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My SUNDAY HUNDRED : SUNDAY 24th AUGUST 2014

Had a great time today on my “Sunday Hundred” … At last some good weather and a bit of sun , reasonably dry roads and little wind .. Just the job thank you .. So I took my SARTO round

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CHARLIE McVEY IS BACK ….Saturday the 12th July 2014

I got the news this week that Joe McVey’s son, Charlie is back on his bike and giving his Dad a hard time after just a few weeks back on the bike .. Charlie’s come-back is nothing short of AMAZING

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A SUPER SUNDAY TON TODAY .. Sunday 29th July 2014

A Super ride today.. Felt really good , and went around the Wirral lanes to start as I left at just before 7 , so everywhere nice and quiet for a change .. Went to Lower and Higher Kinnerton, Hope,

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Another Great Sunday Ton : 22nd June 2014

I had another brilliant ride on Sunday. I was up early and rode over the Wirral Lanes to the bike path to Connahs Quay and then over Northop, Rhosesmor, down to the Mold-Denbigh Road and left over the Moel Arthur

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IN ANSWER TO MAGAZINE PIECE ON ROTOR ! : May 27th 2014

“ I am just sick to death of reading and hearing things about “Lab Results” and figures garnered from small pieces of so called “evidence” that a rider is so strong and their power to weight ratio is this or

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MALCOLM FIRTH : Wednesday 7th May 2014

I would like to express my apologies to all those at Malcolm Firth’s funeral today . Unfortunately something has cropped up today which demands my attention straight away and makes it impossible for me to get to the funeral as

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LOTS BEEN HAPPENING … 10th April 2014

Since my last Training Camp in Tenerife with the Polka Dot guys, a lot has been happening . We have started a new package for the guys who are mainly Sportivers and just maybe want 3 months of guidance and

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JUST A TRULY AMAZING CAMP IN TENERIFE WITH MY ATHLETES OUT OF THIS WORLD : 23rd March 2014 D !!

Just got back at 2 am this morning from my Training Camp in Tenerife organised by Polka Dot Holidays .. What CAN I Say . It was absolutely brilliant for me as my athletes were just head and shoulders above

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NEW COACHING PACKAGE FROM DAVE : 3rd March 2014

Dave and Chris have decided to offer a one off coaching package for those of you who have a special event in mind. We are talking here of those who want to prepare “properly” for such things as a favourite

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NEW FRONT WHEEL SET UP ON FONDRIEST ! : 1st March 2014

I’ve just got a new 80 mm front wheel for my Fondriest , so instead of 50/80 , I now have 80/80 mm and I’ve just tested it for 1 1/2 hours on the Wirral lanes .. Wow ! What

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The Sunday Ton Returns : Sunday 16th February 2014

Well , at last got 6 hours done on the bike in the SUN … It’s ages since I got my Sunday 100 in and today I was determined to get it done .. I havn’t managed a 6 hour

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My lovely Fondriest at Tenerife … Just the best ! 12th February 2014

Another thing that makes the Tenerife Polka Dot Training Camp is the fact that I get the chance to ride my wonderful Fondriest TF Zero in the lovely Tenerife sun .. YES SUN !! The bike beahaves so well and

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ANOTHER SUPERB TENERIFE CAMP! 11th February 2014

Just got back on Sunday the 9th Feb at 2 am and seemed to lose my voice on the last day which has led to an infected chest .. I talked myself to a standstill I think and it was

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TENERIFE WAS AMAZING : 28th January 2014

      Wow !  That was the best Training Camp I have been on as I just got so much done .. Loads of hilly miles every day , culminating in the Wednesday’s ride up Mount Teide and a

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All Time Record on Turbo: 5th January 2014

WOWSER … Just broke my all time record on my Turbo Computrainer .. Did 112 miles at 17.7 mph over a VERY hilly route in 6 hours 12 minutes .. That was so hard.. Much harder than doing it on

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That’s a week to forget : December 9th 2013

NEWS LETTER TO MY GUYS THIS WEEK… .. A DISAAASTER AS CRAIG WOULD SAY ! Well, what can I say about this week gone … “What a bloody disaster !” probably sums it up best .. On Wednesday I had

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IT’S ALL HAPPENING : 3rd December 2013

It’s been such a busy month that I’ve hardly had time to write my “news” up ! I’ve taken on some fabulous athletes for 2014 and I’m sure that all of the “Dave Lloyd Ganfg” will have a fabulous year

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ROTOR POWER CRANKS : 12th November 2013

Just got my Rotor Power Cranks on and tested for the first time today … They are so easy to put on and get calibrated and the info you get from them is amazing … Really pleased with them. I

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LOTS HAPPENING … WOWSER 05 November 2013

It’s been such a hectic time since the NEC Bike Show, with new things happening every day practically … I could also do with a couple of new athletes for 2014 , so if you are looking for a new

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DECCA FOR DAVE : 16 October 2013

I am absolutely thrilled to bits with the DECCA Clothing and will be using it myself with my Dave Lloyd Coaching Design , and also selling it from my website to clubs and individuals .. I have just had a

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Year By Year Summary

1969
Began racing.
1970
8 Wins.
1971
20 Wins including Isle of Man Mountain Trail, 25, + Team Time Trial.
1972
Wins the amateur Tour Switzerland; G.P. William Tell; 7th Milk Race; 2nd G.P. Des Nations; chosen for 4 events in Munich Olympic Games; 25 wins.
1973
First year pro for Raleigh with 4 wins. National 50 mile road record (still stands); National 5,000m pursuit champion. 3rd in the Classic Barrachi Trophy two-up time trial with Phil Bayton.
1974
7 Wins, 6 Seconds 5 thirds; Wins Permod Trophy a Best Pro of the Year. National 5,000m pursuit champion.
1975
Based in Holland riding for Peter Posts Raleight Team; 3 wins, 3 seconds, 3 thirds ; Paris-Nice 14th. Tour De Swiss 13th; Tour of Holland 11th. World Champs 23rd.
1976
Illness forces retirement.
1979
Reverts to Amateur 17 Races - 17 Wins All but 2 in course records. (Manchester Whs 1979 - 1984).
1980
22 Races - 22 Wins - All in course and event records.
1981
31 Races - 30 Wins - 1 Second. Breaks National Track Records at 5,000 - 20,000 and 1 Hour. Breaks National 10 mile record in 19mins 11secs.
1982
29 Races - 27 Wins - 2 Seconds. National 25 Champion. 1st Girvan 3 Day. 4th Manx International TT; Team Time Trial Champions, Classic League Winner.
1983
24 Races - 20 Wins - 4 seconds. National 25 mile champion. Classic League Champion All in course records. 3rd Tour of Peak. National 50 mile record in 1.40.37.
1984
10 Races - 9 Wins - 1 Second. 1st Tour of Ulster 4 day. Retired Mid-Season. In 6 years Dave rode 133 Time Trials. Won 125 with worst position of 2nd place just 8 times! With 97 Course Records and 94 event records.

Plus he won the classics:

Isle of Man M.T.T - 5 Times Circuit of the Dales - 5 Times Britannia Trophy - 4 Times Merseyside Invitation T.T. - 4 Times Porthole G.P. - 3 Times Anfield "100" - in 3.47.10.
1985
Professional for 2nd time for Raleigh. 3 wins.
1986
Pro for Birmingham Executive - single rider. 3 wins. 1st Porthole G.P. 1st Britannia Trophy.
1987
Rider / Manager for B.E.A. 5 Man Team. Retired in August.