As it’s the start of the year, the Reliability Ride season kicks off soon. For those who don’t know, Reliability Rides challenge people to ride a certain distance in a certain time (not too fast though!), as a test of the season ahead.
Cycle Club Sudbury are having theirs on Sunday 27th January, offering fast and slow paces for 27 miles and 46 miles. More info and sign up details can be found at www.cycleclubsudbury.com
More info will be published soon on the IBC Reliability Ride, which will hopefully have better weather conditions than the last 2 years!
On the 19th November the newly elected committee met for the first time since the AGM.
Several issues were discussed including the new club paypal, the awards night, and club kit supplies and distribution. We’d also like to remind members we still have committee spots open, get in touch if you’d like to volunteer.
Next Thursday, 1st Nov, is our club AGM. Come along for the chance to see how the club’s run, have a chat on ideas for the club, maybe consider volunteering for one of the open committee positions, and vote on club member of the year. 7pm Thursday 1st at Greshams.
The following vacancies exist for next year’s committee:
Coaching Secretary, Time Trial Secretary, Youth Representative, Ladies Rep and Male Rep.
Road race organiser Will Taylor says thank you to all those that have already pledged help to assist at the re-scheduled IBC Road Race set for Sunday 22nd July 2018.
He could do with a few more volunteers even if it means only spending an hour as this gives people already working a break to watch the racing or rest up. All jobs are required, catering help with food prep, tea & coffee making etc, marshall assistance and following the race in cars.
Also if you just want to come up and watch then bring a chair and set yourself up somewhere around the course to watch as the riders are likely to go round for at least 8 laps so plenty to see and photo opportunities.
On 30 June, alongside the regular Saturday Social Ride, Debs will be leading a Ladies Ride to Snape Maltings Granary Cafe. The ride will be about 30-40 miles at 13-15mph average.
Meet at Northgate Sports Centre, Ipswich at 8.45am – rollout will be at 8.55am. The ride should get back to Northgate by about 1pm/1.30pm.
If the weather looks like it could be hot, bring suncream and plenty of fluid, as well as at least one spare inner tube.