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):MEMBERSHIP FORM.  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

No club run New Years Day; the club run will instead be held on Saturday 31 December, leaving at 9am – departure venue to be announced; likely venue, The Blue Egg.

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.


YOUTH COACHING

The Club’s British-Cycling trained coaches work with youngsters through Saturday morning sessions, often at Gainsborough School, Great Cornard; for details contact David Fenn (see below) or the CCS Juniors Facebook page. The coaching sessions start at 10 am 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.
Off-road sessions are booked at Maglia Rosso, Hawstead, for the following Saturdays; 26 November, 10 December, 7 January, 11 February, 11 March.


2016 THURSDAY EVENING TIME TRIAL SERIES

The new season begins on Thursday 20 April, and will finish on 31 August – start training now! Results for last season are  here, and the end of season Points Series results are here (subject to verification). Target times for the 2017 Points Series are here.

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.

OPEN TIME TRIALS

A increasing number of CCS riders are riding in Open Time Trials; results for the whole 2016 season are here; see where all the records were broken! 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.

 

CCS ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

If you didn’t make it to the Subs Night, please send a form and payment to me – address etc on the form, which is downloadable here. You can also pay by Electronic Funds Transfer if you prefer – details on the form. 
Subs for 2017 are; Juvenile £5, Junior £8. Senior £18. Senior over 65 £12. 2nd claim member £12, Family £24.
NOTE: 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.

 

SUNDAY, 29 JANUARY; CCS RELIABILITY RIDE

From the Stevenson Centre, off Broom Street, Great Cornard, CO10 0WD.
Two course lengths, 28.5 or 46 miles – two target times for each distance.
You pick the one that challenges you.
Sign on at 8.45am for 46 miles in 3hrs 30mins. First group away at 9.00am.

Sign on at 9.00am for 46 miles in 2hrs 45mins. First group away at 9.15am.
Sign on at 9.15am for 28.5 miles in 2hrs 30mins. First group away at 9.30am.
Sign on at 9.30am for 28.5 miles in 1hr 45mins. First group away at 9.40am.

Route maps and downloadable GPS tracks for both routes available on the Events page of this website.
Sign on the line on the day.
£6 entry fee includes refreshment.
Further enquiries to David Fenn; 01787 374284; e-mail dave@cycleclubsudbury.com

 

6pm TUESDAY 28 FEBRUARY; CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES TO CCS MAD MARCH HILLY OPEN TIME TRIAL; SEE BELOW

8am SUNDAY 12 MARCH; CCS MAD MARCH HILLY OPEN TIME TRIAL

Course: 22 mile (35 kilometre) Time Trial on the BS/24R. This is a sporting circuit course starting & finishing in the beautiful medieval village of Lavenham – for further details (inc.map & gpx.) see here.

The event forms part of the SpoCo East series: http://www.team-camb…east/index.htm

Start time: 08:00am
HQ: The modern & spacious, Lavenham Village Hall (CO10 9QT). Located at the rear of the public car park adjacent to the Cock Horse inn, opposite the church on the B1071 – very close to the start. Refreshments will be available before and after the event.

Entry: on-line via CTT website: here or by post with a CTT entry form sent to: Darren Rule, CCS Road Race Secretary, 34 Daking Avenue, Boxford, Sudbury,Suffolk, CO10 5QA
Fee: £8.00, please make cheques payable to ‘Cycle Club Sudbury’ (for postal entries).
Deadline for entries: 18:00 on 28 February 2017
E mail: roadracing@cycleclubsudbury.com Phone: 07747 643858


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 14 January; Swaffham; 54/100k
Saturday 21 January; New Winter Series, Audax Club Mid-Essex; Kelvedon; 100k; 10am start!
Saturday 4 February; New Winter Series, Audax Club Mid-Essex; Witham; 100k; 10am start!
Saturday 4 March; Dunmow; New Winter Series, Audax Club Mid-Essex; Dunmow; 100k; 10am start!
Saturday 18 March; Copdock; 100k

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 22 January; VeloSchils
Sunday 5 February; West Suffolk Wheelers
Saturday 11 February; Amis Velo
Sunday 12 February; Stowmarket and District CC; http://sdcc.bike/events/event/spring-reliability/

 

ROAD RACING

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

Sunday 12 March; Jock Wadley road race, Colchester


CYCLOCROSS/MTB RACING

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

Monday 2 January 2017: Trinity Cross (Trinity Park, Ipswich)
Sunday 9 February; Maglia Rosso, Cyclocross Endurance sportive

Sunday 26 February; Mud Sweat and Gears; Lee Valley; first of an 8 race series
Sunday 19 March; Mud Sweat and Gears; Kentford



BILDESTON COMMUNITY CYCLING

Our Tuesday evening rides  leaving Bildeston Market Square at 6.45pm finished for the season on Tuesday 30 August. Our occasional series of Saturday morning Winter Warmer rides 25 miles with a cafe stop, leaving Bildeston Square at 9.30am, back about 12.30pm, has started; next ride 21 January.   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.
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.