Andy Watson

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Rides and Lockdown – Update

National Lockdown: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out the timeline for coronavirus restrictions to be gradually eased in England, with all legal limits on social contact to be lifted by 21 June. The plan aims to be “cautious but irreversible” and at every stage decisions would be led by “data not dates” so dates are …

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2020 Annual General Meeting

Alton CC’s Annual General Meeting took place online on Wednesday 16th December. A warm welcome to Dave Telford, Jonathan Grassi and Ruth Stratford who join the committee as General Secretary, Treasurer and Welfare Officer respectively. Guy Henshaw thanked Andy Watson, John Heath and Caroline Brodie for their work on committee over the last five years. …

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Mike Cope

Mike Cope died suddenly and unexpectedly two weeks ago and his funeral was held on Monday 14th December in Taunton. Mike was one of several former Farnham RC members, living in or close to Alton, who were instrumental in the resurrection of Alton Cycling Club in the late 1970’s. We offer our sincere condolences to …

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Hill Climb 2020

Alton CC’s annual Hill Climb championship was held on Sunday 18th October under Covid-19 rules. Congratulations go to Adrianna Weryk (fastest woman) and Matt Lusby Taylor (fastest man). Photos of all the riders and their times are on the Time Trials 2020 Results page. Alton CC thanks all the members who helped to organise and …

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Taster Rides

Alton CC is starting a monthly Sunday morning thirty mile ride – ideal if you’re are short of time or energy. The rides are open to all who want a ride, a chat and a coffee!. Non-members are especially welcome. We meet at The Butts at 9am and ride with the club ride until coffee, …

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Ian Cargill and Jim Woods

We are sad to announce the deaths of two long standing members of Alton CC – Jim Woods and Ian Cargill. Jim joined ACC when he and Wendy returned to the UK ten years ago to live in Alton. Jim quickly became very involved in all areas of the club, leading Sunday Club rides, and …

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Road Racing – Give it a go

Do you want to take your riding to the next level – what about competing in road races? British Cycling has an excellent introduction that explains what you need to do. Closed circuit racing offers a safe, but challenging introduction, with races usually lasting around an hour. They can be fast and furious but are great …

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