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30th APRIL 2016:

Somerset Road Club - 2up TT (U21)

 

With a start list of around 80 riders the SRC's 2up TTT was well supported, held on the U21 with a very strong headwind on the way out.

Congratulations to both Josh Gray & Michael Leech of Team Tor 2000 for taking the win they completed in a time of 22.14.

Also in the results from Team Tor 2000.:
First composite: Ashley Martin (Tor2000/Kalas/Whitelake/Scorpion) and George Fowler (NFTO Pro Cycling) 20.34

 

Second composite: Laurence Douglas-Greene (SRC/Bicycle Chain) and Charlie Powell (Tor2000/Kalas/Whitelake/Scorpion) 21.49

 

First team with vet 50-59: John Hollier and Elliot Davis (Tor2000/Kalas/Whitelake/Scorpion) 23.34

 

FULL RACE REPORT:

https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-report/11570#anchor

20th MARCH 2016:

Scorpion CS - Nat. B Road Race

 

A strong field lined up for the first Team Tor 2000 | KALAS Sportswear promotion of the year. Using the same testing circuit as the well established KALAS Sportswear UK Cup. Riders  completed 8 1/2 laps and 9 accents of Snap Hill before they cross the finish line 137km later.

 

1 Dale Appleby (NFTO)

2 Andy Turner (KTM Impsport RT)

3 Liam Bromiley (University of Bath CC)

4 Robert Partridge (NFTO)

5 Lee Frost (Team Tor 2000)

6 Andrew Williams (Cwmcarn Paragon CC)

7 Joshua Burns (unattached)

8 Oscar Hutchings (Primera- Team Jobs)

9 Liam Walsh (VC Equipe-Flix)

10 Rhys Williams (Zappis RT)

 

FULL RACE REPORT:

https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/140671/Scorpion-CS-Road-Race

PHOTO: © Rob Davey
@spotonphotos16

PHOTOS: © Rob Davey
@spotonphotos16

20th FEBRUARY 2016:
EXETER UNIVERSITY
PRO BONE STUDY

Three of our Youth riders were invited in 2015 to take part in a long term four year 'Bone Density' study at Exeter University. Here Dan, Louis and Ben represent 'cyclists' as youth sportsmen from swimming, football, rugby and cycling are compared.

 

This long term study involves following young sports people and their development - using blood samples, food diaries, detailed bone density observations and athletic ability tests. Combined with hi tech full body scanning and volume measurements. They also get to wear 'activity' waistbands that track their movements & heart rate for a couple of weeks after each study.

 

31st Jan 2016. 7pm-9pm
CLUB MEMBERS TRACK SESSION

A great evening was had by senior riders and a few selected Youth riders, including three first time trackies, Leon Kearle, George Southon and Fergus Main. All attending where coached by Jason Streathers from PDQ Coaching.


Hopefully this will be repeated soon and another batch of senior and youth riders can enjoy a track session in the Welsh National Velodrome, Newport. If you are interested in another Club track session please post it up on the Facebook page.



Coxy leads out Youth riders for their first track session -
Leon, Fergus, George and Richard (Georges' dad)

Pete, John, Graeme, Charlie, Louis (Yth), Ben (Yth) & Russell

George (Yth) and Richard Southon

January 2016
WANTY-GROUPE GOBERT RIDER MARK MCNALLY
BECOMES KALAS UK AMBASSADOR.

 

Following on from the recent announcement that KALAS Sportswear, Europe’s leading manufacturer and distributor of sports apparel will sponsor UCI Pro-Continental cycling team Wanty-Groupe Gobert, the custom cycle wear experts today confirm a partnership with the team’s rider Mark McNally, who becomes the first KALAS UK ambassador.

 

KALAS Sportswear UK Manager Andrew Crocker is delighted to secure the services of the young English rider:

 

“KALAS have been around for 25 years, but 2016 promises to be our most exciting year ever. We have big plans to step up our activity and the team sponsorship was the first of several announcements we will be making over the coming weeks. Adding Mark as an ambassador is a great next step to help us maximise the opportunity of working with team Wanty-Groupe Gobert. Mark’s role is two-fold for KALAS. Not only will he support us with personal appearances at UK events, he will also bring invaluable feedback and insight to help refine and improve the kit the team uses. Although Mark is still relatively young he has a lot of experience and we will be working closely with him to develop some exciting new products.”

 

Mark is looking forward to working with KALAS and is keen to make an immediate impact on the road with his new team:

 

“It’s great to be asked to work so closely with one of the team’s key sponsors. Obviously the kit is something that is critical, we wear it every day, whether training or racing. A good technical clothing partner and well designed clothing can make a huge contribution to our performance in races, making sure we are comfortable whatever the weather throws at us. We first got to see the new KALAS kit at the team meeting back in October and the quality is superb. I’ve been wearing the RainMem gear whilst training in Belgium so far and it's as good as anything I've tried. Hopefully I will get the opportunity to really test the kit in some of the biggest races of my career this Spring, where I'm particularly targeting the northern classics.

 

Former pro rider Frantisek Rabon (T-Mobile Team, HTC Highroad and Quickstep) is now working with KALAS, and it is his responsibility to liaise with Mark and the pro team, with a clear focus on delivering high quality service to the team and further product development based on their feedback:

 

“As a former rider myself I am really pleased to have Mark as an ambassador to work with.  He's a good pro with great knowledge and he's already given us a couple of ideas for future product innovations.  It’s essential to get the insight from the guys who use the kit day-in day-out so that we can continue to bring innovations to our range”

3rd Jan 2016 - JAMES PORTER - FIRST WIN OF  2016!

Congratulations - James Porter for starting the season with a win at the first round of the Soggy Bottom Series!

www.fullysussed.co.uk/soggy-bottom-winter-series.html

1st Jan 2016 - New 2016 Race Team Kit Design

Andrew has finalised the 2016 Race Team Kit designs and subject to British Cycling approval this is the proposed design for 2016.

Deadline for first order: 10th January 2016

 

2016 welcomes a new sponsor supporting the club, SunTraffic and continued support from Kalas Sportswear, White Lake, Scorpion CS, PelotonRacer, Overt Locke and Coxcreative.

2016 Kit Order Form

Nov 2015
New additional sponsor for 2016 Race Team

We are delighted to announce SunTraffic as an additional sponsor for 2016, new kit design is due after a 3yrs run of the current version and sponsors. It will see one of Andrews adaptive designs, so will compliment any existing kit. Race Team have requested it to be more visible within the peloton.

 

2016 will welcome SunTraffic as an additional sponsor.

www.suntraffic.com

FEBRUARY 2016:
MAJORCA TRAINING CAMP

News just in live from the island.... the first coffee stop and the first group photo in our new 2016 kit - looking sharp boys... so fresh and so clean!

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