Bournemouth Jubilee members will be entering a number of road and circuit races in the 2018 season. Here are some of the more local races we will be looking to compete in. We may well also look to travel further afield to race as well. Please contact Tom Stocker firstname.lastname@example.org, the club’s road race secretary, if you are interested in racing this summer. We can look to coordinate our racing both in terms of possibly sharing travel and costs, and in terms of race tactics!
Local Road Races
Bournemouth Jubilee Wheelers Road Race
Portsmouth North End Road Race
Saturday 2nd June. For 2nd, 3rd & 4th Cat riders. Entry on BC Website.
Gillingham Wheelers Road Race
Sunday 17th June. For 3rd & 4th Cat riders. Entry on BC Website.
VC Venta Road Race
Sunday 24th June. For 2nd, 3rd & 4th Cat riders. Entry on BC Website.
John Holman Road Race
Henstridge: Sunday 2nd September. For 2nd, 3rd & 4th Cat riders. Entry on the BC Website.
Local Circuit Races
Every Wednesday evening throughout the summer circuit racing takes place at the Mountbatten centre at Portsmouth. There are also circuit races at Mountbatten on occasional weekends organised by Omega racing. There are usually a range of age related youth races up to U16s, as well as a 3rd Cat and E/1/2 races for men and a Women’s race. Full details and entry on the BC website.
Thruxton ‘Behind the Bikeshed’ Racing
A number of circuit races at Thruxton Motor Circuit, nr Andover. These mostly take place on Tuesday evenings. This year this seems to be regularly up to the end of May and again regularly in August. These usually involve a women’s race and races for 2/3 Cat men and for 4th Cat men. Full details and entry on the BC website.
Eight races at Henstridge airfield, nr Shaftesbury over the summer. These take place on Monday nights. They usually involve a 2/3 cat mens race and a race for 4th Cat men. There are also races for U16 and U14 youths. Full details and entry on the BC website.
Bournemouth Cycleworks Moreton Race Series
These take place on Thursday evenings and are run under the TLI rather than BC. They are run as a handicap with 4 ability graded groups. Riders will need to be TLI members. Entry is through UK-Biking website.