2015 is set to be another great year for cycling in Yorkshire with the Tour De Yorkshire stage race in May bringing top level pro cycling to our county and of course Stage 3 bringing the riders through Ilkley and up the Cow & Calf Climb . ICC will no doubt be out in force to enjoy the spectacle
As well as a great spectator sport , cycling is very much an activity in Ilkley Cycling Club for participants at all levels from those learning to ride with their families , joining in our youth activities or wanting to join one of our social rides ( see the Rides page ), challenging themselves at our renowned White Rose Classic Sportive,( entry here) to our local club racers keen to succeed across all the cycling disciplines ( details on our Racing pages )
Our training day on Saturday 28th Feb at the Steven Burke Sports Hub , Nelson was a great success & well attended by young people and adults – it shows what great use we could make of our own local off road circuit facility – hopefully our plans will see some progress in 2015.
Club race events include our Open 10 Mile TT on the local Addingham Circuit 15th March – entries Via CTT online - and our Open 25 Mile TT on the Boroughbridge Circuit 5th April – Online entry open now. ICC ’s 2 day team race will take place again the last weekend in May ,and the Town Centre Races will bring all of Ilkley out again on June 24th . We have the White Rose Classic on June 28th and our ‘vintage tweed’ ride the day before . Later in the year we will be running our really successful ICC Cyclocross event again.
The next ICC open event is a 25m Time Trial on Sunday 5th April (Easter Sunday morning) . Its a much flatter course than yesterday’s ICC 10m tt. Its on the A168 which is the quiet road running parallel to Read More
ICC member Neil Harris is raising money for 2 charities this year by cycling coast to coast in America (mainly solo with a tent). It’s about 4,500 miles and he’s aiming to do it in 50 days so a good average mileage given the Read More