/2018Weda3crgOPEN10P88119.00
16/5/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
17/5/2018WedTeamSpyOPEN10P015a-1017.30
17/5/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
20/5/2018SunPoole Wheelers Gary Dighton MemorialOPEN10P4157.00inc tandems
22/5/2018TueCC WeymouthCLUB18P451/18C19.00
23/5/2018Weda3crgOPEN10P88119.00MM
23/5/2018WedPoole Wheelers / Bournemouth JubileeCLUB10P412/1019.30y
23/5/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
24/5/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
29/5/2018TueBJW (Pamphill)CLUB25P429c19.153 x 8.5
29/5/2018TueCC WeymouthCLUB10P45119.00
30/5/2018Weda3crgOPEN10P88119.00
30/5/2018WedPoole Wheelers Evening 10CLUB10P412/1019.30Y
30/5/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
31/5/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
3/6/2018SunPNECCOPEN25P8817.00
3/6/2018MonPoole Wheelers Club 10CLUB10P41519.00Y
5/6/2018TueBJW (Moortown)CLUB10P31119.15Y
5/6/2018TueCC WeymouthCLUB25P451/25C19.00
5/6/2018TueNew Forest CLUB10P34119.00
6/6/2018Weda3crgOPEN10P881r19.00
6/6/2018WedPoole Wheelers 20 mile (2 Cirs)CLUB20P459/1019.30Y
6/6/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
7/6/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
10/6/2018SunHampshire Road ClubOPEN25P881r7.00inc tandems
10/6/2018SunBournemouth Jubilee WhsOPEN10P4157.00inc tandems
12/6/2018TueBJW (Furzehill)CLUB24P42719.15
12/6/2018TuecC Weymouth CLUB10P45119.00
12/6/2018TueNew Forest CLUB25P304REV19.00
13/6/2018WedPoole Wheelers Evening 10CLUB10P412/1019.30Y
13/6/2018Weda3crgOPEN15P881r/1519.00all women accepted
13/6/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
14/6/2018ThuTeamSpyOPEN10P015a-1017.30
14/6/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
17/6/2018SunAndover WheelersOPEN30P612/30R6.30inc tandems
19/6/2018TueBJW (Furzehill) with Poole WheelersCLUB10P472A19.15
19/6/2018TueCC Weymouth CLUBH/ClimbRidgeway19.00
20/6/2018Weda3crgOPEN25P884b19.0080 riders
20/6/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
21/6/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
21/6/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
24/6/2018SunBlazing SaddlesOPEN50P885.506.00inc tandems
26/6/2018TueBJW (Moortown)CLUB10P31119.15
26/6/2018TuecC Weymouth CLUB18P451/18C19.00
26/6/2018TueNew Forest CLUB25P335/2519.00
27/6/2018Weda3crg Wessex Vets ChampionshipOPEN15P884/1519.00
27/6/2018WedPoole Wheelers Evening 10CLUB10P412/1019.30Y
28/6/2018ThuFareham Wheelers National Youth ChampsOPEN10P829/A19.00
28/6/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
28/6/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
1/7/2018SunBournemouth Jubilee WhsOPEN25P413/257.00
3/7/2018TueCC Weymouth CLUB10P451/10C19.00
4/7/2018Weda3crg. 70 riders inc 30 womenOPEN25P884b19.00
4/7/2018WedPoole Wheelers/ Bournemouth Jubilee 20 mile (2 Cirs)CLUB20P459/1019.30Y
4/7/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
5/7/2018ThuSouth Down VeloOPEN10P901/1019.30inc tandems
5/7/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
8/7/2018SunPoole WheelersOPEN10P4157.00inc tandems
10/7/2018TueBJW (Moortown)CLUB25P30419.15
10/7/2018TueCC Weymouth CLUB10P45119.002up TTT
10/7/2018TueNew Forest CLUB25P304REV19.00
11/7/2018Weda3crgOPEN10P88119.00
11/7/2018WedPoole Wheelers Evening 10CLUB10P412/1019.30Y
11/7/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
12/7/2018ThuTeamSpyOPEN10P015a-1017.30
12/7/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
15/7/2018SunAndover WheelersOPEN10P612/106.30inc tandems
15/7/2018MonPoole Wheelers Club 10CLUB10P41519.00Y
17/7/2018TueBJW (Moortown)CLUB10P31119.15
17/7/2018TueCC Weymouth CLUB18P451/18C19.00
18/7/2018Weda3crgOPEN10P881r19.00
18/7/2018WedPoole Wheelers Evening 10CLUB10P412/1019.30Y
18/7/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
19/7/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
22/7/2018SunSouth Down VeloOPEN50P901/507.00inc tandems
24/7/2018TueBJW (Furzehill)CLUB10P472C19.15
24/7/2018TueCC Weymouth CLUB10P459/1019.00
24/7/2018TueNew Forest CLUB10P31119.00
25/7/2018Weda3crgOPEN10P88119.00
25/7/2018WedPoole Wheelers Evening 10CLUB10P412/1019.15YY
25/7/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
26/7/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31119.15
29/7/2018SunPoole Wheelers Harold Cribb Mem. 25OPEN25P4136.30inc tandems
31/7/2018TueBJW (Furzehill)CLUB20P472c19.002 laps
31/7/2018TueCC Weymouth CLUB10P45119.00
31/7/2018Tuea3crgOPEN10P88319.00
1/8/2018WedPoole Wheelers Evening 10CLUB10P459/1019.00Y
1/8/2018wedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
2/8/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31118.45
4/8/2018SatRTTC National ChampionshipOPEN25P881r/2515.00Women
4/8/2018SatRTTC National ChampionshipOPEN25P881r/2515.00Juniors
5/8/2018SunRTTC National ChampionshipOPEN25P884c7.00Men
7/8/2018Tuea3crgOPEN10P88319.00
7/8/2018TueBJW (Moortown)CLUB10P31119.00Champs
7/8/2018TueCC Weymouth CLUB25P451/25c18.30
8/8/2018WedPoole Wheelers Evening 10CLUB10P412/1019.00Y
8/8/2018WedTornado RCCCLUB10P337 (2 laps)18.45
9/8/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31118.45
11/8/2018SatB&DWCA 2 up 1 male 1 femaleOPEN10P31115.00
11/8/2018SatB&DWCA tandemsOPEN10P31115.00
14/8/2018Tuea3crgOPEN10P88319.00
14/8/2018TueBJW (Moortown)CLUB10P31119.00
14/8/2018TueCC Weymouth CLUB5P451/518.30
15/8/2018WedPoole Wheelers Evening 10CLUB10P459/1018.50Y
15/8/2018WedTornado RCC CLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
16/8/2018ThuTeamSpyOPEN10P015a-1017.30
16/8/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10P31118.45
18/8/2018SatBournemouth Arrow 10OPEN10P31115.00inc tandems
18/8/2018SatBournemouth Arrow 2up 10OPEN10P31115.00
18/8/2018SatCC Weymouth CLUB10P451/10C10.00
21/8/2018TueBJW (Pamphill)CLUB8.5P429c18.45Legacy
22/8/2018WedPoole Whs Evening 2up TTCLUB10P459/1018.50Y
22/8/2018WedTornado RCC CLUB10P337 (2 laps)19.00
23/8/2018ThuBournemouth Arrow 10CLUB10p31118.45
25/8/2018SatCC Weymouth CLUB25P451/25C9.00
26/8/2018SunSouth Down VeloOPEN25P901/257.00inc tandems
29/8/2018WedTornado RCC CLUB5P337 (1 lap)19.00
1/9/2018SatCC Weymouth CLUB18P451/18C10.00Hilly
2/9/2018SunPrimera SportOPEN10P4157.00
8/9/2018SatUtag RTOPEN10P881r15.003 events 180 riders
8/9/2018SatUtag RTOPEN10P881r15.00tandems, women & overflow
8/9/2018SatCC Weymouth CLUB22P43610.00Circuit
9/9/2018SunPoole Wheelers CLUB25P4137.30
15/9/2018SatPaceline rtOPEN10P881r15.00inc tandems
15/9/2018SatCC Weymouth CLUB10P45110.00
16/9/2018SunMud Sweat & Gears HillclimbCLUBChalky Rd Broadmayne10.00interclub
22/9/2018SatNew Forest CC OPEN10P311/TBC14.00inc tandems
23/9/2018SunCC Weymouth hillclimbCLUBH/ClimbRidgeway10.00interclub
30/9/2018SunTornado RCCOPEN10P3379.00
30/9/2018SunBlazing SaddlesOPENH/ClimbP911/hc14.00
7/10/2018SunSouth Down VeloOPENotherP9118.00inc tandems
7/10/2018SunPoole Wheelers Creech HCCLUBCreech10.00Yinterclub
14/10/2018SunAntelope RT closed circuitOPENotherThruxton9.00Women
14/10/2018SunAntelope RT closed circuitOPENotherThruxton9.00Juniors
14/10/2018SunAntelope RT closed circuitOPENotherThruxton9.00Men
14/10/2018SunBournemouth Jubilee WhsCLUBH/Climbtbc10.00interclub
21/10/2018SunFareham Whs South DC H/C ChampsOPENH/ClimbP821/HC8.00
21/10/2018SunPurbeck PelotonCLUBH/ClimbWhiteways10.00interclub
26/12/2018TueNew Forest CCOPEN10P31110.00inc tandems
TBCSatB&DWCA 2up TTT 1male, 1 femaleASSN10TBC15.00date and course to be confirmed

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Calshot Track Session 6th January

We have the following dates booked at Calshot track – as you can see the  last session is a bit  late !!! sorry

Sat 6th January 13.30 – 16.30

Sat 3rd February 12.30 – 15.30

Sat 3rd March 17.00 – 20.00

So Next Session is Saturday 6th January 13.30 – 16.30

These sessions are – not just turn up on the day you need to book in advance – I will review those who want to attend d confirm your place prior to the session.- we are limited to 20 places.

If you want to ride on the 6th January  – Please e-mail coach@poolewheelers.com

We are as previous years running these sessions with Andrew Pitt and riders from Palmer Park.

Cost will be £6.00 for the session – if you need to hire a bike it is approx another £10.00 – sorry ( a bit cheaper for youth riders)

If you want to ride please can you e-mail me by Wednesday 3rd January

Membership – Time to renew.!

Hi Everyone,
 
Its time to renew your Poole Wheelers Membership (Sorry)
If you joined after 1st Sept your membership runs through to the end of 2018 so you are OK – All members should have had an e-mail today.
 
Over the last 12 months the club has really grown and gone from strength to strength in so many ways and we hope you do want to continue your membership of the club.
 
Costs are Senior £20 Junior (U18) or Youth (U16) £10 or Family £30.00 – Second Claim £5.00 A Bargain I’m sure you agree.
 
The easier way to renew is through the British Cycling Web site – https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/club/profile/1260/poole-wheelers-cc
( In the e-mail sent to all members earlier today was an attached guide on how to use this system if you have not done so before) – If you need any help with this do get back to me.
 
To use this system you will need your current Poole Wheelers membership number – will be on your 2017 membership card if you don’t have this just drop me an e-mail and I will forward it on to you. If you are a British Cycling member it will be the same as your BC membership number.
 
I know in doing it this way it will cost you another £1.00 – but it does allow you to update all your details and select which e-mails – if any you want to receive from the club. It also is a great help to me and Ros our treasurer as the money then gets paid straight into the club account.
If for any reason to can’t or don’t want to pay this way they is always cash or cheque that can be given to Ros or myself.
 
Remember the club is run by the members for the members so if you have any ideas or are able to help please do come forward, lots of people doing a little is so much better than a few doing a lot.
 
I hope you all do rejoin and I look forward to seeing you all out on your bikes in 2018
 
If you are not yet a member but want to join you can use the same link to do so.
 

Event this evening @ Rockets & Rascals

Hi everyone, I know Simon or Michelle have posted this to our Facebook page but I have just found this in my junk emails so thought I’d post on here also!

Tickets are £5.00 see link below

 

Good evening Rachel,

I would like to invite you on behalf of KitBrix for mulled wine (or soft drink) at the KitBrix LIVE Event at Rockets & Rascals Tuesday 5th December (1815-2000).

Cherie Pridham is the only women managing a team at UCI Continental level in the British Cycling scene. Cherie has ridden for European teams, including the Swiss based Mazza Team and now takes on the challenge of a new team for the 2018 season.

She has also competed with distinction in seven Tour de France Féminen races (Women’s Tour de France). She finished the race all seven times and gained the ‘Most Combative Rider’ award on two occasions. In 2004 Cherie was invited to ride for a top French ladies team, ES Gervais Lilas based near Paris, and was placed 6th whilst competing with the team in the GP le Pré Saint Gervais race.

More details are available on the link below but we would love to have you with us on the evening. Tickets are £5 and go to support youth in cycling initiatives.

If you are happy to share this with your club/organisation and on social we would be very grateful.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/kitbrix-live-we-come-to-race-cherie-pridham-tickets-39952000509?aff=es2

Thank you!

Robert Aldous

KitBrix Director | The Agency Business Director

 

Club kit bulk order from Halo

In preparation for Cycling Weekly’s visit in February and next season we are putting a bulk order in for club kit. We have been promised by Halo this will be delivered in January in time for Cycling Weekly’s visit.

As it’s February and will be cold most of you will want a winter top, Ros has samples of these for you to try on. More than happy to take orders for other items of clothing at the same time. I have samples of:

  • Short sleeve tops, small, medium and large, race fit
  • Bib shorts, small, medium and large, race fit
  • Skin suit, large, race fit. Awaiting small and medium

Please feel free to order whatever you like based on Halo’s web page (you will need the password for the Poole Wheelers club kit section, more than happy to email you the password). Please be aware that the website might not work with all web browsers, so try a different one if you experience any problems.

To place an order you need to email Mark Valentine or Luke Trussler and then make payment via the club account.

Poole Wheelers’ bank details: sort code: 30-96-73, account number 57784268, all payments will need a reference, please put ‘Kit followed by your surname (e.g. Kit Valentine). I will confirm via email that your order and payment has been received, payment will be needed for order to be placed.

Examples of how to email your order, please use a separate line for each item:

Name  Item of clothing Size Cost of item Fit
Mark Valentine Short sleeve top Medium £55 Race
Mark Valentine Bib Shorts 3XL £62.50 Standard
Joan Smith Skin suit Ladies M £87 Race
Nikki Jones Winter Jacket Children’s M £40 Children’s

Extra inches can be added to the length of any item, please let me know if this is the case.

Order deadline: 21st December 2017

Calshot Track Training Saturday 2nd December 13.30 – 16.30

We have the following dates booked at Calshot track – as you can see the  last session is a bit  late !!! sorry

Sat 2nd December 13.30 – 16.30

Sat 6th January 13.30 – 16.30

Sat 3rd February 12.30 – 15.30

Sat 3rd March 17.00 – 20.00

So Next Session is Saturday 2nd December

These sessions are – not just turn up on the day you need to book in advance – I will review those who want to attend d confirm your place prior to the session.- we are limited to 20 places.

If you want to ride on the 2nd December – Please e-mail coach@poolewheelers.com

We are as previous years running these sessions with Andrew Pitt and riders from Palmer Park.

Cost will be £6.00 for the session – if you need to hire a bike it is approx another £10.00 – sorry ( a bit cheaper for youth riders)

If you want to ride please can you e-mail me by Wednesday 29th November

Youth Season Review 2017

Some of the youth training at Bournemouth Velodrome

It’s been a busy 2017 for the youth riders of the club on the track and road.

Icebeakers in Newport
It all started back in January with the National Icebreakers in Newport. We had many riders competing across the 3 weekends gaining some awesome results showing off the club colours. These riders were Oliver P, Digby, Jamie, Charlotte, Tom and Lucy.

National Youth Circuit Series
The National Youth Circuit Series got under way at Hog Hill. This series carried on throughout the summer months with some riders travelling across the country from London to the Isle of Man, Morecambe and Lancaster, Hillingdon, Stirling and finally Scarborough. Some really tough racing for our riders, gaining huge amounts of experience with Lucy finishing 4th overall against the country’s best U16 Girls.

We also had Tom and Jamie travel down to Devon for some regional youth racing both achieving highly each event and doing the club very proud!

Lucy at the North West Youth Tour

Here is Jamie racing hard at Castle Combe

Easter brought around a few big races for the youth riders with Lucy competing in the Youth Tour of Scotland for the South and then many racing at the Castle Combe Easter Classic. In fact, we had a rider in nearly every age category!

Youth Omniums
April also brought the first of the regional youth omniums in Portsmouth, followed by Brighton and of course Poole Wheelers very own event at Bournemouth Velodrome. Our event was incredibly well organised by Simon and Michelle Pettifer which made for the most enjoyable omnium yet! Thanks again to all the sponsors too!

Our riders competing in these included Jamie, Charlie P, Oliver P, Digby, Patrick, Thom-Eidar, Charlotte, Tom, Lucy, Dan, Oliver G, Oliver T, Evie, Ben and Charlie A. For some of our riders it was their first ever race and they sure did everyone proud!

Ollie T and Thom-Eidar having fun at the PW Omnium

Ollie P & Digby ready to go

U10’s waiting for their next race

Tom setting off for the point’s race

Ben in his match sprint

Charlotte in her match sprint
Dan in a breakaway
Our new gazebo looked amazing

Not only was the team spirit high, but the talent was clearly recognised with Jamie, Oliver G, Evie, Lucy, Oliver P and Charlie P all gaining podium spots across the three rounds.

Evie 1st U10 girl

Ollie G 2nd U10 boy

Ollie P 2nd U12 boy

Jamie 3rd U14 boy at Preston Park

Lucy was 1st U16 girl at every event

Jamie and Lucy earned enough points to qualify for the National Omnium Final at Herne Hill. Both showed the PW colours with strength and determination among the country’s best riders.

Local Circuit Leagues
Throughout the summer we had a number of leagues that our youth riders were attending such as Odd Down, Goodwood, Thruxton, Portsmouth circuits and the Winchester Park and Rides.

Tom 3rd in Portsmouth

Lucy riding up in the women’s race at Goodwood

Winchester Criterium included the Southern Regional Road Championships again this year with storming rides from the youngsters including a podium finish from Oliver G, and a top 5 from Charlie P and Jamie along with all our youths giving it 100%.

Lucy top left & Jamie bottom right

Prudential Youth Grand Prix

The summer was a big one for our riders. Lucy and Jamie both competed in the London Prudential Youth Grand Prix at the Olympic Park for the South Team. First time in a team for Jamie and both performing to their best as always.

Tour of Assen
Tour of Assen for Tom, Jamie, Oliver G, Ben, Oliver P and Charlie P gave some great experience in Holland and some of the toughest racing yet! There’s a great article written by Jamie on our website.

At the same time as Assen, Lucy was racing in the National Youth Track Championships in Newport, a long draining week but plenty of experience gained each day. As we came to the end of the long season we had the UK School Games finals for Lucy and the rest of Team South. She and the other girls raced brilliantly gaining 3rd overall after the short crit races and 3rd by a fraction of a second in a gruelling team time trial.  Lucy herself gained 2nd in the sprints day and 8th in her final youth road race.

Tom at the start of the 60 lap scratch race

Inter-Regional Track Championships
Our final track race for the youth was for Tom and Lucy in the Inter-Regional Track Championships up in Glasgow. Both doing their bit for the team in a tough weekend of racing.

Time Trials
Many of the youth riders have taken part in time trials too over the summer and there are details of those on our Time Trial page. Three riders – Tom, Jamie and Izzy – recently won their categories at the National Closed Circuit competition. So watch this space for further wins.

Dan, Jamie, Izzy, Ben & Tom after their fantastic rides

What a year it has been for all our youth riders with ups and downs for everyone. It’s all learning and amazing experience, and a big thank you to all the organisers and volunteers at all the events across the country.

 

 

And not forgetting Graham our coach and the parents for the constant support and encouragement throughout the season. Thank you!

Graham on his track bike at Bournemouth joining in our fun!

Written by Lucy Gadd
Junior Ladies Captain (2016–17)