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Apr
25
Wed
5:15 pm Litherland Circuit League @ Litherland Circuit
Litherland Circuit League @ Litherland Circuit
Apr 25 @ 5:15 pm
The league runs from 11 April to 22 August SCC are affiliated to Litherland Circuit League and carry out admin duties on 5 evenings.  Racing is for all age groups. If you can help please[...]
Apr
26
Thu
7:00 pm Club 10 Mile TT Series @ Sign On Location
Club 10 Mile TT Series @ Sign On Location
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm
Signing on from 6.30 pm. Details of the course and risk assessment etc can be found here
Apr
28
Sat
9:00 am CLUB ROAD RACES – BICKERSTAFFE. ...
CLUB ROAD RACES – BICKERSTAFFE. ...
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am
CLUB ROAD RACES – BICKERSTAFFE. SATURDAY 28th APRIL. On behalf of the club I’m once again organising the  above events. Same format as previous years. MEN 2/3/4/J …9am..63kms/39miles..12 laps. WOMEN E/1/2/3/4/J ..12noon..same distance. However,the Women’s race[...]
Apr
29
Sun
9:00 am Club Rides to the Velo Cafe – 29...
Club Rides to the Velo Cafe – 29...
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am
SUNDAY APRIL 29th: THREE RIDES TO THE VELO CAFE In 2016 the club organised 3 rides to the Velo Cafe. We tried to repeat this in October 2017 but the weather beat us. So we’re[...]
May
2
Wed
5:15 pm Litherland Circuit League @ Litherland Circuit
Litherland Circuit League @ Litherland Circuit
May 2 @ 5:15 pm
The league runs from 11 April to 22 August SCC are affiliated to Litherland Circuit League and carry out admin duties on 5 evenings.  Racing is for all age groups. If you can help please[...]
May
3
Thu
7:00 pm Club 10 Mile TT Series @ Sign On Location
Club 10 Mile TT Series @ Sign On Location
May 3 @ 7:00 pm
Signing on from 6.30 pm. Details of the course and risk assessment etc can be found here
May
9
Wed
5:15 pm Litherland Circuit League @ Litherland Circuit
Litherland Circuit League @ Litherland Circuit
May 9 @ 5:15 pm
The league runs from 11 April to 22 August SCC are affiliated to Litherland Circuit League and carry out admin duties on 5 evenings.  Racing is for all age groups. If you can help please[...]
May
10
Thu
7:00 pm Club 10 Mile TT Series @ Sign On Location
Club 10 Mile TT Series @ Sign On Location
May 10 @ 7:00 pm
Signing on from 6.30 pm. Details of the course and risk assessment etc can be found here
May
16
Wed
5:15 pm Litherland Circuit League @ Litherland Circuit
Litherland Circuit League @ Litherland Circuit
May 16 @ 5:15 pm
The league runs from 11 April to 22 August SCC are affiliated to Litherland Circuit League and carry out admin duties on 5 evenings.  Racing is for all age groups. If you can help please[...]
May
17
Thu
7:00 pm Club 10 Mile TT Series @ Sign On Location
Club 10 Mile TT Series @ Sign On Location
May 17 @ 7:00 pm
Signing on from 6.30 pm. Details of the course and risk assessment etc can be found here

A Good Friday Outing for the Club Audax Members

Looking up the Lamb Fell Road

Looking up the Lamb Fell Road

Friday 18 April saw Peter Gawthorne, Steve Ginty, Allan Taylor and Will White making an early (7.30.am) start from Ainsdale Post Office control on the road to Settle. Missing from the group was Mark Davies aka The Iron Man – where are you Mark? – who has not been seen on his bike for some time.

The morning was bright and sunny but with a cool breeze and this was to set the pattern for the rest of the day. Taking the route through Preston as opposed to the Woodplumpton option the group where joined by Lee Hunt and Dave Walker – making a come back to the Audax world again.

Will takes a rest

Will takes a rest

First control at Chipping with 58km completed was reached just after 10.00.am. On over Little Bowland, Dunsop Bridge and Slaidburn. Left at the monument in Slaidburn to start the climbs of Lamb Fell and Tatham Fell. Right in Bentham and on to Settle for lunch after 110km

A brief stop at Settle station – as a (diesel) train arrived we were told by the Station Master that there was not enough room on the train for all the bikes – so back on the bikes.

Peter, Steve, Will, Dave and Lee (Allan on the camera)

Peter, Steve, Will, Dave and Lee (Allan on the camera)

Substituing Clitheroe for the Waddington control allowed some additional climbing through Whalley and via York, Ramsgreave, Mellor and Samelsbury Bottoms – the climbing created a split in the group exploited by Will to make the only off route detour of the day.

Back to Ainsdale by 6.00.pm – a Good Friday day out

That bit is done!

That bit is done!

Statistics

Time: 8:40:12
Moving Time: 8:36:42
Elapsed Time: 10:50:19
Avg Speed: 23.9 km/h
Avg Moving Speed: 24.0 km/h
Max Speed: 70.2 km/h
Total Climbing 2,400m

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