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New Records at 12 Hours
20 August 2018
New records for Adrian Hughes in the WCTTA event on the D12/1 course.

Congratulations to Adrian on setting new club & all age veterans records at 12 hours of 272.21 miles. Prevous records were 269.67 miles set by Dan Mathers in 2015.

Congratulations to Adrian Hughes on setting a new veterans record on standard at 12 hours of +73:77. Previous record was +67.98 by Adrian hmself set in 2017 on the same course.
Chester & N Wales CTC/Audax Rides From Tattenhall
24 July 2018
Saturday September 1st 2018
Organised by Dave Matthews - Seamons CC Member

These three Audax rides start from Old Ma’s Coffee Shop near Tattenhall---approximately 10k SE of Chester. Lots of free car parking at the cafe.

“Pistyll Packing Momma” heads out to Chirk and then visits Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall. Return is via Lake Vyrnwy and Bala, followed by the Shelf and Hope Mountain. A very scenic, tough day out---recently described as “the perfect 200k” by an experienced Audax rider. 3600m climbing.

“Momma’s Mountain Views” visits Chirk before climbing over to Llangollen with superb views of the Berwyn Mountains. Return over the Panorama and the Old Horseshoe pass to join the 200k ride at Llanarmon-yn-Lal. Designated as a CTC Challenge ride this year. 2000m climbing.

“Momma’s Leafy Lanes” 50k gives a pleasant, undulating ride through Cheshire lanes as an easy introduction to Audax events.

Lots of free parking at Old Ma’s Café. Great cafes en route.

Further details & gpx files, entry (on line or postal) at www.aukweb.net
British Heart Foundation - "Chairman's 100" Sunday July 29th 2018
17 July 2018
Dear Members,

This year's fund raising effort will be in aid of the Atrial Fibrillation Association. Without going into detail I think most of us know at least one person who has benefitted from charity funded research into this area. The idea is for as many members as possible to participate in a 100 mile or 100k cycle ride. Suggested routes are below, setting off from Rackhams at 9pm:

100 Miles: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1816228
100 Kilometres: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1816230


if you are unable to join with the Club on the day, please feel free to devise your own route and distance. The important thing is that as many members as possible take part. The suggested contribution is £10, but feel free to donate more, or if need be, less. To simplify the admin this year, to maximise the amount which goes to the AFA and, where appropriate, take advantage of "Gift Aid", please go directly to the AF Association website at http://www.heartrhythmalliance.org/afa/uk/ and make your contribution, you can donate directly on their Just Giving page here https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/seamonscc-100

Don't wait, do it now!

You will be asked by the Club to verbally confirm that you have donated, so we can calculate an approximate total, and to record those who are entitled to a "100" certificate. If you are unable to visit the AFA website for any reason, Committee members will be happy to take donations, but this option means that for every £10, the AFA potentially loses £2.50 of Gift Aid. Best wishes and "Thanks" in advance for another great fund-raising effort.

Nigel Harrop, SCC Chairman chairman@seamonscc.co.uk
New Veterans Record on Standard at 25 Miles
08 July 2018
Congratulations to Adrian Hughes on setting a new veterans record on standard at 25 miles of +18:17 with a ride of 00:49:57 in the Mertyr CC event on the R25/3H course.

Previous record was +17:58 by Adrian hmself set earlier in 2018 on the same course.
SUMMER SOCIAL 5th August
05 July 2018
The Club is holding its own annual Summer Social event on the 5th August (Sunday) at The Rope and Anchor in Dunham Massey at 2pm. http://www.theropeandanchor.co.uk/

The club is subsidising the event so the cost for the buffet will be £6.00 pp for members and children £4.00 pp. Food will be served from 2pm followed by cakes and music performed by our talented Seamons musicians.

You can come straight from your Sunday ride or you could drive there, entirely up to you.

You can either email me at socialsec@seamonscc.co.uk or post a message on the FB messenger. Please let me know no later than the 28th July.

Looking forward to seeing you on the day to celebrate another great Seamons event.
Maria Rothwell - Social Secretary
Seamons CC Hoodies & Polo Shirts
30 June 2018
We are going to offer the opportunity to buy Seamon's CC hoodies (with or without zips) or polo shirts. Hoodie without zip £30.00, hoodie with zip £32.00, polo shirt £25.00.

I intend to place the order on Friday 20 July.

You must pay upfront by cash or cheque (payable to Seamons CC) and let me know which items and what sizes you require.



Sizing guide

Jeanette kit_orders@seamonscc.co.uk

New Veterans Record on Standard at 25 Miles
03 June 2018
Congratulations to Adrian Hughes on setting a new veterans record on standard at 25 miles of +17:58 with a ride of 00:50:16 in the Sportzmad event on the R25/3H course.

Previous record was +17:29 by Alan Chorley set in 2017 on the same course.
Seamons CC 2018 Handbook Now Available
04 April 2018

The 2018 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.
SCC Group Descriptions and Organised Ride Guidance. April 2018 Update
28 March 2018
Dear Members,

Welcome to another year of riding with Seamons CC.

Updated descriptions of the groups available for you to ride with, and the guidance for your participation are now available in the docs section: Organised Ride Descriptions  &   Organised Ride Guidance

Whether or not you are a new or continuing club member, please read these carefully and, as the weather begins to improve, enjoy the experience of riding safely with SCC.

Best wishes,
Nigel

Nigel Harrop SCC Chairman
M&DTTA Lunch & Prize Presentation - Awards 28th January 2018
23 February 2018

Multiple awards to Seamons riders for the 2017 timetrial season at the M&DTTA Lunch & Prize Presentation.

Team Awards:
1st Team Cheshire Point Series - Ade Hughes 564 pts, John Spearman 448 pts, Alan Chorley 357 pts - 1369 total pts
1st Team 25 Mile Championships, Tom White Trophy - Alan Chorley, Ade Hughes, Dan Mathers
1st Team 100 Mile Championships, South Lancs Shield - Ade Hughes, Alan Chorley, Ronan O'Cualain
1st Team 12 Hour Championships, LH Brooks Cup - Ade Hughes, Martin Wiggan, Dan Mathers - 771.45 miles

Individual Awards:
Ade Hughes - 1st Middle Distance Vet on Std, 2nd Cheshire Points Series, 2nd Senior BAR, 2nd Middle Distance Championship, 2nd 12 hour Championship & Gold Medal, 3rd 50 mile Championship, 3rd 100 mile Championship
Martin Wigan - 3rd 12 hour Championships and Gold Medal
Dan Mathers - 4th 12 hour Championships and Gold Medal
John Spearman - 5th Cheshire Points Series
Alan Chorley - 12th Cheshire Points Series
January 2018 Squirrel
05 February 2018

The January 2018 edition of the Club's Squirrel magazine is now available to view online or download from here:

http://www.seamonscc.co.uk/Mag.html
Dates for 2018
18 December 2017
As requested, for your 2018 kitchen calendar, here are some key dates where your practical support will be greatly appreciated next year.

Club 10s: from Weds 18th April to Weds 15th August inc. (NOT 13th June)

Club Championships: -
10 mile TT - Weds 30th May
25 mile TT - Tuesday 12th June
Hill Climb - Sunday 7th October

SCC Open Events: -
Seamons Evening RR - Tuesday 26th June, Siddington Circuit
Seamons Open 25 mile TT - Saturday 28th July, Goostrey & J2/9

There will be more opportunities to contribute, including social activities, but these are all good New Year's Resolution starters for 2018. Dates of all Club Championships etc will appear here, as soon as fully finalised.

Best Wishes, Nigel Harrop, Chairman.
VTTA Manchester & NW - Awards for 2017
27 November 2017
Congratulations to Adrian Hughes & Alan Chorley on receiving the following awards for the 2017 timetrial season at the VTTA Manchester & NW Lunch & Prize Presentation.

Adrian Hughes:
BAR Champion - Bert Starkey Trophy
& 7th in National BAR
3 Distance Champion - Butterworth Trophy
BAR Local Course Champion - Stan Livingston Trophy
3 Distance Local Champion - 3 Distance Shield
Short Distance Local Champion - FTA Trophy

Adrian Hughes & Alan Chorley - 3 Distance Waterson Team Shield

 
MDLCA - Awards for 2017
27 November 2017
Congratulation to Jeanette Barber on receiving Veterans BAR award for the 2017 timetrial season at the M&DLCA Lunch & Prize Presentation.

Some Notes From The 2017 AGM
22 November 2017
Dear Member,

This is a brief update for anyone who, like me, was unable to attend this year's AGM. I am very grateful to David Hoyle for stepping into the role of Chairman for the evening. Teamwork!!

The meeting was attended by around 40 members. As there were no proposals affecting our Constitution submitted by the closing date, the main purpose of the night was to elect your Committee for 2018. The only Committee member who chose to stand down was our long-serving Membership Secretary, Mike Brooks. On behalf of us all, I would like to thank Mike for all the hard work and dedication he has shown during a time when the Club has experienced such a massive growth in membership. Hopefully he will still oversee our regular Wednesday evening 10s. Therefore the Committee is largely unchanged for 2018, with only exception being that John Hammond will combine the roles of Treasurer and Membership Secretary. Congratulations to Jeanette Barber who was elected to be Vice President for the next two years.

During the AoB section of the meeting the Club decided to end the practice of offering a monthly extended Social Run, and to ask the Committee to consider ways in which more of our 250+ members could be encouraged to more actively support our wide range of cycling related activities.

Many thanks to those of you who manged to attend and/or are contributing to our excellent Club in any other way.

Nigel Harrop, Chairman.
Cheshire Police - Helmet Cam Reporting Website
31 May 2017
We have been informed that Cheshire Police now have a website to submit dashcam / helmetcam footage:

"I am pleased to announce that if you have any footage from either a dashboard camera or helmet camera that requires a police officer to view / investigate you can now do this through our website ! Click on the link below and read all about it.

https://www.cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-support/roads-and-vehicle-safety/submit-dashcam-footage/

Please read the front page carefully to understand what will be done with the footage and the requirement of a statement should the officer wish to proceed with a potential prosecution.

KEEPING CHESHIRE SAFER
Road Policing Unit

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.
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.

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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