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Chester Road ClubWill be a quick one, meet at the cross, going Flint way now!!

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Chester Road ClubIt does say at the top posted by Gary Janes!

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Chester Road Club"In" The pamphinator !

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Brian WoodsProvided I'm up, I'll take some of this action, cross at 6.30 wearing a red carnation eh!

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Stephen Rookeits gary janes, when your admin it doesn't let you post as yourself on mobile for some reason

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Anna LewisI'd be up for this normally if it's a regular thing but would need to be back by 8...pace dependant obviously

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Kevin DandyI leave 5:30 from e:port to Malpas via guilden sutton , waverton , tattenhall etc ... To be in Malpas by 7 ish ... Welcome to join me

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Paul AldridgeIs it Froome TT pace or Jolly boys outing pace?

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Ashley StephensNo iv inportant things to do like sleep

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Brian WoodsStarting to feel lonely on the cross 😳

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Andrew Knottwhere is the meet point please?

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Paul AldridgeMight be up for 9am... I like my sleep and i'm not an early riser.... ;-)

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Paul AldridgeOMG do you mean out at 6.30am????! Duck that...!

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Brian Woodswho's asking ?

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Paul AldridgeWhere the fat duck is the cross?

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Paul AldridgeYeah.... Keep up!

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Chester Road Club Alf Jones 25 Mile TT

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CHESTER ROAD CLUB

Established in 1932, Chester Road Club is an inclusive cycling club for all ages, experience and fitness. Our members participate in all forms of cycling including audax, sportives, mountain biking, cyclocross, time-trialling and road racing. Read about our history. View our constitution.

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If you are interested in joining the Club for the first time, please contact Gina

membership@chesterroadclub.co.uk

Join Chester Road Club

CLUB NIGHT

The Club meets every Friday between 7.30 and 9pm at Upton Youth Club, Wealdstone Lane. If you're interested in joining, are looking for training advice or just want a cup of tea then drop by.


COMMITTEE

If a committee member's contact details are not listed, they can be contacted through Facebook. Review meeting minutes.

Hon. Life President

Mr. Keith Cresswell

Hon. Vice President

Mr. Geoff Chaplin

Chairman

Mr. James Eastbury

Vice-Chairman

Mr. Phil Pearson

General Secretary

Mr. Stephen Rooke

Treasurer

Mrs. Ann Pearson

Membership Secretary

Miss Gina Riley

Social Secretary

Mr. Dave Pamphilon

Road Race Secretary

Mr. James Bilham

Time Trials Secretary

Mr. Geoff Chaplin

Editor

Mr. Gary Thomas

WCCTA, CTT & LTTA Delegates

Mr. Kieth Nield

Mr. Gwynfor Williams

Miss Gina Riley

PARTNERS

Principal Partner:

Club Partner:

GROUPS

Funded by the Club and each led by two members, the Club has five groups that organise events and training in order to develop an individual cycling discipline or a particular demographic. You can contact the group leads listed below for advice and support or alternatively join the group on Facebook.

Audax & Sportive

Mr. Rob Whittall

Mr. Joe Jord

Juniors

Ladies

Mr. Tony Ryan

Road Racing

Mr. James Bilham

Miss Gina Riley

Time Trialling

Mrs. Rebecca Holland

Miss Gina Riley

CALENDAR

RIDES

Great Orme Road Race

The Club organises a number of regular rides for beginner, intermediate and advanced ability members. Information about the ride, such as route and meeting point are posted on Facebook and the Google calendar. Our beginner and intermediate rides are run on the 'start together, finish together' mantra. It's important though that all riders are self-sufficient i.e. puncture repair kit and spare inner tubes and have good lights and mudguards where appropriate. Members are encouraged to wear Club kit for these rides. Non-members are welcome to ride with us but we ask you join the Club on the fourth occasion.

Our advanced level rides will only wait for those who suffer mechanical problems. You will be expected to be able to navigate your own way home if you are dropped from the group.

Our Google Drive has a library of tcx files.

Saturday Skills Ride

Led by Carl Swain, this novice level ride is on a Saturday morning and is usually 2 to 3 hours long with an average speed of 23km/h and often have a cafe stop. See Google Calendar and Facebook for route details. Meeting point is Waverton Village Hall where there is adequate parking. Meet at 9am ready to depart at 9.10am.

Saturday Intermediate Ride

The Saturday Intermediate Ride, led by Dave Pamphilon & Gary Janes, is a mixed terrain ride 3 to 4 hours long with an average speed of 24-26km/h. The rides use the roads of Cheshire, Flintshire and Wrexham. Meeting point is the Rubens Cafe, 122 Foregate St. Meet at 8:30am for a coffee to depart at 9am.

Sunday Skills Ride

Led by Gerry Robinson, this novice level ride is on a Sunday morning and is usually 2 to 3 hours long with an average speed of 23km/h and often have a cafe stop. See Google Calendar and Facebook for route details. Meeting point is the Carmel Cafe, Rufus Court off Northgate Street. Meet at 9:30am for a coffee to depart at 10am.

Sunday Intermediate Ride

The Sunday Intermediate Ride, led by Phil Pearson & Stephen Rooke, is a fairly flat 3 to 4 hour long ride with an average speed of 25km/h. The rides use the lanes of Cheshire and North Shropshire and often have a cafe stop. The ride is suitable for our youth riders. Meeting point is the Rubens Cafe, 122 Foregate St. Meet at 9:30am for a coffee to depart at 10am, 9am depart during the summer.

Sunday Hilly Intermediate Ride

Led by Ashley Stephens, this intermediate ride on a weekend is an undulating ride 3 to 4 hours long with an average speed of 24-26km/h. The rides use the roads of Flintshire and Wrexham. See Facebook for details of routes and meeting points.

Sunday Advanced Ride

The Sunday Advanced Ride, led by James Eastbury, is an undulating 3 to 4 hour long ride with an average speed of 26-28km/h. The rides use the roads Flintshire and Wrexham. Meeting point is the Rubens Cafe, 122 Foregate St. Meet at 9am for a coffee to depart at 9.30am, 9am depart during the summer.

Shred

Led by Kevin McIntosh, these are intermediate runs on a Tuesday and Thursday evening throughout the autumn and winter. The Shreds are 1 to 2 hours long with an average speed of 28km/h. Meeting point is the rear of the Bike Factory. See Facebook for details of routes and meeting times.

Chaingang

Threshold group ride for all ability levels on a Tuesday evening during the spring and summer. The Chaingangs are 1 hour long with an average speed of dependent on the ability of the group. The Chaingangs use a loop at either Saighton or Deeside Industrial estate meeting at Abbey Gate School or Starbucks respectively. See Facebook for details of routes and meeting times.

Mile Muncher

Led by Joe Jord, this advanced level monthly 200km ride is aimed at those wanting to ride Audax and Sportive events. Average speed of 25-28km/h with a cafe stop.

Youth & Go-Ride (U16)

Organised by Paul Evans, our Youth & Go-Ride section is aimed at helping children and their families get into cycling through weekly coaching sessions. The sessions run from April to November and based at Upton Youth Club. The sessions are skill based and run from 12 - 1pm each Saturday.

KIT

Our Club kit is currently being redesigned ready for the launch of our five year sponsored development plan. Please check back later for details.

RACES

Saighton TTT

The Club organises a number of time trials throughout the year, all of which are organised in accordance with Cycling Time Trials (CTT) regulations. Helmets are complusory for all club time trial competitors. The club also organises a road race and criteriums in accordance with the British Cycling

View the current marshalling roster.

Handicap points are awarded in the Broxton 14 and Saighton 10s to determine the winner of the Eureka Shield. View the current standings of the Eureka Shield. Learn about our other racing awards and find out about our medal standard times for time trialling. All medals and awards will be presented at the Annual Dinner

Our Google Drive has a library of tcx and image files of local time trial courses.

Broxton 14 TT

The Club organises both a club and open event on the hilly D14/1 course in February. See the events calendar for details of the club event and the CTT website for the open event.

Saighton TTT

Our 3Up team time trial club event around the Saighton course is a popular regional event. See the events calendar and Facebook for details of this years race.

Saighton 10TT

These ten mile time trials run on Thursday evenings between April and August. Organisation is shared with Birkenhead Victoria CC and Port Sunlight Wheelers. Entry costs £3.50; turn up and try, no pre entry is required. Sign on outside Abby Gate College at 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

Alf Jones 25 TT

Running on the D25/8e course, the Alf Jones 25 is an open event held in June. Enter via the CTT website.

Brian Pratt 50 TT

Running on the D50/3r course, the Brian Pratt 50 is an open event held in September. Enter via the CTT website.

Yeld Hill Climb

Held on the Yeld in Ocotber, this 1.3km hill climb is the final Club event of year. See the events calendar for details.

Saighton Road Race

Held under British Cycling rules, the Club organises a popular, early season road race on the Saighton circuit. Check back soon for details of the 2016 event.

Marshtracks Criteriums

In addition to the training sessions at this custom built, traffic free, criterium track in Rhyl, the Club organises a number of evening races for all abilities during the spring and summer. See the events calendar for details.