Author: Richard Bideau

  • Circuit Of Ingleborough 2023 Results

    Circuit Of Ingleborough 2023 Results

    Pendle Forest Circuit Of Ingleborough. 27 mile Hilly TT on L271. 18/03/2023. Course and Conditions Promoted by Pendle Forest Cycling Club, the Circuit of Ingleborough is one of the more challenging hilly time trials. The start sets the theme for the entire course – there is no gentle warmup, instead an immediate climb from the…

  • Yorkshire VTTA 10

    Yorkshire VTTA 10

    Yorkshire VTTA / Jem’Hadar. 10mile Time Trial. V212. 04/03/2023. Organised jointly by the Yorkshire VTTA and Jem’Hadar Racing, this 10mile time trial on V212, billed as ‘The Battle of the BBARs’ , attracted 110 riders, impressive for such an early season event. Course and Conditions V212 is a classic out and back 10 on the…

  • Bolton-by-Bowland TT

    Bolton-by-Bowland TT

    Rossendale Road Club. Hilly 10.3mile NLTTA SPOCO L112. 25/02/2023 A good turnout from Pendle Forest riders for the season opener at Bolton-by-Bowland was rewarded with the prize for the fastest team of three. Conditions were fair, though rather cold, for the hilly event organised by Rossendale Road Club. This year a northerly wind made the…

  • Riding a 100 mile Time Trial

    Riding a 100 mile Time Trial

    By Richard Bideau. I am often asked for advice on how to prepare for the 100. Here are some suggestions based on my own experience. 100 miles! There is a certain grandeur about the distance. Mention it and people react. It sounds so hard. For the rider, there is a greater apprehension about competing than…

  • Evening League

    Evening League

    Dates for the 2023 Evening League are now out.

  • Circuit Of Ingleborough 2023

    Circuit Of Ingleborough 2023

    A classic early season time trial, the Circuit of Ingleborough takes place on Saturday March 18th. Entries are now closed. The rider list and start times are now available on the CTT site. On the day, results will be available in real time. Follow this link for results as they come in.

  • Evening League 21st April 2022

    The Pendle Forest 2022 evening league has begun. Twelve riders took up the challenge of the Skipton 10 on a cool breezy evening. The wind, though strong, was from the northeast, the best direction for fast times, making the return leg from the Skipton to Elslack roundabouts faster than usual but also making the climb…

  • Circuit of Ingleborough

    Another team win in the Circuit of Ingleborough makes it three in a row for Pendle Forest. A strong south westerly wind made the return leg from Ribblehead a lot tougher than in recent years but the threatened rain held off with only a few light showers for some of the riders. The team win…

  • North Lancs RC Hilly 30mile Time Trial

    There was another team victory for Pendle Forest in the North Lancs RC Hilly 30mile time trial. This event uses the A59 between Clitheroe and Elslack and replaces the Circuit of Pendle that is no longer possible due to the new traffic lights at the end of the Nelson bypass. Conditions this year were very…

  • West Pennine hilly 14 mile TT results

    West Pennine hilly 14 mile TT results

    Pendle Forest got off to a good start in the SpoCo competition in the West Pennine hilly 14 mile time trial. Six good rides and the team prize (provisional). Richard Bideau 34:20 (1st overall)Paul Braithwaite 38:48Martin Ralph 39:45Martin Welshy 40:59Martin Brass 46:10Danny Davies 58:11