Monthly Archives: June 2014

2014 16th July, The Joan Robinson Championship, Evening Trial Rd 4 of 4

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Cheque Presentation

On Monday 16th June we presented a cheue for £2000 to the Northwest Air Ambulance. The money was raised at the Boxing day trial with donations from the Rochdale club and Cowm Leisure. Continue reading

2014 25th June, The Joan Robinson Championship, Evening Trial Rd 3 of 4

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2014 15th June Julian Bentley Trial, Championship Rd 3 of 5

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A venue change, and the loss of a good piece of land at Shawforth, due to the windfarm now being constructed, meant that this years Julian Bentley Trial was held at Lee Quarry, Rossendale. With the club deciding to make use of the long river sections right up to the waterfall, and also putting in a slightly bigger lap across the moor, to avoid any of the public on their mountain bikes, there was no classes for beginners as they would have struggled to get around. As it was a NWC round, it was the usual 4 laps ten sections that a good size entry had to tackle, with the sections having been set on the sensible side, we still felt they needed easing off on the morning of the trial, as heavy drizzle fell, making it very slippy on some of the mossy cambered turns. Continue reading