Velo Club Long Eaton, Long Eatons largest cycling club with over 100 members. Was formed on February 3rd 2006 when 80 year old Long Eaton Cycling Club and 56 year old Long Eaton Paragon Cycling Club amalgamated.We are involved in a range of activities throughout the year ranging from weekend rides around the local area, trips abroad, all the way through to road, track,cyclo-cross,mtb and time trials . If you have comments or questions please drop me a line at
General Secretary Stephen Fox
Web site Mark Daine
Obituary - George Mettam
George Mettam, a founder member of the VC Long Eaton passed away peacefully at home on Sunday morning, 18th March, after a long illness. He was 84 years of age.
George was a strong time trialist, initially with VC Europa, the Raleigh team where he worked, and later Long Eaton CC where he was Chairman. When the two Long Eaton Clubs amalgamated in 2006 to form the new Velo Club Long Eaton, he was instrumental in writing the inititial Constitution and guided the Club to stability in its early years.
George was a great traveller to many parts of the World, and helped his son Paul with Triathlons and cycle Time Trials at all distances from 10 miles to 12 hour events.
Details of the funeral date will be announced later.
TURBO TRAINING EVERY THURSDAY 7pm SAWLEY CHURCH UNTIL MARCH 22
Sunday 2 April 2017
£15.00 Derby Velodrome
10th March Leics RC '10'
Karl Gregg 23-50
Sam Clifton 23-57
Rob Wild 24-35
Jeff Clifton 26-31
Full results of VCLE Cyclo-Cross Season 2017-18 compiled by Andy Prince:
Codie Strickland 8 races 1571 points 5th FU16
Rob Wild 9 races 1446 points 17th Male Senior
Neil Doherty 7 races 1268 points 23rd MS
Matt Rus 1 race 178 points 53rd MS
Gary Strickland 11 races 1477 points 20th MV40
Paul Goring 1 race 156 points 77th MV40
John Hartley 1 race 151 points 78th MV40
Andrew Prince 12 races 1510 points 14th MV50
John Wright 8 races 1393 points 28th MV50
Adam Huelss 3 races 495 points 59th MV50
Steve Loades 2 races 328 points 64th MV50
Ian King 1 race 184 points 68th MV50
17th Feb Coalville Whs '10'
Karl Gregg 26-03
Rob Wild 26-51
10th Annual Dinner & Prize Presentation
THE HISTORY OF VELO CLUB LONG EATON
THE FIRST 10 YEARS