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Club run 27th Jan

Just a quick post to say I will be taking the club run out tomorrow morning (Sunday 27th Jan). We will meet at usual place; hollow tree pub in Bradley Stoke from 8:30am. I’m planning to go via Wotton under Edge and Tetbury. Bring warm kit as it will be cold!

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Severn RC Prize presentation

The 2019 Prize presentation and Severn RC social will this year take place at the Hollow Tree pub on Saturday 9th Feb 2019, 7pm for 7:30pm. Club members (and guests) will be welcome to come along. As there is no buffet, there will be no fee. If you want the option for food or drink,…

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Oldbury Court Cyclocross

Mud (@benripleyphoto)   A day of rain prior to racing gave us some proper cyclocross conditions at Oldbury Court.  There were good rides from all Severn RC representatives with Louis Britton just losing out in the sprint to finish 2nd in the Youth race, Neil Blessitt 6th in the V50+ (and 1st V60) and Jamie…

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South Region CX Championships

Severn riders were taking part in the South Region CX Championships held today (2.12.18) at Somerdale Pavillion, Keynsham. Proper ‘cross conditions made for a challenging course. A great ride by Neil Blessitt saw him on the podium with 2nd in the V60’s. Louis Britton was 11th in the U16’s, George Britton 9th Junior and I…

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More cyclocross

Time for another cyclocross roundup: 23 September – Pitville Park, Cheltenham Forecasts of biblical rain resulted in fewer riders with only Neil Blessitt riding from the Severn.  In the end, the skies cleared and Neil crossed the line in 8th/37 (and 2nd V60).  The only race so far to muddy the tyres. Results: http://www.chiprace.co.uk/Results.aspx?CId=38&RId=30352&EId=2 30 September…

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Bath Hardriders 25mi TT – 16th Sept…

This was a breezy day with a tail wind out on the course and a headwind back. Two riders from Severn for this event – myself and Rich Emery. My first time on this course, it is gently rolling and suits the  powerful riders. Rich Emery came in at 43rd position with 1:07:08. I clocked 57:24,…

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Cyclocross roundup

We’ve completed two weeks of the Western League Cyclocross winter series and the Severn has been represented in the Youth, Junior and Vets categories. 2 September – Gloucester Boating Lake A hot day and huge numbers as riders from neighbouring leagues that haven’t yet started made the trip to Gloucester.  Louis Britton finished 9th/22 in…

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Arthur Powell Competition 2018 results

For those of you who don’t know, the Arthur Powell trophy is a improvement based competition for Severn RC members. The results have been taken for most of the events run on the UC186B course this year. Note these results have been changed once through a clerical error! So the (revised) podium positions are….: 1…

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2nd September – TT round up

So the Severn RC open 10 on the U7B had 29 starters, 3 being Severn riders. By all accounts the conditions were as good as you could get! Arthur Franklin took the win (pictured below) riding a time of 20:01, not far off Matt Burden’s record that he set a couple of years ago.   Severn…

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