Challenging Times

Lune Racing Cycling Club’s Coal Road Challenge, a 67 mile reliability ride, is fast becoming a regular fixture in the North West cycling calendar. The focus is the climb of 500m road in the Western Dales. This was the route between Dent and Kirkby Stephen market and was regularly traversed by pack-horse trains. It also

Coal Road under snow

Been round the Coal Road route today; all clear except the Coal Road itself In some places ice hard snow covers the road. Too risky to sent the ride over. Will revert to Plan B which we had to use about 3 years ago Normal route to check point at Garsdale Head, straight down Garsdale

Coal Road Update

Gordon Helme will be joining me on Friday to check the route. Following the large turnout last year and the competition from our motor cycle chums, we have decided to ‘sign on’ and finish in the car park. The assembly point for the starts will take place as usual in the lay-by area. Groups will

Coal Road Challenge 2012

Coal Road Challenge Feb 24 same route same 3 starts full details here next week. Last year being special it was widely advertised and the 155 entries raised £1000 for Gordon but tested the organisation to the full. I want to return to up to 100 club level riders. Howard helped in 2012 by collecting

AGM Report

Provisional dates for 2013 races; Aughton 3-4 cats 21st April Capernwray 2-3-4 cats 9th June These may change depending on BC or even CDNW Members are asked to marshal at least one race Club Dinner Tony will try to book the Dinner at the Bowling Green Lancaster on 21st Dec This to be confirmed and