31 July 2019Club 10tt 30/7/19
An east wind again this week for the club 10tt meaning tougher on the way out to the turn. PB's for Coinneach Laing and Ben Thompson this week. Riders times were :
David Stuart 22.41 mins
Ben Thompson 25.07 (pb)
Raull Laing 25.33 (1st time)
Coinneach Laing 26.03 min
Rob Shaw 27.14 mins
24 July 2019Club 10tt 23/7/19
A very warm night for the club 10tt this week but a tailwind out meant conditions looked good. A new pb for Scott Macdonald and a very respectable time for Rob Shaw making his first appearance in over a year. Riders times were :
David Stuart 22.42 mins
Scott Macdonald 23.24 mins
Rob Shaw 27.11 mins.
10 June 2019David Bruce Mem 50tt
CFCC hosted the David Bruce Memorial 50tt on Sunday 9th June. Conditions looked good in the morning as the riders took to the course which ran between the Dornoch bridge and the Cromarty bridge.
Kyle Gordon photo from Kay Proctor
The fastest rider on the day was Kyle Gordon RT23 who finished in a time of 1:43:39, Wilson Renwick of Java Partizan Pro Cycling Team was 2nd in 1:47:00 and James Millar of Moray Firth CC was 3rd in 1:50:48.
Catriona Macgillivary photo from Kay Proctor
Catriona MacGillivary of RT23 produced the ride of the day to finish in a time of 1:57:27 which breaks the Scottish women’s record.
Carlos Riise of Shetland Wheelers took the Vet. Standard prize with a +22.22. Kyle Cartmell of RT23 won the youth prize in a time of 1:59:25 and Vince Maclennan of Ross-shire Roads won the Handicap with a nett time of 1:22:25.
A big thanks Katrina Moir (Commissaire) , Bob Brady (Timekeeper) ,all the CFCC guys who came out to marshall and to Aileen Stuart for doing the teas for everyone at the end.
05 June 2019Club 10tt 4/6/19
A damp cold night with a headwind on the way out this week for the CFCC club 10tt. Only 2 riders braved the conditions:
David Stuart 23.21 mins
Ben Thompson 27.29 mins
05 June 2019Scottish Cycling National 25tt
Fraser Caldwell was the only CFCC rider to take part in the Scottish Cycling 25tt Championship at Forfar on Sunday. Conditions were good despite a bit of rain and Fraser managed to do a new pb time of 57.38 mins to finish 38th overall.
22 May 2019Club 10tt 21/5/19
The wind seemed to be from the west this week for the club 10tt, but you had headwinds, tailwinds and cross winds depending on where you were on the course in either direction. Riders times were:
David Stuart 23.06 mins
Gary Cunningham 24.33 mins (std bike)
Darren Shearer 24.43 mins
Ross Macdonald 28.12 mins
16 May 2019Raymond Sinclair Memorial 10tt
CFCC held the Raymond Sinclair Memorial on Wed 15th May. With the wind still coming from the East it made it tough going for the riders on the way out to the turn at Cullrosie roundabout. This changed to a tailwind for the way back making the return leg quick.
Kyle Gordon of RT23 was the fastest rider on the night finishing in a time of 19.44 mins, Second place went to Alasdair Munro of RT23 in 20.53 mins with Ewan Macgillvary also of RT23 in third in a time of 21.08 mins.
The Raymond Sinclair Memorial trophy for fastest rider on handicap went to Keith Hinds of Ross-Shire Roads CC with a handicap time of 19.25 mins.
Other winners on the night were.
1st Lady – Mary Eagleson RRCC 29.09 mins
1st Junior- Kyle Cartmell RT23 21.49 mins
1St youth – Lewis Dey Forres CC 27.28 mins
1st Vet Std – Peter Ettles RT23 +5.16
CFCC would like to thank Katrina Moir for doing Commissaire, Brian Pirie for timekeeping, all the Marshalls on the course and Carol and June for providing the teas for everyone after the race.
08 May 2019Club 10tt 7/5/19
It was a cold night with the wind coming from the east again this week meaning a headwind out to the turn at the CFCC club 10tt. Riders times were :
David Stuart 23.48 mins
Ben Thompson 26.41 mins
Ross Macdonald 29.21 mins.
07 May 2019Scottish Cycling National 10tt
Fraser Caldwell was the only CFCC rider at the Scottish Cycling 10 mile tt Championship on Sunday at Monifeith . Fraser completed the course in a time of 23.48 mins.
Once again Kyle Gordon from Ardross was the fastest man in the field to win the Scottish Championship in a time of 20.09 mins.
01 May 2019Club 10tt 30/4/19
The wind changed direction this week to a south westerly which meant a tailwind out to the turn for the five CFCC riders that were out this week. The good conditions meant all the riders improved on their previous times for this year. Riders times were :
David Stuart 23.04 mins
Scott Macdonald 24.03 mins
Ben Thompson 25.08 mins
Dariuzs Badlya 25.33 mins (std bike)
Ross Macdonald 26.55 mins
01 May 2019Etape Loch Ness
Well done to Scott Macdonald and Coinneach Laing on their rides at the Etape Loch Ness on Sunday. Scott finished on 3hrs 7mins and Coinneach in 3hrs 10 mins.
01 May 2019Forres races
David Stuart was in action today in Forres, first up was the Bill & Christie Stuart memorial 10 tt in the morning David finished on 15th overall in a time of 24.44 mins. Then in the afternoon it was the 17 mile Edinvale hilly tt which he finished in 13th overall and taking 50 seconds off his previous pb on that course in 40.08 mins.
23 April 2019St. Andrews Uni. tri.
Fraser Caldwell was competing again at the weekend at the St. Andrews Uni. Tri. despite feeling that he had heavy legs Fraser managed to finish his Swim , Bike and Run in 6th place overall.