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Merida Brassmonkey MTB Race - 16 December 2012

Sergeant Bryant had given his orders. Deepcut Barracks at 11.00 for knobbly fun. Sappers Brown, Bennett, Mortleman, Linney, Lewis and Bryant junior lined up with a motley selction of equipment for a 2 hour enduro.

Op Shrop

The latest Mort MTB week-end took as up to the Long Mynd in sunny Shropshire. 4 up: mort’s x 2, Alan Lewis, and Ian Mill, with luxury accommodation in a couple of “Pods” – basically heated sheds, with lights and power sockets – what more could you want?

Awards Dinner 2012

Thanks to the set up team on Saturday 10th November,the evening looked ready to be a right old corker , and thats before anyone knew about "Sals sneeky fashion accessories parade"!!! We could expect no less with Debbies superb wine choices , Kims lovely paperbag lanterns , Sals lovingly sewn gold, silver and bronze table runners (yes Mark Evans , the thing you cut up for extra fabric to extend your sari accessories!!!!- you're disqualified!

7Oaks Triathlon entries sell out

All of the entries for the April 2013 7Oaks Triathlon were filled in record time on Thursday.  The waitlist is also full and no more entries can be taken.  We are sorry that not everyone can be accommodated at our event.

Club_TT_Champs - Final Results 2012

Position at the end of the season after 18 events (up to and including 15 September). One event was cancelled and another won't count for club points due to an accident.
Congratulations to Jamie and Penny. See you both at the awards evening.

Challenge Henley Half

Club members Neil Mc, Fla Bot and Nick Anderton (plus we think a few others - sorry identify yourselves and will add you and your thoughts to the report) took part in the Challenge Henley Half (a half ironman distance event) on Sunday 16 September.

Southwater 2012

Making up for a lack in numbers (more of that later) with enthusiamand volume, three determined 7oaks teams had a great time competing inthe Southwater super sprint relays on Sunday.

12 hour TT

Martin Brown and Jamie Saunders pushed themselves to the limit in the flat lands south of Ashford.

New club website survey

We are going to give the club website a bit of rebuild and it would be good to know your thoughts and ideas. 
We have put together an online survey to help us gauge what everyone thinks, it would be great if you could just take 2minute (yes I have timed it) to complete the survey.  It’s your club.
Link to survey (here)

News from the National Club Relays

Mixed news from Holme Pierrepont near Nottingham where the 7Oaks Tri F50 team continues it's winning ways with Gold again this year.

Polhill TT (Q10/18) Times - 16 August

As everyone is aware we had a serious accident take place during the event but are happy to hear that Chris is now out of hospital and wish him a speedy recovery.

Club Cycle Kit

A new batch of club cycle kit, including long and short sleeved jerseys and men's bib shorts has arrived!

Worthing Sprint Tri

Five from the club took part in this event which acted as a qualifier for the European Age Group Championships in Turkey in 2013.

Cyclopark Sessions - 25 July

The coached cycle sessions at the Cyclopark on Wednesday 25th July by VO2 Maximum Triathlon coaches will include a cornering masterclass coached by Jimmy or a group riding session coached by Paula. 

Ironman UK - 22 July 2012

54   (5) Dan Bryant               10.30.36
61   (7) Richard Westover   10.37.04
71 (12) Alastair Moffatt        10.51.47
87   (6) Glenn Karpeta        11.02.04
Full results here

La Marmotte 2012 - Sam's story

It was back in December of 2010 on the club Christmas ride that I first heard of this mystical event they call ‘La Marmotte’. 

Bearded Man Black Mountain 3 day enduro

Holy friggin’ moley……………….. all in all a pretty hardcore event, requiring grit and determination – mainly determination to ignore the grit………….

Road Safety Improvements on Polhill

If you've cycled along the A224 and specifically Polhill recently you will have probably noticed improvements in signing, road markings and a reduction in the speed limit to 50mph.

5K/Cycle Ride on Sunday

After the 5K a 30 mile ride is planned from the track so bring your bike if interested. Pace will be decided by who rides but will probably be inter/fast pace.