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Round 9 Droxford

Round 9 Droxfordgreat to have a report from David who raced todayHere we go guys (Alex , Paul , Lindy ). Get yourselves a beer and have a read…November 19th 2017 – Wessex League Round 9 – Swanmore Motocross Track, Near DroxfordToday was our second visit to Droxford this season. The conditions were much better than last time and sun replaced the rain we had back in October – it was still pretty cold though! The course was MUCH drier than last time and a few changes took some of the edge off but it’s still up there as one of the harder courses; requiring a mix of skill and power to take on the hills (oh, the hills!) and the sketchy descents. Special shout out to the ‘Heckler’s Corner’ at the top of one of the descents whose encouragment (and low level abuse!) around a tricky off camber switchback is what cross is all about!Sarum Velo brought 4 riders – Pete Williams, Lindy Larkin, Alex Watkins and myself (David Brazier).First up was the combined vet50+ and womens race that Pete and Lind…

Mud Glorious Mud cx has weather has arrived

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Mud glorious mud cx has arrived Well Southampton didn't let the cx racers down yet again it proved it was the mudfest of old.  Pete and Lindys race was the first one I manged to get to just in time  for the start pete 50+,race started and the bunch all spread out pretty quick in the mud that had got worse through the day  Then Lindys race got off to a cracking start with lindy whizzing off the front alas it didn't last long and the mud and terrain took its toll on lindy slowly slippy backwards in the field (I blame it o the previous night pre race partying) :=) The race was very tough for pete and Lindy and the competition was tough for both lindy and Peter mind you they seemed to be enjoying the races and the cheering from myself and John Ellis and Alex Watkins family. Peter for managed to get 52nd place Gary Barlow reading cc won the race  Lindy battled on and managed to get 8th overall and 5th senior over all race was won by Claire Smith  from cotswold veldrijden The next r…

Oxonian cx result

Well done team great results today well done indeed
Lindy Jane Larkin. 3rd senior ladies 
Pete Williams 47th vets +50
Alex Watkins 15th senior men David James Brazier 28th 
These results are preliminary until verified well done team awesome as per normal

Small but have fighting spirit

We are only. Small club but we have got winners and people who try hard this is what I love about us we give it a go 
so well done to all of you racing and getting the club out there we also have a great friendship   between racers and support which is second to none and also support other clubs who race with us . 
keep up the great work everyone you do us proud.
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Sunday club ride

https://strava.app.link/WmNrY5IroH club ride this Sunday click on the link for more62 mile club ride. Callum is leading9am at Stonehenge cycles

Busy weekend for sarum velo local tt and a national champs and cx race

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Sramcc time trial Callum Dunford made his return to racing after breaking his collar bone in racing earlier this season callum stormed to victory in the locally run tt in the Woodford valley coming home in 1st place with James not to far behind in 4th placeThanks again to sram for letting us ride in your club events Next up was craig Wallington at the national circuit race tt champs organised by Glenn Longland’s Antelope RT 


Race report rttc national closed circuit championships.Was the last race of the season and was a big ask to enter myself into the national championships.
It’s was 5 laps of Thruxton circuit 11.5miles with 300 entries and Realistically was hoping to get into the top 100.

Had a pretty good race only being held up on the first lap by the chicane, once clear got into my rhythm and was soon chasing and passing riders on the track. I was overtaken myself by the overhaul 2nd place finisher and put it in reality what the top guys can do.
I finished in 25.21 and  47th/ 268…