Month: May 2012

May 29, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Steve Ward & Kevin Watson dawdle behind the Tuesday group on one of the lanes on the Audax route. “Challenging” was the description by some riders after the 10th June test run on the route of the 2012 100 and 00k Calder Clarion Audax which started and finished at the Waterton Country Park visitors centre…

May 27, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Roker, Sunderland Start Martin Price claimed to have arranged for a fair easterly wind to help the Calder annual C2C ride from Sunderland to Whitehaven.The six riders, Tom Butler, Jonny Croston, Matt Dodsworth, Martin Price, Michael Vennard and Kevin Watson were happy with Martin’s choice of start, which apart from the favourable wind, meant that…

May 20, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Carl Lindop 5th from right on back row and Garry Phillis 3rd from left back row. Calder’s Carl Lindop was one of sixteen Morrison Supermarket staff who cycled 236 miles from London to the firm’s head office in Bradford, raising £11,000 in the process. The 15 men and one woman undertook the challenge in aid of the company’s…

May 16, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Rob Hudson on a misty sportive Rob Hudson and Tom Butler have successfully completed their level 2 British Cycling coaching courses and now face 70 to 80 hours of study and practical coaching sessions before their final assessment day in June. The course was in Sheffield. Rob and Tom decided to cycle there in time for…

May 9, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Article appearing in Wakefield Express Edition 3rd May George Masson Calder Clarion’s Tony Anderson, from Hemsworth was first rider off in the Wakefield Club’s first event 10 mile time trial of their Summer Evening Series on Wednesday 2nd May. Tony was on familiar roads on a   new course which started on Station Road Hemsworth and…

May 6, 2012 Richard_calder 1 comment

Cliff at Club Dinner Feb 2012 Cliff Kettlewell has died aged 85 on Thursday 3rd May.Cliff’s first involvement with cycling was with the West Riding Wheelers in the late 1930s and 40s until World War II curtailed his cycling for more than 30 years.During the war he served in India, then officially known as Hindustan,…

May 1, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

“Calderspoke” 2012 – Spring edition is online now. Includes Winnats Pass Charity Ride, Go-Ride, Calder Audax, Saturday Health Rides, An interesting find (Barry Hobans early RTTC Handbooks, Dinner & Awards, Geoff Whiteley Trophy, 2012 Batley Bash, Vineyards, Midweek runs, Matt Churm’s Edible Sun Glasses. Michael Vennard’s Fixie Rides, Clarion Ilam Weekend, Cheshire Safari Audax, Calder Riders on Iconic Climbs, Press Exposure, From the Past, Club…