Club Tens

29 June 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.


    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."

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Club ten results 1st July 2021

Terry Parvin 25:06

Paul Tyler 25:42

Jonathan Grievson 26:43

Dave Nichol 27:34 Road bike

Howard Heighton 28:00

Sophie Heighton 28:07

Caroline Ratcliff 28:31

Caroline Heighton 31:53

Terry set a new course record of 25:06. Who will be first with a 24 minute ride. Shaun Wakes?????

Thanks to Phil & Mary Everitt, John Adamson, Ken Slater, Barry Wakes and Keith Birbeck.

This event was held on Thursday 24th June with 9 riders from the club taking part.

Shaun Wakes        1:02:51
Terry Parvin          1:05:21
Dave Nichol          1:05:24
Paul Tyler             1:06:19
Tom Heighton       1:08:22
Howard Heighton   1:12:01
Caroline Ratcliff     1:13:30
Sophie Heighton    1:16:35
Caroline Heighton  1:25:47

Shaun is the club 25 miles champion for 2021 and is also awarded the Sep Edmenson Memorial 25 miles handicap trophy.

Thanks to all of the riders and to Phil and Mary Everitt, Dave Cook, John Adamson, Ken Slater, Keith Birbeck, and Barry Wakes for helping out.

Club ten results 10/06/2021

Terry Parvin 25:11

Paul Tyler 25:46

Richard Barnett 26:40

Roger Whitehill 27:54

Cariline Ratcliff 28:09

Sophie Heighton 28:21

Ian Dunn 28:26

Howard Heighton 30:19

Caroline Heighton 32:22

Thanks to all the riders and Phil & Mary Everitt, John Adamson, Ken Slater, Barry Wakes and Dave Nichol for helping out. Also the lone supporter who rode over to cheer riders, Steve Davies. Any excuse for a few extra miles.

Club ten results 17/6/2021

Terry Parvin 25:53

Paul Tyler 26:00

Richard Barnett 26:34

Jonathan Grievson 27:18

Howard Heighton 27:22

Roger Whitehill 27:43

Caroline Ratcliff 28:32

Sophie Heighton 28:45

Gill Barnett 30:45

Caroline Heighton 31:51

Thanks to the riders and Phil & Mary Everitt, John Adamson, Keith Birbeck, Barry Wakes and Dave Nichol.

The club 25 miles time trial will be held on the 24th June on the T255 course near Bishopton.

Signing on for riders will take place at the chipping storage area south of Stillington - Bishopton crossroads from 5:30pm, first rider off at 6:31pm.

All bikes must be fitted with a working rear light. No light no ride.

Non club members are welcome to ride.

Entry fee £5.