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

FACEBOOK PAGE: HERE

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



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 2019 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 £65 to cover a whole season’s Thursday evening time trials, a £15 saving over the total paid for a season at £4 a week. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

7.30pm THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER; CCS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

At the Stevenson Centre, off Broom Street, Great Cornard.
If there is anything you would like to see on the AGM Agenda, could you please let any committee member know as soon as possible. Current vacancies on the committee; chairman, and time trial secretary. Existing committee members are willing to stand again for their existing positions. If you’d like to stand for any named post on the committee (see back of Handbook), or for one of the vacant posts, please contact the Club secretary (contact details on the back of the Handbook).

 

7.30pm THURSDAY 5 DECEMBER; CCS QUIZ NIGHT

At the Stevenson Centre off Broom Street, Great Cornard, with Quizmaster James Newton, for an evening of intellectual challenge! Teams of up to 6 people, bring your own drinks and nibbles. Teams can also be put together on the night, so just roll up.

 

11am FRIDAY 27 DECEMBER; CCS ‘AFTER CHRISTMAS’ RIDE

Meeting at the Cock Horse car park, Lavenham, at 11am, for a ‘Guess the Distance’ ride of about an hour, then dropping into the Cock Horse.

 

7.30pm THURSDAY 9 JANUARY; CCS SUBS NIGHT

At the Stevenson Centre off Broom Street, Great Cornard, at 7.30pm.
Your chance to pay your subs, and pick up a shiny new membership card and Handbook.
Refreshments available.

Membership subs are unchanged from last year;
Juvenile (up to 16)  £5            Junior (16 – Dec. after18)  £8
Senior (18-65)  £18                 Senior (65-80)  £12
Family  £24                             Second claim  £12                       
Associate  £4                          Temporary; 6 wks  £5
In addition, First and Second claim members can pay for a season of Thursday evening time trial rides; £65 for the season of 20 time trials.

If any of your details have changed during the year, (address, email address, phone etc) please bring a newly completed membership form, downloadable from the top of this  Homepage. 

You can pay by cash or cheque (to Cycle Club Sudbury); if paying by cash, please have the correct amount. Payment also possible by BACS/EFT, preferably before the 9 January Subs Night; please email Robin Weaver at pamandrobinw@gmail.com for CCS bank account details.

 

SUNDAY 26 JANUARY; CCS RELIABILITY RIDE

From the Stevenson Centre, off Broom Street, Great Cornard. Choose from two course lengths (28 or 46 miles) with two finish target times for each distance; for further details, see the advert in this Spindle. To download a route sheet, map, or GPX track, see this website; Events, Reliability; there’s a link here.


CCS SOCIAL CLUB RUN AND SHORTER CLUB RUN

The weekly social club run leaves Market Hill Sudbury at 9am every Sunday. There are usually two groups; a regular ride of about 40 miles, with a cafe stop, and a slightly shorter more leisurely ride, again with a cafe stop, at the speed of the slowest rider. Back about 12.45 – 1.00pm. There is a nominated ride leader. New riders, visiting riders, and those thinking of joining the club are welcome; you can take part in up to three ‘taster’ rides before joining the club.
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 coach works with youngsters using a range of activities; for details contact Chris Sampson (see below) or the CCS Juniors Facebook page.  Youngsters between the ages nominally 5 to 12 years old are welcome. If you would like further information, please contact Chris Sampson, Coaching Co-ordinator; chris@cycleclubsudbury.com or phone 07816 930205.


2019 THURSDAY EVENING TIME TRIAL SERIES 

FOR END OF SEASON RESULTS, SEE POSTS AT THE FOOT OF THIS PAGE

The 2019 season has now finished. The schedule for the season is here; 2019ThursdayEveningTimeTrialSeries
Target times for the 2019 Points Series; 2019TTtargettimes
Marshalling list link; 2019MarshallingList. 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.

Please note we have a revised Club rule this year; all riders must have working front and rear lights, either flashing or constant, fitted to the bicycle in a position visible to other road users, and active while the bicycle is in use

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. Please note also that we have a limit of 50 riders, with CCS riders taking precedence.

 

OPEN TIME TRIALS

A increasing number of CCS riders are riding in Open Time Trials. CCS riders results for the 2019 season 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. SPOCO East and SPOCO South East will list their 2019 events on their websites; SPOCO East; here; SPOCO South East here.


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/Anyone can enter these events.
Sun 13 October; Carlton Colville; 100,160, 200k
Sat 19 October; Cambridge; 100, 200k
Sat 2 November; Witham,; 100k

Sun 24 November; Carlton Colville, 100k
Saturday 7 December; Witham; 100k
Sunday 22 December; Gt Bromley; 200k
Saturday 18 January; Kelvedon; 100k
Saturday 1 February; Witham; 100k

 

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
Sun 15 September; Hadleigh Gayford Flyer


ROAD RACING

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

CYCLOCROSS/MTB/GRASS TRACK RACING

Further details on the British Cycling website at https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/cyclocross
2019 Mud Sweat and Gears Series; full details here; https://www.mudsweatgears.co.uk/


BILDESTON COMMUNITY CYCLING

Our Tuesday evening rides  leaving Bildeston Market Square at 6.45pm have now finished for 2019 – too dark! The rides  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. 
We also run Saturday morning Winter Warmer rides, held approx every four weeks from October to March. First ride in 2019 on Saturday 5 October. These are about 25 miles long with a cafe stop, and leave Bildeston Square at 9.30am, back about 12.45pm. 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.