Thursday, 30 August 2012

MTB rides - update

Hi, Thanks to all those who have ridden over the past few weeks of the shortened MTB season at Thackley. We have finished these evening rides now as the night are drawing in too fast.
We had a very pleasant ride in fine weather last night, 13th Sept, so a good end to the rides.

2012/13 BSCA CARDS

New cards ordered have arrived.  Please pick up your card from KSBC on saturday.  If not at club cards will be taken to the BSCA hill climb

White Rose Youth League Bradford

The 2012 series has now finished the final results are below.  Well done to all our riders that rode in any/all of the series. you all did really well riding and competing you should be really proud of yourselves.

Sky Sports were filming at one of the stages of the series.and the clip and gallery pictures can be found

Bradford League Standings

Youth A Boys
1 Chris Barnes Seacroft Whs 42
2 Levi Moody Pedalsport CC 27
3 Conor Pallister EBCC 23
4 Leon Gledhill Planet X 17
4 York Holden Pedalsport CC 17
6 Jack Smith Holme Valley Whs 16
7 Billy Harding Paul Milnes RT 14
8 Jack Fillingham Pedalsport CC 12
9 Seb Marsh Paul Milnes RT 12
10 Gabriel Cullaigh RST Racing Team 10
11 Kier Smith Aire Valley RT 8
12 Jack Muir Pedalsport CC 7
13 David Peacock Bronte Wheelers 6
14 Rob Harper Wakefield Jun Tri Club 5
15 Tim Small Bronte Wheelers 3
16 Joseph Dean Hull Thursday RC 1
Youth A Girls
1 Caitlin Tromans EBCC 37
2 Melissa Lowther Aire Valley RT 30
3 Abby Parkinson RST Racing 17
4 Lauren O’Brien RST Racing 12
5 Naomi Johnstone Clifton CC 7
6 Amira Mellor Holme Valley Whs 3
7 Lucy Farquhar Holme Valley Whs 2
Youth B Boys
1 Reece Wood Aire Valley RT 75
2 Tom Pidcock Aire Valley RT 63
3 Rob Scott EBCC 56
4 Brad Dransfield NMYS 50
5 Thomas Humphrey Eastlands Velo 47
6 Harry Hardcastle KCA 34
7 Jacob Feetham Wakefield Jun Tri Club 29
8 Jake Beach Aire Valley RT 28
9 Joe Williams Holme Valley Whs 21
10 Jordon Reed Wakefield Jun Tri Club 15
11 James Coates EBCC 9
12 Andrew Hathaway Bolton Hot Wheels 8
13 Robert Gray Clifton CC 6
14 George Fox EBCC 5
14 Tim Jones Cycle Sport Pendle 5
14 Seth Waterman Wakefield Jun Tri Club 5
17 James Pike Leeds/Bradford Tri Club 3.5
18 Jamie Ridehalgh Aire Valley RT 3
19 Alex Kinderman Pedalsport CC 1
19 Joe Parker EBCC 1
Youth B Girls
1 Hannah Banks EBCC 60
2 Sophie Thackray Paul Milnes RT 35
3 Mia Richardson Clifton CC 29
Youth C Boys
1 Nathan Hawthorn Cycle Sport Pendle 109
2 Euan Cameron EBCC 69.5
3 Mason Hollyman KCA 60.5
4 Jack Ford Wakefield Jun Tri Club 58
5 Jim Brown Holme Valley Whs 34.5
6 Max Rushby Pedalsport CC 23
7 Matt Taylor Cycle Sport Pendle 19
8 Sam Watson Aire Valley RT 14.5
9 William Turner VS Cycles 14
10 Luke O’Connell EBCC 13.5
11 Josh Greenwood KCA 8.5
12 Finn Cooper KCA 5.5
12 Cory Edmundson Cycle Sport Pendle 5.5
12 Alex Ridehaulgh Airedale Chemicals RT 5.5
15 James Ince KCA 5
16 Jack Barlow Cycle Sport Pendle 4.5
Youth C Girls
1 Anna Docherty Clifton CC 46
2 Felicity Gledhill Planet X 39.5
3 Lucy Whearty Pedalsport CC 28
4 Ella Lazenby Eastlands Velo 17
5 Ruby Boyes Huddersfield Star Whs 7
6 Sunnivah Waterman Wakefield Jun Tri Club 7
7 Jessica Manning EBCC 6
Youth D Boys
1 George Southby EBCC 67.5
2 Addam Hathaway Bolton Hot Wheels 60
3 Adam Fortune KCA 57
4 Henry Hollyman KCA 35
5 Joseph Pidcock Aire Valley RT 23.5
6 Billy Lazenby EBCC 13.5
7 Luke Riley South Elmsall Whs 11
8 Marcus Hiley Pedalsport CC 10
9 Thomas Ford Wakefield Jun Tri Club 9
10 Nathan Page EBCC 7.5
11 Jamie Asquith EBCC 3.5
12 Nathan Coy Ilkley CC 2
13 Dominic Coy Ilkley CC 0.5
Youth D Girls
1 Ava Oxley Wakefield Jun Tri Club 50
2 Shannon Hawthorn Cycle Sport Pendle 48
3 Eleanor Hunt Ilkley CC 7
4 Elphina Waterman KCA 7
Youth E Boys
1 Nathan Fortune KCA 50
2 Bjorn Koerdt Otley CC 27
3 Harry Fox EBCC 7
4 Luca Longa Huddersfield Star Whs 3.5
Youth E Girls
1 Tilly Barlow Cycle Sport Pendle 10
2 Sophie Hardcastle KCA 10

Hill Climbs

BSCAhill cimb for U15's and O15's n saturday 13th October 2012 this event is also an open event so is open to adults aswell.- adults to fill in CTT form closing dates see newsletter

EBCC hill climb is on Sunday 14th October 2012 - entry is by CTT form enter on day please see newsletter (seperate tab at top of page) for more details.

National Youth Circuit Series 2012

Well done to all our riders that took part in the National Youth Circuit Series 2012.
The series takes place all over the country with races in

Sleepwell Isle of Man Youth Tour
Blackpool, Salt Ayre and Preston Arena
Curborough, Staffordshire
Tudor Grange Park, Solihull
Hetton Park, Tyne & Wear
Blackpool, Lancashire
St Athan, South Wales

Points will be awarded for the first twelve placed riders in each single day race and the overall result in each stage race as follows - 25, 21, 17, 14, 12, 10, 9, 7, 6, 5, 4, & 3.Within each single day event or stage race there shall be two sprint Laps for each category. National Series Ranking Points for each sprint will be awarded as follows - 1st - 5 Points, 2nd - 3 Points, 3rd - 2 Points, 4th - 1 point The overall winner of the national series shall be the rider who has accumulated the most ranking points from the series – the best 6 points scores across the series to count towards the overall score.

There were 277 riders who took part.

East Bradford CC Riders final postiions were

Robert Scott           27th Under 14's boys
Hannah Banks         14th Under 14's girls
Euan Cameron         3rd under 12's boys
George Souothby     4th under 10's boys

Well done to you all for taking part and excellent riding.

Go Ride Holiday Coaching Sessions

Go Ride Cross & BMX age 8-16 years from 10.00 - 2.00 at Peel Park 3rd September, 4th September and 7th September . £7.50 per day.

Please bring suitable clothing for the weather at Peel Park, drink and packed lunch.

For further information please contact: Chris Young
Mobile Number: 07940 738362
Email Address:
To book a place please complete the parental consent form and return it to:
3 Craven Road, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD21 4AR.
Parental forms and Go Ride Flier can be found on the forum (in PDF) or copies will be at club.
It is easier for Chris if the parental form is completed prior to session.

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

EBCC Updates

British Schools Yorkshire Regional Hill Climb.
This is the first of our regional BSCA events and although regional sounds very formal, it is an excellent introduction to the event and suitable for all who want to ride up a traffic free steep hill.This is one of the many BSCA events Ben Swift used to ride.
Sun, September 2, 10am – 12pm
Where: Oakbank sports college, keighley BD22 7DU (map)

Organiser: Rod Fletcher 6 Hammerton Drive, Hellisfield, Skipton BD23 4LZ
 gear restrictions apply - and Check out: and check the BSCA website:

The BSCA hill climb for age groups U7, U9, U11, U13 is on Sunday 2nd september 2012 at Oakbank School, Keighley. Please note this is the first event for the 2012/13 year. Your child will be in a new school year and may have changed age groups. BSCA cards have been ordered for people who competed with EBCC last year - and who gave me their new details. If the cards have not arrived in time for the event the day licence charge will not apply.

Sunday, 26 August 2012

Newsletter updates

Well done to all the junior riders on their achievements over the past year.
Also well done to all the adults who have been riding time trials and beaten their PB in recent weeks!

There is just time to enter the EBCC open TT organised by Brenda, on 9th September, ring her on 01274 499182 if you want to enter (closes 28th August.) £8 entry fee.

Club Championship Time Trial on Sunday 30th September, 15 miles or 25 miles. £4 entry fee. (closing date 15 Septemmber.)
If entering any events please use a separate form for each event.

Youth Hostel places are being booked, plenty places for adults and children left.

Jim and Brenda's telephone number is 01274 499182.

Any payment by cheque to J Littlefair (not Jim'cos he's a James!).


Monday, 20 August 2012

EBCC Mini Games Saturday 18th August

We hope everyone enjoyed the mini games on Saturday. Which event did you enjoy the most ? Was it the Cycle Speedway? The Rollers? The Time Trial? Riding the sea-saw & Ramps? Or maybe Mike's Olympic torch relay? Wow you got to run with a real Olympic torch!  We had an amazing turn out 76 children and 15 adults well done to you all. 

I would just like to take this opportunity to thank all our volunteers who all gave up their free time to run this event and also the vast majority of them for giving up their time to help run KSBC each week without these people club may not be what it is. The coaches Mike, Helen, Joanne, Mandy, Paul & Matt. All the adult Helpers Chris Parker, Paul Ward, Susan Jackson, Rose, Bob. All the young volunteers Lauren Tromans, Caitlin Tromans, Hannah Banks, Joe Parker, Luke Banks, George Fox. Thanks also to Chris Young from British cycling who came along and helped. Thanks to anyone else who helped in any way too. It was nice to see some of our older children helping out maybe future volunteers here or else where. You should all be proud of yourselves you all worked hard.

Thursday, 9 August 2012

MTB session

Mountain Bike Sessions  Thursdays till end September 2012

Meet at Thackley Woods, main entrance on Ainsbury Avenue, near Thackley AFC.
We meet at 6pm and ride nearby for about an hour (in woods and on skills course) to allow people to get there, then at 7pm we set off on a ride, route and distance depending on weather and riders.
All welcome, bike, helmet, drink, snack, suitable clothing etc.
More info ring Helen on 07842126022.

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Go Ride Games 11.00 - 3.00 Sat 18th August 2012

To celebrate the Games with a FREE family fun cycling event providing mini bites of lots of different cycling activities for kids and adults.
The 5 challenges will be  Time Trials,  Roller challenge,  Woodwork Challenge and Olympic Torch Relay, speedway race. and some fun races at the end.
The event is open to children and adults.  When you sign on you will receive a games card and a number.  .  All cards will be put into a draw to win goodie bags.  (Seperate draw for adults and children).
Each child will receive a treat bag after the event in exchange for their number.
The event is free and will start at 11.00 sign on from 10.30.
Please bring drinks, picnic with you.  Refreshments will be available in the centre cafeteria or vending machines.
Please bring suitable bike with you for the events some will be on the pitches.  All riders must wear a helmet.