Category: C2C

May 14, 2014 Richard_calder No comments exist

Martin Price follows Jonny Croston in the North Pennines The 2014 C2C ride between Roker (Sunderland) and Whitehaven which was to be held in June has been cancelled due to insufficient numbers of volunteers able to provide support and back up for the event. Michael Vennard is looking at organising a C2C ride in July/August to be…

July 9, 2013 Richard_calder No comments exist

The Gold Standard C2C ride planned for May fell foul of the early season inclement weather. So of the original 8 riders, only 4, Martin Price, Matthew Dodsworth, Jonny Croston and Michael Vennard, posed for the obligatory picture in front of the C2C sign in the dock at Whitehaven in the early morning sun on Saturday 8thJune…

June 12, 2013 Richard_calder No comments exist

On the dock at Workington – Martin Watson, Peter Gillot, Dominic Skerratt, Jeremy Sykes and Martin Price tired, but happy after successfully completing the C2C in under 13 hours. The 8th of June 2013 saw the first run of the Calder Clarion C2C silver standard cycle ride. It’s the same 130 mile, 12,000ft of climbing extravaganza…

June 12, 2013 Richard_calder No comments exist

Gold Standard group finishing at Whitehaven in 2012 C2C under 12 hours – 6th July C2C under 15 hours – 8th June Martin Price will do his best to arrange a following wind for the Calder 2013 annual C2C rides between Sunderland and Whitehaven. This year, In addition to the ride which aims to complete in…

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 30, 2011 Richard_calder No comments exist

Leaving wet Whitehaven Peter Gillot and Richard Hancock, the support team could see the Calder riders climbing slowly towards them in ones and twos as they waited higher up the slopes of the C2C’s final major climb out of Stanhope with the magnificent backdrop to the west of the Northern Pennines, bathed in late afternoon…

June 30, 2010 Richard_calder No comments exist

Matt and Martin at the beginning Martin Price and Matthew Dodworth, seen right with Roker Lighthouse and Pier in the background just before leaving Sunderland, westbound for Whitehaven on the 140 mile C2C cycle route.Ahead of them, was the climb up Weardale before lumpy roads to AllenHeads and the High Pennine crosssing which included the…