38 riders competed at the Bath CC Club championship that was held on 18th June at a sunny Odd down circuit. Simon Ker won the Mens Race, Liz Matthews triumphed in the ladies and Charlie Shields took home the youth cup. Phil Swinden doubled up by wining the non racers race and then straight away became a racer and competed in the mens club championship.
Bath Cycling Club took on Velothon Wales and came out winners.
4 Graham Edwards (2684) 03:48:51
29 Jonathan Corp (2683) 03:55:50
30 Stephen Herring (2783) 03:55:51
32 Andrew Brown (2782) 03:57:00
33 Martin Langley (2682) 03:57:31
34 Darren Edwards (2680) 03:57:47
43 John Witty (2690) 03:59:25
44 Peter Phillips (2679) 03:59:27
45 Simon Williams (2689) 03:59:28
61 Simon Martin (2681) 04:01:31
213 Steve Brewer (2688) 04:12:13
861 David Stoyle (2687) 04:35:25
On Thursday June 11, Bath will host the grand final of the Pearl Izumi Tour Series, an unique, team-based closed circuit cycling series.
Bath & North East Somerset Council is working with the community and the organisers to support the tour, which features teams formed by English cricketer, Matt Prior, and Tour De France winner, Sir Bradley Wiggins.
The Bath circuit will include Royal Avenue, Marlborough Buildings, The Royal Crescent, Brock Street, the Circus, Gay Street and Queens Parade.
The fun kicks off at 10.30am in Royal Avenue with cycling activities for local school children. This will be followed by amateur events for keen local cyclists on the Pearl Izumi route. The day will culminate with the professional events in the evening, starting with the Women’s Matrix Fitness Grand Prix Series final at 5.30pm, followed by the Men’s Pearl Izumi Tour Series Grand Final at 7.30pm.
The Summer Social and Club Championship night will be held at Odd Down on Thursday 18th June at 6:30 to 8:00. The club has booked the Odd Down track for the evening and there will be races from 6:30 to 8:00, outside of this time the track will be available for anyone to use. There will be food and drinks available for purchase, so it would be great to see as many of you and your family there as possible.
6:30 Men’s – Non Racers* – 15mins plus 1 lap
6:50 Youth – U18 – 15 mins plus 1 lap
7:10 Ladies Club Championship – 15 mins plus 1 lap
7:30 Men’s Club Championship – 30 mins plus 1 lap.
* Non-racers will be defined as anyone who does not hold a current race license/ race and has never held a 3rd category license.
There will be three cups awarded
Les Vince Cup to Ladies Winner
Bath Cycle Traders Trophy to Men’s Winner
Whiteman cup for the Youth Winner
For those who have not ridden at Odd Down, it is a fantastic new circuit with a high quality tarmac. The course is technical, bit can be ridden by anyone.
Entry will be on the day but In order to give me an idea of numbers can you please send me an email to [email protected] if you are going to attend or sign up on the Training Planner. The club is planning on covering the costs of this event, so there will be no charge to ride or race race at odd down.