Ystwyth CC Hill Climb

On Wednesday 30th August, in glorious evening sunshine, 15 riders took on the challenge of the 1.4km hill course with an elevation of 110 meters.  As the riders eagerly anticipated the start, going off at 1 minute intervals, the atmosphere on the infamous Clarach hair pin corner was building with claxons sounding, chanting and encouragement […]

Final 10 mile TT of the season

As the 29 riders signed on for the last 10 mile time trial of the season in a spectacular late August sunset, this would be the final opportunity to seek a personal best or even club record until 2018. In a highly competitive men’s field,  riders were competing for top spot. In the end Ieuan […]

Burgers and chippings

Bathed in glorious mid August sunshine with the prospect of coffee, cake and a barbecue provided by Paul and Kim Jones of Penparcau Butchers, 15 riders signed on to the Ystwyth CC Cwm Rheidol time trial. With newly laid chippings on a half mile section of the course, the prospect of fast times would be […]

Ieuan Andy Davies retains top podium place

In blustery conditions 18 riders signed on to tackle the Ystwyth CC 10 mile Llety Gwyn time trial course in the early August sunshine. With excitement and anticipation of two local pro riders, Stevie Williams (SEG Racing Academy) and Gruff Lewis (Madison Genesis) on the start sheet riding as a two up, the expectation and […]

Ten riders brave a windy Devil’s Bridge Hilly

On probably the most scenic and challenging TT courses in Wales, 10 riders signed on to take on the challenge of the Ystwyth CC 22 mile Devil’s Bridge course. With a strong south westerly wind, the riders would benefit from a tail/crosswind for the majority of the climbing sections but face a difficult descent from Nant Yr […]

Llety Gwyn 10 19/7/17

With damp humid conditions, 24 riders signed on for the Ystwyth CC 10 mile time trial on the Llety Gwyn course. With an unfavourable south westerly wind, riders would find both outward and return sections challenging. However, this did not curtail a competitive evening.  In the women’s event, the competition was hot, with 2nd cat rider […]

Llety Gwyn 10 5/7/17

In near perfect conditions, 25 riders comprising of 23 individual riders and one two-up competed on the Llety Gwyn 10-mile TT course. With a slight cross wind, riders would not benefit from a supporting wind on either the out or return leg. Having raced on Tuesday evening at Llandow, Ieuan Andy Davies took the top […]

Nant Yr Arian 12 mile hilly time trial

7 riders completed the challenging Ystwyth CC Nant yr Arian 12 mile hilly time trial. In cool, calm conditions, the riders descend the 6 miles to the A44 roundabout before taking on the 6 mile ascent back to the finish line. With a good mix of time trial and road bikes on the start line, the benefit of a […]

Time Trialists enjoy the summer heat

Bathed in glorious sunshine, 25 riders registered to compete in the Llety Gwyn 10 mile time trail. With a supporting tail wind on the outward leg, riders were optimistic to make good time to the turn around point and battle the return leg home. In the absence of Ieuan Andy Davies and Danny Thorogood, competition for […]