Month: July 2012

July 26, 2012 Richard_calder 2 comments

Until the 1950s, we were Wakefield Clarion.  Calder Clarion was the name used by all racing members of Clarion Sections in the Calder Valley when they entered races. In the 1950s, when Wakefield was the last Calder Valley section still in existence so they decided to rename the section as Calder Clarion. The following details…

July 16, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Peter Howard with Olympic Relay Torch and Pie and Pea party goers. Photo Leslie Gilliland. The “Pie and Peas at Norma and Johnny’s” 2012 was on Sunday 15th July from 1:30 onwards.Hosts Norma & John Clayton welcomed Calder Clarionistas and friends to their home and garden in Horbury on 15th July 2012.As last year, the rain held…

July 11, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

The 14th July Saturday Health Ride will be an integral part of Wakefield’s  “Love Where You Live (LWYL)” Festival.   so why not “Join us to celebrate the great Wakefield outdoors” There will be two walks and and the cycle ride to choose from at  Anglers Country Park. Our normal guided cycle ride will be 13 miles and is…

July 10, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Michael Vennard earlier in 2012 in the  L’Enfer du Saddleworth Michael Vennard clocked 2:03:43 in the Yorkshire Cycling Federation 50 mile Time Trial on the 8th July, to win the Calder 50 mile TT Championship which was incorporated into the event. Michael is the first male Calder rider to have contested the championship for a number of years. Seven…

July 6, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Jean Burton waving, Elaine Kelly (on outside) and Helen Hinde  (at rear) on the hill up to Crake Helen Hinde riding away from followers onStillington Beacon The Great Yorkshire Bike Ride is one of the most popular and successful charity cycle rides in the country. Amongst the riders this year were Jean Burton, Elaine Kelly and Helen Hinde. The 72…