Month: April 2011

April 29, 2011 Richard_calder No comments exist

Highland Hotel, Stirling home of the Easter Meet Steve and Jean Burton were surprised at the National Clarion awards dinner at the Highland Hotel in Stirling when they were presented with Calder Clarion life membership after almost 50 years of cycling between them. The dinner was part of the Clarion Easter Meet, splendidly organised by West…

April 16, 2011 Richard_calder No comments exist

Kevin Watson tops Snake Passon the ‘Calder Heroes’ Ride, April 2011  With larger numbers of cyclists out this Spring and Calder now operating three separate runs operating on Sundays, the groups have been venturing into areas normally done later in the summer. Holme Moss has been crossed twice in April, the Strines, including Hewden Bank have…

April 14, 2011 Richard_calder No comments exist

Chain Reaction MTB MarathonBuith Wells  Carl Lindop took part in the Chain Reaction Mountain Bike Marathon at Builth Wells in Wales. The tough event was made more difficult with high temperatures throughout producing a high drop out rate, but Carl managed to stay cool and completed the course.Stuart Bowering began his road racing season, finishing in…

April 5, 2011 Richard_calder No comments exist

Oudenaarde Townhall built 1526-1537  Nine cyclists joined the Calder Clarion long weekend to the Ronde Van Vlaanderen on the 1st of April. The Hull Zeebrugge overnight ferry disembarkation was two hours late  but the group were able to check into their Oudenaarde hotel and do their Saturday ride around some of the high points of the…