Result: Cruckton Fives 2024 round 4 – 14 May

13 riders signed on for the last of our Spring 5 mile TTs on a sunny evening with a light south-easterly breeze. Fastest on the night was MSW youth member Noah White with a time of 12:26. Well done to everyone who rode. Thank you to the marshals and helpers and Bob at the Lion Inn. The biggest thanks must go to series organiser Dave York for all the time and energy he puts into organising these events. We intend to hold two more of these on 13 and 20 August. You may find them a useful warm-up for the MSW Stiperstones hill climb on Tuesday 27 August, a round of the Shropshire CCA Hill... Read more »

Result: Cruckton Fives 2024 round 3 - 7 May

A light Easterly made for a headwind so times were a little slower than last week but it was otherwise a pleasantly warm and sunny evening. Next week's event is the last in the series, all riders aged 12 or over are welcome. Sign on at the Lion Inn, Westbury from 6pm, entry is £5 for seniors and £3 for under 18s. Free tea/coffee and biscuits afterwards in the lounge of the Lion Inn. PosNameClubTime1Jack WardSharrow CC12:482Tom Oxley (J)MSW13:593Ian TownsendParamount CRT14:024Luca GibsonMSW14:105Jude White (J)MSW14:256Rich PughMSW14:317Keith RichardsMSW15:128Lisa RowleyFrankwell... Read more »

Result: Cruckton Fives 2024 round 2 - 30 April

A stiff southerly wind and the possibility of rain (which stayed away until later on) thankfully didn't deter the riders at round 2 of our 5 mile TT series. Anyone aged 12 years and over is welcome to come along and have a go. Sign on at the Lion Inn, Westbury from 6pm, entry is £5 for seniors and £3 for under 18s. Free tea/coffee and biscuits afterwards in the lounge of the Lion Inn. PosNameClubTime1James ElgarParamount CRT13:152Ian TownsendParamount CRT13:373Jude White (J)MSW13:474Tom Oxley (J)MSW13:595Rich PughMSW14:006Lisa RowleyFrankwell CC14:527Louise HurdleyHafren CC15:157Shane... Read more »

MSW 2024 Evening 10 Mile TT Points Championship

This year's MSW Evening 10 Mile Time Trial Points Championship begins on Friday 3rd May and runs each Friday until the end of August. As in previous years, we will run these as part of Oswestry Paragon CC's Friday evening 10 mile time trials at Queens Head. There are three trophies awarded in this series: - Tony James Shield for rider with the greatest number of points over the series - Hare and Hounds trophy for the fastest ride of the season - Border Shield for the best improvement over the season for a first time rider All riders aged 12 or over are welcome so if you would like to... Read more »

Result: Cruckton Fives 2024 round 1 - 23 April

9 riders signed on at Westbury on a cool but bright and clear evening for the first of our 4 early season Road Bike only 5-mile events on the undulating Westbury-Shoothill course. Fastest was newcomer Nathan Plowman. The next event is next Tuesday, 30 April. All riders aged 12 years and over are welcome. Sign on at the Lion Inn from 6pm, entry is £5 for seniors and £3 for under 18s. Free tea/coffee and biscuits afterwards in the lounge of the Lion Inn. PosNameClubTime1Nathan Plowmanu/a12:482Ian TownsendParamount CRT14:023Tom Oxley (J)MSW14:084Paul BeechMSW14:245Jude White... Read more »

Cruckton 5 mile Time Trials 2024

Cruckton 5 Mile Time Trials - 23 & 30 April, 7 & 14 May Following the popularity of the 2023 events, MSW is running four Time Trial (TT) events on consecutive Tuesdays in April and May. This is an opportunity to try racing against the clock. Non-members are welcome. The course is D306/1 - Westbury to Shoothill. Entry Fee: • Seniors - £5 • Juniors / Juvenile - £3, for riders aged 12 to 18 (if 18th birthday occurs between 1 Jan 23 and 31 Dec 23) These are Non-Aero events, for road bikes only. Road Bike rules: • Wheel rim max 60mm depth. • No aero TT helmets / No helmets... Read more »

Thursday Night Training Sessions at Sundorne

Thursday night sessions on the Shrewsbury Sports Village cycle track resume on Thursday 22nd February from 7pm until 8pm. These are not coached sessions but provide the opportunity to ride in a traffic-free environment with different ability groups. The session costs £3, to be paid at the trackside shelter. A helmet must be worn and your bike must be safe. You do not have to ride in a group but please check at sign-on about the circuit rules and group etiquette.

2024 MSW Reliability Ride

The Mid Shropshire Wheelers annual Reliability Ride takes place on Sunday 18th February 2024 from Shrewsbury Sports Village. Registration of £5 is at the Cycle Track Hub, please follow the direction arrows from the free car park or ask directions at the Sports Village Reception. All are welcome to take part in the 47 mile short route or the 60 mile long route. Groups of 20 riders will be set off for both routes which head to High Ercall before turning for Shawbury, and Wem. At Welshampton the long route turns right for Hanmer, Overton and Ellesmere whereas the short route turns left for... Read more »

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