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Upcoming Events

Jun
29
Thu
7:00 pm Club 25 Mile Time Trial
Club 25 Mile Time Trial
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm
More details and course map can be found here
Jul
1
Sat
2:30 pm –Summer BBQ CANCELLED — @ Club Room
–Summer BBQ CANCELLED — @ Club Room
Jul 1 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
--Summer BBQ CANCELLED -- @ Club Room | England | United Kingdom
This event has unfortunately been cancelled.
Jul
3
Mon
8:00 pm Presidents Informal Forum
Presidents Informal Forum
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Informal forum. A chance for members to get together and exchange views, find out the latest news and upcoming events.
Jul
27
Thu
7:00 pm Club 25 Mile Time Trial
Club 25 Mile Time Trial
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm
More details and course map can be found here
Aug
7
Mon
8:00 pm Presidents Informal Forum
Presidents Informal Forum
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Informal forum. A chance for members to get together and exchange views, find out the latest news and upcoming events.

Additional Saturday Ride

At last Tuesday’s committee meeting we briefly discussed introducing an Additional Saturday Ride. This came about because a number of members have indicated that they would be interested in a ride on Saturdays which had the following features:

An 8:30 start. This would operate from March 1st to October 31st. A distance of 50/60 miles

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Allan’s Ultra and Simon’s Significant Birthday

(L to R) Geoff, Allan, Will and Simon enjoy the cream teas to celebrate Simon’s 60th.

It’s chapeaux to Southport CC chairman Allan Taylor for achieving legendary status amongst the nation’s Audax fraternity. On Friday Allan completed a Randonneur Round the Year (RRTY), for the tenth time, which makes him an Ultra RRTY, a

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Peter Gawthorne rules the Audax

The Audax season finished on 31st September with SouthportCC finishing in 8th position in the Audax Club Chapmpionship table at 317 points ( Representing 31,700kms ridden in Audax events in the year – NB 7 clubs above us are specialist Audax clubs/affiliations with many more riders than ourselves.) Contributing riders were:

Pete Gawthorne (105)

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Allan Rides the National 400km -25/26th July

In January a trip to the Highlands of Scotland in July held the promise of riding through beautiful scenery and good weather with the midges the only possible downside. So the caravan site in Dingwall was booked and preparations continued over the months leading up to the event scheduled for the 25th and 26th of

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A Pair of Kirtons for Allan

600km Audax ride 6th /7th June

Track of route from Garmin

Span between main towers is 1.4 km

Kirton in Lindsey and Kirton near Boston were the “Kirtons” on this 600km calendar event which I completed over the week end of the 6th/ 7th June. With 40 hours to complete the ride a

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Barking Mad on the highest road in Yorkshire

Allan, Steve , Simon and Will ride the 212k Fleet Moss Audax on 17th May

Tea and Scones and never mind the cobbles

The rather posh ladies in our rather twee Dent Control stop café, The Stone Close, thought it “a little windy” for cycling around the Dales. But we had already done 54

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Report on the Mons Trip

The two Club presidents relaxing on Saturday evening

Cycling is Mons Work

As previously reported the last 8 months have seen great activity for the section of the club heading to Mons in Belgium. The city of Mons is twinned with Sefton and has been the focus of social exchanges for a few years

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You Might As Well Go To Carlisle

Derek, Will, Pete, & Terry

That’s how Terry Seanor’s wife responded when he told her the route of Friday’s 200K Audax – Knott End, Bolton-le-Sands, Caton, Quernmore, Leyland, Billinge, home. Not that Terry is any stranger to long-distance rides – in 2011, he was the oldest finisher in the Mons – Chimay – Mons

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“Sore in the Saddle” – Audax Scotland/ BBC2 programme

Sore in the Saddle Preview from Triple Echo Productions on Vimeo.

This programme might be of interest to members and particularly the Audax members. The programme is on BBC2 on Tuesday 9th December at 7.00.pm. It will be available on i-player after that date. There is a preview available here.

Thanks to Vincent

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2014 Audax Section: Report & Results

Meeting other cyclists happens a lot on Audax rides – a large group of charity riders from Sweden in Nantwich

“You’ve never ridden all the way from Southport to here, have you?”

The Audax (Long Distance Cycling) season drew to a close on Tuesday 30th September and after a gap year in 2013 the

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