Hilly 21

Promoted for and on behalf of the Cycling Time Trials under their rules and regulations.

Online entries: https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-details/18238

tl;dr ?

  • Parking is limited, please car share or ride up. Do not park on any grass verges in the village or block any drives. Be polite to any locals who take issue with your parking.
  • The course is challenging and the surface is what can best be described as "variable" in places and potholes are far from unknown. Recce the course beforehand and familiarise yourself with both the route and hazards such as (but not limited to) steep descents, rough surfaces and hedge gaps (if windy). Ride to the course and choose your equipment accordingly. This is not a course for power meter watching.
  • Do not cut the corner at the Right hand turn at Scots Gap. This is the easiest way to get DQ'd. The next easiest way to get DQ'd is to use the centre line as your racing line. Roads are narrow. Stay left.
  • Sections of the course are very remote and it's a long walk back if you can't fix a straight forward mechanical or puncture.


Whalton Village Hall, Whalton, Morpeth NE61 3XA


Whalton Village, please respect residential spaces and access. Additional (paid) parking at Bolam Lakes Country Park (please note: access via the course so be aware of riders). Limited parking in the layby at the start. Please use the litter bin provided for drinks and gels etc. No rubbish to be left on the course. No parking down to the bridge at the bottom of the hill 600m from the start or on the road to the right (B6524) leading to Whalton. All vehicles to be parked safely and without hindrance to other road users. CTT advise no parking on verges.

Signing on

Each rider must sign the sign-on sheet before collecting the designated number. Each rider must sign for themselves and nobody else. Once the course has been completed, please hand the numbers back in at the sign on. Any juniors, who have not completed a parental consent form, must do so before signing on. Sign on will be open from 11am.


The results will be put on the board as they come in. Full results will be posted on the Barnesbury website after the event: http://barnesbury-cc.co.uk/events/2019/detail/1825/Hilly-21 


Refreshments will be available at the HQ after the event.

Course and Rider Information

 Start at Belsay on unclassified road 200m north of junction of A696 and B6524.

Proceed north on unclassified road via Bolam Lake to junction with B6343 (6.4 miles).

Turn left to Scots Gap taking the first right onto unclassified road to Rothley Cross Roads (9 miles). TAKE CARE at right turn to look up for oncoming traffic.

At Rothley Cross Roads turn left onto B6342 to Cambo where left onto B6343 to Scots Gap.

Continue along B6343 to first turn right TAKE CARE at right turn to look up for oncoming traffic onto unclassified road in direction of Belsay to finish opposite start.

Safety Notes

This course is set in beautiful countryside, however it is challenging to even the most experienced riders with high speed descents, some poor road surfaces and early season weather conditions.

Riders should obey the highway code at all times and in particular not cut corners or takes risks with control of their bike on steep/long descents and into corners.

In addition to their personal safety riders also have a responsibility to the sport to ride in both a fair and safe manner.

Safety information and on the day risk assessment will be available when you sign in for the race and an experienced club member will be available for younger riders and novices to discuss any concerns about the course and conditions.

You are advised that:

  • No U-Turns are to be made in the vicinity of the timekeeper and no dismounting in the finishing area.
  • Take extra care at road junctions and particularly at the T-junction for Scots Gap and the right turn for Rothley Cross Roads.
  • No cutting corners or crossing white lines – if witnessed by an official you will be disqualified.
  • Head up and watch out for potholes and oncoming traffic.
  • You are responsible for navigating the course – familiarise yourself with the course – a map is available on the Barnesbury website

In the interests of your safety, we recommend that all competitors wear a hard shell helmet and start the race with a working red flashing rear light. Junior riders MUST wear a hard shell helmet.



To assist the timekeepers at the finish line can you please ensure that your number is correctly placed and visible from the rear in line with CTT regulations noted below. If your number is too high, the Time Keepers will not be able to see it. “The number shall be centrally positioned below the waist so as to be clearly visible from the rear when in his normal riding position. Position number as shown:” If the timekeepers cannot see your number clearly by being too high or obscured by outer garment such as a gillet, your time may not be recorded resulting in a DNF.

Start Sheet

Bib Start Time Rider Club
1 12:01    
2 12:02    
3 12:03    
4 12:04    
5 12:05    
6 12:06 Gareth Davies Barnesbury CC
7 12:07 Michael Gill EMC Cycling
8 12:08 Patrick Hamilton Derwentside CC
9 12:09 Steve Cunningham North Tyneside Riders CC
10 12:10 Keith Murray DRAG2ZERO
11 12:11 Lee Statham Houghton CC
12 12:12 Marie Lynn Team Jadan-Weldtite p/b Vive Le Velo
13 12:13 Richard Sill Wansbeck CC
14 12:14 Francis Smith Derwentside CC
15 12:15 David Nearney South Shields Velo Cycling Club
16 12:16 Marcus Cram Blaydon CC
17 12:17 John Hopper Zeus CRT
18 12:18 David Junes EMC Cycling
19 12:19 Mick Chappel North Tyneside Riders CC
20 12:20 Ian Taylor Blumilk.com
21 12:21 Sam Murray DRAG2ZERO
22 12:22 Michael Aspey Reifen Racing
23 12:23 David Goodwin Newcastle Cheviot CC
24 12:24 Richard Glennie Barnesbury CC
25 12:25 Chris Mather Derwentside CC
26 12:26 Gemma Frost Team Swift
27 12:27 Paul Richardson Wearside Triathlon
28 12:28 Ian Gallon North Tyneside Riders CC
29 12:29 Mike Cole Cleveland Wheelers CC
30 12:30 Ross Gray Allen Valley Velo
31 12:31 Venda Louise Pollock Blaydon CC
32 12:32 Lee Ridden Reifen Racing
33 12:33 Bryan Laycock MTS Cycle Sport
34 12:34 Howie Buckingham Allen Valley Velo
35 12:35 Keith Davison Hadrian R.T
36 12:36 Rhys Warburton South Shields Velo Cycling Club
37 12:37 Jason Robson Derwentside CC
38 12:38 Nikki Metcalfe Team Boompods
39 12:39 John Beecroft Wansbeck CC
40 12:40 Ian Norris Blumilk.com
41 12:41 Christopher Beaty Allen Valley Velo
42 12:42 Simon Clark GS Metro
43 12:43 Damian Chandler Tricademy
44 12:44 Graeme Taylor Tyne & Wear Fire & Rescue Service CC
45 12:45 Lewis Timmins Team Swift
46 12:46 Peter Stokoe Sunderland Clarion
47 12:47 Guillaume Zoppi North Tyneside Riders CC
48 12:48 Bryan Ross South Shields Velo Cycling Club
49 12:49 Joe Applegarth Houghton CC
50 12:50 Michael Sloanes Blumilk.com
51 12:51 James Meadows Cleveland Wheelers CC
52 12:52 Lee Mccarron Barnesbury CC
53 12:53 Neil Parkin Derwentside CC
54 12:54 Laura Warburton South Shields Velo Cycling Club
55 12:55 Philip Kennell GS Metro
56 12:56 Mark Whaley Blaydon CC
57 12:57 Gavin Richardson Sunderland Clarion
58 12:58 Sean Murray North Racing
59 12:59 Nicola Mccoy Muckle Cycle Club
60 13:00 Andrew Duggan Physiohaus Health and Performance
61 13:01 Christina Murray Army Cycling
62 13:02 Adam Harrison Barnesbury CC
63 13:03 Robert Stowers Allen Valley Velo
64 13:04 Christopher Wayman EMC Cycling
65 13:05 Terry Fountain Breeze Bikes RT
66 13:06 Daryl Oguona Tricademy
67 13:07 Jay Pitt Derwentside CC
68 13:08 Tony Mccann Barnesbury CC
69 13:09 Anthony Prince Ponteland Tri
70 13:10 Richard Sharp Team Swift
71 13:11 Darryl Manning Allen Valley Velo
72 13:12 Sue Mcfarlane Army Cycling
73 13:13 Clive Allan Allen Valley Velo
74 13:14 Michael Lynch Derwentside CC
75 13:15 Liam Whitelaw Zeus CRT
76 13:16 Mark Herbert Derwentside CC
77 13:17 Mark Tully Sunderland Clarion
78 13:18 Stephen Walton Muckle Cycle Club
79 13:19 Byron Beatty Alnwick & District Triathlon Club
80 13:20 Harry Walker Revolver Racing
81 13:21 Alan Henry Zeus CRT
82 13:22 Andrew Dickson Berwick Wheelers Cycling Club
83 13:23 Craig Nicholl South Shields Velo Cycling Club
84 13:24 Leigh Blanks Derwentside CC
85 13:25 Paul Hague Gosforth RC
86 13:26 Jordan Matthews Adept Cycling
87 13:27 Thomas Pugh TS Racing Team - OTR
88 13:28 Jennifer Batey Team Boompods
89 13:29 Mark Elliott Allen Valley Velo
90 13:30 Phil Hall Breeze Bikes RT
91 13:31 Dean Madden Barnesbury CC
92 13:32 Craig Bell Allen Valley Velo
93 13:33 Colin Blacklock Muckle Cycle Club
94 13:34 Phil Dunn Wansbeck CC
95 13:35 John Routledge Barnesbury CC
96 13:36 Daniel Smith TS Racing Team - OTR
97 13:37 Ben Johnson Derwentside CC
98 13:38 James George Dunn South Shields Velo Cycling Club
99 13:39 Raymond Bell Derwentside CC
100 13:40 Thomas Hutchinson Team Kirkley Cycles
101 13:41 Joseph Hunter Allen Valley Velo
102 13:42 Mark Ambury Zeus CRT
103 13:43 Natalie Batey Tyne & Wear Fire & Rescue Service CC
104 13:44 Jane Massey Cramlington CC
105 13:45 Michael Smart TS Racing Team - OTR
106 13:46 Phil Watson Hadrian R.T
107 13:47 Miriam Jessett Team Kirkley Cycles
108 13:48 Tracey Sample Breeze Bikes RT
109 13:49 Jen Mcmahon Muckle Cycle Club
110 13:50 Zeb Kyffin Ribble Pro Cycling

Full Results