Club Tens

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24 May 2022

  • Nathan Haas signs for Cofidis

    Nathan Haas will leave a Katusha-Alpecin team mired in uncertainty and ride for Cofidis next year, signing a two-year contract with the WorldTour-hopeful French team.

    Haas joined Katusha in 2018 after spending two seasons with Dimension Data and three with what’s now EF Education First, but has struggled for results. His only victory came on stage 2 of the 2018 Tour of Oman, and he has been unable to build on his fourth place finish at the 2017 Amstel Gold Race.

    The team are yet to assure the funds to continue in 2020 but Haas was already looking to move on, and liked the sound of the project developing at Cofidis under Cedric Vasseur, who took over as manager in 2018.

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    The French team, created in 1997, are aiming to return to the top tier of the sport and have already stated their intent in the transfer market with the acquisitions of Elia Viviani and Guillaume Martin.

    "I’ve always liked being in teams that have a strong drive to progress, to get better and take a next step. That’s exactly the spirit with Cofidis and Cedric Vasseur and that’s what attracted me," Haas said.

    "What I like about this team is the opportunity to take chances in each race, to give everything so as not to have any regrets. At the Tour de France, they were pretty much in every breakaway. Naturally, I really want to ride Amstel Gold Race and the Ardennes Classics, but I also and above all want to put myself at the service of the team, notably Elia, to help them achieve new successes."

    You can read more at Cyclingnews.com

The club tens start on Thursday 19th May and will be held each Thursday until the 11th August except for the 23rd of June when there will be a 25 on the Bishopton circuit.

Start at the entrance to some kennels on Racecourse Road, approximately 150 yards from the junction with Station Road.

Proceed in a south westerly direction to the Elstob Road Junction, turn left onto Elstob Road, then first left towards Bishopton.

At Stillington crossroads turn left to Stillington.

Proceed through Stillington and turn left after the school towards Grindon crossroads and the A177.

At Grindon crossroads turn left onto the A177 towards Sedgefield.

Finish approximately 175 yards north west of where the Old Stockton Road and Yarm lane meet the A177. 10 miles.

Signing on will be in the car park behind the library in Sedgefield from 6:00pm. First rider starts at 7:01 pm.

If anyone is able to help out at these events  placing and collecting signs, signing on, timekeeping, marshalling, number catching, please let me know.

Please Note

i)    No competitor shall be permitted to start either a Type A or Type B event unless such competitor has affixed to the rear of their machine a working rear red light, either flashing or constant, that is illuminated and in a position that is clearly visible to other road users.

(j)    No competitor shall be permitted to start either a Type A or Type B event unless such competitor has affixed to the front of their machine a working front white light, either flashing or constant, that is illuminated and in a position that is clearly visible to other road users.

All competitors must wear a properly affixed helmet which must be of hard/soft shell construction. Helmets should conform to a recognised Standard such as SNELL B95, ANSI Z90.4, AUS/NZS 2063:96, DIN 33-954, CPSC or EN 1078. It is the responsibility of the rider to:

(a)  Select a helmet that offers protection against head injury and does not restrict the rider's vision or hearing.

(b)  Ensure that the helmet is properly fitted, is undamaged and in good condition.

The CTT Teesside District now have a new website http://teesside.ctt.org.uk.

 

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This week's Saturday's Club ride is cancelled due to the strong winds that are forecast.

Saturday's Club ride 5th February is cancelled due to the strong winds that are forecast.

After the conclusion of the AGM  Dave Blair's funeral was discussed and it was suggested that, if attending, we wear a club top.


Just so you know and would like to do so too.