Category: Club Runs

July 9, 2018 Claire No comments exist

Calder Clarions ‘A’ group  rode from Wakefield to The Last Clarion House in Nelson, Lancashire. Cycling over 90 Miles with over 7000ft of climbing in high temperatures, they were proud to be part of such an important piece of history. More than a century old, The Clarion House has stood since 1912.  Once part of…

April 21, 2017 Richard_calder No comments exist

Opening of the Wakefield Eastern Relief Road Thursday 27th April 13.00 hours This new road incorporates dedicated, segregated cycle paths so there will be a special cycle opening. Meet at the Doncaster Road end of the road to cycle to a the opening ceremony. We are promised coffee and cakes for all who turn out….

June 2, 2014 Richard_calder No comments exist

Calder Clarion, Wakefield’s oldest cycling club, will fling its doors open to those who want to transfer from “leisure cycling” to “club cycling” with the formation of a Transition Group. Recognising that the arrival of the Tour de France in Yorkshire will spark an upsurge in interest in cycling Calder Clarion will be starting the…

January 3, 2014 Richard_calder No comments exist

0915 – 1030 every other Saturday morning starting 11th Jan Start and finish Denby Dale Road Car Park, Thornes Park near the Band Stand Initially 10 miles Predominantly aimed at young riders (12 years+) preparing for the forthcoming Calder 10 mile TT series although all age groups are welcome. The pace will initially be very…

September 6, 2013 Richard_calder No comments exist

Wakefield Hospice have made a request to Calder Clarion for some of our riders to reconnoitre the Dark Peak Sportive route which will also be a publicity opportunity for the event. The recce ride will be on Sunday 8th August starting at 9.00am from the Hospice where there will be a ‘photo call’ by the Wakefield Express. The…

February 25, 2013 Richard_calder No comments exist

Despite appalling weather conditions, a number of hardy characters braved the snow and hills in the “Cobbles of Halifax” pre-Flanders tribute to the Gent Wevelgem Belgian Classic on  24th March.  Organiser Michael Vennard was forced to modify the route with some of the cobbled climbs so reminiscent of much of the route of the Belgian Spring…

February 3, 2013 Richard_calder No comments exist

The new centralised start for all Sunday Club Runs at Thornes Park Denby Dale Car Park Wakefield has seen a surge in attendance for the Masters Rides. Despite low temperatures and a piercing wind, 11 cyclist were out for the run to Squires at Newthorpe.The photograph above shows the group about one mile into the…

January 2, 2013 Richard_calder No comments exist

Club Run at Squires – Newthorpe. Photo Tim Moss From 6th January 2013, All Calder Clarion Sunday Club Runs and the Saturday Improver (formerly Fixie) rides will start from Thornes Park Denby Dale Road Car Park. This replaces the former method of meeting at various points around Wakefield depending on the destination of the ride. Some…

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…