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2011 News & Announcements

Members .. please submit your event results/reports/photos!

Please send your results so that they can be included on this page. If you also want to include a report of the event and/or photos that would be great.

Just send the information in an email, or in an attached document, to website admin.

Greetings + Membership renewal

posted 30 Dec 2011, 10:22 by Admin WWCC   [ updated 2 May 2012, 15:31 ]

Firstly, I'd like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year.

Secondly, a reminder .. your membership expires on the 31st December 2011!

To rejoin, please go to:


posted 30 Dec 2011, 10:19 by Admin WWCC   [ updated 2 May 2012, 15:30 ]

In 2012, it is the intention to affiliate WWCC to the CTC.

Affiliating to CTC provides important benefits for the club:
  • Comprehensive Organisers' Liability insurance
  • Special rates on full individual CTC membership
  • Special affiliated CTC membership to pass on to members
A copy of the club affiliation form is attached below as it contains more info on the benefits of individual CTC options which are available (at extra cost and on application) if you're a WWCC member.

More about CTC here:

To take up an individual CTC option you need to apply and pay via WWCC so please contact admin prior to paying your membership so that it can be incorporated in one payment.

Personal insurance

posted 30 Dec 2011, 10:18 by Admin WWCC   [ updated 2 May 2012, 15:31 ]

There has been recent media coverage on the question of insurance for cyclists - please see this link for an example. It's well worth reading as it may raise a few issues that you haven't thought of!

The club regards it as essential that everyone takes out adequate insurance cover on a personal basis.

Personal cover is available from either BC or *CTC (*see section above) but you must apply for it as an individual.

It's very important to differentiate between the cover provided to the club (as a result of it's affiliation to various bodies) and your own personal insurance needs.

The following links may help to clarify:

Note: the content above is not intended to be a definitive insurance guide or a recommendation for a specific provider.

Boxing Day 10 TT

posted 28 Dec 2011, 01:53 by Admin WWCC   [ updated 28 Dec 2011, 01:55 ]

Action from 1967!

posted 22 Dec 2011, 12:44 by Admin WWCC   [ updated 31 Dec 2011, 05:46 ]

Here's an interesting email and photo that was sent in by Trevor Wiltshire:

"I attach an old photo from I believe 1967 which may interest you, I think I have the names right!
Trevor Wiltshire, Rebel Road Club, leading Clevedon road race nr Bristol in 1967, just behind him  Paul Baker , Weston super Mare Wheelers, Pete Davey, Kingswood Cycling  Club who won the race and obscured Nigel Whatmough, note the cars- Trevors team car a Citroen Light 15 driven by George Philips and at the back a Ford Popular.
Yours faithfully,

Click image to enlarge

Boxing Day 10TT

posted 22 Dec 2011, 05:20 by Admin WWCC   [ updated 22 Dec 2011, 05:20 ]

The HQ is Cross village hall, this will be open at 10am. The first rider will be off at 10.30.

If the weather is bad and/or it is very icy, please contact Rob to check if the event is going ahead. (You'll find his phone number in the email that he sent out re the event or you can email him here).


posted 21 Nov 2011, 03:20 by Secretary WWCC   [ updated 21 Nov 2011, 03:20 by Admin WWCC ]

Organised by Paul Baker of Cheddar Cycle Store (see their website) - Wheelers welcome!
27 Nov  75 mi Leaving From: Watchfield Inn @ 0915 Route: Enmore, Williton
04 Dec 70 mi Leaving From: Watchfield Inn @ 0915 Route: Glastonbury, Pilton, Wells
11 Dec  60 mi Leaving From: Watchfield Inn @ 0915 Route: Clevedon
18 Dec not many mi  (with mince pies!) Leaving From: Watchfield Inn @ 0915 Route: Freewheel Contest Mudgley Hill
Club event
Mon 26 Dec  Boxing Day 10 UC21/10 10:30 start (sign on at Cross Village Memorial Hall 10:00)

Facebook group (new) ..

posted 18 Nov 2011, 05:22 by Admin WWCC   [ updated 18 Nov 2011, 05:28 ]

The club now has it's own Facebook group where members can share/discuss stuff and comment on other members' posts etc

All the club officers have already joined so you now have a great opportunity to put forward any suggestions or comments relating to the club, direct to the people who are running it! .. more >

Annual Dinner (11th Nov 2011)

posted 12 Nov 2011, 03:05 by Admin WWCC   [ updated 18 Nov 2011, 07:52 ]

We arrived at the Commodore, Keystoke in heavy rain but the weather conditions were a lot better than last year when it snowed!

The 14 attendees sat down to a very enjoyable 3 course meal which was followed by the prize giving (presented by Mike Dix and Rob Heathcote).

Thanks to Mike & Rob for their "double act" and additionally thanks to Rob for organising the event. A great evening!

Hill climb photos

posted 7 Nov 2011, 09:03 by Admin WWCC   [ updated 7 Nov 2011, 09:03 ]

Some excellent photos have been sent in by Steve Summerhayes, taken at the recent WW Open HC and a few from the Bristol South event.

You can view them in the photo gallery

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