The end of the racing season for cycling comes with Warrington Road Clubs Open 2up Team Time Trial in memory of Johnny Helms who was the Cycling Weekly resident cartoonist from 1946 to 2009 and honorary club member.
July sees the annual Ron Spencer Memorial Open 25 Mile Time Trial Event run by Warrington Road Club, which this year also incorporated the Manchester and District Time Trial Association Annual 25 Mile competition as well. This brought over 100 riders from 44 different teams from the North West in an event which has seen current Tour De France riders Ian Stannard and Steve Cummings win in previous years events.
Warrington Road Clubs Open Four Up Team Time Trial Event is one of the most popular and sort after events in the Local Time Trial Cycling Calendar which proved to continue this year as thirty one teams from the region entered in this year’s competition.
This is the first of four Open Time Trial events that Warrington Road Club organise throughout the season, the first being a 50 Mile Individual Time Trial in memory of Harry Barker who founder the club in 1923.
Jack Gilbert of Warrington Road Club wins the British Cycling Racing Chance Foundation Road Race at Boll Hill on 31st May in the Cat3/4 Event.