Draft One

Matlock Cycling Club Newsletter

August 1999

1. Mountain Bike Section.

Meets each Saturday morning in August 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 all who helped with the BSCA races at Darley Moor, guided the Brownies on Cromford Meadows and competed in or officiated at the Tarmac 25.
Thanks again to Tarmac for their sponsorship.

3. Club Room.

The Barn club room is open after the hilly event each Thursday evening in August from about 19.00 to 20.30.

4. Newsletter.

Congratulations on finding our newsletters at http://www.argonet.co.uk/users/cj/cycling/index.html. We would value your comments on our efforts.

5. Winter is Upon Us.

The cross season starts soon (next week probably) and you will need a BCCA card/licence for the 1999/00 season. Harry has the forms..

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 training event hopefully on Saturday 8th October at Stancliffe Hall School. It will take the form of a Trix training session.

8.Ashbourne Cup.

The Darley Moor event on Saturday, 14th August incorporates the Ashbourne Cup. First race 12.00. Help always appreciated.

9.Club Clothing.

Steve Ward is collecting orders for club clothing. Forms available from him or at club.

10. Club Events.

Tuesdays, 3rd and 10th July: 10 mile TT. 18.30 start from 4 Lane Ends, Darley.
Note: We anticipate some disruption to these 10s due to road works. 5s will be substituted from Picory Corner. Meet at Darley Dale anyway. Tuesdays, 17th, 24th and 31st August: 5 mile TT. 18.30 start from Ashford.
Thursday, 5th, August: Long Hilly TT. 18.30 start from Cromford railway station.
Thursdays, 19th and 26th August: Short Hilly TT. 18.30 start from Cromford railway station.

Note: All events in August start at 18.30
Under-18 riders must have completed and returned a RTTC parental consent form, before they can start club events.

11. Club Subscriptions

Club subscriptions for 1999 became due on the 1st January. Please hand or send completed enrolment forms together with payment to Tony Holmes or Harry Gould.

12. Buxton Inter-Club.

Thanks to all riders who ensured victory in these events.

13. Results of Club Events

14. King Cycle Tests.

Introductory meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 2nd September at 20.00, using the club room. The first session will be on the following Saturday, 4th September. Harry has more details.

For more details Ring (01629) 734996 or Email cj@argonet.co.uk.

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