Monthly Archives: July 2014

Simon Yates Survives Toughest Day

Bury ace Simon Yates has survived one of the toughest days of the Tour de France in recent history. The Peloton navigated a 160km parcours including 13km of notorious Pave, normally only featured in the Paris-Roubaix Spring Classic. In a day marred by atrocious weather and multiple crashes, conditions couldn’t have been more difficult and

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Boots & Spurs poem by Bob Chadwick

The following is a poem written by former member Bob Chadwick and read out by him at our annual reunion: BOOTS AND SPURS A Century ago our club was born of poverty and strikes A message to the people conveyed by folks on bikes What better way to spread the word throughout the countryside Vote

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Tour de France: Bury ace Yates to ride

Tour de France: Bury ace Yates to ride Simon Yates has been named in Orica-GreenEDGE’s Tour de France squad, the Australian team has announced. The 21-year-old first-year professional from Bury is an unexpected selection, boosting British ranks for Saturday’s start in Leeds, after the high-profile omissions of Sir Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky), David Millar (Garmin-Sharp)

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