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Mar
23
Sat
all-day North West Youth League – Southp...
North West Youth League – Southp...
Mar 23 all-day
The first race of the NWYL will be run by Southport Cycling Club at Victoria park. For entry details, please see the following link. https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/296342/SCC-Youth-Races-sponsored-by-Dolan-Bikes—Round-1-of-NW-Youth-League  
Apr
6
Sat
9:00 am SCC Annual Bickerstaffe Road Race
SCC Annual Bickerstaffe Road Race
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am
Men’s Start time: 9 am Women’s start time 11:30 am. Free entry and day licence for club members only. If you’ve not road raced before, this is an ideal opportunity to give it a go.[...]
Apr
11
Thu
6:45 pm Provisional First SCC 10 mile TT
Provisional First SCC 10 mile TT
Apr 11 @ 6:45 pm
First rider off at 6:45 due to low light conditions. Please bring exact cash £ 5 per rider.  ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE A HELMET – CTT REG (15), A WORKING FRONT AND A REAR RED[...]
Apr
18
Thu
7:00 pm Provisional SCC 10 mile TT
Provisional SCC 10 mile TT
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm
First rider off at 7:01 pm Please bring exact cash £ 5 per rider.  ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE A HELMET – CTT REG (15), A WORKING FRONT AND A REAR RED LIGHT  FIXED TO THEIR[...]
Apr
25
Thu
7:00 pm SCC 10 mile TT
SCC 10 mile TT
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm
First 10 mile TT event of the season. First rider off at 19:01. Please bring exact cash £ 5 per rider.  ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE A HELMET – CTT REG (15), A WORKING FRONT AND[...]
May
2
Thu
7:00 pm SCC 10 mile TT
SCC 10 mile TT
May 2 @ 7:00 pm
First rider off at 19:01. Please bring exact cash £ 5 per rider.  ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE A HELMET – CTT REG (15), A WORKING FRONT AND A REAR RED LIGHT  FIXED TO THEIR MACHINE [...]
May
9
Thu
7:00 pm SCC 10 mile TT
SCC 10 mile TT
May 9 @ 7:00 pm
First rider off at 19:01. Please bring exact cash £ 5 per rider.  ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE A HELMET – CTT REG (15), A WORKING FRONT AND A REAR RED LIGHT  FIXED TO THEIR MACHINE [...]
May
16
Thu
7:00 pm SCC 10 mile TT
SCC 10 mile TT
May 16 @ 7:00 pm
First rider off at 19:01. Please bring exact cash £ 5 per rider.  ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE A HELMET – CTT REG (15), A WORKING FRONT AND A REAR RED LIGHT  FIXED TO THEIR MACHINE [...]

82nd Birthday – 82 Miles for Terry Seanor

The ride started from Southport, promptly at 9.00 am. Howard Massam turned up 2 minutes later stating he had problems with a track pump, Terry dismissed that as an excuse for tardiness. The group pedalled on through Preston and Woodplumpton and Scorton, no stopping at any cafe en route to Glasson Dock, the destination was set and that was that…

Onwards skirting the Trough of Bowland and Caton, through the cycle way at Lancaster University, finally making the Cafe d’Lune at noon, whereupon Terry very generously bought the drinks (a first for a Yorkshire man with a reputation for thrift). The riders tucked into beans on toast – except for Brian Wharton who to Terry’s dismay ordered a full English breakfast with extra toast. The owner of the cafe presented Terry with a small birthday cake, as there was no way it would divide into 9 he kept it to himself.

The return journey via Cockeram saw Terry leading the ride at a very brisk pace, which had Eddie Fleming and Ken Beck struggling to keep a wheel.  As I said at the outset Terry would quite happily have gone by himself. Fortunately from Preston homewards Ken Perkins kept an even speed which enabled the group to stay together.
We arrived back in Southport at 3pm, with no dramas to report,no punctures on what was a privilege to be involved in showcasing the club all wearing the blue/yellow jerseys.

Terry is already planning his 83rd birthday ride which will be into North Wales. He really is a stalwart and ambassador for a healthy lifestyle and a cycling legend.

Colin Baldwin

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