Cyclocross – 2-3 December

It’s been another busy weekend of racing for the club.

At the 11th round of the Central Cyclocross League in Kettering on Saturday both Cecilia Hime and Beatrice Pauley took the top spot on the podium for the Junior Female and U14 Girls categories respectively. Dominic Pauley came 4th in the U12 boy’s category and Josh Ibbett came 7th in the Senior Male race.

At the joint Eastern and South Eastern Cyclocross Regional Championships on Sunday the club enjoyed more podium success and 7 top 10 finishes at Stanborough Park at Welwyn Garden City.

Beatrice Pauley had a great race taking 2nd in the U14 girl’s category, Cecilia Hime also continued her strong form to come 3rd in the Junior Female category.

Sapphire Curtis was 7th in the U14 Girls race, Orla Kenna was 9th in the u12 Girls race, Dominic Pauley was 10th in the U12 Boys race, Ralf Falkner was 10th in the U14 Boys race, Samuel Smith was 10th in the U10 Boys race, Joshua Ibbett was 16th in the Senior Male race, Nathan Gibson was 16th in the Junior Male race, Andy Fountain was 12th in the Veteran Male 50-59 age group, Nick Smith was 38th and Mick Curtis was 42nd in the same category.

 

Club Christmas social evening

A club Christmas social evening will take place on Wednesday 20th December  2017 at St Ives Golf Club near Needingworth.

HI everyone, please see below for news of another exciting social event for your diary! Come along and have a Christmas drink with old friends, make some new ones and maybe meet some club members and their families you’ve never met before.

Wednesday 20th December 2017 – “An Epic Journey – Not Just A Club Run – Josh Ibbott Travels The World On His Bike”

Join us for a pre-Christmas get together for members and family at the St Ives Golf club, near Needingworth where there will be a finger buffet and a talk by Josh Ibbott on his epic adventures.

There is a bar selling hot, soft and alcoholic drinks in a beautiful setting, dressed for Christmas – so bring your sparkliest Christmas wear and enjoy a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

Cost will be £5 per ticket for members and family.

Tickets can be purchased by contacting Peter Lamb at  lambies1@hotmail.co.uk and making a payment direct to the club account. Barclays Bank – St Ives CC Sort: 20-43-63, A/C 60774626 with the title “Xmas bash and your name” please.

See you all there!

Cyclocross – 25-26 November

t’s been another busy weekend for St Ives CC. At the 10th round of the Central Cyclocross League at avery chilly Milton Keynes Bowl, Cecilia Hime came first in the Junior Female category, Hime was also the fastest female overall. Dominic Pauley just missed out on a podium coming 4th in the U12 boy’s race and Joshua Ibbett came 8th in the Senior Male race (breaking into the top 10 for the first time this year).

At round 11 of the Eastern Region Cyclocross League, at a cold and muddy Redgrave in Suffolk, Orla Kenna was 2nd in the U12 girls race, Ruby O’Dell was 3rd in the U10 girls race, Ralf Falkner was 3rd in the U14 boys category, Nathan Gibson was 4th in the Junior Male race, Max Falkner was 9th in the U16 boys category and Samuel Smith was 17th in the U10 category. Nick Smith was 32nd, Tim Phillips was 35th and Leo Falkner was 37th in the Veteran male 40-49 age group.

At the 4th round of the National Trophy cyclocross league at Gravesend in Kent the cold and slippery course proved a challenge. Cecilia Hime came 12th in the Junior Female category, Beatrice Pauley came 13th in the U14 girls race and Nathan Gibson was 44th in the Junior male race.

Cyclocross – 19 November

The club had another successful weekend.

At the very frosty 10th round of the Eastern Region cyclocross league in Colchester, Orla Kenna continued her strong form coming 1st in the U12 girls race. Nathan Gibson came 8th in the Junior male race

At the 9th round of the Central Region cyclocross at RAF Halton 8 members of the club braved the cold to race on this picturesque course.
Cecilia Hime and Beatrice Pauley both got to practice their cross county running skills whilst shouldering their bikes after they punctured mid race. Their grit and determination meant they both pulled off 2nd place in the Junior Female race and U14 girls race respectively. Dominic Pauley came 4th in the U12 boy’s race, Ralf Falkner was 5th in the U14 boys race, Max Falkner came 10th in the U16 boys race, Josh Ibbett was 10th in the Senior male race, Tim Phillips came 39th and Leo Falkner was 44th in the Veteran Male 40-49 race.

 

Cyclocross 11-12 November

Round 9 of the Eastern Region cyclocross league at Hempton in Norfolk brought sleet and the bitter cold. The St Ives cc riders braved the freezing cold conditions to claim 3 podiums. 

Andy Fountain came 2nd in the +50-49 Veteran male category, Orla Kenna came 2nd in the U12 girls race whilst team mate Ruby O’Dell came 3rd in the U10 girls race. Nathan Gibson was 5th in the Junior Male race, Nick Smith was 22nd and Mike Hoy was 40th in the Veteran 40-49 category.

St Ives CC also had 7 younger riders that raced in 2 different series of the Muddy Monsters cyclocross League.

At the first round of North Cambs league in Kings Lynn, Emmie Cox came 2nd in the U8 girls race, Ralph Bricknell was 2nd in the U10 boys race, Katie Cox was 3rd in the U10 girls race, Cora Wood came 2nd in the U10 girls race and Jacob Wood came 3rd in the U12 boys race. Charlie Trimble also raced in the U8 boys category at Kings Lynn.

Logan Lyons raced in the 2nd round of the Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Muddy Monsters league in Ashwell but the results for that race haven’t been published yet.