Friday, July 05, 2013

Whats going on

Most of our road race team are away this Sunday at Moreton Morrell near Stratford upon Avon for the Veterans National Championships - good luck to you all - a 1 2 3 is a distinct possibility in the over 70's race - no pressure there then!

Also on Sunday Mel and I are being joined by a thousand plus other riders at the White Rose Classic sportive from Ilkley - looks like it may be a hot day but there's plenty of long steep descents to cool off.

For those who have not yet committed to other events this weekend Chris Crossland has sent me details of Le Tour en Calderdale -

Don't know whether you and other Condors are interested in this - Le 
Tour en Calderdale -  the CTC West Yorkshire/CTC Calderdale event this 
coming Sunday 7 July. Ride the Calderdale part of the 2014 Tour de 
France, with a bonus climb thrown in to get you in the mood. Entry fee 
£1 to cover costs of organisation. Caf├ęs open at start and finish. 37 
miles in total. Hope to see you some of you at the start: Sowerby Bridge 
Market (Wharf Street). Registration opens at 8.15am. Ride sets off from 
9.30am onwards.

On Saturday 13th of July there's the Beaches and Bridges 225k Audax from Stamford Bridge, near York. Looks like it will be a good change of scenery with a potter over the Wolds for an ice cream on the sands at Bridlington, then a gentle ride through East Yorkshire's lanes and across the Humber Bridge and return through the flatlands. Myself, Simon and Phil have entered so far. On-line entries are being accepted, £3.50 via the AudaxUK website.

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