Please remember to log your car registration at reception when you arrive.
See you all tomorrow evening at the merchants manor 7pm for 7.30pm meal.
The voting for this year's Achievement Award and WOW cup has now closed, after 38 members voted - a very good turnout! The winners will be announced at our Christmas Party on Dec. 20th, and several Golden Spokes will be presented as well. It should be a fun evening so do come if you can, and please bring some food - anything you like! - and a wrapped prize for KK's raffle. Money raised will go to Sailability once again.
There is a book launch we are going to this Friday at the Falmouth art gallery/ library at7pm..it's a book about cycling through China on a fold-up bike by Anthony Fagan This was way before China opened up to westerners..! There is a short talk and nibbles and free vino! Thought you might be interested martin!! Everyone is welcome ..cheers Paula
Sad news. Paul Sherwen died on Sunday in his sleep aged only 62. Well respected pro rider in the 70s and 80s on the international scene and well known broadcasting partner of Phill Liggett on ITV's coverage of the Tour de France. One of the small band of Brits who broke into the European scene and rode 7 Tours and commentated on 33 others.
Don't forget that on Monday 3rd December a representative from Watt Bikes will be at The Hub (Falmouth School) at 7.00 p.m. to demonstrate the new Watt bikes and show us all of their functions. All welcome, you don't have to be a member of The Hub. I understand there will be a short 'class' too.
Minutes of the November meeting now in the members area of the Forum.
Christmas meal money is now due in. £15pp. I’ll be at the meeting on Thursday. If anyone else would like to add their names please let me know as we have a few spaces on the table.
The article on the Cycling UK website has now been updated with my post attempt comments. See you Sunday.
Well done Robin and as near as dammit - still a bl***y good effort. Even so - congratulations! R753
I would like to thank you all the most amazing support you gave me yesterday. To the "operations team" that worked tirelessly sorting out all the logisitics and timing schedules and who generously gave their time up to travel to Newport on two occasions to test things out. To the volunteers who took on the work in and around the track that was so important to the smooth running of the event. To all those wheelers, track cyclists, family and friends who gathered in the spectator area and gave such volume to the encouragement on each and every lap - that was at times the only thing I had to cling on to! To all those who were unable to make it but sent messages of encouragement. Such a big THANKYOU to you all. It felt very much a team effort. I fell short of the distance of 44.271 kms by just over 2k. It's a lot in the scheme of things - but less than three minutes on the track! However, we did break the record for the number of supporters at a VTTA record attempt. The velodrome staff were impressed. Back to normal cycling now. And drinking beer. Robin
Article about Robin’s Hour attempt published on the Cycling UK Website. https://www.cyclinguk.org/article/could-robin-be-record-breaker-retirement
The balance of £15 is now due for the Christmas meal please. I'll be at the Club Meeting or see me on Sundays. Thanks I'm still waiting for the menu choices for Vanessa and Anne.
Thanks all for an excellent Film Night - particular thanks to Chris for running the film and to Kath and Clive for the grub. What a pity that only a very few Wheelers were there! As members make the effort to organise these efforts - please support them. Remember, it is your club and needs your support! R753
Robin will be talking about the run up to his Hour record attempt on the Source Sports Show, on Source FM, this Saturday morning, with plenty of mentions of Falmouth Wheelers and what a great club to be in. Due to start at 11am, although I understand that it may be at 10.50. Source FM programmes can also be downloaded from the net.
Get your thinking Caps on as we need your nominations for the Achievement Award and the Wow awards please. The deadline for nominations is the film night, this Thursday 15th November. Make contact with either myself, Liz, Sonjia or Fred either before film night or on the night. We present these awards at our Christmas meeting in December.
Thank you to Phil and Dave for fixing my puncture and to Fred and gang for waiting for us. Teresa
Please don't forget the we have a Film Night next Thursday on November 15th. We aim to start the Film at 7.30 and there will be a selection of Popcorn and Crisps for you to enjoy while the film is on. No Choc Ices I'm afraid.
Does anyone have a turbo trainer I could borrow where it's possible to alter the resistance? I need one for a few days to help sort my position on the track bike.
Minutes of October now in the members area of the Forum.