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Posts tagged with Shetland Wheelers

Cyclists in Aberdeenshire

Cyclists in Aberdeenshire

31/07/2009, by in

Last weekend Shetland Wheeler Christine McLean headed to Aberdeen district to take part in the Ythan Cycling Club 10 mile time trial.The weather was awful with torrential rain and a stiff head wind to contend with on the return leg. Surprisingly, despite the weather none of the 35 riders pulled ... Read more...

Carlos shows his class in hill climb

Carlos shows his class in hill climb

19/06/2009, by in

The Shetland Wheelers’ annual hill climb competition was held last Thursday, the sunny evening and light winds encouraging nine riders to face the 1.26 miles up to the top of Wormadale from J&K Anderson’s shop.The group set off at a quick pace right from the start, but began to string ou... Read more...

Cyclist McLean wins another gold

Cyclist McLean wins another gold

09/06/2009, by in

Cyclist Christine McLean returned at the weekend with another British gold to add to her growing collection of medals.The Shetland Wheeler was away competing in the National 25-mile Championship, considered by many to be the most important time trial on the calendar.(more…) Read more...

Riise rides to victory at Stirling event

Riise rides to victory at Stirling event

05/06/2009, by in

Cyclist Carlos Riise was the overall winner of the Royal Albert CC 10-mile time trial at Stirling on Sunday with an impressive ride in a large field of riders.The 90 who turned out early were met with almost perfect conditions on what was developing into a gloriously sunny and warm day.The c... Read more...

Fireman evades charity ride sabotage

Fireman evades charity ride sabotage

29/05/2009, by in News

By RYAN TAYLORA Sullom Voe fireman who took part in a cycling event to raise money for MS sufferers escaped a sabotage attempt after carpet tacks were laid down in the pathway of hundreds of cyclists.Tom Jenkins was participating in the Etape Caledonia cycle run in Highland Perthshire, whic... Read more...

Cyclist Christine is Shetland’s top sportperson

Cyclist Christine is Shetland’s top sportperson

01/12/2008, by in

CYLIST Christine McLean was named sportsperson of the year on Friday in the second annual Shetland Sports Awards.In what was a good evening all round for the female nominees, Unst sprinter Faye Richardson was crowned young sportsperson of the year and athletics coach Elaine Park was chosen as coac... Read more...