Welcome to the New WebSite

Welcome to the new look Acme Wheelers(Rhondda) CC website. We hope that members will find it easy to use and become involved in the members’ only Forum, please sign up to it as soon as you can so that it can be the resource members requested.  We hope that guests/visitors to the site will be encouraged to become involved with the Club when they are able to see the activities of the Club.

It has been a delight to read the News articles in recent weeks to see many of our racing members achieving personal bests at a variety of distances.  Well done to you all and enjoy a well earned rest before your winter training begins.  The old adage “winter miles leads to summer smiles” is still true today.

Club Runs continue to be well supported, be it Sunday “café ride” or the Saturday/Sunday more serious training ride.  There should be something for everyone to join in with on the week-end.

Please let us know through the Forum or via a Committee Member what you think of the website and what “Threads” you would like to see on the Forum.  It is your web-site and will only reflect your needs if you make them known.

Enjoy many safe miles over the winter.

Club 50 Mile Championship

for news reportDave long has done the Triple by winning the recent Club 50 mile Championships to add to his 10 & 100 mile Championship wins this year. His time of 2.06.43 was a personal best which made the event even more pleasing. Second in the championship was Simon Kinsey who again produced a personal best with a 2.12.56 a rewarding time after the training he has been doing of late. The Championships have shown Dave’s talent to perform over three varied distances which makes him a great all-rounder in time trials as well his road racing skills. He could also be one of the favourites to win the Hill Climb Championships in November on Barn Hill to round off a successful season of racing.

Alec rides the British GHS Finals

DSC_7720Representing the ACME, Alec Morris was selected to ride The British GHS Championship after finishing on the podium of the South Wales District GHS.  The undulating course in Hertfordshire was a tough test for the 132 schoolboys competing over the 10 miles where Alec produced a 25.50, a great time considering the terrain and windy conditions.

To round off a good year for Alec at this year’s Presentation Dinner he will be awarded two trophies for his determination throughout the season. Firstly he has become the Club 5 Mile Series Champion collecting the most points during the series as his time trialing as improved month by month, as a result he will collect the “Dudley Thomas Memorial Trophy”. Also the Schoolboy Best All Rounder trophy will be engraved with his name as Alec as ridden the necessary open events to qualify for the award. His fastest 10 mile time this year has been a 24.46 a counting event for the BAR.

Carl Wins 2015 Hill Climb Series

Carl Middleton as won the 2015 Hill Climb series in his first year of racing for tDSC_0350 rhe 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”.