Racing secretary’s report: May 2017

Each year, May brings the start of a number of local racing series, and the season is now well and truly under way. On Tuesday 9 May, it was the Beacon’s turn to organise a round of the Stourport Summer Series. On a nice evening, there was a good turnout of riders despite the alternative attraction

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Racing secretary’s report: April 2017

April got off to a good start for the club, with Dave Hughes winning his category at the LVRC Solihull Early Season Circuit Race at Tudor Grange. Dave mixed it up with lower age-category riders to slip away from his main competitors in a breakaway and lap the other category F riders to take the win. This

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Racing secretary’s report: January-March 2017

Now that the 2017 season is several months old, a racing secretary’s report is overdue, so here’s what club members have been up to in the first three months of the year. More regular updates will follow as we get into the heart of the racing season. Now in its fourth year, the Woolly Mamil

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Racing secretary’s report: October 2016

October marks the end of the road-race season in the West Midlands, and this year that season finished with the welcome return of a former mainstay of the racing calendar in the form of the Birmingham Business Park Circuit Races, and a further opportunity to grab some final points at Tudor Grange, which hosted the

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Racing secretary’s report: August-September 2016

With the South Staffordshire and Shropshire Cycling Clubs Road Race League and the Stourport Summer Series both having come to an end for the season, the road racing calendar for August and September didn’t offer much to riders looking to make the most of the long summer days. Nonetheless, Stuart White managed to build on

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