Category Archive: 2015 Open Road Races

Sep 21

Knottingley Velo – Double points score

The season may be drawing to a close, but the Hull Thursday Racing Team are still competing in the local racing scene. The latest event saw myself (Mark Walker), Josh Ravn and Danny Posnett tackle the 55 mile Knottingley Velo Road Race on the 13th September.

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Sep 03

My first LVRC racing season: Mandy Dean

Having laid all my worries, concerns and “What was I thinking?” to pen about becoming a cycle racer, (and at my age), I thought I should follow it up with how my season went, and was it really just a bit of madness, midlife crisis and all that.

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Aug 31

A Blyton brace for Posnett

Once more the Hull Thursday Racing team headed south of the Humber for the 9th Blyton circuit race on Wednesday 12th August. We had a strong team present, with recent 3rd Cat. Josh Ravn, Matt Johnson, Neil Dean, myself (Mark Walker) and Danny Posnett.

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Aug 04

Beverley crit – marshalling report

Just a few words from Mike McAllister about the Beverley town centre crit on 24th July 2015.

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Aug 04

Blyton Circuit Race – HTRC dominate

Usually Tuesday nights are reserved for training rides or time trials for Hull Thursday lads, so a trip down to Blyton near Gainsborough on Tuesday 21st July was something of a novelty.

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Jul 26

Keith Jordan Memorial – Graham Morgan second

Hull Thursday Road Club’s Graham Morgan sprinted into second place in Friday’s Keith Jordan Memorial support race round the cobbled Beverley town centre circuit.

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Jul 23

Team Cystic Fibrosis Road Race – A return to the good old days

After a couple of weeks away from racing open events, I returned to the saddle for the Team Cystic Fibrosis RR on 19 July, with a chance to redeem myself.

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Jul 13

Condor Buckstone Flanders RR

Having never ridden this race before, but knowing that it had a section of unsurfaced road and a short section up a 20% concrete ramp, I followed the race organiser’s instruction to use training wheels and suitable gearing.

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Jun 09

Back to racing with a bump – the Mark Walker comeback continues

Report from the City Road Club (Hull) Pete Taylor Memorial Road Race.

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Apr 19

Keith Carter Memorial RR – A war of attrition

April 12th marked something of a home fixture for Hull Thursday with the Keith Carter Road Race taking place over the arduous Newbald course, which was to go up the Cote de Newbald 6 times!

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