Carl Middleton as won the 2015 Hill Climb series in his first year of racing for the club. A talented climber Carl set some great times on the Bwlch mountain climb thought-out the series. Carl Regularly competes in Biathlons so he no stranger to tough competition and regularly trains on the hills around the Rhondda Valley’s. At the forthcoming Presentation Dinner he will be presented with the “Tony Gammon Trophy”.
Congratulations to Dale Appleby who recently completed the Tour of Britain Cycle Race. Dale started cycling with the ACME and now rides for the NFTO Professional team. The 2015 edition of the British race was regarded as a tough event with a world class field, won by MTN-Qhubeka rider Edvald Boasson Hagen. Dale originally from the Rhondda was the 15th best British rider in the pack overall. A Specialist climber Dale did take the ACME Hill Climb Championship trophy in 2002 as a young member. Members recently met up with Dale before the Abergavenny classic and he said then he was very pleased with his form in the run up to the British premier event.