What's on? Velo Club Event listing
Date: 14th May 2019
Course: U103 (shortened)
Weather: Warm, Dry, Wind 10mph E
The third evening time trial of the series was once again held on a shortened course due to the ever-present roadworks. Sodbury Cycle Sport hosted the event that saw 25 riders compete.
Top spot on the night went to Rob Hall (SAS) with 17min 23sec, Wayne Osmond (VCB) finished second with a time of 17min 30sec and Simon Hunt was third overall (17min 33sec). Fastest female was Jo Jago (Sodbury Cycle Sport) in 18min 01sec.
Thanks to SCS for organising the marshalls and timekeepers.
|1||15||Rob Hall||00:17:23||Salt and Sham||25.4|
|2||12||Wayne Osmond||00:17:30||VC Bristol||25.3|
|4||10||Chris Britten||00:17:45||Sodbury Cycle Sport||24.9|
|5||1||Michal Gniewek||00:17:50||Sodbury Cycle Sport?||24.8|
|6||13||Tom Saunders||00:17:57||Sodbury Cycle Sport||24.6|
|7||21||Jo Jago||00:18:01||Sodbury Cycle Sport||24.5|
|8||20||Matt Reynolds||00:18:10||Sodbury Cycle Sport||24.3|
|10||24||Rob Sutton||00:18:12||VC Bristol||24.3|
|11||23||Stu Gardiner||00:18:27||VC Bristol||24.0|
|12||9||Richard Franklin||00:18:29||Salt and Sham||23.9|
|13||4||Ash Dunn||00:18:53||VC Bristol||23.4|
|14||7||Matthew Norris||00:19:27||Sodbury Cycle Sport||22.7|
|17||2||Des Green||00:19:49||Dr J Performance||22.3|
|20||5||Claire Gregory||00:20:26||Kingswood Tri||21.6|
|21||22||Claire Graham||00:21:02||Kingswood Tri||21.0|
|23||18||Leon Baker||00:22:54||VC Bristol||19.3|
|24||19||Andy Beveridge||00:22:54||Kingswood Tri||19.3|
|25||3||Mick Payne||00:23:27||Kingswood Tri||18.9|
Date: 30th April 2019
Course: U103 (shortened)
Weather: Warm, Dry, Wind 4mph S
Thirty three riders turned up to ride the first of the evening time trial series. The first event, hosted by VC Bristol, was held in ideal conditions on a shortened course (7.3 miles due to roadworks)
Top spot on the night went to Brett Halliwell (SW Cycling) with 15min 59sec, Will Fussell(Thornbury CC) finished second with a time of 17min 10sec and the Tandem of Jo Knight/Andy Legge (Bristol South) and Wayne Osman (VC Bristol) were joint third overall (17min 30sec). Fastest female was Jo Jago (Sodbury Cycle Sport) in 18min 50sec. Fastest Junior was Ryan Abram (Newport Pheonix) in 18min 6sec.
Thanks as always go to marshalls, timekeepers and organisers.
|1||14||Brett Halliwell||00:15:59||SW Cycling||27.4|
|2||5||Will Fussell||00:17:10||Thornbury CC||25.5|
|3||26||Jo Knight/Andy Legge||00:17:30||Bristol South||25.0|
|7||25||Theo Brumhead||00:18:03||Bristol South||24.3|
|8||16||Ryan Abram||00:18:06||Newport Phonix||24.2|
|10||22||Jeremy Tiley||00:18:14||SCS/Kingswood Tri||24.0|
|11||20||Matt Reynolds||00:18:33||Sodbury Cycle Sport||23.6|
|14||23||Jo Jago||00:18:50||Sodbury Cycle Sport||23.3|
|17||17||Eric Downey||00:19:12||kingswood Tri||22.8|
|18||19||Matthew Norris||00:19:12||Sodbury Cycle Sport||22.8|
|19||11||Ed Stevens||00:19:14||kingswood Tri||22.8|
|22||4||Claire Gregory||00:19:50||kingswood Tri||22.1|
|24||8||Greg Wentland||00:19:59||kingswood Tri||21.9|
|25||15||Peter Sheath||00:20:24||kingswood Tri||21.5|
|26||24||Des Green||00:20:26||kingswood Tri||21.4|
|27||6||Gary Weeks||00:20:30||kingswood Tri||21.4|
|28||7||Claire Graham||00:20:43||kingswood Tri||21.1|
|29||1||Maggie Bromley||00:20:54||Kingswood Tri||21.0|
|30||12||Dannie Hayes||00:21:12||kingswood Tri||20.7|
|31||21||Andy Beveridge||00:21:22||kingswood Tri||20.5|
|33||2||Mick Payne||00:22:45||Kingswood Tri||19.3|
Velo Club Bristol riders have been in early season race action. Congratulations to all taking part and representing the club. We look forward to more members getting involved in the coming months. Summary below.
Date: 7th April 2019
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.
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
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]
|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|
|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||—|
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
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:
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.
– Your bike
– A turbo trainer
– HR monitor and/or power meter
– cadence sensor
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
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.
2018 Open TT
1st Lee Francis
2018 Evening TT Series
1st Lee Francis
2nd Simon Jennings
3rd Matt Dale
2018 Hill Climb
1st Rob Sutton
2nd Chris Truman
3rd Matt Dale
2018 Founders Trophy
2018 Road Race Champion
2018 Bill Rains Trophy
2017 Road Race Champion