Category: Road Racing

Racing secretary’s report: October-December 2017

It’s rather late, but here’s a brief report on the end of the 2017 racing season, plus some news, including on an upcoming social event. The road season came to an end in mid-October, when Gavin Passmore, Laurence Cooley and Matt Clegg took part in the University of Birmingham CC’s annual criterium at Tudor Grange.

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Racing secretary’s report: September 2017

Not for the first time this season, the big news in September came from the Hugheses. Dave’s main event for the month was the F-category race at the LVRC National Criterium Championships at Birmingham Business Park on 3 September, hosted by Behind Bars Sports. Dave had targetted this event last season, when it was held

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Racing secretary’s report: August 2017

Opportunities to race were a bit thinner on the ground in August than earlier in the season, with the end of a number of local road and circuit series in July, but it was very much quality over quantity for the Beacon’s racers, with a debut Grand Prix Series appearance and the small matter of a UCI world title to report

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Racing secretary’s report: July 2017

The end of June saw Dave Hughes heading down the M5 to the Wales National Velodrome in Newport for the British Cycling National Masters Track Championships, held over four days from 29 June to 2 July, where he was competing in the “Male H” category for 65-69 year olds. Dave’s stated ambition was to get

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Racing secretary’s report: June 2017

June got off to the best possible start, with Matt Clegg winning the 3rd-cat race at Mallory Park on the first of the month. Matt attacked in the final half-lap, and held off the bunch to take the win and banish the frustration of being forced to freewheel in the finishing straight on his previous

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