Shropshire Time Trials

All Time Trial dates for the season in Shropshire are now available on the revamped Shropshire Cycling Clubs Association website. You can also find information about local time trials and links to events on our own page here. We run a good number of high quality events and are always looking for marshals and helpers. If you are able to help, please email, midshropswheels@gmail.com

Sunday Circuit Races begin in March

Mid Shropshire Wheelers circuit races will again take place at the Shrewsbury Sports Village on Sundays and Thursdays. Sunday races start in March and Thursday races start in April. Dave Mellor is the organiser of the Sunday races and Paul Bufton of Hafren CC organises Thursday nights, with all race dates on the calendar page. Youth races will combine into a Shropshire Cycling Clubs Series.

2018 Reliability Trial

The 2018 Mid Shropshire Wheelers Reliability Trial takes place on 18th February from Shrewsbury Sports Village. Sign on will be from 8.45 with riders in groups of 20 leaving from 9:30 with an entry fee of just £3. The Sign On will take place in the MSW Bike Store next to the tennis courts. Toilets and Cafe can be accessed from the rear of the Sports Village, please keep the Sports Village reception clear as there are other events taking place and it's likely to be busy. Routes can be found on the Ride Social and Mid Shropshire Wheelers Strava sites below: Short Route Standard... Read more »

Annual Awards Evening

The annual awards dinner is fast approaching and the club committee are pleased to confirm the arrangements for the evening. This year the event is being held at the Morris Hall in Shrewsbury on Saturday 3rd February from 7pm and will include a hot meal and complementary bar. Tickets are priced at £16 for adults and £10 for children/students. Previous events have proved very popular so please order your tickets soon to secure your place. You can book tickets by: - email to Simon Evans (membership@midshropshirewheelers.com) - in person at Dave Mellor Cycles or at the track to Terry... Read more »

Chimp for Charlie

Ride For Charlie was set up in memory of Charlie Craig, a 15 year old boy and bike racer who suddenly passed away in January this year. It funds upcoming young (14+) riders who show the talent and drive to race like Charlie did. The Mid-Shropshire Wheelers are hosting an evening event to raise money for the cause, with a talk and a raffle. It’s titled “Chimp For Charlie: An Evening With Tim Buckle” and is going to be on December the 14th at the Darwin Community Centre in Shrewsbury. More details below, and you can also find the event on Facebook here.

3 Peaks Cyclo Cross

Billed as the Worlds Toughest Cyclo Cross the 3 Peaks in it's current format is a 60km race that has 1542 metres of climbing and 4 Miles of carrying your bike! Starting in Helwith Bridge the 650 entry heads off a long the road in "neutralised" convoy before heading through a farm yard and over Simon Fell to the first of the peaks, Ingleborough. Around 10 Mids entered but only 3 intrepid members made the lottery entry system, Stephen Handley for the first attempt and on the back of son Ewan Grivell-Mellor's first time entry, Dave Mellor made it in to stake a claim to the Father and Son... Read more »

10 Mile Points Championship 2017

As the time trial season draws to a close, 2017 has produced two new winners for both the Evening 10 Points Trophy and Hare and Hound Trophy for the fastest Mids rider in the club 10s. Having ridden 12 of the possible 13 events, junior Jack Young has amassed a total of 83 points to take this year's Points Championship. In the final event on 25 August, Jack rode his best time of the series with 26.05.  In second spot was another of our juniors, Ben Pierce, with 65 points with last year's winner Chris Marrs taking 3rd spot, only 3 points behind Ben on 62. Although only being able... Read more »

Noah White wins Assen Youth Tour

With so many great performances in the Mid Shropshire Wheelers some things get missed but this is a truly outstanding performance for a young rider. Noah White is no stranger to victory but to go and take on Europe's best in the Assen Youth Tour in August and win at your first attempt is something very special. A belated congratulations Noah from the web crew here at MSW and to all the other Mids youngsters who made the long trip to the North of Holland.

Another club record tumbles to Victor Chetta

Victor Chetta took another step to long distance greatness with a massive reduction of the club 100 mile record. Victor took almost 15 minutes off his 2016 record to post 3hrs 33 minutes and 14 seconds in the Burton and District Cycling Association event on Saturday 2nd September. Congratulations yet again Victor!

Club 10 Mile Time Trial Update

As the Time Trial season draws to a close it's neck and neck at the top of the club 10 mile Time Trial Competition. Youth riders Jack Young and Ben Pierce look to have the series in the bag with just two rounds to go at the popular Friday night, Queens Head Course. [table id=10 /]

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