Welcome to the CCS Web Site

If you are new to cycling and looking for a club to join, have a look around and see what we can offer. Then get in touch, or better still join us out on your bike. To join the club, contact the membership secretary via the Contacts page for a membership form, or download one here (this may take a minute or two):MEMBERSHIPFORM.  Payment now possible by cash, cheque or EFT (was BACS); details on the form.

Cycle Club Sudbury is affiliated to the following organisations;
British Cycling; www.britishcycling.org.uk
Cycling UK (was Cycling Touring Club); www.cyclinguk.org
Cycling Time Trials; www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk
Eastern Counties Cycling Association; www.easterncounties.org.uk
Eastern Road Race League; www.errl.org.uk
Eastern District Cycling Association; www.eastdistrictca.org.uk

Several club members are also members of AudaxUK, the long distance cyclists association; www.aukweb.net

 

What’s Next In The Calendar?


CCS EVENTS DIARY


STRAVA: link
here to CCS Strava page (only works if you’re a Strava member)


WANT TO CHECK THE SUDBURY WEATHER? Click here


SAFETY NOTICE; FRONT FORK RECALL

Following Jonathan’s tragic accident, please check that your front forks are not covered by this recall notice;
RECALL-NOTICE


TO JOIN CCS OR RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION

Please send a completed membership form  and payment to the address on the form (or pay by Electronic Funds Transfer – details on the form). You can download a membership form here MEMBERSHIPFORM . Subscription rates are on the form. We’ll send you your new membership card and Handbook.
Subs for 2017 are unchanged, at;

Juvenile £5, Junior £8, Senior £18, Senior over 65 £12, 2nd claim member £12,
Family £24. Keen time-triallists can also pay a mere £45 to cover a whole season’s Thursday evening time trials, a £15 saving over the total paid for a season at £3 a week.      


CCS SOCIAL CLUB RUN AND SHORTER CLUB RUN

The weekly social club run leaves Market Hill Sudbury at 9am every Sunday. About 40 miles, with a cafe stop, at the speed of the slowest rider. Back about 12.45 – 1.00pm. There is a nominated ride leader. New and visiting riders welcome; you can take part in up to three ‘taster’ rides before joining the club.

There is a shorter club run the first Sunday in every month. This is for people who haven’t previously done a club run, new members and those thinking of joining – everyone else welcome as well. There is a nominated ride leader. About 25-27 miles, speed that of the slowest rider, cafe stop halfway. Just turn up! Bring your friends and relations; you can take part in up to three ‘taster’ rides before joining the club. 9am from Market Hill, Sudbury, back about 12.00 – 12.15pm. If you’re not used to riding in a group of riders, please read these guidance notes.
Other various unofficial club rides are arranged by club members on the Cycle Club Sudbury Facebook page.

SUNDAY 20 AUGUST; CCS – ORGANISED ROAD RACES
BRITISH CYCLING EASTERN, CENTRAL, AND SOUTH EAST DIVISIONS LADIES CHAMPIONSHIPS AND JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
RESULTS;
OVERALL;  here
BY DIVISION; here

This year, the Club has been asked by British Cycling to host British Cycling Eastern, South Eastern and Central road races on Sunday 20 August; the Junior’s Regional Championship and the Women’s Regional Championship.
Many helpers will be needed! Contact Darren, darren_rule1@hotmail.com, 07747 643858, if you are able to help; or just come along to spectate.
Race HQ is at AFC Sudbury; start/finish line on Finch Hill.

SUNDAY 17 SEPTEMBER; SUDBURY WOMEN ON WHEELS RIDES

Venue: Acton Village Hall, behind the Crown, The Green, Acton, CO10 0AT
Click for map

Full details; http://www.wowsuffolk.org.uk/wow-sudbury/

Start Times: 8:30am – 10:00am

  • 50 Mile: 8.30am
  • 20 Mile: 9:00am
  • 5 Mile: 9.20am

Registration Times:

  • 50 Mile: 7:30 – 8.20am
  • 20 Mile: 8:20 – 8.50am
  • 5 Mile: 9.20 – 9.50am

 

SUNDAY 8 OCTOBER; INTERCLUB HILL CLIMB WITH WEST SUFFOLK WHEELERS, DALHAM

Could be a warm-up for our very own hill climb!

 

SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER; CCS FALLING LEAVES OPEN HILL CLIMB, INCORPORATING THE EDCA CHAMPIONSHIP

Watson’s Hill, Semer; HQ Semer Village Hall. Course BHC/1. First rider off at 11am. 
Entry via the CTT website; details here

Please note; entries close at 6pm on Tuesday 3 October.
A great event to ride or support; closed road. If you’re spectating, why not ride over on the club run from Sudbury.
For further details on the course etc, see here.

 

YOUTH COACHING

The Club’s British-Cycling trained coaches work with youngsters through Monday evening sessions, starting on 24 April, often at Gainsborough School, Great Cornard; for details contact David Fenn (see below) or the CCS Juniors Facebook page. The coaching sessions start at 6.30pm and last about 1 hour. £1 a session for CCS juvenile members, £2 a session for non-members (juvenile club membership costs £5.00 per annum). Youngsters between the ages nominally 5 to 12 years old are welcome,; It would be appreciated if anyone wishing to take part could contact David Fenn, Coaching Co-ordinator; dave@cycleclubsudbury.com or phone 01787 374284. More information to follow – watch this space.


2017 THURSDAY EVENING TIME TRIAL SERIES AND POST-SEASON DINNER!

FOR THURSDAY EVENING SERIES AND INTERCLUB RESULTS, SEE THE POSTS AT THE FOOT OF THIS PAGE

The season began on Thursday 20 April, and will finish on 31 August. The schedule for the season is here; 2017ThursdayTTSchedule.
Target times for the 2017 Points Series; 2017TargetTimes3.
Marshalling list link; 2017MarshallingList. If you are intending to ride any TTs, you will need to marshal at least once during the season. Please e-mail robin@cycleclubsudbury.com with THREE dates on which you are available, as soon as possible.

For full details of our twenty event season, on four courses from 8 miles to 13 miles in length, see Time Trials on the Events page for the programme, start times, course details etc. The HQ for all these events is the Cock Horse car park, opposite Lavenham church. Visiting riders are very welcome, but must be a member of a CTT affiliated club or join CC Sudbury, for insurance purposes.

The post-season dinner will be held on Tuesday 5 September at the Horseshoes Inn, Cockfield. Collect a menu choice form from David Fenn.

OPEN TIME TRIALS

A increasing number of CCS riders are riding in Open Time Trials; CCS riders’ results for the current season to date are here. Many thanks to Roger for compiling these results throughout the TT season.

Too many Open time trials to list individually! See the Cycling Time Trials Events list here.
If you’re thinking of entering the competition for the new CCS SPOCO trophy, a calendar of SPOCO events is
here.

New club records;

Yet another one gone!
Congratulations to Damon on breaking Scott Jones’s 24 year old 100 mile TT record by a massive 7mins 19 seconds, with a time of 3hrs, 55m 06secs.
17 June 2017, ECCA Newmarket event on the E2/100 course.

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Senior mens 25 mile record, set by Leon West; 51m 58secs
13 May 2017, VC Norwich event on course B25/8

Leon
Yet another Senior ladies 25 mile record, set by Mandy Bunn; 1hr 1m 7secs
28 May 2017, ECCA Newmarket event on course E2/25
Senior ladies 10 mile record, set by Mandy Bunn; 23m 10secs
6 May 2017, Lea Valley CC event on course E2/10

Mandy


UPCOMING AUDAX RIDES

To find out about audax rides, and how they work, and further details on these audax rides, and to enter (most of them) on line, visit http://www.aukweb.net/ 
Saturday 26 August; Mildenhall; 50, 100, 160, 200, 300k
Saturday 2 September; Henham; 50, 110, 170, 200k
Saturday 9 September; Dunmow; 600k
Saturday 30 September; Blaxhall; 100k
Saturday 7 October; Dunmow; 100, 200k
Sunday 15 October,; Carlton Colville; 160, 200k
Saturday 21 October; Cambridge; 100, 200k
Sunday 29 October; Stevenage; 100k
Sunday 26 November; Carlton Colville; 100k
Saturday 2 December; Witham; 100k
Sunday 17 December; Gt Bromley; 200k

Further details and entry to all these rides via the AudaxUK website at www.aukweb.net/events; anyone can enter these events.


LOCAL RELIABILITY, SPORTIVE AND CHARITY RIDES

Full details, and entry for most events, on the British Cycling website at https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events
Sunday 10 September; Hadleigh Cycle Club Gayford Flyer; entries close 3 September

Sunday 1 October; Ipswich
Sunday 8 October; Haverhill

Sunday 15 October; Maglia Rosso

ROAD RACING

See the British Cycling website for details of all local races.

Sunday 27 August; Ipswich
Sunday 3 September; Marks Tey
Sunday 10 September; Ipswich
Saturday 16 September; Bulmer (Juniors)
Sunday 1 October; Steeple
Sunday 8 October; Ugley
Sunday 15 October; Hanningfield


CYCLOCROSS/MTB RACING

Further details on the British Cycling website at https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/cyclocross

Sunday 17th September; Langdon Hills, Essex

BILDESTON COMMUNITY CYCLING


Our Tuesday evening rides  leaving Bildeston Market Square at 6.45pm began on Tuesday 25 April. The rides will last about an hour, lengthening as the light improves. There are two rides; a short ‘slow’ ride for beginners/returners, and a faster, longer ride for those more experienced.   These are community rides, not training rides, but good fun. All welcome, just turn up. We regret no children under 12, no unaccompanied children under 16. Last ride on Tuesday 29 August.
Any queries contact Robin Weaver; e-mail robin@cycleclubsudbury.com, or phone 01449 741048.

 

 

What's Going On In The Site

Make sure you keep up to date with what has been happening here on the CCS website.
Or you can try the archives where you will be sure to find something from the past that is worth a good read.