Welcome to Tyneside Vagabonds Cycling Club
Tyneside Vagabonds Cycling Club is based in the Newcastle upon Tyne / Ponteland area.
We have about 240 members of all ages from the Newcastle and Northumberland area
who enjoy the various club activities and social events organised by the club.

For more information about joining Tyneside Vagabonds click here

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Go-Ride Coaching Sessions
Go-Ride provides a fun and safe way to introduce young riders to cycling.
Tyneside Vagabonds run coaching sessions at Thorneyford Farm, Kirkley
on Saturday mornings, which are ideal for children aged 6 and upwards.

For more information about our Go-Ride coaching click here

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Vags Race Team
All members who race for the club in any event are part of the race team.
In 2013, the Race Team competed at all levels from novice to international level,
on-road, off-road, on the track, and in triathlons.
For more information about the Vags Race Team click here     

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Women and Girls (WAGs)
Women only Sunday social rides of 30-35 miles at an average 12-13mph.
Join us for a fun way to explore Northumberland's quiet roads (and excellent caf├ęs!).
Whatever your age and whether you're new to road cycling or an 'old hand' - you'll be warmly welcomed.
For more information about the Vags WAGs click here     

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Mountain Time Trial
The Vagabonds' Mountain Time Trial was first run in 1947 and is the North East's premier time trial.
It takes place on a challenging 47 mile course taking in Belsay, Rothbury, and Elsdon.
The 59th edition of the MTT is to be held on Sunday 18th May 2014.

For more information about the Mountain Time Trial click here

Near perfect warm and sunny conditions lead to a string of superfast times in the Club 10 Mile Championship - sadly roadworks causing the start and finish to be moved meant that times didn't count as club records.  Adam Wild was the fastest club rider, 6 seconds ahead of Chris Bush, with John Warrington only 2 seconds further back in third.  In what must be the most hotly contested championship in recent history, Mark Reed and Adam Hogarth were both within 11 seconds of a medal. 

Angela Hibbs was a clear winner of the ladies championship with an impressively fast 24:18, with Althea Carr in second place 30 seconds clear of Caroline Rochester in thrid place.  Josh Craven was fastest youth rider ahead of Joe Tubby.

Read more: Club 10 - 17th July 2014

Craig Gow lead the Tyneside Vagabonds team, including Josh Craven and Joe Tubby, to victory in the North East GHS Championships.  Over a shortened course (due to roadworks) of about 8.5 miles, Craig recorded a time of 21:23, to win by over 30 seconds from Fin Robertson of Derwentside C.C.  These riders will be joined by Patrick Lally (Derwentside C.C.) at the National GHS finals in Derbyshire in September.

Read more: North East GHS 10 Result Sheet 2014

Additional roadworks at the 'S' bends before Kirkley Hall forced a shortening of the course, resulting in the 10 mile championship being deferred to another club tt later in the season, and times not counting towards the season long BAR competition.

On a decent night, Tim Wilcock ran out winner by 12 seconds from Chris Bush.  Fastest lady was Althea Carr, just 4 seconds faster than visitor Alison Sarimiento from Harrogate Nova C.C.  Results below...

Read more: Club 10 - 19th June 2014

More Articles...

  1. Go-Ride Racing Saturday 14th June
  2. Club 25 - 5th June 2014
  3. Club 10 - 22nd May 2014
  4. North East GHS 10 Entry Details 2014
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