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8:00 pm Presidents Informal Forum
Presidents Informal Forum
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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9:00 pm SOUTHPORT CC CLIEVES HILL LADIES...
SOUTHPORT CC CLIEVES HILL LADIES...
Sep 10 @ 9:00 pm
Southport CC are this year promoting a new event on the Clieves Hill circuit exclusively for ladies and the final round of the Racing Chance Foundation NW Series. SUNDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 9am start. 2/3/4/J category.[...]
Sep
17
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all-day Share the Road Ride – Lancashire... @ Roots Cafe,
Share the Road Ride – Lancashire... @ Roots Cafe,
Sep 17 all-day
Two great rides – 46 miles and 68 miles — details on the website. Not a commercial sportive — organised by volunteers and all profits go to charity. Note registration closes in a couple of[...]
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2
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8:00 pm Presidents Informal Forum
Presidents Informal Forum
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Oct
8
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11:00 am Inter Club Hill Climb Challenge
Inter Club Hill Climb Challenge
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am
The annual Inter Club Hill Climb Challenge takes part once again on Ashurst Beacon. Start time 11:00 AM
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15
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9:30 am Club Downhill Champs (Free Wheel...
Club Downhill Champs (Free Wheel...
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am
Club Downhill Champs (Free Wheeling Contest) 9:30 Blackgate Lane

Boxing Day Time Trial 2016 Report

The usual mutterings about hangovers was evident in the club room prior to signing on, however it didn’t deter the David ready to set off 14 hardy souls who braved the howling gales from the sea across the sand hills and turned up to test their strength and pit their wits against the clock for the annual festive time trial jaunt down the Coast Road to Pontins Roundabout and back, the field included our 5 times National Hill Climb champ Jim Henderson piloting a tandem with wife Lou as ‘stoker’.

Good to see some ‘new’ riders having a go against the watch for the first time and Andrew (Zebedee) Bristow now recovered from his epic marathon ride through Europe and Africa. Ainsdale and return must have been a doddle in comparison.

Will White who was in attendance but a non-starter, obviously keeping his ‘powder’ dry until the season proper commences.

Fastest rider was rising star 15yr old David Unsworth who narrowly held off the ‘one lap wonder’ Eddie O’Brien.
Big thanks to timekeepers Dave Ritchie (dressed in a kilt for the occasion) and Derek Unsworth..Marshals Mr&Mrs Pete Leonard.

Catering courtesy of Margaret Sims and Christmas cake/mince pies provided Ken Beck and Pete Leonard. Also a good turnout of spectators to witness the suffering.

Results and photos courtesy Mike Lloyd.

Well done everyone and all the best for the New Season.

Colin Baldwin

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David Unsworth 13.15
Jim Henderson & Lou Henderson (on a Tandem) 13.37
Eddie O’Brien 14.06
Peter Tindell 15.02
Neil Laing 15.08
Ian Robinson 15.09
Andy Bristow 15.57
Mike Lloyd 16.40
Tony Lomax 16.58
Scott Cosgrove 17.07
John Edwards 17.55
Rob Rix 19.48
Mike Turner 22.30

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