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Friendly Oxfordshire cycling club offering competitive racing and casual club rides
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THE CLUB'S TROPHIES

TOM PEARCE MEMORIAL TROPHY

Open “10”

Subscribed for by members, friends and work colleagues in 1980 in memory of a popular and valued Club member. Awarded annually to the winner of the Open 10 Time Trial.

 

FREDDIE GREEN MEMORIAL TROPHY

Open “25”

Subscribed for Club members in 1945 in memory of Freddie Green and other members who laid down their lives in the War.

 

RAVENS BOWL

Open “50”

This trophy was presented to the Club in 1952 by the Ravens CC when they amalgamated with the Oxonian CC, for our first Open “50” in that Jubilee year, and thereafter annually.
In 1957 R. Jowers broke the Competition Record in this event.

 

LEIDEN PLAQUE

Inter-Club “25”

Presented by the Swift Cycling Club in 1951 to commemorate the annual exchange visit between Oxford and Leiden cyclists. It is competed for annually by the Oxonian CC, Oxford City RC and the Banbury Star CC, in a special inter-club “25”, the best team of four on handicap to count.

 

BROADRIBB CUB

Club “25” Champion

Presented by Messrs Broadribb Ltd in 1948 for annual competition in the Club 25 mile scratch championship time trial.

 

LEWIS FIELD CUP

Junior “25” Champion

Subscribed for by members of the Club in memory of Lewis Field (founder-member and ex-President) in 1959 for the fastest Junior in the Club scratch race as above.

 

BAYLISS CUP

Handicap Club “25”

Competed for every year except one (owing to adverse weather conditions) since its presentation in 1928 by T.C. Bayliss, trader and Vice-President. Awarded to the fastest rider on handicap in the Club 25 mile handicap time trial.

 

FALCK SHIELD

50 miles Club T.T.

“Freddie” Falck (member 1934-1985, Hon. Life Member 1950-1985, President 1954-1985) presented this handsome oak shield in 1948 and it is awarded to the fastest rider in the Club 50 mile time trial.

 

JOHN BULL TROPHY

Handicap Club “100”

Presented by the Leicester Rubber Co. Ltd., in 1928. For the first ten years it was competed for in a 50 mile Relay.

 

FALCK CUP

Handicap Club 12 hour

W. Falck, father of ex-President “Freddie” Falck, presented this cup in 1935 for annual competition.

 

ROWELL CUP

Oxford/Cheltenham/Oxford

Messrs. Rowell & Son kindly donated this cup in 1952, since which time it has been presented to the winner of the annual attempt on the Cheltenham and back record.

 

GILES SHIELD

Oxford/Henley/Oxford

Donated in 1989 by Giles Cycles, Carterton, Oxon, for annual competition in the Oxford to Henley and back record attempt. Owing to traffic lights the course was made approximately four miles shorter in 1998.

 

BILL MORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY

Club “Hilly” Champion

Purchased in 1998 by his family and cycling friends, to commemorate 65 years of loyal membership and service in the Club from December 1931 to January 1997. Changed in 1999 from a Points Competition to an award for the rider with the fastest aggregate time in the two annual Brill Hilly Club events.

 

K.B. MAY CUP

Hill Climb Trophy

Originally won by K.B. May in a roller contest in 1937 and presented to the Club in 1950. Awarded to the fastest rider in the Club hill climb.

 

BURNCEASTER CUP

Evening “10” points

In 1951 the Executive Committee of the Bicester August Monday Carnival and Sports Meeting presented the Club with this cup, to be competed for in the five mile Grass Track Championship. Changed in 1980 to Points Award; calculated on the number of Oxonian riders, i.e. 18 riders, fastest rider 18 points, down to slowest rider 1 point - a rider’s best eight rides in the evening 10 mile events to count.

 

SIR WALTER GRAY CUP

Points - 5 events

This handsome cup was originally presented to the Oxford Wheelers CC in 1908 by Sir Walter Gray (4 times Mayor of Oxford), for competition in a 50 mile road race. In 1927 it was given to the D.V.F.B., and in 1990 member Harry Haythornthwaite arranged its ransfer to our Club. Now awarded to the member gaining the highest number of points (20 for first place down to one for 20th place) in one each of two “10”s, two “25”s, one “hilly” or hill climb, and 2 cyclo-crosses - to be nominated each year by the Committee.

 

PETER CHAUNDY MEMORIAL SHIELD

Senior B.A.R.(50 and 100 miles and 12 hours)

A fine shield of oak and silver presented by J.R. Chaundy in in 1959 in memory of his nephew F/O G.R.P. Chaundy, DFM, killed in flying operations in 1945.

 

SAXON TROPHY

Veteran B.A.R.(25, 50 100 miles & 12 hours)

The Club’s first trophy, presented by the Saxon Engineering Co. Ltd. in 1927. Originally for the two mile Grass Track Handicap; then for the Club Grass Track Individual Pursuit.

 

BURDEN/STONE CUP

Short Distance B.A.R.(10, 25 and 50 miles)

Given in 1930, by L. Burden and M. Stone, two active members of our Club. Awarded to the winner of the annual Oxford/London/Oxford record attempt up to 1968, then awarded for the annual Winchester and Back record attempt. Adopted in 1999 as an award for an annual Short Distance B.A.R. Competition. From 2005 three events at each distance to be chosen by the committee before the TT season.

 

WOMEN’S BAR SHIELD

Women’s B.A.R.

Awarded for the women’s annual B.A.R. Competition over 10, 25 and 50 miles.

 

STEVE HAWKES TROPHY

Open Events

Donated by Mick Bowen in memory of Steve Hawkes, an active member of the Club for 35 years. Awarded to the rider who completes the highest number of Open events during the year. (1st November – 31st October) In the event of two or more riders riding the same number of Opens, the rider with the highest total mileage will receive the award.

 

CIS MORRIS CUP

On Merit

Donated to the Club by Cis Morris in 1995, originally awarded to the winner of a women’s ‘Home Trainer’ contest at an Oxford Ideal Home Exhibition in the mid-thirties, and now awarded for the most meritorious achievement each year by an Oxonian CC woman member - to be decided by the Committee.

 

JUVENILE TROPHY

Two “10”s - mph

Presented in 1985 by the widow of ex-member Dick Veary, a prominent rider in the pre- and post-war years. Awarded annually to the juvenile with the best average mph in two 10s.

 

ROAD RACE CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY

Points

Presented in 1985 by Mrs. Veary and awarded annually to the

member with the highest number of licence points during the

season. If no member qualifies the trophy will be awarded to the highest-placed member in the Division Senior, Junior or Juvenile Road Race Championship

 

GILBERT FITCHETT TROPHY

Club Support Award

Donated in 1971 by founder-member Gilbert Fitchett, this trophy has been selected for annual award in the Club Support Scheme

 

GEOFF WALKER TROPHY

Points

Presented in 2001 by the Walker family in memory of Geoff Walker, a dedicated member for 55 years and the originator of the Oxonian cyclo-cross promotions. Awarded to the fastest Oxonian member in a cyclo cross event nominated by the committee.

 

SENIOR CYCLO CROSS TROPHY

Awarded to the senior rider with the most points in the cyclo cross league.

 

VETERAN CYCLO-CROSS CUP

Points

Presented in 1983 to Oxonian CC by Farnham RC in recognition of 3 consecutive team wins in their annual Open 25 mile Time Trial.

Competed for by veterans on a point basis as for seniors.

 

JUNIOR CYCLO-CROSS CUP

Points

Donated in 1992 by Bill and Cis Morris for annual competition by Junior members on a points basis, as for the Seniors.

 

YOUTH CYCLO-CROSS CUP

Points

Purchased by the Club in 1994 to be competed for by Youth members (U14s and U16s) on a points basis, as for seniors.

 

“UNDER 12” CYCLO-CROSS TROPHY

Points

This attractive trophy was donated in 1993 by Tony Wirdnam - to be held for one year by the Under-12 member who gains the most points in the Club’s Cyclo-Cross promotions.

 

CHAINRING ENDURANCE TROPHY

Awarded to the rider who completes the greater number of rides and gains the highest number of points in Sportive and Audax events

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