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 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.

CCS 2018 SUBS  

Subs will be unchanged from 2017;
£5    Juveniles
£8    Juniors
£18  First claim member
£12  First claim member over 65
£12  Second claim member
£24  Family membership
£4    Associate membership

If you were not able to attend the Subs Night, please pay your subs as soon as possible – membership form downloadable HERE, payment details on the form.

Please note that CCS membership does not provide any insurance cover for individual members, who are strongly advised to obtain their own third party insurance cover. Membership of Cycling UK provides cover; affiliated membership is £24 – contact Robin Weaver pamandrobinw@gmail.com for details. Membership of British Cycling also provides cover (except Bronze Race membership).


SUNDAY 11 MARCH; CCS MAD MARCH HILLY OPEN TIME TRIAL

Full details available on the ‘Events’ page, then ‘Mad March Hilly Time Trial’. Includes route map and GPX track.
Entries on CTTA entry form, downloadable here, to the organiser by 11.59pm, Wednesday 28 February. Entry fee £8.50, payable to the organiser, Darren Rule.
You can also enter this event online via the CTT website; https://evententry.ctt.org.uk/. If you have not entered a CTT event online before, you must register online. This is quite straightforward, just click on the green circle with a cross on it alongside the event you want to enter (CC Sudbury- BS24/R), then follow the on-screen prompts.
The venue for this event is the Lavenham Village Hall, at the rear of the public car park adjacent to the Cock Inn, on the B1071 Sudbury road.
If you’re not intending to ride, why not offer to help with marshalling or catering; contact Darren Rule, the event organiser.

YOUTH COACHING

The Club’s British-Cycling trained coaches work with youngsters over the summer through Monday evening sessions, at Gainsborough School, Great Cornard; for details contact Chris Sampson (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). During the winter months there are monthly sessions at the Maglia Rosso off-road track. Youngsters between the ages nominally 5 to 12 years old are welcome,; It would be appreciated if anyone wishing to take part could contact Chris Sampson, Coaching Co-ordinator; chris@cycleclubsudbury.com or phone 07816 930205.


2018 THURSDAY EVENING TIME TRIAL SERIES 

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

The season begins on Thursday 19 April, and finishes on 30 August. The schedule for the season is here; 2018ThursTT Schedule
Target times for the 2018 Points Series; UpdatedTargetTimes
Marshalling list link; 2018MarshallingList. 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.

 

OPEN TIME TRIALS

A increasing number of CCS riders are riding in Open Time Trials; CCS riders’ results for the 2017 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 2018 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/ 
Sunday 18 February; Henham; 50, 100k
Saturday 10 March; Dunmow; 100, 200k
Saturday 17 March; Cambridge; 100, 200k
Saturday 17 March; Copdock; 100k
Saturday 31 March; Huntingdon; 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 11 February; Ipswich BC reliability ride

Sunday 18 February; Maglia Rosso, Hawstead; off road endurance
Sunday 25 February; VC Revolution, Orpen; reliability ride
Sunday 4 March; Colchester Rovers reliability ride


ROAD RACING

See the British Cycling website for details of all local races.
Sunday 4 March; Crest CC; Chesterford
Sunday 11 March; Jock Wadley Road Race; Birch
Sunday 18 March; Ipswich BC; Spring Scramble; Gosbeck


CYCLOCROSS/MTB RACING

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

Mud Sweat and Gears 2018 season; https://www.mudsweatgears.co.uk/
Sunday 25th February – Hadleigh Park, Essex 
Sunday 18th March – Henham Park, Suffolk
Sunday 15th April – Lea Valley Velopark, London
Sunday 6th May – Phoenix Cycleworks, Kentford, Suffolk
Sunday 27th May – Carver Barracks, Essex – Including Regional Champs

Sunday 1st July – Hintlesham, Suffolk
Sunday 12th August – Radical Bikes, Essex
Sunday 9th September – Langdon Hills, Essex
Online entry available from 2nd January 2018 


BILDESTON COMMUNITY CYCLING

Our Tuesday evening rides  leaving Bildeston Market Square at 6.45pm have now finished for the season. 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. 
Saturday morning Winter Warmer rides, held approx every four weeks, are about 25 miles long with a cafe stop, and leave Bildeston Square at 9.30am, back about 12.45pm. The next ride will be on Saturday 3 March. 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.

 

 

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