Wednesday, 30 January 2013

February Events 2013

Sunday Club Runs (please note the start times below)
3rd February - Hare Street, 9:30amHare Street
10th February - Waresley Garden Centre, 9:30amWaresley Garden Centre    
17th February - Toddington Garden Centre, 9:00am - Toddington GC                 
24th February - Melbourne Tylers Garden Centre, 9:00am - Melbourne Tylers GC 

Turbo Training
Hitchin RFC, Pavillion Room. 2000h every Tuesday.

Mini Club Run/ Family and newcomers ride
24th February - Start at 10:00 am. Meet at the junction of Purwell Lane and Kingswood Avenue, Hitchin (access to the Greenway). Bring a bike capable of being ridden on off-road surfaces.

If you fancy a ride out from Hitchin centre or want further information, please call Nick Senechal on 01462 641745.

Saturday training rides
Please check Facebook for details of Saturday training runs.

Off-Road Rides – Thursdays at 18:45.
See Facebook or contact Nick Hickman on 01462 850868 for details and meeting point.

Time Trials
24th February - North Road Hardriders
Early season 25 mile Open event around Hertford on the F7/25.
For details please go to:

Chiltern Reliability Rides

There are a number of local reliability rides taking place throughout February:

Sunday 3rd February - 9.00am Hemel Hempstead CC 100km & 50km
Sunday 10th February - 9.00am Edgware RC 100km & 45km
Sunday 17th February - 9.30am Willesden CC 100km & 60km
Sunday 24th February - 9.30am CC Luton 100km & 40miles

For more details, go to:

Sunday, 20 January 2013

2013 Provisional Time Trial calendar

James Gomm has been busy sorting out the time trial events for the forthcoming season. Information about upcoming events, the courses and how to take part will be posted on the website and in the members' newsletter (Nomads News).

Note that entry fees for club members are £2.00 per rider.

For non-Nomads the entry fee for seniors and veterans is now £4.00. Juniors from any club will be £2.00.

Download: Provisional Calendar (TT).pdf

Friday, 18 January 2013

Coaching - 19 Jan 2013 | Newcomers' ride 20 Jan 2013

Saturday's coaching session has been postponed due to the inclement weather. The family and newcomers ride (Sunday) will be rescheduled for February.


Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Club Records - as of 15 January 2013

The Hitchin Nomads CC time trial records are available for download. This should focus the attention for the forthcoming season. To submit a claim contact Nigel Wilson (Records Officer) with the date, event and time.

Here's to some of these longstanding numbers being challenged and beaten.

Download: Club Records as of 15 Jan 2013 (pdf)

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Go Ride Cyclo-Cross Coaching - Sat 19 January 2013

Hitchin Nomads will be competing in the Team Trisports Cyclo-Cross race which is to be held at Hitchin Boys' School on 20 Jan 2013.

*** Coaching has been cancelled due to inclement weather ***

As part of the club's ongoing development and outreach programme we will be running a Go Ride coaching session on Saturday 19th January 2013. We can coach riders from ages 6-16 but we assume that all riders have basic bike handling ability and can ride without stabilisers.
If you are interested please contact Simon Doyle or Nick Senechal.

The cost of coaching is FOC to Hitchin Nomads members, £3 non-members per rider. Places allocated on a first come, first served basis. Riders will need a mountain bike or cyclo-cross bike in good working order.

Safety helmets are mandatory. No helmet, no ride. All riders must also have a completed consent form which they can bring along on the day.

Coaching venue: The venue is currently pencilled in as Pinehill Fields, which is between Chiltern Road and Benslow Rise in Hitchin. Access via Chiltern Road and parking at that side of the site are suggested.  Map Pinehill Fields

Parental consent form: Consent form

The race details:

Thursday, 3 January 2013

January 2013 - Nomads News

Happy New Year everyone. Here's to a successful and fun 2013 for all members and their families. This year sees the Nomads ranks swelled by the sublime 2012 for cycling. The challenge this year is to push for success in the local Interclub series with our friends in the Beds Road, Icknield and Ashwell clubs.

Whether it's coaching, sportives, leisure, racing, time trials or social events there's something for everyone. Our website will be used to publish events and information so please subscribe to it or follow it frequently. We will also be using Google sites capability to upload GPS routes and Nomads News editions. The January copy being available here.