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MAXSTOKE HILL CLIMB - SUNDAY 7th OCTOBER 11.00AM 

It's that time again! Join us for our second hill climb of the season.

A different beast to Burton Dassett - longer but not so steep. Kh32/1.4

Well deserved sausage batches and tea and cake at the end!

Everyone welcome - from experienced hill climbers to complete beginners!

Bob Hill Trophy also up for grabs!

£4 for non members, £3 members (12-18 year old members £1)


 DON JONES

It is wth regret that we are informing members of the passing of Don Jones. Don was a member of the club for many years and very active, particularly in time trials, until around the early 2000's. Our condolences to Don's family. 

Updated 15th January 2018


 BOXING DAY CYCLO CROSS

The 2017 event is again being organised by the Ride team in the name of Coventry Road Club but we do need CRC helpers to make the 64rd year of this event a success. If you can help please contact racing.sec@coventryroadclub.org.uk.

Posted 22nd Nov 2017


 CHRISTMAS CLUB RUN LUNCH

Christmas Lunch and Ride will be held on Sunday 3rd December 2017 at The Ansty Club. Meet between 1300 and 1330.


Posted 22 Nov 2017


 YOUR CLUB NEEDS YOU

Our Treasurer and Secretary will be standing down in November (at the AGM). These positions are crucial for the successful running of our club. Any members who are interested in performing either of these roles, or any other roles on the committee, please contact a committee member or our Chairman Dave Miller.

Posted 24th May 2017


AGM

The 2017 AGM will be held at St Barbara's Church hall, 22 Rochester Rd, Earlsdon, CV5 6AG at 7:30pm 20th November. All members are encouraged to attend.

Posted 31st October 2017


ANNUAL DINNER

The dinner will be held at Hogan's Bistro, Sandpit Lane, CV7 8NG on Saturday 18th November. Please click here to select your menu choices and pay via the link below.
Number of people

Posted 28th October 2017


 HSBC RIDE COVENTRY

We plan to include the HSBC ride on 17th September as part the club runs. We will be taking the opportunity of including a family ride, so if you have kids or partners they are welcome to join us. Further info will be posted on Facebook and included in the News Brief.

Posted 6th July 2017


TIME TRIAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We require voluteers to help put out the "Cycle Event" signs for our Thursday night TT's. To view the details of how to volunteer click here.

Posted 4th March 2016


 HSBC RIDE COVENTRY

We plan to include the HSBC ride on 17th September as part the club runs. We will be taking the opportunity of including a family ride, so if you have kids or partners they are welcome to join us. Further info will be posted on Facebook and included in the News Brief.

 Posted 6th July 2017


 TIME TRIAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

 We require voluteers to help put out the "Cycle Event" signs for our Thursday night TT's. To view the details of how to volunteer click here

Posted 4th March 2016


 CHARITY RIDE / SPORTIVE

The 2016 Sportive was very successful with £2312 raised for our charity Zoe's place. We recieved a really nice letter from Zoe's place thanking the club and Deeley's for the support .   

Updated 3rd March 2017


 

 COVENTRY RC & GUY SALMON CHARITY RIDE 7th Feb 2016

 

 Presenting the cheque

HANDING OVER THE CHEQUE FOR £2079 TO NSPCC COVENTRY

Thanks to all the riders that participated in the event, you helped raised £2079 including every penny of the entry fees, additional donations made at the refreshments table, donations for signing the Jaguar car and the raffle for a signed Team Sky Jersey.

An enjoyable ride and a great result for charity.

 Posted 3rd March 2016


 Dave Miller WNCCL over 70 Champion 2016

After a great season Dave Miller takes victory in the over 70's West Midland Cyclo Cross League, well done Dave.

 Posted 4th March 2016


 TIME TRIAL VOLUNTEER PROCESS

For 2016 time trial season we have a new volunteering process in place, view the details here

 Posted 4th March 2016Posted 12th May 2015.


MIKE VAUGHAN CYCLES - MYTON HOSPICE CHARITY RIDE

A good turn out from Coventry Road Club riders for the Mike Vaughan charity ride on 13 March. Over £4000 raised, well done Mike.

Posted 13 March 2016


JOINING COVENTRY ROAD CLUB

On-line membership application and payment now available. 

Posted 12th May 2015.

MEMBERSHIP EXCEEDS 200

In July club membership exceeded 200, maybe for the first time ever but certainly the first time in the clubs recent history

Posted 18th July 2015. 

  LATE NEWS

Sharon Clifford has just established that she won the VTTA 2014 ladies four distance BBAR and has been awarded the Southcott Bowl, well done Sharon.

Posted 3rd March 2015.

 2014 AGM

The AGM was held on Monday 24th November at St Barbaras church hall the minutes can be viewed here 

2014 BOXING DAY CROSS RESULTS

Here's a link to the Boxing Day cross results 

2015 KIT PRICES

Kit prices have been reduced by approx 7% for most items, the third year running that prices have been reduced. Prices are effective immediately and the web price list and stock prices at Ride have been updated. View price list 

ALEC WAGSTAFF
It is with regret that we have to inform members of the very sad news that Alec Wagstaff passed away on 3rd July. Alec is a long time member of the club and was club President in 1982. The funeral will take place at the Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium at 2:15 pm on Monday 20th July. Alec’s Grandson Alan, has very kindly issued an open invitation to all of the club’s members that would like to attend to pay their last respects.

Floral tributes are limited to the family only but Alec's family have selected two organisations should you wish to make donations, the Alzheimer's Society and the Coventry Road Club (reflecting Alec's long term passion for our club). The club will be making a donation to the Alzheimer's Society on behalf of members but any member wishing to make a personal donation can do so via the Funeral Directors Grimmett & Timms, 118 Albany Road, Earlsdon, Coventry CV5 6NG. Posted 16th July 2015.

WE NOW HAVE A NATIONAL CHAMPION

Dave Watson clocked 53:44 in the National 25 to win the 45-49 age category, congratulations Dave on a great ride.

NEW WOMEN'S 12 HOUR RECORD

Congratulations to Sharon Clifford on setting a new 12 hour record of 235.10 miles in the Newbury RC 12 on 15th Jun. Sharon commented on the respect that she has for Sheila's previous record of record of 221.93 that stood for 55 years. Posted 18 Jun 2014

NEW WOMENS 25 RECORD

Congratulations to Libby McLaren on her great performance at the South Pennine RC 25 on 24th May, a new womens record of 58:29. That's over 2 minutes faster than her time in the same event last year. Posted 27 May 2014

NEW FAQ MENU BUTTON

If you are unsure of any aspect of our website/forum, look at the FAQ [Frequent Asked Questions] section. If the solution is not found there, contact details are given for you to ask your question. Posted 16 Apr 2014

TIME TRIAL SERIES TABLES

We have a number of TT series and we will now be showing the cumulative results tables as the season progresses the tables can be accessed via the Series Results Tables menu item under the RACING section. Thanks to Dafydd Williams for taking over the update of the tables. Updated 6 Aug 2014

COVENTRY RC LVRC ROAD RACE RESULTS

The Circuit of Princethorpe road race was held on Sunday 25th May and the organisors Phil Evans and John Huges would like the thanks riders and helpers for making the event a success.

Results Brief race report & riders comments

 COVENTRY RC TO ORGANISE MALLORY PARK EVENTS 

Our club is organising the Mallory Park circuit events on 10th and 17th June. Helpers are required, please contact Jim Woodward mr.jameswoodward@tiscali.co.uk or 07930 409911. There are events ranging from Under 8's to 2nd & 3rd Cat and we need a minimum of 4 helpers, starting from 5:45 pm until 8:30/9 pm. Updated 8 May 2014

 NEW FAQ MENU BUTTON 

If you are unsure of any aspect of our website/forum, look at the FAQ [Frequent Asked Questions] section. If the solution is not found there, contact details are given for you to ask your question.      Posted 16 Apr 2014

 TIME TRIAL SERIES TABLES

We have a number of TT series and we will now be showing the cumulative results tables as the season progresses the tables can be accessed via the Series Results Tables menu item under the RACING section. Posted 16 Apr 2014

PROBLEMS LOADING IMAGES TO THE GALLERY?

When loading pictures to the website gallery some members have experienced problems. We have now established that the loading of images of over 2 MB gets timed out by the server resulting in an error message. If you expoerience this just re-size the image to 2 MB or less and it will load without problem.

BOXING DAY CROSS 2103 - 60th YEAR

A race report and pictures are available on the West Midlands League Facebook page, click here for details

CHRISTMAS LUNCH -  15th December 2013 at Middleton Hall cafe

CLUB PRESENTATION DINNER - Saturday 23rd November 2013, Hogan's Bistro, John Reay Golf Centre, tickets £20 cheques to John Eburne please.

AGM - Monday 25th November - St. Barbaras Hall, Earlsdon, start 7:30pm prompt. If you are on email you will by now have received the agenda, hard copies are in the post to non-email members.

CHRISTMAS LUNCH -  15th December at Middleton Hall cafe, details from Alan Jones.

NEW LADIES 50 RECORD - Libby McLaren set a new club lady's 50 record in the Manchester Wheelers 50 on 28th September recording 2:06:54.

NEW LADIES 10 RECORD - 25 August - Libby McLaren has done it again, at 10 miles this time 22.36 in the Team Swift event on the V718, a great ride Libby.

NEW LADIES 25 RECORD - Libby McLaren is the first Coventry RC woman to go "under the hour" setting a new club competition record of 59:39 in Derby Mercury 25 on the Etwall course. This beats Libby's previous record set in May by 55 seconds.

Posted 12th August 2013

ROAD BIKE '10' LEAGUE One event remaining and the lead has changed again, Joe Atkins has now completed 5 events and comes straight in as the league leader with an average time of 23:45, Paul Moss is hot on his heels in second slot at 23:48 and the gap between Paul and Dafydd Williams is now 43 seconds. Harry Singh is now leading the Best Improver competition with a brilliant 3:35 improvement. We still have a further 3 riders able to complete the 5 qualifying rides at next Thursdays last '10' of the season. Whoever wins the league it's going to be close.

Updated 13 August 2013

NEW MEN'S 50 RECORD - Dave Watson set a new club competition record on 3rd August, riding the BDCA 50 on the A50/6 at Etwall he clocked 1:45:15 beating the 31 year old record by 5 min. 15 secs. Great ride Dave.

Posted 6 August 2013

ROAD BIKE '10' LEAGUE - With just two events to go, of the four rider that have now completed five or more events, Paul Moss is still leading and the gap to Dafydd Wiliams remains at 24 seconds. We now have seven further riders still able to qualify with Joe Atkins and Hinckley CRC's Karl Weatherall having faster averages than Paul but requiring one and two more times respectively to qualify.

Dafydd still leads the best improver category but Steve Dick is now just 5 seconds away, however, Harry Singh and Corinna O'Connor have bested Dafydd's improvement but both need one more result to qualify.

It ain't all over 'til it's over” as the saying goes.

Posted 2 August 2013

WEST MIDS CROSS LEAGUE - If you plan to enter league events READ THIS

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY - The following are some dates for your diary, more information will be supplied nearer the dates:-

Club Open '10' - Saturday 5th October, HQ Frankton Village Hall. If you are not riding please keep the date free for marshalling etc.

Club Presentation Dinner - Saturday 23rd November, Hogan's Bistro, John Reay Golf Centre.

AGM - Monday 25th November - St. Barbaras Hall, Earlsdon.

Posted 4th July 2013

WELCOME TO THE NEW WEBSITE - If you experience any teething problems with this website please inform me don0white@btinternet.com and I will get them rectified. We are also developing further content for future inclusion.

Posted 6th June 2013

NEW LADIES 25 RECORD - Libby McLaren set a new Coventry RC ladies 25 competition record of 1:00:34 in the South Pennine 25 on 11th May, beating Sharon Clifford's 25 year old record by over a minute. Well done Libby!

Posted 12th May 2013

April 2013 - Joe Atkins wins the Two Counties Road Race