Category Archives: Gareth & Stuart Treharne

British International Championship Club “Poitiers” 14th June 2014

Lest we forget; BICC World War One Commemoration Race from Poitiers

Gareth and Stuart Treharne, Nantyglo. Second BICC Win of the season!

On the morning of the 15th of June 2014, John Tyerman, the race controller for the British International Championship Club released the following statement; “The 1,934 BICC Poitiers National pigeons have been released at 6.00 am, this morning into blue skies and sunshine. The wind was light north easterly and the pigeons cleared well. The Winds in France remain light north easterly and the English Channel is clearing after overnight storms in the Sussex area. Overall it will be a testing fly into the North East wind and there is some shower activity forecast for parts of the UK during the day” Continue reading British International Championship Club “Poitiers” 14th June 2014

British International Championship Club “Falaise” 3rd May 2014

Saturday the 3rd of May, at 8am the Race Controller, John Tyerman, reported that;

The 3229 BICC Falaise National pigeons were liberated at 8.00 am this morning into clear blue skies and brilliant sunshine. They cleared well into a light north east wind.
Weather over the route to the UK is very good with a reported 27 miles visibility in the Channel and light ENE winds.” 

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