Competitions and Events2020-08-31T14:25:17+00:00

Competitions and Events

Taking part in events and competitions is a great way to develop your skills, push yourself a little further and socialise with other members. We encourage all our members to join in.

Upcoming Events

Houghton Open events for 2020 (all Sundays)

Open 25 – 21st June (cancelled – covid)

Open 10 -2nd August (cancelled – covid)

Open Hill Climb – 11th Oct (cancelled – covid)

no event

Club ride schedule

Day/Time Meeting point Pace Note –
Sunday 08.30 (Summer months)

9:00 from 24th Nov and throughout Winter.

Broadway, Houghton le Spring, opposite St. Michael’s Church Faster pace usually 16~17mph For the keener rider.
Sunday 09.30 (All year) Broadway, Houghton le Spring, opposite St. Michael’s Church Moderate pace  May split into two groups dependent upon numbers
Sunday 10.00 (All year) Broadway, Houghton le Spring, opposite St. Michael’s Church Easy paced leisure ride between 20-30 miles Great for 1st/intro ride, will not split
Tuesday 09.30 St Roberts School, near Washington Arts Centre
NE38 8AF
Easy to moderate pace (30~60 miles) May split into two groups
Thursday 09.30 Westfield Grove (opposite the Bishopwearmouth Cemetery Gates) SR4 8QZ Easy pace 20 miles some off-road Will not split and stops for coffee at Wildfowl park Washington
Friday 09.30 St Roberts School, near Washington Arts Centre
NE38 8AF
Easy to moderate pace (30~60 miles) May split into two groups

Time Trials

Club 10 Mile Series

The 2020 series of club 10 mile time trials are cancelled due to covid-19 announcements.

Full results and final standings from the 2019 series can be found in “news and results”and bottom of this page for HCC riders.

If you are interested in time trialling but are looking for some additional information about how it all works, the following link should be of some help

https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/articles/view/9

Find out more about the club 10 mile route

Houghton Cycling Club 10 TT results table 2019 (club members only)

Name 8th May 15th May 22nd May 29th May 5th June 12th June 19th June 26th June 3rd July 10th July
CANCEL CANCEL CANCEL
R.CHESLIN 29:52 29:32 29:42 30:40 30:07 29:21
J.RUDDELL 25:11
K.GOWLAND (L) 25:00 24:59 24:44 24:38 25:04 24:23
L.STATHAM 23:59 24:42 23:48 23:53
P.ROBSON 23:51 24:07 24:12 24:18 24:00
N.WEDDLE 21:41 21:39 21:54 21:29
P.HOLLICK 27:51 27:49 26:58 26:41
S.HOLYOAK 25:53
H.SAELZER 24:03
M.SINCLAIR (L) 30:15 (R) 29:49 (R)
P.SINCLAIR 24:41 (R) 24:17 (R)
E.GOWLAND 21:06