Latest News & Results
Calling all Members - 6 p.m. Thursday 23 July
This Thursday, 23 July, Stuart Dunn will be visiting the circuit race at Sundorne to take photos of club members and talk to club members for a news feature to highlight what the club is about and what our members are achieving.
We would like to have as many club members as possible in the photo so if you are able to be there, could you please be at Sundorne circuit - IN CLUB KIT if possible - for 6.0 pm on Thursday evening. The club has much going on and many good stories to tell of our achievements and this will be an ideal way to get our message out there.
A5 Roadworks and cancellation of the Tuesday 10s
We have been informed that resurfacing work on the A5 between and Dobbies Roundabout to Montford Bridge is to begin on 20th July and continue through to November. As a result of this we will not run the remainder of the evening 10 mile time trials at Westbury this season.
Please note that the MSW Hill Climb at the Stiperstones Inn will still take place at 7 p.m. on 1st September (map).
MSW Hour Record Challenge - Thursday 25 June
Have you been inspired by Bradley Wiggins? Try the hour yourself on the closed circuit at Sundorne.
Details of this 60 minute challenge are on the forum here.
Tuesday evening 10s - results
Just in case you are wondering where they are, the results get posted each week on the forum:
MSW evening 10s 2015 - results. Updates are posted in the Cycling Events section.
We run a 5 mile option for juniors that avoids main roads (minimum age 12 years).
Sunday morning social rides
Looking for some company to ride with? The MSW Social Rides may be for you. A led group ride on Sunday mornings, usually 15-20 miles at an easy pace, no-one is left behind.
To find out more follow Sarah Barton or Dave Mellor on twitter.
On Friday 12 June there will be a service of celebration at Oxon church for the life of MSW member Neil Boyle, who died last week. Details are on the forum:
MSW 90th Anniversary Dinner - photographs
2015 is a special year in the club's history, being the 90th anniversary of the founding of Mid Shropshire Wheelers.
In February we held a dinner and and our annual prize presentation at the Greenhous Meadow, the home of Shrewsbury Town FC. The guest speaker was MSW life member Simon Lillistone, who also presented the trophies, medals and prizes. Many members and friends of all ages were in attendance, and the club is indebted to the small group of people who worked so hard to make the event such a success.
A great set of photos from the evening taken by Adrian York can be seen on flickr:
The following events have been added to the Event Calendar and the relevant page for each series:
Club membership is renewed annually and is due on 1st January. You can join or renew easily:
- via the British Cycling website at https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/club/profile?club_id=1793
(you do not have to be a BC member to use this facility)
- download a copy of the membership form below and send it to the membership secretary at the address on the form.
Important. Please note the following:
Anyone racing in the club's name or colours, whether the events are organised under the rules of British Cycling, Cycling Time Trials, LVRC etc, must have a valid membership before competing. If you have not renewed beforehand you may not be covered by the organising body's insurance in the event of an incident.
If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact Simon, the membership secretary - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sundorne Training sessions 2015
Tuesdays 7-8pm - All ages open session suitable for families. 18mph max speed, max 50 riders.
Thursdays 7-8pm - Youth A/B & Seniors only. Max 30 riders. Coach-led group riding.
The following conditions apply to these sessions:
- Strictly first-come-first-served, no exceptions.
- Bring a marshal or help out yourself at least once.
- No admission to the track until you have signed on and the session is opened by a club coach.
The cost per session is: Members £3, U18s £2, Non-Members £4, Non-Member U18 £3.
If participating in both sessions: Members £5, U18s £3, Non-Members £6, Non-Member U18 £4.
Saturday youth sessions are from 11am to 12pm.
Sessions may be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. Check the Mids Twitter and Facebook for on the day communication.
Club Runs and Social Events
The regular Club Runs normally take place on Sunday mornings. Details are posted weekly, check the Club Run forum for details.
Easy-paced GoSkyRides, suitable for beginners and children, also run on Sundays. Rides are listed on the club's SkyRide page.
If you'd like to ride a different route or distance then why not post something on the forum? It's there for everyone to use.
Feel free to come along to the monthly social evening - it's on the last Monday of the month at the Silverton Hotel in Frankwell.
MSW 30 Mile Time Trial - Result
Sunday 28 September saw the annual running of the MSW 30 mile event, round 16 of the SB Sports Injuries inter-club series. The result can be found on this page.
Structured Training Plan
Dave Mellor's excellent training plans, that will give some structure to your riding through the winter and into the next season, are all linked from the Training page (there is also a link in the bar at the top of every page).
Weekly News Reports
The regular reports with news on members' activities are published in the General section of the MSW forum.
Helen has asked that all those participating in events to please let her know - more info here.
*** TORQ FITNESS PRODUCTS *** - very kind offer for members from MSW member Matt Hart:
Matt runs Torq Fitness who supply energy bars and drinks and other fitness related products. He is a regular rider of the evening 10s and is easily identified by the Torq fitness kit he rides in. Matt is offering 10% off all web prices. More details on the offer and how to order can be found here.