Week in Pictures & Racing Round Up

This week’s cycling pictures come via Spain – Simon & Greg Ketteringham and Mike Worden were cycling pro-team spotting again – Cofidis and Lotto Jumbo (to add to CCC-Sprandi-Polkowice last week).

via Strava (S. Ketteringham)
Pro-Team Spotting in Spain
via Strava (Tim Evans)
Puddle Reflections

Picture of the Week

One of the most picturesque photos on the Harrogate Nova Strava Club this week came from Tim Evans who found a lovely puddle whilst out on his mountain bike near Knaresborough.

Apparently is was deeper than it looked.

Racing Round Up

Round 8 (the final round of the Yorkshire Cyclo-Cross Association winter series was held as Leconfield, East Yorkshire on Sunday.

via flickr (Clare Crabtree)
Kirstie, Ted, Mike & Nick at Leconfield CX

In the Youth/Novice race, Joe Sarmiento finished as 8th placed under-14; Louis Mason was 10th placed under-16.  Neil McLaughlin, in a return to racing, was 10th in the Novice race.

In the senior race, Richard Hamilton placed 14th Vet-40; Ted Sarmiento was a DNF.

In the veteran/women’s race, Nick Mason claimed 5th Vet-50, Tim Evans placed 16th Vet-50.  Mike Bowman ended the series with second placed Vet-60 and Kirstie Hamilton claimed 3rd place senior woman.

Final series standings were not available at the time of posting.

Reliability Rides

The first of the Yorkshire Magnificent Seven Reliability Rides takes place on Sunday 31 January 2016 – see the forum for more details of the events.