Month: March 2012

March 20, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Jonny Croston leading the field Martin Price and Jonny Croston made their debut road races in the early season Barkston Heath circuit race, Grantham. Both of them figured in the race, appearing at the front and in contention for the leading group sprint in the closing stages. Both riders posted gripping accounts of the race….

March 19, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Colin Sturgess Highly regarded cycling Physiotherapist Paul Brown has passed away after battling Parkinson’s disease for a number of years.Paul was a member of Calder Clarion and cycled with the club, but was better known as a top class physiotherapist. The pinnacle of Paul’s career was probably as Physiotherapist to the British Cycling team at…

March 15, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Peter Howard – Gold Medal in Australia Calder member Peter Howard has received confirmation of a place in the Olympic torch relay. His slot is at Headingley on the 24th June. The relay will be passing through Wakefield on it’s way to the new Olympic stadium. A recent press release quoted: A Lifetime in Sport:…

March 14, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Jonny Croston, first recipient of  the Geoff Whiteley New Years Day 5 Mile Trophy, presented by George Masson . Tim Moss looks on. A new trophy was presented to the club recently by Geoff Whitley to go to the fastest ride in the New Years day 5 mile time trial. First winner of the trophy to be…

March 3, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

John Wrigglesworth topping Royd Moor Hill on return from langset Spring like weather and growing interest has swelled the numbers on the Midweek morning rides in late February with 14 cyclists out on Tuesday 21st February on the run from Havercroft crossroads to Askern via the lanes through Brierley, Clayton and Hooton Pagnell. Four Wakefield…