Author: Richard Bideau

  • Lazonby 2024

    Lazonby 2024

    Border City Wheelers. Lazonby Hilly 20mile NLTTA SpoCo. 24/03/2024. Course and Conditions Starting just outside the villiage of Lazonby, the course consists of two laps of a 10 mile circuit. From the start there is a short flat section leading to a brief steep climb followed by a fast twisting descent – proper SpoCo challenges.…

  • Ingleborough 2024 Results

    Ingleborough 2024 Results

    Race Day By Richard Bideau. An impressive field of 102 riders signed up for Ingleborough 2024, many more than in recent years. With many young riders and big turnouts from 360cycling, Solas Race Team, Tactic UK WRT and Pendle Forest CC, this was a very welcome reversal of the trend to having fewer and older…

  • Ingleborough 2024 – Pre-race update

    Ingleborough 2024 – Pre-race update

    Race day is nearly upon us – in time trialling terms it feels like ’30 seconds’ has been called. Here is some last minute information The HQ will be open from around 8:30: Ingleborough Community Centre, Main Street, Ingleton, LA6 3HG. Course Condition Friday afternoon update: there is a road closure between Ribblehead and Hawes.…

  • Circuit of Clapham

    Circuit of Clapham

    Scenes of Chaos at the Circuit of Clapham: Dud Bronze takes the win Roadworks, bad weather and militant waterfowl caused chaos on Sunday’s hilly Yorkshire time trial. Already shortened from the planned route, a backup course ‘The Circuit of Clapham’ had been pressed into action only to be further disrupted by an unexpected duck protest.…

  • 2024 Bolton-by-Bowland Hilly 10.

    2024 Bolton-by-Bowland Hilly 10.

    Rossendale Road Club Hilly 10 ‘Bolton-by-Bowland’- on L112. 24/02/2024. Following a very wet week, the Saturday of the opening event of the season in North District turned out to be near-perfect for the time of year. It was chilly, but less so than for 2023, with almost no wind and as an added bonus, occasional…

  • Circuit Of Ingleborough 2024

    Circuit Of Ingleborough 2024

    The 2024 Circuit of Ingleborough hilly time trial will take place on Saturday March 16th. Entries are open on the CTT website until midnight Tuesday March 5th. More information about the course and previous events can be found on our Ingleborough page. Road Bike Category Both road bikes and time trial bikes can be used…

  • PF 200 Mile Challenge

    PF 200 Mile Challenge

    Pendle Forest Cycling Club, Annual Crazy Challenge 2023 By Matt Kayley. Well we’ve left it late this year, mainly due to one of the wettest Julys on record. I’ve done several big rides over the years, usually aiming for mid summer solstice for the longest hours of daylight. This year though it looked like we’d…

  • New Club TT Records

    New Club TT Records

    The Pendle Forest time trial team were busy on mid-summer weekend of 2023, with new club records for the team of three in the 10 mile and 25 mile solo time trials. On Saturday evening the combination of Bideau – Bateman – Braithwaite knocked 1 minute 38 seconds off the 10 mile record set in…

  • Velo Club Cumbria 10

    Velo Club Cumbria 10

    Velo Club Cumbria 10 mile TT on L1010. 03/06/2023. The image is from the 2017 NLTTA 100 taken near Braithwaite Institute Village Hall on the same stretch of road used by this 10. Roadclutter and sheep have been digitally obliterated. Course L1010 is one of the many excellent courses using the A66 between Keswick and…

  • Barrow Central Wheelers Hilly 21. NLTTA SpoCo.

    Barrow Central Wheelers Hilly 21. NLTTA SpoCo.

    Barrow Central Wheelers 21 mile hilly TT on L212. 23/04/2023. Course L212 is an out and back course on the A5087 coast road between Ulverston and Barrow-in-Furness. There are four hilly sections in total, each about two and a half miles in length separated by flatter parts next to the shore and near the far…