Seems that the IRC had a bit of trouble at the Carrefour de l’abre. Hope the team car got to you all quickly, replaced your wheels and got the plasters out.
Open 10 Mile Time Trial F11-Sat 6th Sept
Start times can be downloaded CLICK HERE.
With the HQ at the Hub in Aston Clinton, this is last of the club’s open TT promotions for 2014. On the nationally famous and rapid F11/10 Aston Clinton bypass course – once a local secret – it includes the gift hill that can add 1mph to your average speed. Its a ‘special conditions’ event which is only open to those who have not gone faster than 21:00 last three seasons (LTS). Currently, organiser Nick Jones has over 100 entries, and its likely to be oversubscribed. Come on Icknield members, get your entry in! Details of entry are on the CTT website.
Club Hill Climb Champs Sun Oct 5th
At 10:30am on Sunday October 5th is our Hill Climb Championship, incorporating the last round of the interclub competition. Parking and sign on at the Chequers Pub, Streatley. Afterwards tea, cake, beer or anything you fancy. The climb is ‘Moleskin’ from Sharpenhoe. Its between 2 and 5 mins of effort, depending on your watts/kilo capabilities. No club run, or rather, this IS the club run.
Club Lunch 2014
Our annual club lunch will be held at Luton Rugby Club, Newlands Road, Stopsley Park, LU1 4BQ. It is Saturday 29th November at 12midday for 1pm. Its a popular event, with many members and friends past and present. Tickets are available fist come first served from Tony Baines Tuesday evening club nights. The price is £22.50. Detailed menu available soon with vegetarian option.
The afternoon includes a roundup of the year, tombola, traditional cross toasting and then a prize and trophy presentation. Eventually John has a few too many and tells a few jokes.
Cyclo Cross Stopsley High School
To be held on Sunday November 16th. Currently still pencilled in, due to the lack of an organiser.
The latest order is here and much of it gone already. Please look on the clothing page for prices and come and collect as soon as possible Tuesday at the club night as pre-orders will be held for another 4 weeks before going into the ‘stock bucket’. Alternatively, contact Tim Davies, to arrange your collection, if you have any questions or change of mind.
Club Time Trial League
All the results are up to date. This has been a very successful season so far, with regular attendance of over 30. You are advised to use a rear light, and are strongly recommended to wear an approved helmet. Register from 18.30 approx at the Culcheth Centre, Redborne Upper School (south site), MK45 2NU. Ample parking is available on site. We look forward to seeing you there.
Open 100 Mile TT
Thanks so much to all the marshals and helper who made the event a success once again. It was a pleasure to organise such a willing band of friends. If there are any photos anyone would care to send me I’ll open up a gallery.
We now have over 100 on our Facebook Group its very busy. Any comments or messages you want to make quickly or exchanges you can use that. Try it. FACEBOOK ICKNIELD GROUP
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We are a cycling club based in Ampthill & Mid-Bedfordshire of about 120 members.The club is involved in time trialling, cyclo-cross, road and track racing, social activities, youth hostelling weekend. We provide on and off-road activities under the supervision of experienced cyclists and qualified coaches and work with local schools to deliver British Cycling Go-Ride cycling activities. If you want to ride with an experienced yet sociable band of riders, who will still wait for you if you puncture, then ride with the Icknield. Come along to one of our Tuesday evening club nights or turn up at a club run to find out more. We welcome new members whether experienced or new to the sport of cycling. The Club room at Redborne Upper School in Ampthill provides us all with a base to meet up and chat about cycling or organise forthcoming trips or events. Its also our base for our Tuesday evening time trial series.
We are a Go Ride Club. Find out what it’s about and how you can take part Also, Icknield Road Club members can get Free British Cycling Membership. Ask our BC Secretary for information.
Our inaugural club sportive was on Saturday May 3rd, with over 100 riders. We hope to repeat it next year. . It was a great success. Well done to Nigel Cole for organising it so quickly.
Cycling Club Based in Flitwick, Ampthill, Luton and Bedfordshire