Daily Archives August 20, 2015

Energy Cycling Club’s circuit race at Track Mon – 18.08.150

This was the second of two superb races held on the purpose made motor race circuit at Ty Croes, organised by the Club’s very own Wayne Owen. And once again an exciting evenings racing was anticipated by the spectators and the competing riders. And the riders didn’t disappoint.

Many of those who competed in the first event last month returned, perhaps buoyed by their previous positive experiences, and the stunning weather that greeted them.  Along with some new faces, they wanted to see if their late summer form could be turned into victory on the testing 2.1 mile “International Circuit”.

This evening event was a handicap race of fifty minutes, plus three laps, and was anticipated in lasting an hour...

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The 2015 Welsh National 10 Mile Time Trial Championship – 16.08.150

Last Sunday saw a full field of riders face the time keeper in the Welsh National 10 Mile Individual Time Trial Championships, promoted by Pontypool Road Cycling Club on the Abergavenny to Raglan course in South Wales.

Energy Cycles Junior Road Team members Jack Williams and Huw Owen, along with Club members Alun Williams and Garry Ellis took the trip south to test themselves against some of the best riders in the country, and they didn’t come away disappointed.

The weather conditions were ideal for this form of cycle racing, where individual riders are set off a one minute intervals and the fastest rider over the distance is the winner...

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