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Cycling: Clinton endures heartbreak at ‘Manx’ End-to-End race

Balsall Common’s Matt Clinton suffered the frustration of a double puncture, putting paid to his hopes of winning the annual Isle-of-Man End to End cycle race, to finish in 6th place.  The predominantly off-road event attracted 1700 riders to the starting line from all over the world. Clinton, riding for Kenilworth-based Mike Vaughan Cycles, went […]

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Cycling: Clinton takes Hinckley CRC Challenge weekend title

Balsall Common’s Matt Clinton came out on top at windy Wolvey near Lutterworth to win Hinckley CRC’s Challenge Weekend, which combined a 10-mile time-trial on Saturday, followed by a tougher 25-mile course the following day.     Strong winds would be the dominating feature of the weekend, with the 10-miler, a straight ‘out and back’ […]

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Cycling: Clinton claims remarkable 2nd place at West Midlands Champs

Balsall Common’s Matt Clinton beat off a number of professional cyclists to claim a remarkable 2nd place after an 8-month road racing hiatus to an end at the West Midlands Road Race Championships in Bridgnorth.   The Mike Vaughan Cycles found himself lining up for 5 laps of the 17 mile circuit with several professional […]