If you prefer, you can get the information in an instant pack.
Call now: +44800 021 6050
Sunday 26th Feb saw the traditional season opener for the team, The Gorrick spring series round 1 in Swinley Forest Bracknell in Surrey. Technically it was round 2 but the scheduled previous round had been cancelled due to snow and ice, a scenario not often seen in cycle racing! The day dawned sunny but cool this time .The event is a good opportunity to test the legs and see if all the hard work through the winter has paid off, or what else needs to be done to step it up ready for the bigger races to follow.
The team was somewhat depleted for this event with Mark Chadbourne away competing in a moto cross enduro event, and Ro and Carol Tilley away at a training camp in The Canary Islands. The racing was left to Jon, Stuart and Steve .Jon and Steve would compete in the super veteran catagory while Stu would line up in the super masters race as defined by age. The "super "tag means that racing is a lap longer and somewhat tougher than the standard masters and vets classes and is used by the keen racers to really push themselves early in the season.
The Gorrick team always put on a great race and the course this weekend was no exception, lots of tight twisty single track with the obligatory bomb holes and a couple of short sharp climbs to add to the pain being set within a heavily forested area means trees and therefore tree roots, a love them or hate them feature for the mountain bike racer as they can catch you napping and take your wheels from under you in a split second sending you to the ground in an undignified fashion. The majority of riders favourite section of the course was without a doubt the descent from the highest point on the course which was a series of twisting berms which encouraged you to stay off the brakes and use the walled corners of the turns to propel you towards the bottom ever faster with each lap.
The racing was fast and furious and as ever fiercely contested. All the usual suspects lined up for the start of our races, with national champions present this was going to be no easy start to the race calendar!
Both races got away cleanly and the usual jostling for a good position towards the front ensued, it’s vital to get a good start in Mountain bike racing as once the race enters the tight single track sections over taking opportunities are limited. Once into a rhythm the key is to settle in and for some limit your loses or for others play the strategic game of cat and mouse with your nearest rivals. The usual tussles ensued and old rivalries were revisited but in the end the races played out as follows:
Jon 8th super veterans
Steve 17th super veterans
Stu 11th super masters
Are you a fitness fanatic looking to take your passion to the next level? Why not take The Training Room's Personal Trainer Course today!
De er der virkelig for at hjælpe en, uanset hvor mange spørgsmål man har, og uanset hvor mange gange man skal have det forklaret. Perfekt service. Man bliver holdt i hånden hele vejen uden nogen tvivl.
Very friendly customer service nothing was too much trouble, BUT ..... That Alison *Potentially litgeous comment removed by Feefo* was fantastic, with her confidence in me (a stranger) i signewd up and cant wait to Start.
The members of staff who I have spoken too, are lovely and very helpful. So far my experience with The Training Room has been great. I am very excited in starting the course in August and hope to fulfil my dream job with The Training Rooms help in the near distant future.
Rebecca Louise Wealthall
The Training room have been very helpful, always polite and cheerful. especially Megan
excellent people to talk with and quick response to calls.
The training room was very friendly and helpful they let me think about the course in January that am going to and ring me back the next day to see what I wanted to do. This is why I am rating them an excellent service.
Alicia Christina Witter
I had a very pleasant, informative conversation with Abigail Cooper when enquiringly about the Beauty Course.
Then when it came to registering on the course, again she was wonderful.
Good customer service
Alina Florentina Geoglovan
I would only change the fact that they don't get in contact with you like they say I'd change the star to 3 if I could.
Very helpful, thorough and welcoming.
Very kind and polite service and I am happy to recommend to everyone this courses!
Great team! Very helpful, supportive.
Special Thank you to Denica! She was very kind and helpful!
I'm looking forward to start my Beauty Therapy course on Thursday!
The person I spoke to, Megan, was absolutely lovely! She explained everything so well and just made the decision to go ahead and book so much easier! The conversation didn't feel rushed and I've always felt like her and the training room actually care about the people they are helping!
The staff are very helpful and put my mind at ease when booking. The staff are very friendly. I would recommend them to anyone who is looking to train.
I cannot fault the support and service I have received from the training room in particular from Molly Bowyer and Steph Staton!!i would certainly recommend to anyone
They are always very helpful and informative.
Good advice and smooth process
I spoke with Kimberley a lot of the time and she kept in contact with me to see how everything was going and to make sure that I was kept up to date with all that was going on with my file. I couldn't fault the customer service at all it has been a fantastic experience.
Excellent customer service and very good service from the people on the phone.
Kirsty is a lovely lady and really happy with how helpful everyone else was. Can't wait to start my course in April.
Chelsea Leigh Pagett