Category: Spotlight

February 5, 2016 Richard_calder No comments exist

CLUBMAN OF THE YEAR :  Steve Burton Steve has recently taken a backward step from running the club after nearly 40 years of involvement with the Clarion in the Wakefield area. He has had considerable success in competition and been an ever present as event organiser and a lynch pin of the club. He has…

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,…

April 23, 2012 Richard_calder No comments exist

Nick Firth win’s the 1984 Notton Road Race from his breakaway companion Colin Nelson (Leeds RC)   at Chequerhouse on O2 1984 Nick Firth who has recently rejoined Calder has had a long and sometimes colourful career as a racing cyclist in the colours of Calder and also Wakefield Cycling Club. He has kept meticulous records…

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:…