Special Club Arrangements for Saturday 21st and Saturday 28th September 2019

Saturday 21st September 2019 World Road Race Event

There is no Saturday Bike Club on Saturday 21st September as the club is helping with  running an event at Cliffe Castle in Keighley in celebration of the World Road Race Champs with races for Under 7/9 and 11’s in a three race format. Lots of fun and special goodies to win on the day.

 HSBC UK Go-Ride Race World Champs Morning  a session of races at Cliffe Castle, Keighley BD20 6LQ combined event with East Bradford CC (that’s us), Ilkley CC and Bronte Tykes.

Signing on from 10am, cost £2 per child (age groups as BSCA)  u7 (school years 1 & 2), u9 (years 3 & 4), u11 (years 5 & 6),  First race 10.30 – a TT style event, then a mass start event and then a team event for all age groups. The circuits will be on mainly grass so MTB/cyclo cross bikes ideal.

All primary school kids welcome to race, older kids and parents welcome to help, that would be great please! Helpers for course setting out from 8am at Cliffe Castle. a great opportunity to help out and encourage the younger ones. Helpers required through the day, Martin to be EBCC contact on the day (so ask him or organisers what needs doing)


Saturday 28 Seprtember – sees that start of the UCI Worlds Women’s Elite Road Race from Bradford City Park – roll out at 11.40am. Entertainment there from 9.30am till 1pm, Aerial acrobatic show, street theatre, music, face painting, sheep cycling parade and watch the big screen as the race unfolds. (ends in Harrogate)

We are having a mass ride down from club so If anyone would like to ride down from R Dunns – be ready to leave at 10am from usual KSBC car park – Helen will lead a ride along the pavements and crossings down Manchester Road, across the big red bridge and along the cycle route to the City Centre (all welcome with parents, over 12s with parental consent. Parents must meet riders (if they haven’t ridden down with kids) at City Park to enjoy the entertainment) Please contact Helen 07842126022 or 01274 883906 if you would like to take part.  There will not be a led ride back to R Dunns.

Any questions please feel free to reply or ask Helen – helen1simpson@hotmail.co.uk or 07842126022

Sunday 29th September – Men’s Elite Race – start Leeds end Harrogate

Please post any great photos of UCI type action involving EBCC members to the facebook page – prizes for good shots! Look out for Land Art – near Baildon? get a photo?

Thanks – Helen

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