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Longstone Edge TT

14 May
May 14, 2024

The Club’s first open event takes place on Wednesday 22nd May on the Longstone Edge Circuit.
HQ is the Eyre Arms at Calver crossroads, first rider off at 19.01 in Stoney Middleton.

Kevin McNally has taken over the job of organising and this is his first event so please give him a shout and help him and the Club out, there’s even a free pint at the Eyre Arms for all helpers once the event has finished.

All event details can be found here….

Obituary – Gerry Nugent

02 Mar
March 2, 2024

Sadly another of our older members Gerry Nugent passed away on Tuesday, 20th February, aged 88.

He was a proud member of Rutland Cycling Club virtually all his life and was cycling well into his 80’s.

Gerry’s funeral service is at 3pm, Thursday, 7th March, at Babworth Crematorium, Straight Mile, Babworth Road, Retford, DN22 8JF, for anyone who wishes to attend and remember him.

Any of his old cycling friends are also invited to celebrate his life straight after the funeral service at the Station Pub, Red Hill, Kiveton Park Station, Kiveton Park, Sheffield, S26 6NP.
A brief email to his son Darren from anyone intending to attend would be appreciated to plan refreshment provision.

Obituary – Ken Horton

17 Feb
February 17, 2024

Ken Horton’s daughter Jackie emailed the Club last week to inform us that her Dad had sadly passed away aged 91 on the 30th January. The older generation will remember Ken and his wife helping out at many of the Club events during the 1970’s and 80’s as well as their son Tim turning out some very fast 10 and 25 times.
A cyclist most of his life and still cycling in his 80s, his funeral is on Friday 1st March, 2pm at Christ Church in Stocksbridge and later at 3pm at the Grenoside crematorium should anyone wish to remember him.

AGM – 09.02.24

23 Jan
January 23, 2024

Having cancelled a few of the Club meetings last year we have booked The University Arms for this year’s AGM, 8pm on Friday 9th February in the usual upstairs darts room.

Obituary – Elaine Bullers (nee Herbert)

30 Dec
December 30, 2023

Elaine passed away peacefully on Tuesday 19th December 2023 in Chesterfield Royal Hospital and was 91 years old.

Elaine held most of the women’s Club records during the 1950’s and 60’s including the 10, 25, 50 and the 100 mile record of 4.44.43 set in 1960 which stood for 58 years.

Upon retiring from racing both Elaine and husband Denys were regularly found undertaking timekeeping, marshalling and race feed support duties on the many events against the clock (100 mile – 12hr & 24hr) that took place on the local North Midlands courses until the early 90s

Elaine’s funeral will take place on Wednesday 3rd January 2024, 10.50am at Chesterfield Crematorium – S43 1AU.

Christmas Dinner 2023

19 Nov
November 19, 2023

Our Christmas Dinner has been booked for Sunday 17th December, 1:30pm at the Cheshire Cheese Inn in Hope.

Mam Nick Hill Climb – 7 Oct. 23

19 Nov
November 19, 2023

Results from the Club’s hill climb on Mam Nick can be found here:-

Longstone Edge TT – May 2023

01 Jun
June 1, 2023

A few photos from our recent Longstone Edge Circuit event held on 24th May courtesy of Rich Witney.

North Midlands District Time Trial Series 2023

06 May
May 6, 2023

North Mids District TT Series 2023

The North Mids District Council have put together a series of time trials over the next few months to try and encourage people to pin a number on their back.

The Committee has decided to sanction three series of events for 2023.

1) TT bikes – 9 events best 4 events to count

2) Road Bikes – 6 events best 3 events to count

3) Hill Climbs – 13 events best 6 events to count

29/4/2023 14:00 Birdwell Wheelers 10

6/5/2023 14:00 Sheffrec CC 25

24/5/2023 19:00 Rutland CC 17.6

10/6/2023 14:00 Birdwell Wheelers 25

14/6/2023 19:00 Peak RC 17.6

5/7/2023 19:00 Sheffrec CC 19

8/7/2023 14:00 Rutland CC 10

5/8/2023 14:00 Tickhill Velo Club 10

2/9/2023 14:00 VTTA N Midland 10

29/4/2023 14:00 Birdwell Wheelers 10

6/5/2023 14:00 Sheffrec CC 25

10/6/2023 14:00 Birdwell Wheelers 25

14/6/2023 19:00 Peak RC 17.6

5/7/2023 19:00 Sheffrec CC 19

8/7/2023: 14:00 Rutland CC 10

5/8/2023 14:00 Tickhill Velo Club 10

23/6/2023 19:30 Sheffrec CC (Woodfall Lane)

28/6/2023 19:00 Peak RC/

7/7/2023 19:00 7 Hills CC

20/8/2023 18:00 Sitwell Cycling Club

10/9/2023 11:00 Geared up and CN Cycles RT

10/9/2023 19:30 Bolsover and District CC

17/9/2023 15:00 Birdwell Wheelers (Green Moor)

23/9/2023 11:00 Team Lifting Gear Products (Pea Royd Lane)

23/9/2023 15:00 Team Lifting Gear Products

1/10/2023 11:00 Sheffrec CC (Monsal)

7/10/2023 10:00 Rutland CC (Mam Nick)

8/10/2023 10:00 Tickhill Velo Club (Bib Lane)

8/10/2023 14:00 Bolsover and District CC (Carr Lane)

Full details of events on CTT website and handbook.
Points will be awarded 1st 100, 2nd 99, 3rd 98 etc.

For events with more than 100 entries points will be 1st 150 2nd 149 etc.

Points cannot be backdated, only events after receipt of payment will count.

Entry is only open to members of North Midlands affiliated clubs.

Entry fee for each series is £1 payable by BACS to :-

Treasurer at NMDCTT

Sort Code: 30.92.68

Account Number: 01871433

Reference your name and Series ie TT, RB or HC.

NB. Please ensure you eamil the secretary and the treasurer to confirm your entry

There will be separate Categories for Men, Women, Men Veterans and Women Veterans.

Prizes/trophies to be determined later subject to funds.

Mam Nick Hill Climb – 8 Oct. 2022

09 Oct
October 9, 2022
A few photos from our Mam Nick Hill Climb. Thanks to EVERYONE that came out to help especially Adam for organising.
Andy Jones was out there taking photos which he usually posts on Instagram as well as Facebook and I did see Brian from Kimroy photography on the hill but he usually puts his photos on his website.
Please feel free to add any more photos 📷
Former National Hill Climb Champion Andy Feather took first place in 5.40.7 ahead of reigning champion Tom Bell in 5.48.7 with third place going to Jude Taylor in 6.14.4
Full results are on the CTT website ⤵️