Nearly 70 members and guests from Godric Cycling Club joined together for the annual dinner and prize giving ceremony on Saturday evening at the Waveney House Hotel in Beccles. The Bungay-based club, now in its 63rd year was treated to a lovely three course meal followed by a lively and entertaining speech given by member Mike Dopson. In his speech themed “Chapeau to the Godric”, Mike highlighted the many and varied achievements of club riders including some notable Time Trial efforts, road and mountain bike racing, Sportive and Audax rides, as well as some epic rides for charities. He also acknowledged the contribution made by club members to ensure the smooth running of all the events, competitive and social, throughout the year.
The 2015 awards were presented at the dinner by founder member and Club President, Daphne King.
Coles Trophy for the Club 50 mile Time Trial Championship winner, Terry Doughty (2:11:04).
Golden Anniversary Trophy for the 1st Veteran on standard time in the Club 50 championship, Terry Doughty (+10:09).
Founders Trophy for the Fastest 25 mile Time Trial, Phil Marler (1:00:46).
Harrison Millennium Trophy for the Fastest 10 mile Time Trial, Phil Marler (23:19).
Presidents Trophy for the rider attending most club-runs per year, John Pugh & Ian Sison.
Edna Wigby Memorial Rose Bowl for Club Member of the Year, Allan Bell.
1795 Goblet for Ride of the Year, Ian Eaton for his “Bike Ride For Joe” a 1300 mile ride around Britain to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon to raise money for the Sandra Chapman Centre at James Paget Hospital in memory of his late wife Joe.
21st Anniversary Trophy for second place Ride of the Year, Alec Reeder for his ride from Bungay to Paris and then to Geneva to raise money for Crohn’s and Colitis UK.
Evening Events Trophy, points winner from club evening 10 mile TT’s (solo only), Terry Doughty (75 points).
Hill Climb Trophy, Scott Marshall.
Junior Hill Climb Trophy, Malachy Curry.
Veterans Hill Climb Trophy, Terry Doughty.
Ladies Hill Climb Trophy, Gemma Bacon.
Banham Trophy for fastest Veteran on Club 10 and 25 plus Open 10 and 25 on ‘B’ courses, Jim Caplin (+19.42).
Banham Trophy second place veteran, Terry Doughty (+17:14).
Leading Off Road Rider of Year, Martin Risebro.
Gong Trophy awarded at the discretion of the Chairman, Barry Minns.
Sportive Trophy for the rider with greatest recorded distance in Sportive events, Allan Bell (815km).
Audax Trophy for the rider with greatest recorded distance in Audax events, Steve Smith (2841km).
A few photos of the evening, many thanks to Bernie Webb.