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Lichfield Races 2018 

14 Jul 18

With the conclusion of the races last night we come to the end of our races this year.

Curborough NFF #3 Results 

13 Jul 18

After the hot dry weather for the last month we managed to have rain for our last races of the year.

National Youth Circuit Championships U16 boys, Scarborough, 8 July 

11 Jul 18

Race report from supported rider Matthew Kingston It was about 20 degrees and hazy, which was a relief as it would make climbing the infamous long, steep hill slightly more pleasant.

U16 National Road Race Champs – Scarborough 

10 Jul 18

Race Report from supported rider Emile Alexander After crashing at the Youth Tour of London and pulling up on the final stage with a related injury, I was nervous about how my legs would react to the demands of the National Champs, competing…

Curborough July 7 results 

7 Jul 18

Small fields today but some good racing in hot sunshine.

Curborough NFF #2 Results 

6 Jul 18

Thank you for coming – both helpers from the club and riders, A good turnout in all categories and some interesting racing.

Youth Races Saturday 7th July 

5 Jul 18

This Saturday morning is the last of this years ‘Youth Races at Curborough’.

National Youth Circuit Series Round 4 – Youth Tour of London 

4 Jul 18

Race report from supported rider Matthew Kingston Day 1 – National Cycling Centre, Redbridge (aka Hog Hill) Stage 1 – Prologue Going in to the prologue, I felt confident, as I knew that this suited me.

Lichfield Sportive 

25 Jun 18

Sportive As part of the free Ride Lichfield festival of cycling join us for a 60k or 100k sportive event on Sunday 1st July 2018.


24 Jun 18

A Mountain expedition I am not sure how of why, about this time last year, I foolishly said that riding up Mt Ventoux was an item on my bucket list.

Curborough 23 June Results 

23 Jun 18

Just for once it was warm and dry.

National MTB Series Rd4 – Phoenix bike park 

22 Jun 18

Race report from supported rider Marcus Holmes A predominantly flat course with loads of jumps, drops short punchy climbs mixed in (its Suffolk after all).

Saturday C’boro races – HELP REQUIRED!! 

20 Jun 18

We are covered for the morning youth races but really need some help with Marshalling and signing on for the adult races in the afternoon.

Birthday Ride 

4 Jun 18

Its Karl Kingston’s “special” birthday Saturday so a number of us will be heading straight past the cafe Saturday and on to the Waterfront at Barton for breakfast and possibly a beer If you’d like to join us (all welcome…

No Frills Friday Race Results 

1 Jun 18

Thank you for coming – it stayed dry and there was some interesting racing.

Rd 3 National XC MTB Series Glentress -2nd place 

1 Jun 18

Race report from supported rider Marcus Holmes A long drive up to the Scottish borders resulted in some hills for us to race up (and try to survive on the downhill!).

Friday Night Grass Coaching 

30 May 18

Starts Friday 8th June Six Sessions 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th June and 6th 13th July Aimed at beginner and improver riders (Same format as the Tuesday grass sessions last year) Hybrid with knobbly tyres or mountain bike suitable Sessions will…

Results – Youth Races May 26 

26 May 18

Thank you to all riders that came and rode.

Charity Bike Ride 

10 May 18

Received by the club Hi Lichfield City Cycling Club, I hope you don’t mind me emailing you, I just wanted to get in touch to tell you about a charity bike ride we are organising on behalf of We Love Lichfield.

Andrew Dumbill wins Tour of the Abberleys 

8 May 18

Congratulations to Lichfield CCC rider Andrew Dumbill who has just taken the overall win in the LVRC Tour of the Abberleys.

A Champion Lost 

3 May 18

Please see the email the club received below from Adrian Elson All monies to CRY Hi, I wonder if you would be good enough to put the word out about a new book I have just written.

Curborough Youth Races 28 April Results 

28 Apr 18

Thank you to all riders that came and rode, despite the weather being a bit duller than we would have liked.

Wednesday night chain gang 

26 Apr 18

With effect from Wednesday May 2nd the chain gang will be starting at 6.30pm from the Turnpike…

Midlands MTB Series rd 1- Swynnerton Old Park 

23 Apr 18

Race report from supported rider Marcus Holmes Quite a mud fest! A mixture of sandy dry sections and sideways sliding through the mud! The course had a few changes from last year, there were a few technical parts put in including some climbing…

National MTB Series Round 1- Sherwood Pines 

19 Apr 18

Race report from supported rider Marcus Holmes A dry spell leading up to the race meant for some fast close racing.