A Short History of the Frank Machon Circuit

Provided by Torty Back in the 1970’s sport on the Island was very much under the control of the Education Committee. Realising that they knew very little about sport they set up a Sports Advisory Sub-committee and l was invited to join. After my three year term was up l recommend that Gordon Wright replace me.This was in the late …

Sabotage by a CCC Member

Amongst the many little known stories of the Occupation one CCC member has an extraordinary story all of his own. Gordon Prigent was a 17 year old who every night would slip out of his house and pee in the petrol tanks of the German lorries parked outside.  He was certain somebody informed on him because early one morning the …

CCC in the Occupation

The only light weight bike shop during the Occupation was the Millbrook Bike Shop now Temptations Hair Dressing Salon near Benest Supermarket. This was run by Frank Machon, founder member and first President of the Caesarean Cycling Club. It was also the gathering place for club members. With nothing new to sell the shop relied on repairs and servicing to …

British Track National Championships Report 2020

On the 24th of January 2020, Rhys Pilley of CCC raced at the British track national championships. Having qualified the night before, in a time 0f 4:39 he rode a time of 4:37 to finish in 13th. Despite the fact this was a PB Rhys was not satisfied with his ride “I didn’t pace it well at all and had …

Winter XC MTB Race Series 2020

Please see our poster for remaining Winter XC MTB Race winter series. Also available to download a PDF please click here.

Winter XC MTB Race Series 18/19

Please see attached our poster for remaining Winter XC MTB Race winter series. Also available to download a PDF please click here.

Cycling Plus visit Jersey

In April 2018, Cycling Plus visited our shores, and James Patterson (our president) showed them around for the weekend. Please see the article in Cycling Plus – June 2018 edition to see what they thought. Please click here.  

A first for Jersey and the southern region in coaching!

Being the first woman cyclist to represent Jersey at the Commonwealth Games in 1994 Lynn Minchinton-Gilley now has another first but this time it is in coaching, being the only woman in the south region to hold the Level 3 track cycling qualification! Lynn has taken that knowledge and experience from her international riding days by gaining the British Cycling …

Rhys Pilley – August Race Report

04/08/18 – After a weekend away from racing I was keen to get stuck in again at La Prenessaye, or a punchy 3.7km circuit. It was a scorching day with temperatures high into the 30s.THe racing began with a flurry of attacks and i followed a few early moves but nothing stuck. I didn’t feel good at all after 40 …