It has been four years since the National Cyclo-Cross Championships were held in Shrewsbury
The 2020 HSBC UK National Cyclo-Cross Championships was this year hosted by the Mid-Shropshire Wheelers, at Shrewsbury Sports Village, with over 100 volunteers making sure that the 750 riders and the 2,000 spectators and support crews could enjoy the weekend of racing.
Prior to the first race and post the last race, hours of volunteer support, co-ordinated by Dave Mellor and George Watkins, was put in to ready and an excellent course and then clean up the council owned venue.
The course undulated... Read more »
West Midlands Regional Cyclo Cross Championships 2019 – Top Barn, Worcester
Sunday 8th December saw regional cyclo cross races taking place all across the UK in order that each region could establish their champions.
Previously the East and the West Midlands used to share one Regional Championship but as the sport has become more popular, and the number of riders grown, there is now a separate race in both East and West Midlands. The West Midlands Championship race was due to take place on an exciting new course at Hawkbatch Woods, Bewdley but heavy rain saw a switch of venue... Read more »
Jack Young and Jack Morris take the top two places in the Mid Shropshire Wheelers season long 10 mile Time Trial Points Series held on Friday nights from May until August in conjunction with Oswestry Paragon CC. Jack Young courageously held on to take the title with a 100% completion record. With both riders getting faster as the season went on and Jack Morris winning individual events it was a always going to be tight at the top of the table.
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With just one round of the Friday night Oswestry Paragon 10 Mile Time Trials to go, on Friday 23rd August, junior Jack Young takes an unassailable lead into the Mid Shropshire Wheelers season long 10 Mile Time Trial Competition. The complete table of competitors and points is available by clicking on the full story.
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What a fantastic race! Today's race was a thriller, no mud, a dry, dusty and windy affair provided a popular winner. But we had a team of winners watching who had all completed the Paris Roubaix Sportive on Sunday. Led by Chairman Mike Bazeley and Club Secretary Stephen Handley the guys did brilliantly and even had a cameo spot on French TV!
Round 2 of the Severn Valley Circuit Race Series took place at Shrewsbury Sports Village on Sunday April 7th. Racing started with the under 8s at 10am and the Mids took the top 3 places with Jude, Issaac and Sennen. More fantastic performances followed and all results can be found on the VeloUK website.
The 2019 Reliability Rides take place in towns across the county starting on 20th January. If you fancy a little more pace than the Sunday Club and Ride Social, give them a go. Checkout the Time Trial page under Disciplines for a full calendar.
The Mid Shropshire Wheelers Annual Prize Presentation takes place on the evening of Saturday, February 2nd from 7pm at the Central Baptist Church Hall, 4 Claremont St, Shrewsbury. SY1 1QG. Tickets are priced at £20 for adults and £10 for under 18s and can be reserved by email to Club Secretary Stephen Handley HERE or by calling in at Dave Mellor Cycles. Tickets include a free bar and a meal. Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking.
Concord College student and Mid Shropshire Wheeler, Ronnie Tse became National Hill Climb Junior Champion of Hong Kong in his Christmas break. Next up before he returns to his studies are the Time Trial and Road Race.
British Cycling National Cyclo Cross Series Final returns to Shrewsbury Sports Village over the weekend of January 5th and 6th 2019. Veteran categories take place on Saturday from 11:30 and all other categories take place on Sunday from 10:00 with the Junior Men. Local interest will focus on the under 16 category with Daphne Jones hunting a podium slot and the Ben's, Pierce and Tomlinson making their National Series debut. The senior event will feature Ewan Grivell-Mellor who comes from a win on Boxing Day and will look to improve his National results.