Free Cake? – Club Awards, Social and Quiz

Free Cake? Well maybe not, but come and pick up an award, win a quiz prize and wine and dine at the Club's End of Season Bash to be held Saturday 10th February 2018 at 7pm at The Elephant and Castle, Newtown. This is one of the club's highlights of the year celebrating the club's and its members' achievements of 2017  and getting in the groove for the coming season so we would love you to come along and meet other club members off the bike Tickets f

We are going back to the Chrono

Back to the Chrono in 2018. After a second successful visit to the Chrono de Nations last October, the organising committee running the Chrono (international) cycling event in Les  Herbiers have  recently  contacted the Newtown Twinning Committee to ask if Newtown would accept the place of honour (as guests  of honour) for the next Chrono event in October 2018. The club has become an important part of the ties between the two towns and the invitation from

Club Membership Renewal through BC

The BC website requires a BC number for this renewal. This is a problem for non BC members who may not know the number If you can't find the original e-mail from BC with your number on please e-mail membership@hafren.cc and I'll get it for you from the web site Please advise all the family members you need this for in your e-mail You can also phone British Cycling 0161 274 2010    

SCCA Reliability Rides 2018

The 2018 dates SCCA Reliability Ride Series have now been confirmed Hafren will be promoting an event in this series for the second year following last year's very successful inaugural event It's the same weekend - Sunday 8th April 2018. Can't guarantee we will get the same fantastic weather as last year, but hopefully will get support form the Sunday club runs These rides are a great way to vary the Sunday Run as you get the chance to ride with c...

Open TT Dates 2018

2018 dates for the Friction and Hydraulics Open TT events Hafren is again holding a 25TT on first Wednesday of June and this year will also be hosting the SCCA Championship 10 on the 1st August 2018. Both these events are run as an Equal Prize Fund Event (equal prizes for Men and Women) These TTs are run by SCCA member clubs and form part of a series They are "Open" events and have to be pre registered (not sign on the line) The easiest way ...

Would you like some bike riding in France in October?

Come as guests of Les Herbiers to ride a sportive and watch Hafren riders in the Chrono des Nations TT Newtown is twinned with Les Herbiers, in the Vendee. Les Herbiers promotes a major Time Trial at the end of the season. This is a UCI event with some of the top professional riders in the word taking part. As part of the event there are also junior and open events and the club has been asked to submit riders for the event We will be ably represented b

Come and Meet “That Emily Chappell”

Don’t miss this great Club Social Night We hope to also welcome Breeze Group Riders, Biking Belles and SCCA affiliate club members When? 23rd June at 20:30 Where? The Cottage - The Monty's Brewery Visitor Centre The Cottage Inn, Pool Road, SY15 6QT Montgomery, Powys Who? Emily Chappell: bicycle courier, round the world cyclist. Emily Chappell is an author and long-distance cyclist. She cut her teeth working as a cycle courier in London, before settin

Free Cake!

Yep, that’s right – Free Cake June 7th is Free Cake night, but not for everybody.  If you want to be included then you will need to be involved in making the club’s annual Open Time Trial happen. For the last few years, Hafren has promoted an Open event in place of its evening TT.  These events raise the profile of the club and provide the opportunity to race against some of the best time trialists in the region.  The race is part of the Friction Hydra

CTT Timekeeper Courses

There has been a shortage of qualified Timekeepers for some time in the area. Gill Morrison and her late husband Brian tried many times in recent years to increase the pool of Timekeepers locally. With Brian's sad and untimely death last month the shortageis more accute than ever and local Open TT's are at risk. With over 50 Open TTs in the district this year it places a huge work load on a small group of people. As a district we would like to get as ma