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Club 25 Mile Timetrial Championship 20178
25 May 2018
Club championship 25 time trial is on Tuesday 12 June, first rider off at 7:15. As there is a handicap trophy and a veteran's trophy as well as overall winner (men and women) awards I need to know in advance if you will be riding and what your age is on 12 June and your best 25 time in the previous 3 years. I also need lots of volunteers to marshal, time keep and start off the riders. Am hoping to get Chelford Village Hall as HQ, but still awaiting final confirmation. I will post as soon as it's confirmed.

Map of the course:

Paul Barber, Timetrial Secretary
Club 10 - Wednesday, 23rd May
21 May 2018
The SCC `10`s will recommence this Wednesday 23/5 at 7:30pm. Please can the usual marshalls etc let me know if they CAN`T be there. Anyone who fancies tuning up to help will be most welcome

Mike Brooks - Wednesday night 10s coordinator
Seamons Evening Road Race - Helpers Required
18 May 2018
Helpers & Marshals Wanted - Seamons Road Race - Tuesday Evening 26th June 2018.

Just a reminder that Seamons CC is once again organising a very popular 33-mile road race under the TLI Cycling rules. The racing shall start at 7pm and will be held on the Siddington circuit with the headquarters based at the Siddington Village Hall, Cheshire, SK11 9JR. As before, three age based categories of 16-44; 45-54 and 55+ shall comprise the competitive racing and to enable everything to run smoothly we need as many volunteers as possible. There are many important roles to cover… for example we require marshals on each of the circuit corners, sign-on officials, car drivers to lead each race category and last but not least we need help in providing refreshments (any cake etc. donations will be gratefully received)…the refreshments last year went down very well! To pledge any help, you can contact me either by a message through Facebook or email

Full details of all TLI Cycling membership, events and activities can be found at

Ashley Cress Seamons RR Organiser
Latest Club Kit Order Has Arrived
01 May 2018
Kit has arrived. I am in all afternoon and evening today so PLEASE PLEASE try to collect today. I’m off to Mallorca Tuesday for a week and my daughter is moving into her flat tomorrow so I will be helping her decorate so not around much

Club 10 - Wednesday, 2nd May and for the next 3 Weeks
29 April 2018
There will be NO Wednesday night time-trial on 2nd May and for at least the next three weeks due to road re-surfacing. We have spoken to Westmead Team 88 and they are happy for us to ride in their event for the next three weeks. Their 10 uses the J2/1 starting at 7pm on Wednesdays and the HQ is Siddington Village Hall (south of Monks Heath on the A34) Entry fee is £5 and a rear light is required. For Seamons riders these events will not count towards the Seamons 10 series Championship.

Mike Brooks - Wednesday night 10s coordinator
Club 10 - This Wednesday, 18th April
16 April 2018
The meeting and signing on location this Wednesday night (since the Bear's Paw lay-by is unavailable) will be in Ditchfield Lane at the back of High Legh Garden Centre. We've used this location about three years ago when alternatives were unavailable. If you turn into Halliwell's Brow off the A50 with the Garden Centre on you left its the first left turn after about 100 metres. Note that first rider is off at 7:00 p.m

Mike Brooks - Wednesday night 10s coordinator
Seamons CC 2018 Handbook Now Available
04 April 2018

The 2018 Club Handbook is now available.

Members who have elected to receive an electronic copy can download the PDF from here.

Those who have requested a paper copy will receive it shortly.
SCC Group Descriptions and Organised Ride Guidance. April 2018 Update
28 March 2018
Dear Members,

Welcome to another year of riding with Seamons CC.

Updated descriptions of the groups available for you to ride with, and the guidance for your participation are now available in the docs section: Organised Ride Descriptions  &   Organised Ride Guidance

Whether or not you are a new or continuing club member, please read these carefully and, as the weather begins to improve, enjoy the experience of riding safely with SCC.

Best wishes,

Nigel Harrop SCC Chairman
M&DTTA Lunch & Prize Presentation - Awards 28th January 2018
23 February 2018

Multiple awards to Seamons riders for the 2017 timetrial season at the M&DTTA Lunch & Prize Presentation.

Team Awards:
1st Team Cheshire Point Series - Ade Hughes 564 pts, John Spearman 448 pts, Alan Chorley 357 pts - 1139 total pts
1st Team 25 Mile Championships, Tom White Trophy - Alan Chorley, Ade Hughes, Dan Mathers
1st Team 100 Mile Championships, South Lancs Shield - Ade Hughes, Alan Chorley, Ronan O'Cualain
1st Team 12 Hour Championships, LH Brooks Cup - Ade Hughes, Martin Wiggan, Dan Mathers - 771.45 miles

Individual Awards:
Ade Hughes - 1st Middle Distance Vet on Std, 2nd Cheshire Points Series, 2nd Senior BAR, 2nd Middle Distance Championship, 2nd 12 hour Championship & Gold Medal, 3rd 50 mile Championship, 3rd 100 mile Championship
Martin Wigan - 3rd 12 hour Championships and Gold Medal
Dan Mathers - 4th 12 hour Championships and Gold Medal
John Spearman - 5th Cheshire Points Series
Alan Chorley - 12th Cheshire Points Series
January 2018 Squirrel
05 February 2018

The January 2018 edition of the Club's Squirrel magazine is now available to view online or download from here:
Dates for 2018
18 December 2017
As requested, for your 2018 kitchen calendar, here are some key dates where your practical support will be greatly appreciated next year.

Club 10s: from Weds 18th April to Weds 15th August inc. (NOT 13th June)

Club Championships: -
10 mile TT - Weds 30th May
25 mile TT - Tuesday 12th June
Hill Climb - Sunday 7th October

SCC Open Events: -
Seamons Evening RR - Tuesday 26th June, Siddington Circuit
Seamons Open 25 mile TT - Saturday 28th July, Goostrey & J2/9

There will be more opportunities to contribute, including social activities, but these are all good New Year's Resolution starters for 2018. Dates of all Club Championships etc will appear here, as soon as fully finalised.

Best Wishes, Nigel Harrop, Chairman.
VTTA Manchester & NW - Awards for 2017
27 November 2017
Congratulations to Adrian Hughes & Alan Chorley on receiving the following awards for the 2017 timetrial season at the VTTA Manchester & NW Lunch & Prize Presentation.

Adrian Hughes:
BAR Champion - Bert Starkey Trophy
& 7th in National BAR
3 Distance Champion - Butterworth Trophy
BAR Local Course Champion - Stan Livingston Trophy
3 Distance Local Champion - 3 Distance Shield
Short Distance Local Champion - FTA Trophy

Adrian Hughes & Alan Chorley - 3 Distance Waterson Team Shield

MDLCA - Awards for 2017
27 November 2017
Congratulation to Jeanette Barber on receiving Veterans BAR award for the 2017 timetrial season at the M&DLCA Lunch & Prize Presentation.

Some Notes From The 2017 AGM
22 November 2017
Dear Member,

This is a brief update for anyone who, like me, was unable to attend this year's AGM. I am very grateful to David Hoyle for stepping into the role of Chairman for the evening. Teamwork!!

The meeting was attended by around 40 members. As there were no proposals affecting our Constitution submitted by the closing date, the main purpose of the night was to elect your Committee for 2018. The only Committee member who chose to stand down was our long-serving Membership Secretary, Mike Brooks. On behalf of us all, I would like to thank Mike for all the hard work and dedication he has shown during a time when the Club has experienced such a massive growth in membership. Hopefully he will still oversee our regular Wednesday evening 10s. Therefore the Committee is largely unchanged for 2018, with only exception being that John Hammond will combine the roles of Treasurer and Membership Secretary. Congratulations to Jeanette Barber who was elected to be Vice President for the next two years.

During the AoB section of the meeting the Club decided to end the practice of offering a monthly extended Social Run, and to ask the Committee to consider ways in which more of our 250+ members could be encouraged to more actively support our wide range of cycling related activities.

Many thanks to those of you who manged to attend and/or are contributing to our excellent Club in any other way.

Nigel Harrop, Chairman.
Cheshire Police - Helmet Cam Reporting Website
31 May 2017
We have been informed that Cheshire Police now have a website to submit dashcam / helmetcam footage:

"I am pleased to announce that if you have any footage from either a dashboard camera or helmet camera that requires a police officer to view / investigate you can now do this through our website ! Click on the link below and read all about it.

Please read the front page carefully to understand what will be done with the footage and the requirement of a statement should the officer wish to proceed with a potential prosecution.

Road Policing Unit

Cheshire Police - iceQR Stickers
14 November 2016
As mentioned at the AGM Cheshire Police are recommending In Case of Emergency ID helmet stickers that can be scanned by the emergency services.

The iceQR stickers can be obtained from, cost is £1.50 including delivery then 99p per year to keep registration active.
Discounts for Club Members 2015
23 March 2015
We are delighted that the number of suppliers offering discounts to Seamons CC members has increased. Currently you can obtain a discount, on production of your 2015 SCC Membership Card, at the following: -

* Altrincham Bike Shak,10 Oakfield Trading Estate, Altrincham, Cheshire. WA15 8EJ. Tel: 0161 929 9355. 10% off accessories.

* Grapevine Computers, 20 Greenwood Street, Altrincham. WA14 1RZ. Tel: 0161 941 6978. 10% off labour charges.

* Sport-Med Physiotherapy, Norbury Chambers, 2-6 Norbury Street, Stockport. SK1 3SH. Tel: 0161 474 7469. 10% off consultations & treatment.

Seamons Cycling club is grateful to the Suppliers for their generous offers, but would like to make it clear that this does not imply that the Club endorses their products. Please ensure that you take your 2015 SCC Membership card with you, and clarify in advance that the offer applies to any goods or services you intend to purchase.
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