Weekly News 29/08/22 to 04/09/22

HCC Sunday Social Cafe Ride

There was no official Sunday club ride this week as it was cancelled due to the adverse weather.


Club/Racing News

On Wednesday night it was the Darlington CC Club Tens event.  With only 1 more week to go, this week attracted a magnificent 23 riders!  With Paul Thirling and Steve Rhodes again showing their great support for this event and flying the flag for HCC.  Paul Thirling finishing in a great time of 22:46 in an excellent 5th place and Steve Rhodes finishing in 26:24 in 17th place.  The event was won by Marcel Schubert in 21:30.  The final club ten is next Wednesday 7th September, why not pop along and give it a try!

On Sunday, Phil Wright competed in the Seacroft Wheelers 10 Mile TT (Spoco) event near Selby on the V511 course.  Phil finished in a great time of 28:30 in 31st place out of 33 riders.  The event was won by Adam Duggleby of Chapeau! Vive Le Velo in 20:02.  A great ride by Phil in wet and miserable conditions!


Strava Club Leaderboard

This week The Thirlwind claimed the top spot in the general classification with 186.2 miles, Trevor Jones was 2nd with 134.4 miles and Phil Wright was 3rd with 108.0 miles.

Trevor Jones took this weeks King Of The Mountains polka dot jersey with 5,826 ft of climbing.  With Christopher Kelsey achieving the biggest single ride of the week with 70.3 miles.  Well done guys!

This week only 3 riders joined the 100 mile club for the week –  The Thirlwind, Trevor Jones and Phil Wright.  Well done to all 3 of you, great mileage!

This week 18 riders put miles on the board out of 50 Strava HCC members.   Well done to everyone!  Achievements to note, well done to Christopher Kelsey for a great single ride for his upcoming charity event, Lee Morley for some great rides abroad and Phil Wright for his continued TT Racing and to all other club members who are enjoying getting some miles in this season!  Be safe and most of all enjoy it.