Kettering Cycling Club

Upcoming Events

KCC Evening TT - Lamport
30/06/2016
Timekeeper: David Robinson
Timekeeper: Jamie Stockham
Assistant: Tim Hartley
Marshal: Darren Cope

KCC Evening TT - Old 18.8
07/07/2016
Timekeeper: Michael Church
Timekeeper: Liz Parsons
Assistant: Daniel Bates
Marshal: Michael Cope
Marshal: Mick Wood

KCC TT - Broughton
10/07/2016
Timekeeper: Neil Key
Assistant: Simon Frost

KCC Evening TT - Old 18.8
14/07/2016
Timekeeper: Jamie Stockham
Timekeeper: Gemma Royles
Assistant: Adrian Read
Marshal: Barton Crewes
Marshal: Martin Keable

KCC 50 Championship TT - Earls Barton.
17/07/2016
Timekeeper: Bernard Smith
Assistant: Tom Bailey
Viva Aviva The Tour Was Amazing!
20/06/2016

Multiple world champ Marianne Vos with The Cyclones. Thank you to all involved, from spectators to race organisers, for bringing such a memorable day of world class cycling to Northamptonshire.

10-06-16 BMCC 9Up Team Time Trial Silverstone
15/06/2016

On Friday night a team of 9 riders from the club joined a team of up-and-coming cyclones to take part in the BMCC Team Time Trial at Silverstone. Europe's biggest Team Time Trial event had 80 teams taking part and is held over 3 laps of the full Grand Prix circuit making it just under 11 miles. The teams are split into several class's with the KCC team taking part in the mixed class. The full team had not ridden together before and all riders were very happy with there final time of 25.52 finishing 8th out of 15 teams. The winning mixed team RP Race Team finished in 23.23. The KCC team was made up of the following riders: James Cook, Daniel Bates, Alan Houghton, Andrea Woolcott, Adrian Gorham, Sue Rust, Jamie Stockham, Martin Keable and Tim Hartley.

12-05-16 10 Mile Championship TT
13/06/2016

The first of the 3 KCC Club championships took place on Thursday evening with the 10 mile held on the Lamport course. Conditions were warm with a strong north westerly wind giving a head wind on the way out but a welcome push up the hill from Rothwell back to the finish. Gavin Hinxman's target of defending all 3 club championships started well by taking the 10 mile cup with a course PB dipping just into the 21 minutes with a 21.56. The battle for the rest of the podium was exceptionally close with only 4 seconds separating David Robinson taking 2nd with a 24.08 to Tony Brown with a 24.12. Fastest road bike of the evening was Paul Blaxely with a 34.42, Paul demonstrated that you can do not need any special equipment to ride a TT by completing the course on a Mountain Bike. Fastest lady taking the Ladies 10 mile championship was Sue Rust with a 27.02. Fastest Junior and recording a course PB was Maria Gent with a 30.48.
Here are the full results.
Gavin Hinxman (TT) 21.56
David Robinson (TT) 24.08
Tony Brown (TT) 24.12
Tim Hartley (TT) 24.28
Daniel Bates (TT) 24.53
Mark Booth (TT) 24.55
Mark Weathersby (TT) 25.11
Darren Cope (TT) 25.22
Wayne Hodson (TT) 25.22
Neil Key (TT) 25.25
Jon Thorne (TT) 25.54
Chris Duckworth (TT) 26.20
Martin Keable (TT) 26.39
Rob Bing (TT) 26.47
Sue Rust (TT) 27.02
Simon Frost (TT) 27.17
Phil Nudds (TT) 27.34
David Hodgson (TT) 27.46
Mike Cope (TT) 28.03
Marcus Buksh (TT) 29.15
Maria Gent (TT) 30.48
Jenny Moffatt (TT) 31.42
Mick Wood (TT) 32.03
Paul Blaxley (Road) 34.42
John Tilley (Road) 41.34
Rick Perry (TT) DNF

Mick Hodson (TT, St Ives CC) 22.22
Joel Lewis (WBA, Road) 22.31
Sarah King (TT, PSW) 24.15
Simon Fitzhugh (TT, 45RC) 25.29

14-05-16 ECCA 50M TT Newmarket
13/06/2016

Kettering CC's Gavin Hinxman & Darren Cope stepped up to 50 miles this weekend & both came away with personal best rides.
Darren was riding his debut 50, as part of his preparation for an ironman later in the season.
The event was The Eastern Counties Cycling Association event near Newmarket.
Darren rode a well judged race & crossed the line in 2hrs 1 min & 55 seconds, an awesome ride.
Gavin completed the distance in a new pb and club record of 1.43.01, a 3 min improvement on his previous best
Liam Maybank (Twickenham CC) dipped inside the 30mph barrier to take the win in 1-39-40

14-05-16 10M TT Sawtry
13/06/2016

On a windy Saturday afternoon, Noel Toone was KCC's sole representative in the Peterborough CC 10 mile TT achieving a comeback PB of 26:13 on the N1/10 at Sawtry. Winner was James Gelsthorpe in 21:38

19-05-16 Lamport 10M TT
13/06/2016

The KCC Time Trial series continued with another visit to Lamport for the evening 10 mile TT. A warm but but overcast evening with a strong South Westerly wind gave the rider a push on the outward leg, but made for hard work on the homeward stretch. Tony Brown reversed last weeks result and narrowly beat David Robinson by just 5 seconds with a 23.59 compared to Dave's 24.04. Tim Hartley rounded off the podium with a 24.32.
Fastest lady was Sue Rust with a 26.49. Fastest Road bike was Alan Spencer with a 31.00 and fastest junior was Maria Gent with a 30.49
Tony Brown (TT) 23.59
David Robinson (TT) 24.04
Tim Hartley (TT) 24.32
Mark Weathersby (TT) 24.56
Mark Booth (TT) 25.08
Stu Plows (TT) 25.43
Jon Thorne (TT) 25.53
Will Philips (TT) 26.08
Jamie Stockham (TT) 26.30
Sue Rust (TT) 26.49
Rob Bing (TT) 26.56
Martin Keable (TT) 27.05
Mike Cope (TT) 28.23
Maria Gent (TT, Junior) 30.49
Alan Spencer (Road) 31.00
Sue Davys (Road) 31.38
Mick Wood (TT) 32.15
Paul Blaxley (Road) 34.01
Bethany Spencer (Road, Junior) 34.54
John Tilley (Road) 40.34
Joel Lewis (TT, WBA) 21.53
Mick Hodson (TT, St Ives CC) 22.38
Miles Foskett (TT, WVCC) 23.20

22-05-16 Broughton 10M TT
13/06/2016

Sunday morning saw a return to the Broughton course for the second of four visits for the 2016 season. With almost perfect conditions a slight head/side wind on the way out gave a slight push on longer return section. There were a number of course PB's that included Adrian Gorham who knocked off 77 seconds; Tony Brown who took 25 seconds; James Cook 27 seconds; and Jon Thorne who also PB'd on this course. There were several outright 10 mile TT PB's including Sue Rust who set a new women's 10 mile Club record with a 24.54; Jamie Stockham who rode his first ever 25mph TT with a 23.34; Maria Gent who broke the magic 30 minute time for the first time with a 29.18; Heather Perry who knocked 58 seconds of her PB; Martin Keable who hit his 2016 target and rode a sub 25 with a 24.51; and Michael Cope who rode 70 seconds quicker than he has since his return to competitive cycling.
Tony Brown made it a double for the week and took the win with a 21.43, Rob Barker rode into second on his fixed gear bike with a 22.01, Jamie Stockham took third on the maiden voyage of his new bike with a 23.34.
Fastest lady was Sue Rust with a 24.54, fastest road bike was Heather Perry with a 28.58 and fastest junior was Maria Gent with a 29.18
Tony Brown (TT) 21.43
Rob Barker (TT) 22.01
Jamie Stockham (TT) 23.34
Mark Booth (TT) 23.37
James Cook (TT) 23.41
Jon Thorne (TT) 24.20
Adrian Gorham (TT) 24.36
Noel Toone (TT) 24.37
Martin Keable (TT) 24.51
Sue Rust (TT) 24.54
Adi Clark (TT) 26.13
Mike Cope (TT) 26.21
Heather Perry (Road) 28.58
Mick Wood (TT) 29.09
Maria Gent (TT, Junior) 29.18
Rob Draycott (Road, Come and Try) 30.59
Sam Barker (TT, 45RC) 22.02

21-05-16 V178 Yorkshire Cycling Federation 10M TT
13/06/2016

Gavin Hinxman rode the Yorkshire Cycling Federation 10 on the V718 course near Hull.
Conditions where very windy but most of riders managed to finish without getting wet, with just the last few riders receiving a soaking.
Gavin was one of just 6 riders in the field of 150 to beat 20 mins, finishing in 19 min 49 secs for 3rd place overall.
Andy Jackson (SSLL RT) was fastest with 19 min 4 seconds.

26-05-16 Lamport 10M TT
13/06/2016

Due to the Lamport Steam Rally the usual 10 mile Lamport TT was shortened to 9.8 miles. This was a shame as due to virtually no wind, times were really fast and many PB's could have been set. A bumper turn out of 32 riders made the most of the great conditions with 10 guests from other clubs and teams taking part. The 3 way battle for the podium continues with Tony Brown once again taking the tops spot with a 22.20. Tim Hartley narrowly beat David Robinson into 3rd by only 2 seconds with a 22.42 to David's 22.44. Fastest Road bike and 4th overall was Will Phillips with a 24.16. Sue Rust and Maria Gent continue there dominant seasons in there respective classes with Sue winning the ladies with a 25.33 and Maria winning the juniors with a 30.01.
Here are the full results:
Tony Brown (TT) 22.20
Tim Hartley (TT) 22.42
David Robinson (TT) 22.44
Will Philips (Road) 24.16
Jamie Stockham (TT) 24.19
Daniel Bates (TT) 24.20
Marcus Buksh/Sian Edwards (Tandem) 24.20
Jon Thorne (TT) 24.32
Chris Duckworth (Road) 25.29
Adi Clark (TT) 25.31
Rob Bing (TT) 25.36
Sue Rust (TT) 25.53
Michael Rodgers (TT) 26.42
Adrian Reed (Road) 27.30
Phil Gray (TT) 27.52
Alan Spencer (Road) 28.19
Mick Wood (TT) 29.58
Maria Gent (TT, Junior) 30.01
Tom Bailey (TT) 30.20
Charlie Stockham (Road, Junior) 31.54
Bethany Spencer (Road, Junior) 33.15
John Tilley (Road) 36.26

George Atkins (TT, JLT) 20.17
Joel Lewis (WBA, TT) 20.43
Mick Hodson (TT, St Ives CC) 21.22
Oliver Bates (TT, WCRT) 22.31
John Hardwick (TT, Corley) 22.36
Stu Wright (TT, Planet-X) 23.25
Sarah King (TT,PSW) 23.46
Robert Marcus (TT, Finchley) 24.18
Mike Cowland (Road, WCRT) 24.26
Trevor Parrish (TT,A5) 27.05

28-05-16 Brighton Mitre 72" & 10M TT
13/06/2016

Gavin Hinxman made his annual trip to the south coast to ride the Brighton Mitre events.
Hinxman contested two events on the Sunday morning, the first being the medium gear event for fixed wheel bikes with a maximum gear of 72". Gavin picked up his third open event win of the year with a new medium gear club record, posting a time of 23.15 requiring an average pedal cadence of 120rpm.
3 times event winner, Pete Tadros (In-Gear Quickvit) was 2nd with 23-26
Just minutes after finishing, Gavin took off again to ride the event for TT bikes. This time, posting a time of 21.01 for 5th place.

29-05-16 ECCA 25M TT Newmarket
13/06/2016

5 KCC riders made the very early start to take part in the ECCA 25 mile TT on the E2/25 course on the A14/A11 just outside of Newmarket. Conditions were poor with a strong North Easterly wind giving a push on the outward leg but a head wind on the return. The return leg also contains a 2 mile uphill section where the wind was at its strongest. Jamie Stockham was off first, of the KCC riders, setting a time of 59.12 and breaking the magic hour in his first 25 mile TT. Setting off 2 minutes behind Jamie was Adrian Gorham finishing with a 1.01.55 knocking over 2 minutes from his previous PB. Next was Martin Keable also on his first 25 mile TT. Martin set a time of 1.03.44. Last of the early starters was James Cook who knocked over 6 minutes from his previous PB with a 58.18. One but last to start was David Robinson who knocked exactly 2 minutes from his previous visits time with a 53.58. Overall winner taking not only the Event Record, the Course Record and a National record by over a minute and being the first person to ride sub 45 minutes was Movistar's Alex Dowsett finishing with an incredible 44.29.

02-06-16 Lamport 10M TT
13/06/2016

14 riders braved the unseasonable cold weather to take part in the Lamport 10 mile TT on Thursday evening.
The wind was again coming in from the North East making it hard work on the way out and a push on the way back.
Tony Brown continued his attempt at regaining the Senior TT Championship by taking the win with a 23.10. David Robinson reversed last weeks results and opened out a gap to Tim Hartley with a 23.44 to Tim's 24.16. 4th place overall and 1st lady was the unstoppable Sue Rust continuing her undefeated 2016 whilst picking up a course PB with 26.04. First Road bike was junior, Charlie Stockham with a 35.05, whilst fastest junior was Maria Gent with a 31.41
Tony Brown (TT) 23.10
David Robinson (TT) 23.44
Tim Hartley (TT) 24.16
Sue Rust (TT) 26.04
Martin Keable (TT) 26.59
Simon Frost (TT) 27.05
Marcus Buksh (TT) 27.51
Maria Gent (TT, Junior) 31.41
Tom Bailey (TT) 32.06
Mick Wood (TT) 31.47
Charlie Stockham (Road, Junior) 35.05
John Tilley (Road) 39.02
Sarah King (TT,PSW) 24.32
Graham Dolby (TT, Equip Velo) 23.47

04-06-16 E2/25 25M TT Newmarket
13/06/2016

It was a fine afternoon with a favourable light northerly wind on the E2/25 course at Newmarket on Saturday. Three KCC riders faced the timekeeper on the new fastest 25 mile TT course in the country after Movistar Alex Dowsett's competition record ride last week. It would prove to be even faster with Adrian Gorham improving on last weeks time by almost 5 minutes for a new PB of 57:02. Noel Toone's first ride on this course also resulted in a sub hour ride and new PB with 59:19. Making up the KCC team was Tom Bailey who set a LTS best of 1:08:13. Report by Noel Toone.

09-06-16 Lamport 10M TT
13/06/2016

An almost perfect evening greeted 26 riders to this weeks Lamport 10 mile TT. With virtually no wind, good times where expected and several course PB's were broken, these include Jamie Stockham who bettered his 2 year old course best my nearly a minute. Martin Keable knocked over 20 seconds off whilst Maria Gent also PB'd.
David Robinson reversed the trend and beat Tony Brown into 2nd with a 23.22 against Tony's 23.48. With Tim Hartley not taking part this led the way open for Mark Weathersby to take 3rd with a 24.46, great preparation for his upcoming Triathlon in Leeds on Sunday. George Evans was fastest junior taking 5th overall with a 25.07. Fastest lady was Sue Rust with a 26.43 whilst fastest road bike was Adrian Read with a 26.59.
Here are the full results.
David Robinson (TT) 23.22
Tony Brown (TT) 23.48
Mark Weathersby (TT) 24.46
Jamie Stockham (TT) 25.03
George Evans (TT, Junior) 25.07
Chris Duckworth (TT) 25.23
Will Philips (TT) 25.29
Rob Bing (TT) 26.06
Martin Keable (TT) 26.23
Sue Rust (TT) 26.43
Adrian Read (Road) 26.59
Eddy Clutton (TT) 27.43
Mike Cope (TT) 28.18
Maria Gent (TT, Junior) 30.33
Heather Perry (Road) 31.00
Mick Wood (TT) 31.13
Tom Bailey (TT) 31.19
John Tilley (Road) 38.49
Simon Frost (TT) DNF
Daniel Bates (TT) DNF

John Hardwick (TT, Corley) 23.05
Graham Dolby (TT, Equip Velo) 23.38
Christian Vann (TT, Northants Tri) 25.06
Eddie Smith (Road, Baines Racing) 25.34
Simon Fitzhugh (TT, 45RC) 25.35
Chris Old (TT, Come and Try) 27.10

10-06-16 BMCC 9Up Team Time Trial Silverstone
13/06/2016

On Friday night a team of 9 riders from the club joined a team of up-and-coming cyclones to take part in the BMCC Team Time Trial at Silverstone. Europe's biggest Team Time Trial event had 80 teams taking part and is held over 3 laps of the full Grand Prix circuit making it just under 11 miles. The teams are split into several class's with the KCC team taking part in the mixed class. The full team had not ridden together before and all riders were very happy with there final time of 25.52 finishing 8th out of 15 teams. The winning mixed team RP Race Team finished in 23.23. The KCC team was made up of the following riders: James Cook, Daniel Bates, Alan Houghton, Andrea Woolcott, Adrian Gorham, Sue Rust, Jamie Stockham, Martin Keable and Tim Hartley.

12-06-16 25M TT Championship Old
13/06/2016

The 2nd of 3 club championships took place on Sunday morning with the 25 mile event taking part over 2 and a half laps of the Old sporting TT course. What had been forecast as a dry morning turned out to wet as persistent rain soaked the 13 riders taking part. Gavin Hinxman continued his quest of taking the clean sweep winning with a course PB and a new course record of 55.42. Tony Brown capitalised in the overall senior TT championship over David Robinsons DNF by taking 2nd with a 59.26. Finishing of the podium with a 1.00.51 was Rob Barker. Taking the ladies 25 Club Championship was Sue Rust with a 1.08.56. Fastest road bike was Chris Duckworth with a 1.06.56, whilst fastest junior with a personal best of 1.21.25 was Maria Gent.
Here are the full results.
Gavin Hinxman (TT) 55.42
Tony Brown (TT) 59.26
Rob Barker (TT) 1.00.51
James Cook (TT) 1.03.35
Jamie Stockham (TT) 1.04.53
Chris Duckworth (Road) 1.06.56
Alan Houghton (Road) 1.07.55
Sue Rust (TT) 1.08.56
Mike Castelete (Road) 1.13.49
Mick Wood (TT) 1.19.56
Maria Gent (TT, Junior) 1.21.25
Adrian Gorham (TT) DNF
David Robinson (TT) DNF