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Velo Club Bristol Open 10 – Results

Date: 7th April 2019
Course
: U7B
Distance: 10miles
Weather: Cool, Dry, Wind 16mph NE

The 2019 VC Bristol Open 10-mile time trial was held on Sunday on the U7B course starting at Falfield.  The conditions presented a testing outward leg, with a welcome tailwind on the return.  Thirty riders competed, five representing VCB.
A big thank you goes out to the Timekeepers, Marshalls and other volunteers for making this event possible.

Results:

Overall

1st place: Jon Gates (Royal Air Force Cycling Club): 20min 35sec.
2nd place: Rich Meadows (Royal Air Force Cycling Club): 21min 54sec
3rd place: Edd Charlton-Weedy (Army Cycling): 22min 14sec

Female

1st Female: Joanna Knight (Bristol South Cycling Club): 26min 53sec
2nd Female: Clare Gregory (Kingswood Tri): 28min 25sec

Vets [vs Vet standard time]

1st Vet: Jonathan Gates (Royal Air Force Cycling Club): 20min 35sec [-5:37]
2nd Vet: Mark Bradley (Bristol South Cycling Club): 22min 55 sec [-4:12]
3rd Vet: Luke Smith (Bristol South Cycling Club): 22min 57sec [-3:52]
4th Vet: Andrew Legge (Bristol South Cycling CLub): 22min 49sec [-3:28]

Full results:

Position Race No Name Time
[hh:mm:ss]
Club Ave Speed
[mph]
1 34 Jon Gates 00:20:35 Royal Air Force CC 29.1
2 26 Rich Meadows 00:21:54 Royal Air Force CC 27.4
3 33 Edd Charlton-Weedy 00:22:14 Army Cycling 27.0
4 21 Jacob Sargent 00:22:36 Bristol RC 26.5
5 3 William Fussell 00:22:37 Thornbury Cycling Club 26.5
6 32 Andrew Legge 00:22:49 Bristol South CC 26.3
7 27 Mark Bradley 00:22:55 Bristol South CC 26.2
8 28 Luke Smith 00:22:57 Bristol South CC 26.1
9 29 Tom Bertenshaw 00:22:59 Severn RC 26.1
10 24 Iain Stuart 00:23:32 Bristol Road Club 25.5
11 30 Jim Beales 00:23:37 Veloce 25.4
12 20 Chris Britten 00:24:30 Sodbury Cycle Sport 24.5
13 23 Daniel Kempe 00:24:42 Bristol South CC 24.3
14 17 Dan Laasna Reuter 00:24:51 Virtual Cycling Club 24.1
15 18 Ian Mountjoy 00:25:10 Bristol South CC 23.8
16 12 Ash Dunn 00:25:22 VC Bristol 23.7
17 15 David Rutty 00:25:29 VC Bristol 23.5
18 19 Andy Kelly 00:25:29 Bristol South CC 23.5
19 13 Rob Sutton 00:25:36 VC Bristol 23.4
20 2 Trevor Owen 00:25:43 Rapha Cycling Club 23.3
21 22 Richard Franklin 00:26:06 Salt and Sham 23.0
22 14 Jo Knight 00:26:33 Bristol South CC 22.6
23 4 Chris Truman 00:27:03 VC Bristol 22.2
24 7 Matthew Norris 00:27:11 Sodbury Cycle Sport 22.1
25 9 Paul Rogoll 00:27:28 Salt and Sham 21.8
26 1 Claire Gregory 00:28:25 Kingswood Tri 21.1
27 6 Leon Baker 00:29:28 VC Bristol 20.4
28 8 Maggie Bromley 00:30:12 Kingswood Tri 19.9
29 10 Mary-Jane Hutchinson 00:30:32 Bristol South CC 19.7
30 5 Mick Payne 00:37:38 Kingswood Tri 15.9
31 11 Louise Georgi DNF Giant CC Halo FIlms
32 16 Roger Taylor DNS Frome and District Wheelers
33 25 Carlo Toledo DNS Gloucester City CC
34 31 Ryan O’Rourke DNS Cwncarn Paragon RC
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Cotswold League Series – Circuit of Charfield

SAVE THE DATE: 19th May 2019.

Velo Club Bristol are re-establishing this testing roadman’s course around Charfield, Wickwar and Kingswood that will form part of the Cotswold League series.

We will need the support of club members to ensure the success of the event – both riders and volunteers.

Entry is via the British Cycling site: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/199147/Circuit-of-Charfield

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VC Bristol U7B Open TT


Save the Date: 7th April 2019

The VC Bristol open TT will be held on 7th April on the U7B course (due to roadworks on the U102).  We will soon be looking for volunteers to help run the event and of course riders to represent the club.

Entry is via the Cycling Time Trials site:

https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-details/18571

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Annual Membership Due

As we look forward to the year ahead and the 2019 season, it’s time to renew your membership.

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Winter Turbo Sessions – Block 2

The second block of our winter turbo sessions starts tomorrow.  The eight sessions will be held at The Batch in Oldland Common through until 26th February.  Details as follows:

What is it? 
A block of eight turbo training sessions run by Chris Davis (British Cycling Level 2 coach). All the sessions will be based on some form of intensity work as riders can do endurance at other times. Of course, intensity is relevant to each individual and riders can choose how hard to ride! The first block of sessions is now available to book.
What will I need?
You will need to bring the following.
Essentials:
– You
– Your bike
– A turbo trainer
– Drink
Preferably:
– HR monitor and/or power meter
– cadence sensor
– Towel
Where is it?
The Batch Community Centre, Park Rd, Warmley, Bristol, BS30 8EB
When is it?
Tuesdays from 19:00 to 20:30. This second eight-week block starts on Tuesday 8th January.
Riders need to get to the venue in time to set up and be ready to roll all at the same time. Latecomers will miss the warm-up which will be an integral part of the session.
How much will it cost?
£5 on the night payable by cash or card or SIGN UP to all 8 sessions for only £30 (£3.75 per night).
We are once again offering a combined Turbo and Membership deal: 8 turbo sessions PLUS one year’s VC Bristol Membership for £45!
How do I sign up?
You can sign up on the night or using the booking form here

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2018 Club Dinner and Awards

The season was topped off on Friday evening with the annual club dinner and awards night.  Club members were treated to some good food and drink at the Cross Hands in Fishponds.

Chairman David Rutty introduced the awards and handed over to John Backwell, one of VC Bristol’s founding members, to present the cups and medals.

Awards

2018 Open TT
1st Lee Francis

Lee Francis – 2018 Open TT Winner

2018 Evening TT Series
1st Lee Francis
2nd Simon Jennings
3rd Matt Dale

Lee Francis Evening TT Series Winner

2018 Hill Climb
1st Rob Sutton
2nd Chris Truman
3rd Matt Dale

Rob Sutton 2018 Hill Climb Winner

2018 Founders Trophy
Mark Bishton

Mark Bishton 2018 Founders Trophy Winner

2018 Road Race Champion
not awarded

2018 Bill Rains Trophy
not awarded

2017 Road Race Champion
Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes 2017 Road Race Champion

 

 

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Club Dinner and Awards Evening

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AGM Friday 26th October

This year’s AGM will be held on Friday 26th October at The Batch, Oldland Common BS30 8EB.

If you thought AGM couldn’t get any better, you’re wrong 🙂 because this year we will be providing chips to help make it more of a social event. Licensed bar will also be open.

AGM starts at 7:30pm.

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Winter Turbo Sessions Return

Add a turbo boost to your riding next season with our 8-week structured turbo training series.

What is it?
Two blocks of eight turbo training sessions run by Chris Davis (British Cycling Level 2 coach).  All the sessions will be based on some form of intensity work as riders can do endurance at other times.  Of course, intensity is relevant to each individual and riders can choose how hard to ride!  The first block of sessions is now available to book.

What will I need?
You will need to bring the following.
Essentials:
– You
– Your bike
– A turbo trainer
– Drink
Preferably:
– HR monitor and/or power meter
– cadence sensor
– Towel

Where is it?
The Batch Community Centre, Park Rd, Warmley, Bristol, BS30 8EB

When is it?
Tuesdays from 19:00 to 20:30. The first eight-week block starts on Tuesday 30th October.
Riders need to get to the venue in time to set up and be ready to roll all at the same time. Latecomers will miss the warm-up which will be an integral part of the session.

How much will it cost?
£5 on the night payable by cash or card or SIGN UP to all 8 sessions for only £30 (£3.75 per night).

How do I sign up?
You can sign up on the night or using the booking form here

 

 

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Club Hill Climb Champs!

The leaves are falling and a change in season is coming… So it’s time to burn your lungs for the annual hill climb champs up Belmont Hill. Go as hard or as steady as you like 🙂
Full details on the Events page

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