Monthly Archives: June 2010

Club Report 27/6/10

Simon Yates won last week’s annual Lumb Carr Road Hill Climb Time Trial with a scorching personal best, and set a new course record! The Holcombe Brook based open event, hosted by the Bury Clarion and sponsored by the Co-Op, saw the seventeen-year-old speed up the 1km course in a time of 2minutes 2seconds. In

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Grassington Mountain Bike Marathon

Got a text from Simon Jarvis last Friday… “just entered this Mountain Bike Marathon in Grassington are you coming” so in goes my entry and then I look at the route Grassington Route … 85km and 2400m of ascent… now that is going to hurt!!! Full report to follow


Hill Climb Report and Results

   A lovely evening for our Hill Climb saw 19 riders in total taking part, 10 from Bury Clarion which as very pleasing. Simon Yates won the event and in the process broke the course record with a very impressive time of 2.02. 1.   A huge “Thank you” is owed to the Bury members

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Club Report 20/6/10

Simon Yates sprinted to spectacular victory last weekend in the Bikeline Tom Simpson Memorial Junior Road Race, near Doncaster. The event, part of the prestigious National Junior Race series, saw seventeen-year-old Simon take on a starting field of 78-riders including his twin brother, Adam. With the race splitting into three groups, Simon found himself in

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Hill Climb 22nd June

A Chance for all to come and have a go, whether members of a cycling club or not. The Hill Climb, Lumb Carr Road is approximately 1km long with a gradient of 12%. Entries are on the night – no need to pre enter. Only £2 to enter all proceeds donated to Bury Hospice. Prizes The

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Summer Newsletter 2010

WELCOME TO NEW MEMBERS John Hall (Nick’s Brother) and David Hobson. Our total membership is now 43. We join for all kinds of reasons – alas really active club cycling members are in the minority. CLUB MEETINGS At Elton Liberal Club starting at 7.30pm Thursdays 26 August and 18 November. Members with email addresses will

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Club Report 13/6/10

Adam and Simon Yates were back at the track last week for Cycling Development North West’s track meet at Manchester’s Velodrome. In the 40-lap scratch race Simon shot to first place, Adam came fifth. Positions were reversed later for the 60-lap points race with Adam taking first place, Simon third. Simon stormed back to first

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Club Report 7/6/10

Bury Clarion Report for BT Simon Yates produced an outsanding performance on Sunday when he won the Cycling Development North West 60 mile road race riding with Elites and first category riders on a demanding Derbyshire course near Buxton. With three laps to go he broke away with another rider then as the finish approached he matched and countered all attacks to

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