SVCC Strava Club Challenge

Join the SVCC Segment of the Month Competition

Here is a challenge designed for the club rider that likes a bit of a blast, not just on the hills, but on the flats and undulating roads as well. We hope the challenge will appeal to riders of all speeds and abilities.

Each month a different segment will be selected and posted on this page. There are no formal prizes for the monthly segments just the kudos and knowledge you’ve done well against your club mates.  At the end of the challenge the winners are those riders that have accumulated the most points. The individual Strava segments will if possible be created from our Sunday club rides.

 New Points System & Categories for 2021

The new points system has been designed to make the monthly Strava challenge more competitive and a more inclusive competition. Men and Women will compete on the same Overall Leader board but their points will be generated based on their own categories.

There are 2 ways of scoring points.

1 –  Strava Age Related Leader Board

The basic concept is that you are awarded points for where you are placed in your Age Group in the All-time Strava Leader Board, on each monthly segment.

The Age Groups are:

Age Group
19 & Under

For Example, a rider may achieve a 3rd Overall Strava position in their age group with a slower time than a younger rider who achieves a faster time but only achieves a 5rd place on their Overall Strava Age group. The 3rd and 5th positions are then used to place the SVCC riders overall. Points are then awarded relating to that position on the SVCC points leader board from 1st to 10th.

Overall Strava Position for Age Group SVCC Strava Challenge Position SVCC Points
3rd 1st 15
5th 2nd 12
6th 3rd 10
  •  Points are awarded 15, 12, 10, 8, 6, 5 ,4, 3, 2, 1 in decending order for 1st to 10th places
  • In the event of a tie with position across different age groups the higher place will go to the rider who has the most competitors in their age category on Strava.

2 – Bonus Points

This year as an extra incentive to do well in each month’s segment there are additional bonus points for participants.

  • Beating your personal record (PB) in your allocated age group will gain 2 points
  • KOM/QOM in your allocated age group will gain 3 points
  • Beating club record in your allocated age group will gain 2 points

Bonus Point Champion

This year as an extra prize we will be holding a separate competition for the rider who earns the most personal bests in the year. This competition cannot be won if you are a winner of another prize this year.

How to find the Strava segment and follow progress

To view each month’s Strava segment just click on the month tab below, then click on the Segment image. This will take you to the Strava main site where you can view the segment in detail.

You can also follow your progress, just log into your Strava account, find the segment then look under leader board click   Sid Valley CC then on the top header click on All-Time a drop down menu will appear, click This Month.


  •  Competition is open to all members of SVCC
  • You must have a personal Strava account and join the SVCC club on Strava
  • Record a time on the nominated segment between Midnight on the 1st of the month and 20:00 on the last day of the month (20:00 cut off is to allow enough time to consolidate results before the ‘monthly’ analysis disappears in Strava)
  • Only your best time counts so have as many goes as you like.
  • Your time must be recorded on a human powered bike (not an electric/or motorised bike).
  • At the end of each month the top 10 male riders in the age category and top 5 female riders will be announced and respective KOM and QOM points awarded. Additional points will be awarded for beating your previous best time or beating the club record in your age group.
  • Over the course of the year there will be a good mix of flat, rolling, and hill stages that will contribute cumulative points towards the General Classification competition.
  • In the event of a tie with position across different age groups the higher place will go to the rider who has the most competitors in their age category on Strava, except when rider in an older age category has a faster time in which case the higher place will go with the older rider.
  • There will be 12 stages this year, (Lockdown restrictions permitting).
  • The riders with the highest cumulative points across all stages will be declared the winner.
  • The organisers decision is final in any dispute.
  • A reminder that the rules of the road must be observed and the safety of yourselves and others is always the first priority.
General Classification Board 2021
Overall Strava Club Challenge 2021 Points
RiderNo. of SegmentsPositionTotal Points
Matthew Yates101142
Nigel Winchester102129
Martyn Baker93127
Eric Emerson10492
Nick Keast10588
Lee Mallen9683
Steve C6758
Steve Trossell6844
Doug Parker7942
Richard Brain71020
Pete Mclean71119
Jeremy Hopkins31212
Tim Butler11310
John Hawes31310
Anne Ephraums21310
Nikki G2168
Adrian Clode3177
Jim Tyrrell4177
Trevor Ford4177
Ken Argent4177
Greg Pearce4216
Adrian Clutton3216
Ray Sheridan3216
Jim Ephraums3244
Dawn Yates2244
Martin Weeks7244
Adrian Snelgrove4273
James Salter2282
Roderic Inglis3282
craig salter1282
Jonny Cooper2282
Rex More1282
Craig Salter1282
Patrick Murphy1282
James Winchester1282
Rachael Mattocks1361
Neil Hitt1370
Andy Stovell1370
Chris Gunningham2370
Catherine Hilton3370
Brian Hitchcock4370
Steve King5370
Nick Read1370
julian Hurst1370
Julian Hurst2370
Jim Ogborne3370


Personal Record Competition

Rider ListM/FAge CodeJFMAMJJASONDPR in Year
Doug ParkerM55-64PRPRPRPRPRPR6
Matthew YatesM45-54PRPRPRPRPRPR6
Nigel WinchesterM55-64PRPRPRPRPRPR6
Steve TrossellM70-74PRPRPRPRPR5
Steve CM65-69PRPRPRPR4
Ken ArgentM55-64PRPRPR3
Ray SheridanM45-54PRPRPR3
Adrian ClodeM55-64PRPR2
Adrian CluttonM45-54PRPR2
Anne EphraumsF55-64FPRPR2
Dawn YatesF45-54FPRPR2
Jim EphraumsM55-64PRPR2
Jim TyrrellM55-64PRPR2
Martin WeeksM45-54PRPR2
Trevor FordM65-69PRPR2
Adrian SnelgroveM55-64PR1
Craig SalterM45-54PR1
James WinchesterM25-34PR1
Greg PearceM55-64PR1
James SalterM25-34PR1
Jeremy HopkinsM75+PR1
Jonny CooperM25-34PR1
Patrick MurphyM55-64PR1
Pete McleanM45-54PR1
Richard BrainM70-74PR1
Roderic InglisM55-64PR1
Rex MoreM45-54PR1




1st – Nigel Winchester-  07:57 – (15 pts)

2nd – Eric Emerson – 10:21 – (14 pts)

3rd – John Hawes – 05:54 – (17 pts)


Strava Challenges 2021

Nov 21 - Hemyock Hill

Oct 21 - Peak Hill


RiderM/FAge CategoryDateBest TimeAge KOM QOMPositionTotal Points
Nigel WinchesterM55-6425/10/2107:57115
Eric EmersonM65-6924/10/2110:21214
John HawesM65-6903/10/2110:31310
Tim ButlerM55-6416/10/2108:27410
Nick KeastM45-5430/10/2107:4756
Greg PearceM55-6430/10/2110:0266
Matthew YatesM45-5422/10/2107:5975
Pete McleanM45-5411/10/2108:5183

Segment Risk Assessment


Sep 21 - Farway to Golf Course


RiderM/FAge CategoryDateBest TimeAge KOM QOMPositionTotal Points
Martyn BakerM70-7418/09/2107:01116
Matthew YatesM45-5430/09/2105:52215
Doug ParkerM55-6426/09/2105:54312
Eric EmersonM65-6909/09/2107:11410
Richard BrainM70-7408/09/2108:0756
Nick KeastM55-6430/09/2106:1566
Lee MallenM35-4430/09/2105:5075
Adrian CluttonM45-5426/09/2106:4184
Nigel WinchesterM55-6427/09/2106:3593
Ken ArgentM55-6412/09/2107:45103
Roderic InglisM55-6423/09/2109:11112
Martin WeeksM45-5408/09/2107:4800
Greg PearceM55-6408/09/2108:0900
Julian HurstM55-6408/09/2108:1100

Segment Risk Assessment


July 21 - Penscombe Hill


RiderM/FAge CategoryDateBest TimeAge KOM QOMPositionTotal Points
Matthew YatesM45-5420/07/2104:49KOM122
Lee MallenM35-4420/07/2104:45KOM219
Eric EmersonM65-6905/07/2106:17KOM317
Martyn BakerM70-7426/07/2106:01KOM415
Doug ParkerM55-6408/07/2105:2359
Nigel WinchesterM55-6428/07/2105:2359
Nick KeastM45-5428/07/2104:5178
Steve TrossellM70-7430/07/2106:3985
Pete McleanM45-5416/07/2105:1594
Adrian SnelgroveM55-6407/07/2106:47103
Jim TyrrellM55-6407/07/2106:55112
Ken ArgentM55-6418/07/2107:22122
Jim OgborneM55-6407/07/2106:5300

View Full Results

Segment Risk Assessment


June 21 - Airport to Aylesbeare


RiderM/FAge CategoryDateBest TimeAge KOM QOMPositionTotal Points
Matthew YatesM45-5424/06/2107:31119
Martyn BakerM70-7426/06/2109:41214
Nick KeastM45-5425/06/2107:41312
Lee MallenM35-4424/06/2107:3349
Nigel WinchesterM55-6425/06/2107:4658
Steve CM65-6906/06/2109:0466
Eric EmersonM65-6911/06/2109:4376
Adrian ClodeM55-6411/06/2109:3184
Trevor FordM65-6906/06/2111:2993
Patrick MurphyM55-6411/06/2110:08102
Rachael MattocksF45-54F06/06/2112:00111
Adrian SnelgroveM55-6420/06/2111:2000
Catherine HiltonF45-54F06/06/2112:4300
Chris GunninghamM45-5428/06/2112:1400
James SalterM25-3411/06/2110:2800
Jim OgborneM55-6406/06/2109:4600
Jim TyrrellM55-6409/06/2114:0600
Martin WeeksM45-5406/06/2112:1000
Roderic InglisM55-6424/06/2110:2300
Steve KingM45-5424/06/2109:5000

View Full Results

Segment Risk Assessment


Aug 21 - Lower Marlpits Hill to Golf Course


RiderM/FAge CategoryDateBest TimeAge KOM QOMPositionTotal Points
Nigel WinchesterM55-6417/08/2103:53KOM122
Martyn BakerM70-7416/08/2104:44KOM219
Eric EmersonM65-6916/08/2105:09KOM317
Nick KeastM45-5417/08/2103:45410
Pete McleanM45-5431/08/2103:5658
Matthew YatesM45-5417/08/2103:5965
Jim TyrrellM55-6404/08/2104:4475
Richard BrainM70-7422/08/2105:5684
Lee MallenM35-4417/08/2103:5994
Adrian ClodeM55-6420/08/2104:58103
Rex MoreM45-5426/08/2104:13112
Adrian CluttonM45-5429/08/2105:10122

Full Results

Segment Risk Assessment


May 21 - Old A30 TT

RiderM/FAge CategoryDateBest TimeAge KOM QOMPositionTotal Points
Nick KeastM45-5403/05/2107:09117
Doug ParkerM55-6410/05/2107:34214
Nigel WinchesterM55-6403/05/2107:30312
Eric EmersonM65-6921/05/2107:42410
Martyn BakerM70-7404/05/2109:0558
Matthew YatesM45-5411/05/2107:2365
Steve CM65-6927/05/2108:0574
Lee MallenM35-4421/05/2107:1083
Pete McleanM45-5411/05/2107:2792
craig salterM45-5411/05/2107:46102
James SalterM25-3412/05/2108:13112
Steve TrossellM70-7428/05/2109:56121
Roderic InglisM55-6420/05/2109:4200
Martin WeeksM45-5404/05/2108:1000
julian HurstM55-6426/05/2109:2300
John HawesM65-6928/05/2109:3600
Chris GunninghamM45-5428/05/2109:5400
Neil HittM45-5405/05/2110:0200
Richard BrainM70-7419/05/2110:0800
Nikki GF55-64F19/05/2110:2500
Adrian CluttonM45-5430/05/2110:5700
Adrian ClodeM55-6428/05/2111:0000
Greg PearceM55-6428/05/2111:0200
Brian HitchcockM45-5422/05/2111:3300

View Full Results

April 21 - Northcote Hill

Segment Risk Assessment

RiderM/FAge CategoryDateBest TimeAge KOM QOMPositionTotal Points
Matthew YatesM45-5427/04/2104:14KOM122
Nigel WinchesterM55-6427/04/2104:39KOM219
Martyn BakerM70-7414/04/2105:52314
Steve CM65-6927/04/2105:23410
Steve TrossellM70-7414/04/2106:0358
Eric EmersonM65-6927/04/2105:3767
Nick KeastM45-5427/04/2104:2976
Lee MallenM35-4427/04/2104:3385
Richard BrainM70-7430/04/2106:1293
Pete McleanM45-5429/04/2104:39102
Doug ParkerM55-6408/04/2105:13112
Jim EphraumsM55-6429/04/2105:39122
Ray SheridanM45-5429/04/2105:56132
Steve KingM45-5420/04/2105:4700
Martin WeeksM45-5428/04/2106:0100
John HawesM65-6919/04/2106:0600
Julian HurstM55-6429/04/2106:1900
Brian HitchcockM45-5404/04/2107:5800

View Full Results


March 21 - Escot Rise

 Segment Risk Assessment

RiderM/FAge CategoryDateBest TimeAge KOM QOMPositionTotal Points
Matthew YatesM45-5430/03/2102:34KOM122
Lee MallenM35-4423/03/2102:36KOM219
Nigel WinchesterM55-6423/03/2102:43KOM317
Steve CM65-6925/03/2103:04KOM415
Steve TrossellM70-7431/03/2103:22KOM513
Anne EphraumsF55-64F29/03/2103:4568
Nick KeastM45-5409/03/2102:3977
Martyn BakerM70-7427/03/2103:2685
Craig SalterM45-5421/03/2102:54102
Martin WeeksM45-5431/03/2103:05132
Jim EphraumsM55-6429/03/2103:21122
Ray SheridanM45-5428/03/2103:27162
Eric EmersonM65-6923/03/2103:2892
James WinchesterM25-3409/03/2103:33152
Richard BrainM70-7426/03/2103:59112
Jonny CooperM25-3417/03/2104:27172
Trevor FordM65-6923/03/2104:28142
Jeremy HopkinsM75+09/03/2104:35181
Pete McleanM45-5431/03/2103:0300
Doug ParkerM55-6401/03/2103:1000
Steve KingM45-5431/03/2103:1200
Nick ReadM55-6417/03/2103:3900
Jim OgborneM55-6414/03/2104:1600
Ken ArgentM55-6421/03/2104:2400
Jim TyrrellM55-6421/03/2104:2500
Adrian SnelgroveM55-6419/03/2104:4000
Greg PearceM55-6416/03/2104:4500
Brian HitchcockM45-5407/03/2104:4700
Catherine HiltonF45-54F06/03/2105:0600

View Full Results

February 21 - Metcombe Climb

RiderM/FAge CategoryDateBest TimeAge KOM QOMPositionTotal Points
Nigel WinchesterM55-6409/02/2103:37KOM122
Steve CM65-6928/02/2104:08KOM219
Nick KeastM45-5409/02/2103:23314
Martyn BakerM70-7421/02/2104:31412
Lee MallenM35-4428/02/2103:2659
Matthew YatesM45-5428/02/2103:2568
Steve TrossellM70-7427/02/2104:4585
Eric EmersonM65-6913/02/2104:3076
Jeremy HopkinsM75+27/02/2107:0992
Doug ParkerM55-6406/02/2104:18102
Martin WeeksM45-5403/02/2104:15112
Dawn YatesF45-54F28/02/2106:50122
Ray SheridanM45-5407/02/2105:36132
Richard BrainM70-7403/02/2105:22141
Adrian SnelgroveM55-6403/02/2105:2000
Andy StovellM55-6416/02/2105:4100
Brian HitchcockM45-5426/02/2106:1600
Catherine HiltonF45-54F21/02/2104:5800
Jonny CooperM25-3425/02/2105:0900
Steve KingM45-5415/02/2104:5500
Trevor FordM65-6926/02/2105:1000

View Full Results

Segment Risk Assessment

January 21 - Patterson's Cross


Segment Risk Assessment

RiderM/FAge CategoryDateBest TimeAge KOM QOMPositionTotal Points
Matthew YatesM45-5430/01/2105:14KOM122
Martyn BakerM70-7415/01/2107:26KOM219
Steve TrossellM70-7417/01/2107:36312
Lee MallenM35-4430/01/2105:31410
Jeremy HopkinsM75+30/01/2110:5159
Nikki GF55-6427/01/2108:3368
Eric EmersonM65-6915/01/2107:5485
Richard BrainM70-7428/01/2108:3474
Steve CM65-6923/01/2108:0194
Doug ParkerM55-6405/01/2106:36103
Anne EphraumsF55-6416/01/2110:57112
Nick KeastM45-5423/01/2106:25122
Nigel WinchesterM55-6422/01/2107:16132
Trevor FordM65-6903/01/2109:53142
Ken ArgentM55-6431/01/2107:52152
Dawn YatesF45-5423/01/2112:19162
Pete McleanM45-5423/01/2107:0117
Martin WeeksM45-5417/01/2107:4218
Jim EphraumsM55-6416/01/2111:5819
Steve KingM45-5417/01/2108:4020

View Full Results

Clyst Hydon to Langford Green

Pinn Lane/ Peak Hill