Beautiful sunny weather greeted those going to Marsh Tracks for Saturday’s Go Race XC meeting on a new and exciting course.
The club was well represented and took 1st in the U6 girls with Lowrie, with Arran in the U6 boys, Tim in the Juvenile boys and Katie in the U16 girls. Rupert and Gruff also rode well for 5th and 7th in the U6 boys. Well done everyone.
The good weather continued into Sunday for the WWCRT Cyclo Cross in Aber when it was almost too hot. Mike T and Chris J had set a testing course that contained a mixture of climbs and off camber descents.
Cerys started the day’s races with the U12’s and was 5th girl and 15th overall. In the Youth/Novice Women race Tim took 3rd in the U14 boys (7th overall). Luke was just behind Tim when he had a puncture and had to run ¾ of a lap to pick up a new bike and finished 12th U14 boy (22nd overall). Katie was 2nd Under 16 girl (23rd overall). In the senior/Elite/Ladies race Mike was 3rd V60 (92nd overall) shame there is no V.70s class.
See you all next week at the Enduro.
Wednesday 9th September 2015
ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR ALL THOSE BUDDING YOUNG MOUNTAIN BIKERS
Mountain Bike Skills Sessions – beginners/improvers
With BC level 2 coach Gaynor Davis and BC level 1 coach Elize Freeman
Wednesday Eves for five weeks
Venue – Maesgwm (the old visitor centre site, opposite side of carriageway to main centre), Coed y Brenin
Starts Wednesday 9th September 6pm – 7pm
Fun skills and competitions
Please book in as places are limited email: email@example.com
Existing and new members welcome. £2 per session.
Our guys were in Redditch and Wrexham this week-end and all of the rider’s put in an excellent performance.
In Redditch Luke Simmonds had a great result at his first Cyclo x race of the season in Round 1 of the West Midland Cyclo Cross league.
In Wrexham “The mountain bikers took on the road racers ”
Big well done to four of our Dragons who represented their club and Gwynedd county in the tour of Britain race event in Wrexham today. Owen representing the key stage 2 boys, Megan taking 1st for the key stage 2 girls, Katie 2nd for key stage 4 girls and Tim 3rd for key stage 3 boys. We are extremely proud of you all.
We would like to congratulate Dragons rider Katie who has been selected to represent Wales racing in the Inter Regional Championships in September at Hadleigh Park, Essex. A huge achievement and we wish her every success.
The last round of the WMBS XC took place at Nant yr Arian on Sunday 12th July 2015 in damp conditions on an extremely challenging course (with some really steep climbs that even had top riders pushing up).
Katie rode impressively to 1st in the U16 Girls which with Megan not entering R4 also gave Katie 1st in the overall series. In the U14 Boys Luke and Tim were only 1 point apart in the series so a close race was anticipated. Tim had an excellent start and led on lap 1 with Luke closing in on him when an ongoing mechanical issue slowed Tim down and Luke took 2nd and Tim 3rd on the day and this gave Luke 2nd and Tim 3rd in the overall series.
The weather was warmer for us older slower guys after dinner with Mike finishing 3rd in the Super Vets on a very cut up course.
Well done everyone.
Commitments elsewhere saw some of our regular “Go Racer’s” missing for the Go Race on Sunday. The rain stayed away for the kid’s races but it was the usual Tree Tops weather for the adults heavy rain.
In the juvenille boys Tim took first from DC Scott . Lowrie was 2nd in the U6 girls and in the U6 boys Rupert was 4th and had an excellent 1st in the skills session (Those skills sessions on a Wednesday are paying off) The adults race saw Ben in his first race for the club claim 2nd place well done all.
All the club members would like to say WELL DONE Elize our new BC Level 1 Coach.
This is the way to get tired with the last of the WWCR CX at Aber on Friday night then Go Race XC at Alyn Waters and then off to Llandegla to finish off to ride the Black routes and B line.
Friday evening saw Cerys as 3rd girl and 8th out of 16 in the year 5/6 race. Luke took 1st in the year 7/8 race to complete a hat trick for the series. Next up was year 9/10/11. Adult and brave kids race with 29 starters, Luke led the club members home with 12th place (2nd brave kid) close behind was Katie in 13th place overall and taking the year 9/10/11 and Ladies 1st place another hat trick over the series. Well done both of you. Mike came in 15th and Gaynor retired due to feeling unwell. WWR had put on an excellent series of races and we all enjoyed them very much.
Saturday we were at Alyn Waters on a very muggy morning for a Go Race event. Lowrie continued her winning ways with 1st in the U6 girls and Rupert moved up to 4th in the U6 boys race. Cerys moved up through the field to take 2nd girl in the U10’s. In the U14’s Tim took 1st from Luke and Katie held on well to the boys to finish 3rd overall and 1st under 16 girl.
After a quick lunch it was down the road to Llandegla for a club ride and we were joined by two of our regular guests Josie and Ryan the main group rode the Black and enjoyed the thrills of the B line. Meanwhile Elize went on a secret training ride around the Blue.
Well done everyone and I think we deserve and will all need a rest on Sunday.
Sorry due to the bad weather at Coed y Brenin we have decide to cancel all of tonights sessions.