Minutes of 2016 AGM

Great Yarmouth Cycling Club Annual General Meeting 11th November 2016   Minutes of last AGM – The minutes were signed & agreed to be a true record by the Chairman Apologies for Absence were received from:- Chris Thornton, Mike Palmer, Steve Swallow, Mark Dixon Report from Secretary:- Overall the club has had a good year with a successful Open Road …

Discussion points from last committee meeting 6th Nov 2017

1.Club bikes – 2 further bikes sold. 2.TT award night – successful night, thanks to Tim Amplett for presenting awards. 3.Mechanics session – 12 members attended. Thanks to Stephen and Norman for giving up their time to assist in this session. 4.Flags – prices to be obtained in the new year for 2 flags to be used at TT’s and …

Discussion points from last committee meeting 6 Oct

1.Club bikes – 3 bikes have been sold to club members for £100 each. 7 bikes remain with 3 of these currently on loan to club members. Prize presentation – discussion regarding next year’s event, it was decided to book Royal Assembly Rooms for 16th Feb 2018. Dennington/O’Neill award – proposed Dom, Louise and Roger. Committee members voted (secret) during …

Discussion points from last committee meeting

Here is a brief list of items covered at last meeting on 21st August 2017. 1.Lotus – cost to hire £600 plus extras. This was discussed and not deemed viable for us to fund. Lake Lothing crossing – Norman and Paul attend meeting, discussion around new cycle lanes. Louise Hamilton Ride – 65 riders, total of £900 raised for the …

Notes from Committee Meeting on 17th July 2017

Open 25 – Joe Skipper was not affiliated at the time of this event so although he recorded the fastest time on the day was not eligible for any prize awards. Club rides – Email received from a gentleman who rides a velomobile asking if he could ride with the club. Discussion around group riding and safety Lotus – Tom …

Good Friday 10 – 14th April 2017

Friday saw the Great Yarmouth Cycling Club hold its annual Good Friday 10 mile Time Trial. A fortunate change in the weather resulted in a very good turnout with 129 riders meeting at the headquarters in Wortwell for an 8am start. Conditions were on the dry but cold side. Riders were thankful for a tailwind on the way out, although …

Social club ride on 13th March 2017

This Sunday 17 of us left The Arches at 08:30 and headed to Oulton Broad. Unusually we were held up at the bridge as it was raised. Once “the floating gin palace” had passed through we continued on to Mutford. 8 riders returned to Gorleston from Mutford, they either wanted a shorter ride or they returned for the start of …

Turbo Training Sessions 2017

Turbo training sessions start on 28th February at Cliff Park Junior School. Doors open at 18:30 for 19:00 start. Cost £2.50 for members and £3.00 for non members. Turbo trainers can be loaned for £1.00. We also have some bikes that you could borrow on the evening. This will also include an informal club night so anyone interested is welcome …

Presentation night

Friday 3rd February saw the club’s 93rd Annual Presentation Dinner at the Cliff Hotel. It was a good night for Steve Konrad who took home the Somerleyton Cup, awarded to the fastest member to complete a 10 mile Time Trial on the Somerleyton course during the season: his time being 22:47, averaging 26.34mph. Steve also took home the Pendle Cup, …

Social club ride on 29th January 2017

Following a 2 week layoff due to cold weather and frosty roads it was good to see a group of 15+ riders leaving The Arches at 09:00 on Sunday. We headed south via Flixton and Oulton towards Charlton Colville. At Mutford some of the riders turned back towards Gorleston, the rest continued on to Beccles. We saw the intermediate ride …