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Author: David Jarrom

Friday night TTs go virtual

Now that the club TTs have sadly come to an end (again huge thanks to Graeme Boswell for putting these on this year!) we discussed at the committee meeting creating a virtual event on Friday evenings! We will join an event already in place: Why not also join us for a chat on Discord…
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Cardiff Ajax Annual Dinner – 23 Nov – Tickets now available! It’s time to get the gladrags on and celebrate this year’s activities and achievements! This year’s annual dinner and prizegiving is on 23 November at The Discovery, Celyn Ave, Cardiff CF23 6FH Tickets include a three-course dinner, and we will be issuing a range of awards to members (racing and non-racing) to celebrate their…
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Back on track – winter Wednesday training at Maindy

Wednesday night training at Maindy begins again on 18th September. These sessions are held every Wednesday from 6 until 9 pm throughout the autumn and winter. These sessions are coach led training sessions, and normally consist of chaingang sets with recovery periods in between, with groups divided by ability (beginners and improvers ride from 6…
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Welsh cyclocross league round 1 – Tredegar Park

David Jarrom writes with an update from the cyclocross season opener. Photos by Rob Goldsmith and Nic Pow It’s September already. For most cyclists, a time to start winding down a little after a busy summer, and maybe time to start thinking about taking a break after a season of racing. For a certain breed…
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Let them eat cake: Ajax outing to Hill

Nia James writes of an Ajax trip across the border for culinary delights. They’ll be another chance to ride 100 miles and eat cake on 6 October….. To the uninformed or uninitiated the prospect of a 100 mile ride to a village called Hill might not be particularly appealing.  Fear not. The route from Maindy…
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Summer BBQ – 31st August, save the date!

All members, friends and family are welcome to join us for our annual summer barbecue. This will be held at the Butchers Arms, Rhiwbina on 31st August from 4PM. Food is FREE thanks to the support of Rob Berry, club member and proprietor of R.J. Berry’s Quality Butchers. We hope to see you there!

600km audax – Ben Allen’s Summer Tour

Another update from David, our Audax Correspondent: I’m sure everyone has something they say they’ll never do, whilst knowing deep down they’ll change their mind at some point and do it anyway. I certainly do, as that something was a 600km audax. In case you don’t know, audaxes are simply rides of a set distance…
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Peacocks and Kites 300km audax

This from occasional audaxer David Jarrom, who is taking it all a bit more seriously this year: This was my third time tackling Peacocks and Kites, probably one of my favourite events on the audax calendar, and one I’d encourage everyone to do. Whether you want to do it more than once depends how much you like climbing: the route racks up about 4000m worth, but pays you back with some…
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Welsh Cyclocross Championships roundup

A muddy course at Abergavenny Leisure Centre meant some heavy going for the Ajax riders and kept Rob and David busy in the pits. Clare Dallimore took Silver behind Hope Factory Racing’s Ruby Miller in the women’s race and Ajax took Silver in the women’s team race. Suzie Warren was 14th and Liz Webb 16th. Results for the men:…
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Ajax “Hill” Cake Ride

Earlier this year, some members set a few cycling goals, one of which was to do a 100mile ride. Chris Byrne decided to organise a 100 mile ride on the 7th October 2018 to a small village called Hill, near Berkeley, Gloucestershire via Magor and the Old Severn Bridge. Unfortunately Chris got injured a free…
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