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 drop us a line, 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
Cyclists Touring Club; www.ctc.org.uk
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 EFT – 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 2016 Handbook.
Subs for 2016 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. New and visiting riders welcome; you can take part in up to five ‘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. 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 five ‘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 – 2016 SEASON

The Club’s British-Cycling trained coaches worked with youngsters over last summer at Great Cornard Sports Centre. These Saturday morning sessions restarted on 10 September ; for details contact David Fenn (see below) or the CCS Juniors Facebook page. The coaching sessions will 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.


SUNDAY 21 AUGUST; CCS SUMMER ROAD RACES

4 LAPS, 50 MILES, ON THE BULMER CIRCUIT
RACE PROGRAMME HERE

RESULTS

The Regional B event for  3rd and 4th Category riders; 47 riders
First; Ben Hitchens, Pretorius Bikes; 2.11.3.899
Second; David Warwick, Orwell Velo; 2.12.33.824
Third; Garry Freeman; 2.13.04.045

Women’s Regional Championships race for E/1/2/3/4 Category riders; 29 riders
NB. The first lap of the Women’s race was not timed.
First; Sian Botteley; Starley Racing; 2.08.53.255
Second; Chanel Mason; Army Cycling Racing Team; 2.08.53.381
Third; Jennifer George; Drops Cycling Team; 2.08.53.528
Chanel Mason took the Eastern Region 1st place medal
Laura Cameron; Drops Cycling Team; Eastern Region 2nd place medal
Gemma Melton; Pedal Power Cycles Ipswich; Eastern Region 3rd place medal

FULL RESULTS AVAILABLE HERE

Ben Hitchens, Pretorius Bikes
Photo; Roger Rush

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Sian Botteley, Starley Racing                                                    Chanel Mason, Army Cycling Racing Team
Photo; Simon F Blackwell                                                          Photo; Simon F Blackwell

2016 THURSDAY EVENING TIME TRIAL SERIES

The season has now finished; results for the whole season are  here, and the end of season points results are here (subject to verification).
CCS/Colchester Rovers Interclub TT 12 May results posted at the foot of this page.
CCS/West Suffolk Wheelers Interclub TT 16 June results posted at the foot of this page.
Results of the CCS 2016 10 Mile TT Championship on 21 July are posted at the foot of this page.

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.
Riders’ target times for the 2016 season are here; 2016 TT target times

Results for last season, and the results of the series points competition, are posted at the foot of this page.

OPEN TIME TRIALS

A increasing number of CCS riders are riding in Open Time Trials; results for the 2016 season so far 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.

  

SUNDAY 18 SEPTEMBER; SUDBURY WOMEN ON WHEELS RIDES

Women On Wheels – Sudbury

This years Sudbury Women on Wheels event is on Sunday 18th September, in aid of St Nicholas Hospice, sponsored and supported by Torque Bikes. There are three routes to choose from, the under 16s ride is completely free (but children must be accompanied by an adult), the 5 mile ride is £5 and both the 20 and 50 mile rides are £15.

For more information and to sign up please visitWow Sudbury.

50 mile and 20 mile rides. Kirsty White would like to get together as many CCS members wives, partners relatives etc to ride as possible. She will lead the 50 mile riders, and a friend will lead the 20 mile riders, and absolutely no riders will be dropped from those  CCS groups. The ride is about getting out on bikes, sight seeing, taking photos and eating cake.

 

SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER; CCS FALLING LEAVES HILL CLIMB, INCORPORATING THE EDCA CHAMPIONSHIP

Watson’s Hill, Semer; HQ Semer Village Hall, IP7 6JG, on the B1115, Hadleigh to Bildeston. Course BHC/1. First rider off at 11.01am. 
A great event to ride or support; closed road. If you’re spectating, why not ride over on the club run from Sudbury?

Equal prizes for both women and men, generously sponsored by Lifecycle UK, Bildeston.
1st £40.00, 2nd £25.00, 3rd £20.00, 4th £15.00, 5th £10.00
Both male and female fastest juvenile and junior £15.00 each.
Team Prizes: 1st £15.00 each, 2nd £10.00 each, 3rd £5.00 each

Prizes for the riders setting the new course records, generously sponsored by Robins Row Insurance Brokers, Long Melford.
£75.00 for the woman who sets the new ladies record, currently 54.7 secs.
£75.00 for the rider setting a new overall course record, currently 43.4 secs.

Entry Fee: £7.00
Enter event via CTT website: http://evententry.ctt.org.uk
Or Via CTT entry form to: David Fenn, 10, St Marys Close, Chilton, Sudbury, Suffolk. CO10 0PN.
Email: dave@cycleclubsudbury.com or Phone 01787374284

Further details can be found on CC Sudbury website at http://www.cycleclubsudbury.com/event/hillclimb

 

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 10 September; Dunmow; 600k
Saturday 17 September; Henham; 50, 110, 170, 200k
Saturday 1 October; Dunmow; 100, 200k
Sunday 16 October; Carlton Colville; 160, 200k
Sunday 27 November; Carlton Colville; 100k
Saturday 3 December; Witham; 100k
Sunday 18 December; Great 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 18 September; Hadleigh Cycling Club Gayford Flyer; entries now open; Full details 
here
Sunday 2 October; Ipswich
Sunday 16 October; not quite an audax or a sportive; the Lea Valley CC Gordon Attwell Tourist Trial will be over two distances, 30 and 50 miles, from the Lea Valley CC bungalow at Burton End near Henham, CM24 8UQ; 10am start. Please let Don Keen know if you are riding; don@keenyville.fsnet.co.uk, and if you require lunch.

MTB RACING

2016 Mud Sweat and Gears Races; Dates and Locations Reduced price for entries made before 1 March; http://www.mudsweatgears.co.uk/      
Sunday 25th September – Langdon Hills, Essex


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


CYCLOCROSS

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


CCS TRAINING RIDES

Sunday morning training rides; there will be training rides leaving from Market Hill, Sudbury, at 9.00am during December and January, and possibly earlier. The CCS Facebook page is the best place to check out dates for these rides. Rides will be at about 17 mph, without a café stop, for about 3 hours.  These are social rather than competitive training rides, to get road miles. Information will also be posted to the club’s Facebook group. 


BILDESTON COMMUNITY CYCLING

Our Tuesday evening rides  leaving Bildeston Market Square at 6.45pm  will finish 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, will start in October – date to be confirmed.   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.