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Matlock Cycling Club Newsletter

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February 2000

Matlock thrown out of the BDCA!

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1. Mountain Bike Section.

Meets each Saturday morning in February, at 9.00 starting from the station car park entrance. Monday evening rides start outside the Thorntree at 18.30. Further details of both outings from Tony Holmes on 01629 734753.

2. Thanks.

Thanks to to Rob for organising a successful dinner. .

3. Club Room.

The Barn club room is open each Thursday evening in February from about 20.00 to 21.30.

Thursday, 3rd:Video of 1997 National Hill Climb Championship on Rowsley Bar - promoted by Matlock CC.
Thursday, 10th:Auction.
Thursday, 17th: Quiz
Thursday, 24th:Dr Bike.

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5. Winter is Upon Us.

The cross season has started if you hadn't noticed and you will need a BCCA card/licence for the 1999/00 season. Harry has the forms..

Cross results can be found at

6. Press Secretary.

Mark Fairman needs informing of all of our exploits. Please call him on 01629 583564 with all your results as soon as possible after the event.

7. Impruve Event

The next Impruve event is the Dr Bike session at the Barn on Thursday, 24th February starting at 20.00. Get your bike checked over. Phone Harry on 01629 822259 for more details.

8.World Track Championships.

These take place in Manchester, 25th - 29th October, 2000. The club hopes to organise a bus trip to these championships. Please let Tony know if you are interested in going.

9.Result of Riber 1999

10. Club Event.

Saturday, 19th February: Sheldon 5 mile time trial. 14.00 start at Shutts Lane, Bakewell.
Saturday, 26th February: Hilly 25 mile time trial. 14.00 start at Rowsley.

11. Club Subscriptions

Club subscriptions for 2000 become due on the 1st January. There is no change in the subscriptions for 2000. Seniors - £10, Under-23 - £5, Junior - £1 + BCF, Youth - £1 + BCF. Family - £15.

Please hand or send completed enrolment forms together with payment to Tony Holmes or Harry Gould.

12.Open Event.

The Open Hilly 25 takes place on Saturday, 4th march. Entries close on Tuesday, 22nd February. Please either ride this event or come along and marshal.

13. Results of Club Events in 1999

14. Auction 2000.

This year‘s auction takes place on Thursday, February 10th 2000. Details of goods for sale to Harry as soon as possible, please.

15. Circuit Training.

Circuit training takes place on Tuesday evenings, 1st, 8th, 15th and 29th February at 19.30 to 20.30. using the Gym at the Starkholmes Annex of Highfields School, Starkhomes Road, Matlock. Cost £2 at work, £1 rest. New sufferers always welcome!

16. Notts and Derby League Cross Events.



17.Touring Trophy .

This year's trophy takes place Thursday, March 30th with the first rider leaving the club room around 18.30.

18.Pedal Power 2000.

Collect your copy from club.


Congratulations to all winners of trophies for the 1999 season. Please note that this year all trophies MUST be retuned to clu on or before Thursday, 30th November 2000.

20. Events 2000

Final Version of this year's club events is posted at club together with courses to be used.

21. Sponsored Ride

One of our members is riding in aid of Struan Kerr-Lidell. Struan, a former pupil of Lady Manners School, Bakwell, broke his neck when the scrum collapsed in a university rugby game. His sister, Kirsty, used to be a member of the club, coming to the North Yorks Moors with us.

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For more details Ring (01629) 734996 or Email

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