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Another busy few weeks for club members with riders finding winter sun in some far-flung places along with our weekly club rides around Berko.
Some of the ventures included… Majorca, Paris, Croatia, Côte d’Azur and the Italian Riviera, The Alps north-west of Avignon, France, Monpellier and Bellagio on Lake Como, Italy.

Our Chairman Mike competed in Ironman Lanzarote and has also collected the ‘London Classics’ by completing the three big 2019 events in London: The Marathon, Ride London and Swim the Serpentine. Chapeau!

Phil Liggett entertained us with stories of cycling, Africa and Save the Rhino.

The new BBC program ‘Escape to the Perfect Town’ featured Berko and included club member Christian enjoying post ride hydration. Click here for the program on BBC iPlayer.

Lee competed in Ironman Barcelona and put in a very respectful time on a tough course.

The quiz night BCC vs Berko Cricket Club vs Berkhamsted Raiders was a great success. BCC were beaten into second place by Berko Cricket Club but we were the winning Individual Team.

The Cyclo-cross season is well underway and a few of the clubs CX’rs had a great time at Welwyn. If you want to try CX click here for online entry to events in our area.

The clubs ‘Ride with the Pros’ event at Ashridge College is on Sunday 10th November and we are expecting Education First racer Hugh Carthy (along with other EF riders) and Anna Henderson to be riding. Click here for details and online entry.

Local lass Anna Henderson (racer for Team OnForm) competed in the UCI Worlds in Yorkshire where GB finished 3rd in the Mixed Team Time Trial event. The first time this event has been included in the worlds. Anna was also in the road race and finished as the highest place GB rider.

The local Gazette ran a photo special on our 2019 Time Trial. Well done racers, time keepers, helpers and organisers  Click here for online news.