Entries open for Round 1 of the Shimano Lazer West Midlands Cyclo Cross League on Saturday 6th August 2022.
Round 1 is hosted by Mid Shropshire Wheelers at Shrewsbury Sports Village on September 4th 2022.
The arrival of the reliability rides always signals the approach of the racing season, with many riders out to test themselves, whether they've been doing social rides, training on an online platform like Zwift or having taken time off the bike. These relaxed events are accessible to all abilities and are a great opportunity to ride in a group that is more than just your friends or clubmates and on roads that you may not have ridden before.
23 January: Bridgnorth CC - Bridgnorth Rugby Club
30 January: Ludlow CC - Ludlow Leisure Centre
13 February: Bridgnorth CC - Bridgnorth Football... Read more »
Thursday nights on the Shrewsbury Sports Village cycle track resume on Thursday 2nd September from 7pm until 8pm. These are not coached sessions but the opportunity to ride on a traffic free environment with different ability groups. Session cost is £3 to be paid at the circuit side shelter, helmets 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 circuit rules and group etiquette.
The Mid Shropshire Wheelers Open 50 mile Time Trial incorporating the Shropshire 50 mile Championship takes place on Sunday 9th May 2021 with a fantastic 110 rider field. Part of one of the many series of events run under the Shropshire Cycling Clubs umbrella, will we see local riders Kirk Vickers or Victor Chetta take the winners spoils or will the title be awarded to one of the army of triathletes entered?
Course is the Prees - Quina Brook circuit to be completed twice which should prove busy with so many riders entered. Marshals are required and volunteers will be welcomed by event... Read more »
The funeral for Ken will be held at Shrewsbury Crematorium on the 9th April 2021 at 11:30am. Some members will be meeting, socially distanced outside the Crematorium to pay their respects.
Mid Shropshire Wheelers life member Kenneth (Ken) E Morris passed away on Sunday 7th March 2021 peacefully at home.
Ken was well known for 25 years as a qualified timekeeper with Mid Shropshire Wheelers and the Shropshire Cycling Clubs Association before retiring but continued to marshal at events.
Ken started riding with friends John Aston and Phil Williams in 1961 and was an accomplished road racer... Read more »
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!