Time Trial Courses

B10/9 – the Plomesgate 10 mile course

The club and open 10 mile time trials are run on the B10/9 (Sudbourne- Tunstall- Bentwaters- Tunstall- Sudbourne) course:

START on B1078 approx. 0.25 miles from the junction with B1084 near Sudbourne (at Forestry Commission Track “30”). Proceed on B1078 northwards through Tunstall village (care on left hand bend in centre of village). Follow B1069 to RAB at entrance to former Bentwaters Airbase (4.5 miles), where retrace route along B1069 & B1078 past start. Turn left onto B1084 to FINISH by large fence post in boundary fence on left, approx 200 yards before “Five Crossways’ south of Sudbourne village.

Course Records:

Lloyd Chapman (Pedal Heaven) 20:13 2016
Lady Julia Shaw (GS Strada) 24:25 2003
2-up Kristian Downs/Alex Dowsett (Glendene CC) 21:33 2005
Tandem Geoff Bateman/Joe Empson (Anglia Velo) 21:59 1999

B5/9 – the Plomesgate 5 mile course

The club 5 mile time trials are run on the B5/9 (Tunstall- Bentwaters- Tunstall) course:

START on B1078 at Tunstall Common at entrance to Peddars Lane track, approx. 150m east of junction with unclassified road to Wantisden.  Proceed on B1078 northwards through Tunstall village (care on left hand bend in centre of village). Follow B1069 to RAB at entrance to former Bentwaters Airbase (4.5 miles), where retrace route along B1069 & B1078. FINISH opposite the start.

B25/2 – the Plomesgate 25 mile course

The open 25 is run on the B25/2 revised (Tunstall – Bentwater-Bromeswell-Butley-Tunstall) course:

START on B1078 at Tunstall Common approximately 0.5 miles east of junction with unclassified road to Wantisden, and approximately 20 metres west of forest cycle track, opposite “Deer” road sign. Continue on B1078 through Tunstall village (care on left hand bend in centre of village). Follow B1069 to Bentwaters roundabout, take 2nd exit onto the A1152 and through Eyke (caution: 2 speed bumps and zebra crossing) to Bromeswell. In Bromeswell turn left onto the B1084. Proceed through Rendlesham Forest to Butley. At bottom of hill turn left at Wantisden Corner onto unclassified road to Tunstall. At Tunstall Common turn left onto B1078 (beware of starting riders approaching from right) to begin second circuit. At end of second lap FINISH on unclassified road from Wantisden to Tunstall Common approximately 300 metres before junction with B1078 adjacent to small tree, opposite “grass lay-by” and in line of sight with Tunstall Church. Finish Coordinates are : TM 37292 54632 .

Course Records:

Charles McCulloch (Blue Sky Cycles) 54:37 2004
Lady Julia Shaw (GS Strada) 1:01:10 1998
2-up Andy Tyler/Alan Newark (CC Breckland) 57:40 1998
Tandem Geoff Bateman/Nick Dunkley (CC Breckland) 59:20 1998

B10/36R – The alternate Plomesgate 10 Course

(Wickham Market – Woodbridge – Wickham Market)

**New for 2017. Stowmarket & District CC hold an open every July/August and we thought we would hold another event on this great course in September

Start opposite eastern edge of manhole cover on B1078 road at Campsea Ashe, approx 11 metres east of entrance to sliproad leading south to Wickham Market bypass (A12). proceed to sliproad where turn left to join A12 southbound, proceed on A12 to Melton roundabout (5.2 miles). Take 3rd exit & retrace north on A12 to finish at 10th cats eye south of large dot sign in lay-by signed ‘Lowestoft A12/Framlingham B1116/ Wickham Market B1078.

Course Records:

Lloyd Chapman (Pedal Heaven) 19:22 2016
Lady Julie Baker (Colchester Rovers CC) 23:48 2000
Tandem Terry Anderson/Tony Hanlon (Shaftesbury CC) 22:01 1995
Tricycle Andy Pegg (Norwich ABC) 24:11 1982

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