Pedalsport Newsletter – Feb 2017

Dear Pedalsport Member,

Welcome to the February 2017 Pedalsport CC newsletter. Don’t forget to keep an eye on our website (www.pedalsportclub.com) for all the latest news on our regular sessions – any cancellations and updates will be posted there and on our Facebook group “Pedalsport Cycling Club”.

CLUB PARTY
The annual Pedalsport Club Party will be on Friday 17th February 2017 at 7pm. We will be combining prizes, awards, pizzas, music and games and the Heath Rugby Club in West Vale will once again be the venue. There is a bar. Tickets are £7.50. Pay the coach directly at any of our evening sessions or in the Pedalsport shop.

BRITISH CYCLING HALF TERM GO-RIDE SESSIONS
See the British Cycling website for February half term coaching sessions in our area: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/go-ride/article/goridest-Holiday-Coaching-Programmes

MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL TIME
JOIN ONLINE: All membership applications must now be made online. This helps us keep in touch with you via email and reduces admin and money handling at sessions.
https://pedalsportclub.com/pedalsport-cycling-club/club-membership/

FREE PHYSIO SESSIONS FOR CLUB MEMBERS
We will be continuing our free “drop-in” Physio service open to all full Pedalsport club members in 2017. The sessions will be 7-9pm on the first Monday & Tuesday evenings of every month in the clubhouse at Brooksbank Cycle Circuit. Simply turn up on the night and speak to our Physio, Olivia Overton. Next sessions – Mon 6 & Tues 7 mARCH.

VOLUNTEER NEWS
We rely on club members volunteering at a range of sessions and events. Upcoming volunteer requirements include the following:

Sat 25 Feb – Shrub planting at Brooksbank Circuit, 9-11am. Help put in the new Laurel hedge at the edge of the circuit. Wear warm/waterproof clothing, bring spade.

Sat 4 March – Shrub planting at Brooksbank Circuit, 9-11am. Help put in the new Laurel hedge at the edge of the circuit. Wear warm/waterproof clothing, bring spade.

Sat 11 March – Event volunteers Brooksbank Circuit, 8am – 12 noon. We need marshals, sign-on crew and various other volunteers to help run the first of our 8 circuit races of 2017. We don’t require you to be available all morning. An hour before/after your race or your child’s race would be helpful.

CLUB CLOTHING

The Pedalsport shop has a full selection of clothing for riders of all ages and all for all types of cycling. Recently added to their stocks are short and long-sleeved skinsuits, a women-specific short-sleeved full-zip jersey and new club socks. There’s lots of pics and info on our website: http://pedalsportshop.com/home/pedalsport-club-clothing/

CLUB TRAINING SESSIONS
Briefly, these are the current weekday club sessions. Full details can be found on our website – https://pedalsportclub.com/ – Please check our guidance notes on suitability of these sessions “is this session for me?” before your first visit – some of the sessions are aimed at riders preparing for races and are therefore fast & technically challenging:

UPCOMING RACES

A selection of early season circuit races.

Sat 18 Feb: Huddersfield Star Wheelers Winter Go Ride Race 2 (Brooksbank Circuit)
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/159642/Huddersfield-Star-Wheelers-Winter-Go-Ride-Race-2

Sat 25 Feb: Huddersfield Star Wheelers Winter Go Ride Race 3 (Brooksbank Circuit)
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/159643/Huddersfield-Star-Wheelers-Winter-Go-Ride-Race-3

Sat 4 March: Huddersfield Star Wheelers Winter Go Ride Race 4 (Brooksbank Circuit)
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/159644/Huddersfield-Star-Wheelers-Winter-Go-Ride-Race-4

Sun 5 March: Mossley CRT Early Bird Youth Race 1 (Tameside Circuit)
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/158484/Mossley-CRT-Early-Bird-Youth-Race-1

Sat 11 March: Pedalsport Spring Circuits 1 (Brooksbank Circuit)
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/158865/Pedalsport-Spring-Adult-&-Youth-Circuits–1

Sun 12 March: Mossley CRT Early Bird Youth Race 2 (Tameside Circuit)
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/158487/Mossley-CRT-Early-Bird-Youth-Race-2

Sat 18 March: Yorkshire Day at the Races 1 (York Circuit)
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/158113/Yorkshire-Day-at-the-Races–1

Sat 1 April: Yorkshire Day at the Races 2 (York Circuit)
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/158115/Yorkshire-Day-at-the-Races–2

Sat 8 April: Pedalsport Spring Circuits 2 (Brooksbank Circuit)
Event due to go live very shortly. Online entry for all categories ABCDE Youth and 3/4 Adult

Fri 14 April: Yorkshire Day at the Races 3 (York Circuit) https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/158118/Good-Friday-at-the-Races

JANUARY RESULTS BY PEDALSPORT RIDERS

Here’s a selection of results by Pedalsport riders in events during the last month. We’ll no doubt have missed a few – apologies, it’s hard to keep track of every ride/result. If you get a top 3 in your category a race and want a mention in future newsletters, drop us an email to pedalport@live.com and we’ll include you next time. We’ll also include race reports if you are a budding reporter!

CYCLO-CROSS

7-8 Jan National Cyclo-Cross Championships, Bradford
Senior Men: 36 James Dalton
Junior Men: 16 Simeon Young, 48 Joe Romain
Vet 40-44 Men: 12 Rick Crabtree, 20 Tim Kershaw
Vet 50 Men: 1 Chris Young
Vet 60-64: 4 Brian Perks
Youth Under-14 Boys: 55 Oliver Coughlan
Youth Under-16 Boys: 5 Jenson Young, 8 Max Rushby, 17 Joe Coukham, 27 Fin Cooper-Oldroyd, 31 Josh Greenwood, 69 Elliot Brett
Youth Under-16 Boys Team: 1 Pedalsport CC (Jenson, Max, Joe)
Youth Under-16 Girls: 6 Lucy Whearty, 25 Jasmine Lomas

15 Jan – YCCA Ilkley Cyclo-Cross
Under-8: 2 Ethan Geall
Under-10: 1 Noah Ellison
Under-12: 2 Harry Ellison
Youth U16: 1 Lucy Whearty, 1 Joe Coukham, 3 Jasmine Lomas
V50: 1 Chris Young

22 Jan – YCCA Series, Wentworth Castle
Under-8: 2 George Scholes, 3 Ethan Geall, 3 Elsie Hughes
Under-10: 1 Noah Ellison
Under-12: 2 Harry Ellison
Youth U16: 1. Jenson Young, 1 Lucy Whearty, 2 Joe Coukham
Junior: 1 Simeon Young
V45: 3 Mike Young
V60: 1 Brian Perks

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