Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Cycle to race and WIN

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Leeds. Capital of Gods Own.

    Cool Cycle to race and WIN

    Cycling too and from a race is a great effort but to win is a cut above.

    Holmsie did it a couple of years ago at Pendle hill
    Jebby did it last year at Causey Pike
    Karl Gray has done it a couple of times at Midgley Moor
    Chris Loftus did it last week at Rivock Edge
    Gav Mulholland did it at Ian Roberts

    Feel free to add more names to the list as its a worthy effort.

  2. #2
    Master Ady In Accy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Up North

    Re: Cycle to race and WIN

    Karl also cycled to & won at the Hebden Bridge race around 3/4 years ago. I once cycled to a race and back and was 18th - not quite the same but not to bad.
    In 1950 mi dad cycled from Burnley to Ingleton to do a 33 mile team trial trial cycle race (which they won), and then cycled back home again. Needs must.

  3. #3
    Master Jez Hellewell's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Burley-In-Wharfedale, West Yorkshire.

    Re: Cycle to race and WIN

    It's just showing off..........surely ?

  4. #4

    Re: Cycle to race and WIN

    Hell on the Humber (12hour overnight race) , the winner cycled 50miles to the race, had a bit of a break (about an hour) then ran 76miles and then cycled home again after the prize giving. Not fell running, but certainly worthy of mentioning.

  5. #5
    Master Hes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    North Yorkshire

    Re: Cycle to race and WIN

    I used to cycle to and from races regularly because I didn't have a car or a driving license. This was in the sad days before I discovered fell running and the best result was 5th woman in a 10k road race after doing a 16m cycle to it. Not quite in the same league as the above runners! My times improved once I got a motorbike
    'The birds are the keepers of our secrets'

Similar Threads

  1. Cycle Shoes
    By Flightless Bird in forum Equipment
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 24-09-2011, 10:52 PM
  2. cycle race ? wot wor it ?
    By Anorak in forum General chat!
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 24-06-2010, 08:35 PM
  3. 24 Hour cycle race partner req
    By Ady In Accy in forum General chat!
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 07-10-2009, 01:58 PM
  4. Value cycle clothing
    By No vice in forum General chat!
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 18-09-2009, 05:35 PM
  5. 3 peaks then cycle between
    By Ambrosia Kid in forum General chat!
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 08-03-2009, 06:14 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts