Welcome to the LVRC Website
The League of Veteran Racing Cyclists provides racing for cyclists who are veterans. To be eligible to join you must be 40 years of age or more; the League is open equally to male and female bike racers. Don't worry if you think you aren't fit enough to race - in the LVRC you are always allowed (encouraged, in fact) to compete in an older age group than your calendar age indicates. The only exception to this is National Championship and Percy Stallard Series races. This is deliberately designed to help people get back into racing, and move up the groups as fitness starts to return.
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LVRC INTERNATIONAL RACING INFO FOR 2015
ICF World Road Championship 2nd August 2015
Aartselaar Belgium, South of Antwerp. repeat all other info from 2014
43rd FIS-RSC International Cycling Week Hartberg
Austria 14th - 21st August 2015. repeat all other info from 2014.
Masters Championships St Johaan Austria
Events from 22nd - 29th August
World Cup 22nd - 25th TT 26th Masters 27th - 29th
repeat all other info from 2014
Racing in Belgium.
All as 2014 but add www.waod.be after Wielerbonden
New for 2015
UCI World Cycling Tour
The idea behind WCT is to have an "amateur world champion" There are qualifying rounds held throughout the world and qualifiers contest the world championship for their age group.
The qualifying events are Sportives, but in fact are mass participation races No qualifying events in UK as Sportives here are non competitive, except there is a qualifying event for the time trial only Peterborough 6/7 Jun.
European qualifying events:- St Tropez 12Apr. Copenhagen14/16 May. Skyros 22/24 May. Ljubljana 12/14 Jul. Trento 17/19 Jul. St Johaan 22/24 Aug. Final Aalborg Denmark 3/6 Sep.
Day licences available for qualifying events. UCI (BC) licence required for final.
Full details www.uciworldcyclingtour.com
European Masters Games. Nice 1st - 11th October 2015
Road Race 3/4 October
Track no details
MAIN LVRC DATES 2015
LVRC Cyclo Cross Champs Misterton, Leics 18th Jan (details below)
Omnium Competition, Newport Velodrome, Sun 15 – Mon 16th Feb
LVRC EFGH RR Champs 10th May
LVRC AB RR Champs, Worcs 24th May
LVRC CD RR Champs, Audlem Cheshire 21st June
National Criterium Champs, Lichfield Sat 5th Sept
National Track Championship, Newport Velodrome, Sat 19 - Sun 20 Sept
LVRC TT Champs 27th Sept
June 28 LVRC Battle of Edge Hill RR
July 12 LVRC Omloop RR
The LVRC National Cyclo-cross Championship will be staged at the ultra popular venue of Misterton Hall, Nr Lutterworth,LE17 4JP.
The Welland Valley CC promotion will see the age related competitors battle for the coveted National jerseys in the splendid surrounds of Misterton Hall.
The course will be challenging due to the nature of the varied terrain of fast shale pathways, tarmac roadways, dry woodlands and strength sapping meadowland.
Sunday 18th January 2015
Start Time - 13:30pm
Organisers - Vic & Dean Barnett c/o 6 Great Bowden Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7DE.
Email - email@example.com
I have gone for an afternoon start to allow any competitors travelling ample time to arrive at Misterton.
I am thinking about hosting a Go-Ride Cross event for Seniors/Jun/Women and a Youth event prior to the main event - The LVRC National Championship.
LVRC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 28TH SEPTEMBER 2014
NAPTON VICTORY HALL
Members attending 20 (Quorum achieved).
Apologies for absence D Woods
1 Don Parry Chairman see report on web site
2 Peter Wilson Secretary. Carrying on as usual
3 Ian Booth Treasurer. LVRC is in a healthy financial position. Members wanting more detail should email the Treasurer for the full report.
4 Mike Cross Registrar. Members wanting a detailed report should email the LVRC Registrar for a copy. Membership totals approximately 2000.
5 Barrie Mitchell Road race co-ordinator. All 2015 championships allocated, Criterium championships date to be allocated. Details on web site
6 Mick Ives.Percy Stallard Co-ordinator, cyclo cross, sec press secretary. Onimpex as kindly agreed to continue as sponsor. Thanks to Ken Jones. Cyclo cross championships date third Sunday in January. High standard of racing in the Stallard series reported during 2014.
7 Mike Amery. Stock controller. Omnium and track championships great success.
8 Jim Golden. Webmaster. Action (with DP) to look at making members forum easier to use or perhaps revert to Facebook.
9 Pete Ryalls. ICF representative carrying on as usual.
Election of officials
All officials agreed to stand again and were re-elected en bloc
Proposal 1. Defeated. 5 for 15 against. The committee agreed to review the Rules of Racing and Organisation and Safety Handbook to take into account current worries re the conduct of some competitors in events.
Proposals 2.3.4 were amended with the agreement of the meeting and passed as follows.
“All Race entry fees will be at the discretion of the organiser with a maximum cap of £15 per race. The only variation to this will be where third party owned circuits need to be hired and then the entry fee will reflect the cost of hire of the circuit. Stage race entry fees should be not greater than the number of stages multiplied by the maximum fee of £15 per race.”
It was agreed this was to allow for Extra first aid, more race cars where necessary and high charges for circuits (Olympic Park and Ciclo Park) and NOT higher prizes or extra donations for charities. Organisers should keep to £10.00 if possible and entry fee should be stated in handbook
This was carried unanimously in the meeting.
Proposal 5. New rule 23. (Delete rule 23b) The closing date for all entries shall be three weeks before the date of the event. Entries accepted for all events shall be at the discretion of the organiser. Until further notice all rider entries for G, H and I categories received by the closing date must be accepted. Carried unanimously by the meeting.
Proposal 6. Rule 28. Adopted as a trial for 2014 To be ratified as it stands. Carried unanimously by the meeting.
Date of 2015 AGM 27th September. Venue Napton Victory Hall after the Time Trial Championships.
Eighteen years of LVRC track training at Manchester Velodrome
Fancy riding on the fastest track in the world? Would you like the chance to ride behind a derny motorbike? If so, Region 4 is pleased to announce that for the eighteenth consecutive year there will be LVRC track training at Manchester this winter. These sessions are suitable for all levels of ability, including complete novices.
Sunday 18 January 2015 3pm to 5pm
We hope to be able to announce further dates for February and March in due course.
Please enter on a standard LVRC entry form, enclosing £12 per session. One form may be used for multiple dates. Please make cheques payable to "D Watson". Please don't forget to enclose a stamped addressed envelope.
Hire bikes are available. If you need one, simply specify the size required on your entry form and pay for it on arrival at the track.
Please send entries to:
Dave Watson, 207 Manchester Road, Greenfield, Oldham. OL3 7HX.
(Anyone who would like to get early notification of future events is invited to send an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with "Track Training - subscribe" in the subject line. If you do not have e-mail, please send a brief note in the post and I will put you on my postal list.)
PROVISIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DATES FOR 2015 & CLASSIC RACES
Online Membership now available for Region 3 Members.
AGE GROUP PERCENTAGES WHICH WILL BE USED IF ORGANISERS ARE OVER SUBSCRIBED
Category / Age Range
A 40 – 44
B 45 – 49
C 50 - 54
D 55 – 59
E 60 – 64
F 65 – 69
G 70 – 74
H 75 – 79
I 80 – 84
J 85 – 90
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