March News

As March commences I am pleased to say we now have 163 members in Ipswich Bicycle Club, most of which are re-joiners from last year. A few people are still to renew, which can be done here https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/club/subscriptions?&club_id=2303

March is quite a busy month for the Club, so I have jotted down a few dates.

1st March Reliability Rides from Playford Village Hall. http://ipswichbicycleclub.co.uk/2015/02/ipswich-bicycle-club-reliability-rides/

2nd March Social Evening at Greshams 1930hrs, with a talk from Carl Boucher from Science In Sport Nutrition – Carl is very knowledgeable and is happy to take our questions from members.

4th March Roller Evening at Copdock Cricket Club

14th March Annual Dinner and Presentation Evening at David Lloyds. RSVP to Matt on matt@stripteesuk.com – or by telephone on 07738 171909. The photo competition has lots of entries on our FB www.facebook.com/groups/275350485899940/

22nd March Ipswich Spring Scrambles. Mens and Womens Road Races from Gosbeck, as part of the ERRL.

The weekly Saturday the Club Rides continue from Northgate rolling out at 0900.

Prudential Ride London – Club Challenge Places

UPDATE –
Prudential Ride London
Club Challenge Places

An application has been made on behalf of the Club for places again this year.
We should hear by the end of the month if IBC are successful and will announce the method of how members can apply.

IMPORTANT please don’t register for the Club Challenge yourself or again.

Coached Training 17th & 24th Jan

Our final sessions of the winter season will be 17th & 24th Jan at Foxhall Stadium.
We are currently looking into some away sessions for February, possibly Tunstall Forest and Maglia Rosso.

Please arrive and be ready to ride at 10am
Don‘t forget your bicycle (in full working order), helmet, drink, £3.00 per rider and appropriate clothing for the weather.

Autumn/Winter sessions will all be offroad where a Mountain or Cyclo Cross bike will be required. Sessions will look at core bike handling skills and combine mini race scenarios giving a good workout. Sessions work around and support entries to the Eastern Cyclo Cross League, the calendar below include league dates.

Full Coached Training info

2015 ICA evening Timetrial Series dates Announced

Draft dates for next years ICA evening Timetrial have been agreed between the respective clubs. Note earlier start times for all events this year to accommodate more riders and a possible change to the format to promote more Ladies, Juniors and roadbikes: Watch this space in new year.

Wednesday 8th April and 15th April 1st rider off @6:15 start 5 Mile promoted by ITC
Tuesdays 21st April til 26th May 1st rider off at 6:30pm 10 Miles promoted by IBC
Tuesday 2nd June till 7th July 6:30pm 10 Miles promoted by Stowmarket
Tuesday 14th July and 21st July 6:30pm 10 miles Promoted by Wolsey
then switching to Wed 29th July till 19th Aug 6:30 start still
finishing Wed 26th Aug till 2nd 6:30pm back to 5 mile promo ITC

Mandatory Helmet and Rear light

ICA website: