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

2017 RESULTS

Male winner;
Calum Brown, B38/Underpin Racing, 39.9secs; new course record (was 43.3secs)
1-Winner - Calum Brown

Female winner;
Kate Lucas, Norwich ABC; 1min 3.1sec
1-Kate Lucas

Cycle Club Sudbury Trophy;
1; Lee Ford, 50.6sec
1-Lee Ford

2; Leon West, 57.4sec
3; James Rush, 58.6sec
Cycle Club Sudbury female winner;
Angela Lesslie, 1min 13.1sec
Team winner;
TPH Racing, Matt Day, Graham Collins, Adam Chamberlin, 2min 29sec
Male Junior winner;
Alex Harrison, Stowmarket and District CC, 48.8sec
Female juvenile winner;
Isabella Johnson, Cycle Club Sudbury, 1min 15.1sec
Male juvenile winner;
Dexter Mansel-Thomas, Lee Valley Youth, 51.3sec

Full results here; Master Hillclimb Result Sheet 2017

Information sheet for competitors and spectators
 here. Start sheet here.

Watson’s Hill, Semer; HQ Semer Village Hall, IP7 6JG, on Hadleigh-Bildeston road. Course BHC/1. First rider off at 11.01am. 
Entry fee; £7.00
Entry via the CTT website; details here, or via CTT entry form to: David Fenn, 10, St Marys Close, Chilton, Sudbury, Suffolk. CO10 0PN. Email: dave@cycleclubsudbury.com or Phone 01787374284

Please note; entries close at 11.59pm 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.
Event run on traffic free closed road.  
Prizes generously sponsored by Lifecycle UK, Bildeston. Equal prizes for both women and men.  1 st £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 generously sponsored by Robins Row Insurance Brokers, Long Melford. Prizes for the riders setting new course records.  £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. 

 

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 

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

The season began on Thursday 20 April, and finished 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.

 

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; is this a record year?

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 08secs, breaking the previous record he took in May.
2 September  2017, VeloVelocity event on course E2/25

Leon
Yet another Senior ladies 25 mile record, set by Mandy Bunn; 57m 40secs, breaking the previous record she took in May.
2 September 2017, VeloVelocity 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
Stop Press: Mandy now also holds the Senior ladies 30 mile record; 1hr 10m 10secs, previously held by Kirsty White at 1hr 39m 16secs.
7 October 2017, Leo RC/VTTA Newmarket event on course E2/30C

Mandy


Senior mens 25 mile team record, set by Leon West, 51m 08secs, Damon Day, 52m 38secs, James Rush, 53m 29secs, accumulative time 2hrs 37m 15secs

2 September 2017, VeloVelocity event on course E2/25.

Senior mens 30 mile team record, set by Damon Day, 1hr 4m 22secs , James Rush, 1hr 5m 16secs, John Bradbury, 1hr 5m 34secs, accumulative time 3hrs 15m 12secs
7 October 2017, Leo RC/VTTA Newmarket event on course E2/30C.

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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 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/eventsSunday 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 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

 


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 first ride will be on Saturday 14 October. 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.