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By Admin, Nov 27 2015 12:37PM

Teesdlae CRC Christmas ride is confirmed for Saturday 12th December 2015 with lunch at the Four Alls in Ovington. We will be aiming for 12:00pm arrival and there should be soup, sandwiches and chips waiting for us at £5 a head.


The plan is to meet at 10:00am at the Teesdale sports centre. It would be great if any families that are riding can post their plans on the facebook group page so perhaps they could ride together.


Please can you let Nick Hamilton (via the facebook group) know if you are going to attend by Wednesday 9th December 2015.


Thanks and hopefully see you all there.


P.S. don't forget prize for best Christmas themed helmet!

By Admin, Nov 19 2015 01:37PM

On 1st November Teesdale CRC hosted Round 6 of the North East Cyclo-Cross season at Foxberry Farm just west of Caldwell. The whole event proved a great success with nearly 300 riders attending, there were many positive comments about the venue, the course and riders enjoyed racing in the great weather. The course was described by many as "brutal" but the best they've ever ridden.


Bob Murdoch of Teesdale CRC thanked landowners Sara and Phil Metcalf who were very supportive throughout, Sirius who sponsored the winner’s prizes and all members and friends of Teesdale CRC who contributed in making the day such a great success.


Senior Men - Mat Moore 45th, Adam Holmes 47th and Rob Aspden DNF. Veteran 40 Men - Darren Gee 6th, Stephen Smith 39th, Darren Maddison 58th and Paul Best 65th. Bob Murdoch finished 7th overall in the Veteran 50 race (2nd Veteran 60). In the Ladies race Erica Moks’ completed her first CX race in 8th place, Amanda Waller 20th and Jean Brennan 22nd. Nick Hamilton finished 4th in the Junior Men with Thomas Waller 20th in the Under 12’s. Also in the Under 12’s and completing their first CX race were Alisha and Tia Bell, 22nd and 23rd respectively. Benjamin Smith was on the podium again finishing 2nd in the under 10’s with Toby Smith 14th (4th Under 8), Sebastian Waller 16th Under 10 and Theo Waller 19th Under 10.


By Admin, Nov 19 2015 01:36PM

Round 5 of the North East Cyclo-Cross season took place on 17th October at Longfield Academy, Darlington with another great turnout of over 300 riders. In the Veteran 40 event Darren Gee & Stephen Smith completed their first cyclo-cross race of the season, starting from the back row Darren worked his way up to 4th and Stephen to 39th. Bob Murdoch was caught up in a crash at the start of the Veteran 50 race and battled back to finish 12th overall (3rd Veteran 60), with Andy Cosgrove 29th. In the Ladies race Louise Hamilton 12th, Kate Smith 13th, Amanda Waller 22nd and Jean Brennan 25th. Nick Hamilton finished 5th in the Junior Men and Thomas Waller was 17th in the under 12’s. Benjamin Smith topped the podium for Teesdale CRC, finishing 1st in the under 10’s with Sebastian Waller 16th, Toby Smith 17th and Theo Waller 23rd.


On 17th October the last round of the North Yorkshire Mountain Bike Orienteering (NYMBO) league attracted 65 riders and was held on the North Yorkshire Moors, starting from High Paradise Farm, Boltby. The 3 hour event took in the areas superb trails and the bridleway between Black Hambleton and High Paradise was a real highlight with the wind at riders backs. Teesdale CRC’s Graham Tibbot finished 1st Senior and 6th overall and that was after missing 2 of the controls, Phill Collings finished 8th overall and 6th Veteran 40. With the season over High Paradise Farm provided a great venue for the presentations, Graham having a great first season not only winning the Senior Men category but finishing first overall out of the 182 competitors. Phill finished the season 4th Veteran 40 and 9th overall. NYMBO hold a winter league of monthly, 2 hour treasure huntsthe first on November 20th in the Richmond area – www.nymbo.org.uk


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