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Club 10 & 25 Mile Timetrial Championship 2017
24 May 2017
Next Wednesday evening, 31 May, is the Club Championship 10 time trial, starting at 7:30. This is open only to club members and is free to enter (the club will pay your entry fees to CTT). I would love to see a big turnout from all the groups (half day, tempo, social, tourists). You do not need to have a TT bike, just turn up on your road bike and see how fast you can ride the course. You can enter on the night but please arrive by 7 at the latest to sign on. If you are not riding why not come along to support your club mates and/or marshal.

Map of the course: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/7277541

On Tuesday 13 June it is the club championship 25 mile time trial, starting at 7:15 on JC/24. Entry will be free this year (the club will pay your fees to CTT). Hoping for lots of entries. I will need plenty of volunteers to put the signs out on the course, marshal the course, time and set off the riders. Please let me know if you are willing to help out and support the club in this way. You must enter this TT in advance. I will have an entry list with me on each Wednesday evening or let me know by email or on FB. I will need name, age and best 25 TT time over last 3 years, if applicable.

Map of the course: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/1816243

Paul Barber, Timetrial Secretary    ttsec@seamonscc.co.uk
Helpers & Marshals Wanted - Seamons Road Race - Tuesday Evening 27th June 2017
23 May 2017
Just a reminder that Seamons CC is once again organising a very popular 33-mile road race under the TLI Cycling rules. The racing shall start at 7pm and will be held on the Siddington circuit with the headquarters based at the Siddington Village Hall, Cheshire, SK11 9JR. As before, three age based categories of 16-44; 45-54 and 55+ shall comprise the competitive racing and to enable everything to run smoothly we need as many volunteers as possible. There are many important roles to cover… for example we require marshals on each of the circuit corners, sign-on officials, car drivers to lead each race category and last but not least we need help in providing refreshments (any cake etc. donations will be gratefully received). To pledge any help, you can contact me either by a message through Facebook or email rrorg@seamonscc.co.uk

We have five Seamons CC entries so far but I hope to see some more Seamons riders entering this year's race for each category and yes… you will be cheered on all around the course!

Full details of all TLI Cycling membership, events and activities can be found at http://www.tlicycling.org.uk/ 

Ashley Cress Seamons RR Organiser
New "25" Team Club Record
22 May 2017
Congratulations to Ade Hughes, Alan Chorley and Chris Siepen on setting a new club team record at 25 miles of 02:36:25 in the Stone Wheelers event on the J5/8 course.
Wednesday Night Club 10's - Rear Light
02 May 2017
A reminder that all riders must have a working rear light, front light recommended. No rear light - no ride.
Tour of the Berwyns/Panorama Prospect Sat May 20 2017
02 May 2017
Please would all riders note that the route in and out of Cheshire has changed this year---back to the early "2000's" route. This means that anyone riding with gpx needs to update it from the Audax UK calendar page and check out the route sheet for revised info points. The classic central section of the 200k route from Prospect Cafe to Chirk remains unchanged. Also the Milk Bar cafe in Chirk has closed, but there are alternatives.

If arriving at Willington Hall by car, please park on the grass alongside the south exit road---not in front of the Hotel. Best wishes for a great day out, David Matthews.
Participants Wanted For Study Into Critical Power And W’
18 April 2017
As part of the study you’ll get measures of: VO2max, Threshold Power, Critical Power, W’, Recovery of W’, Body Composition, Hematocrit, and other measures. This type of physiological testing usually costs £200-£300.

You’ll need to come to the Human Research lab at Chester University on 3 occasions, to undergo cycle testing, at mutually convenient times.

I'm looking for cyclists and non-cyclists (healthy active), so please feel free to forward the invite to others.

More info here:      WPrimeFAQ.doc      WPrimeStudy_PIS.docx

If you are interested or have any questions, email: a.chorley@chester.ac.uk
New All Age Vets 25 Mile Record
10 April 2017
Congratulations to Alan Chorley on setting new club all age veteran record at 25 miles of 00:51:34 in the BDCA event on the A25/11 course.
Seamons CC 2017 Handbook Now Available
21 March 2017

The 2017 Club Handbook is now available.

Members who have elected to receive an electronic copy can download the PDF from here.

Those who have requested a paper copy will receive it shortly.
Updated Introduction To Road Racing Document Available
14 March 2017
For those new to or thinking of starting road racing an updated Introduction To Road Race document is available to download from the website docs section: Road Racing
Kit Ordered in February Has Arrived
03 March 2017
The kit ordered 4 weeks ago has arrived. Contact me to arrange collection.

Jeanette kit_orders@seamonscc.co.uk
Spring 2017 Squirrel
21 February 2017

The Spring 2017 edition of the Club's Squirrel magazine is now available to view online or download from here:

http://www.seamonscc.co.uk/Mag.html
VTTA National Age Records
11 February 2017

The Club Record 15 mile rides at the YCF 15 in July 2016 by Pauline Atkinson of 35:19 and Alan Chorley of 31:10 have now been confirmed as VTTA National Age Records.

Congratulations to Pauline & Alan.
M&DTTA Lunch & Prize Presentation - Awards 29th January 2017
11 February 2017

Multiple awards to Seamons riders for the 2016 timetrial season at the M&DTTA Lunch & Prize Presentation.

Team Awards:
1st Team Cheshire Point Series - Ade Hughes 570 pts, John Spearman 426 pts, Chris Siepen 413 pts - 1409 total pts
1st Team Middle Distance Championships, Derek Hodgins Shield - Dan Mathers, Martin Wiggan, Pauline Atkinson
1st Team 100 Mile Championships, South Lancs Shield - Dan Mathers, Ade Hughes, Martin Wiggan
1st Team BAR Championships, ABC Centreville Shield - Ade Hughes, Pauline Atkinson, Jeanette Barber
2nd Team 12 Hour Championships - Ade Hughes, Pauline Atkinson, Jeanette Barber

Individual Awards:
Ade Hughes - 2nd Cheshire Points Series, 3rd Senior BAR, 3rd 12 Hour, 12 Hour Gold Medal
Pauline Atkinson - Middle Distance Ladies Champ, 12 Hour Lady Champ, 12 Hour Gold Medal, 2nd Ladies BAR, 9th & 1st Lady Senior BAR, 2nd Lady Cheshire Points Series
Jeanette Barber - 3rd Ladies BAR, 10th & 2nd Lady Senior BAR, 12 Hour Silver Medal, 3rd Lady Cheshire Points Series
Dan Mathers - 3rd Middle Distance
Martin Wigan - 4th Middle Distance
John Spearman - 11th Cheshire Points Series
Chris Siepen - 12th Cheshire Points Series
2017 Audax Rides
08 February 2017

Chester & N.Wales CTC/Audax Rides -- "Into the Berwyns"
Saturday May 20th 2017

Details here
Online Entry:
Tour of the Berwyns - 205km
Panorama Prospect - 138km

Organiser Dave Matthews - Seamons CC Member


Helpers & Marshals Wanted - Seamons Road Race - Tuesday Evening 27th June 2017
31 January 2017
Seamons CC is once again organising a very popular 33-mile road race under the TLI Cycling rules. The racing shall start at 7pm and will be held on the Siddington circuit with the headquarters based at the Siddington Village Hall, Cheshire, SK11 9JR. As before, three age based categories of 16-44; 45-54 and 55+ shall comprise the competitive racing and to enable everything to run smoothly we need as many volunteers as possible. There are many important roles to cover… for example we require marshals on each of the circuit corners, sign-on officials, car drivers to lead each race category and last but not least we need help in providing refreshments (any cake etc. donations will be gratefully received). To pledge any help, you can contact me by either a message through Facebook or email rrorg@seamonscc.co.uk .

I hope to see some Seamons riders entering this year's race for each category and yes… you will be cheered on all around the course!

Full details of all TLI Cycling membership, events and activities can be found at http://www.tlicycling.org.uk .

Ashley Cress Seamons RR Organiser
Membership Renewal for 2017
02 January 2017
Dear Members,

Your Membership subscription for 2017 is now due and payable. If you pay by Standing Order could you please check that the date on the Bank Transfer is before the end of January. If you don't pay by Standing Order and want to pay this way or by a money transfer into the club account, send me an email to treas@seamonscc.co.uk and I'll send you the Seamons CC account payment details. If you'd rather pay by cash or cheque, either send it directly to Mike Brooks, or just call into the clubroom on any Friday night after about 8:30pm. If you are a new member, or any of your personal details have changed, particularly your Email address, then you must complete the SCC Membership Form available from the "Downloads" section of the Club website.

It is a requirement of SCC membership that you have current Third Party Liability Insurance from one of the following four approved providers: - BC(Ride or Silver or Gold). Cycling UK (Formerly known as the CTC. TLI Cycling or The LRVC (if aged 40+).

If you have not renewed by the end of January your current membership will be considered lapsed and there is an additional fee to rejoin.

Wishing you all a fantastic and successful 2017. John Hammond & Mike Brooks
VTTA Manchester & NW - Awards for 2016
29 November 2016
Congratulations to Pauline Atkinson and Adrian Hughes on receiving the following awards for the 2016 timetrial season at the VTTA Manchester & NW Lunch & Prize Presentation.

Pauline Atkinson & Adrian Hughes - 3 Distance Waterson Team Shield (25, 50 & 100 miles)

Adrian Hughes - 25 Mile Championship Cup, best aggregate in the 2 VTTA NW 25 mile TTs.

Adrian Hughes - Short Distance Trophy, best in any 2 open 10s and 2 open 25s.

Adrian Hughes - FTA Trophy, best in 2 open 10s and 2 open 25s on local courses.

 
Cheshire Police - iceQR Stickers
14 November 2016
As mentioned at the AGM Cheshire Police are recommending In Case of Emergency ID helmet stickers that can be scanned by the emergency services.

The iceQR stickers can be obtained from www.cerql.co.uk/helmet-stickers, cost is £1.50 including delivery then 99p per year to keep registration active.
Seamons CC Sunday Club Rides
10 June 2015
To All Seamons CC Members,

This is to remind all members who participate in our Sunday rides that there are expectations placed on each one of us to ensure that the experience of group riding is as pleasant and friendly as it can be.

Recently, concerns have been expressed that some members, particularly when joining a group which usually moves at a lower average speed than they themselves may be used to, are imposing a higher average speed, to the detriment of the established group’s enjoyment. Indeed some members may have been deterred from further participation with their regular group! I am sure this is an unintended consequence, but never-the-less, something that must be avoided in the future.

The introductory sentence of the SCC Club runs ride description clearly states: - “Each one of our Sunday Rides is open to members and guests. Should you opt to change from your usual group for a ride, it is essential that you observe the guidelines for the group you have joined

Section F of the membership Application form, which we all sign up to, states: - “I have read and understand the Ride Descriptions and Guidelines on the club’s website”. So, if you have not done so, please refer to these documents in the “Downloads” section of this website and observe the guidance on future club rides, particularly with regard to speed and group riding etiquette such as no half-wheeling, waiting where necessary and looking out for one another.

Nigel Harrop, Seamons CC Chairman.
Discounts for Club Members 2015
23 March 2015
We are delighted that the number of suppliers offering discounts to Seamons CC members has increased. Currently you can obtain a discount, on production of your 2015 SCC Membership Card, at the following: -

* Altrincham Bike Shak,10 Oakfield Trading Estate, Altrincham, Cheshire. WA15 8EJ. Tel: 0161 929 9355. 10% off accessories.

* Grapevine Computers, 20 Greenwood Street, Altrincham. WA14 1RZ. Tel: 0161 941 6978. 10% off labour charges.

* Sport-Med Physiotherapy, Norbury Chambers, 2-6 Norbury Street, Stockport. SK1 3SH. Tel: 0161 474 7469. 10% off consultations & treatment.

* Velo Espresso, Moss Lane, Altrincham. WA14 1BA. Tel: 07827 012692. 20% off.

Seamons Cycling club is grateful to the Suppliers for their generous offers, but would like to make it clear that this does not imply that the Club endorses their products. Please ensure that you take your 2015 SCC Membership card with you, and clarify in advance that the offer applies to any goods or services you intend to purchase.
   
 
 
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