Dear members, For the avoidance of doubt I set out below the results of Saturday’s conference voting along with some comments to put these in to context. All of the motions except motion 6 relating to the use of specified words in Clarion promotional material, were approved. Whilst motion 6 achieved a majority in its […]
The 25 mile Championship TT that was scheduled for Sunday 27th June will now be run later in the season (most likely in September). We will provide more information as soon as possible.
The online presentation of the 2020 Club and Racing awards was due to take place tonight. Unfortunately, it has not been possible to prepare the video in time and we are therefore postponing the ceremony to Friday 18 June at 8 p.m., when the video will go live on the National Clarion YouTube channel. It […]
Louise Harrot, a member of Saddleworth Clarion, tragically died a few weeks ago following a RTA. Her family have now set up a tribute site, https://louise-harrott.muchloved.com, through which they are raising funds for Cycling UK/Road Peace. If you are in a position to, please consider supporting this effort.
We are deeply saddened to share the news that the National Club President Ken Hemsley passed away earlier this week. Ken suffered a massive stroke earlier in the month, when he was hospitalised. Unfortunately, the damage was too severe for him to recover and he died peacefully on Thursday afternoon (25th February). Aged 80, Ken […]
It is with great sadness that the committee have again concluded that the Easter Meet scheduled for Warwick over the weekend of 2nd-5th April should be cancelled due to the present COVID-19 pandemic. We are examining the practicalities of holding Conference by Zoom or similar, or postponing it until later in the year. At present […]
The National Committee submitted a response on behalf of the club to the recent consultation as part of the government’s review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders. The response is presented below, and can also be downloaded as a PDF using the button below. Consultation on the […]
The 2020 National Clarion Awards were due to be presented at the 125th Easter Meet at Warwick. Obviously current circumstances have made that impossible, so we are pleased to take this opportunity to acknowledge the winners of this year’s awards, listed below. The winners are also shown in the gallery at the bottom of the […]
Artist Simon Taylor has kindly gifted us the use of this fantastic work of art, picturing two of our most famous members, who came from Bury Clarion to both become world class cyclists. You can order a copy of this print (or others) from https://www.simon-taylor.com/clarion/. You can get in touch with Simon at firstname.lastname@example.org On […]
Our 124th National Clarion Easter Meet will be held in York, from 19-22 April 2019. These National Clarion Easter meets have been a staple event in our calendar since 1895 and every year bar one since then. This is the 6th time we’ve been to York and the last time was in 1960. We will […]