Second Edition

Matlock Cycling Club Newsletter

December 1999

1. Mountain Bike Section.

Meets each Saturday morning in December, 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 contributed to the events at Lea Green on the 13th November.

3. Club Room.

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

Thursday, 2nd:Video evening.
Thursday, 9th:Toffee making. Bring your own ingredients.
Thursday, 16th: Dr Bike
Thursday, 23rd:A Sunday in Hell, Part 1
Thursday, 30th:Cyclo cross debrief and A Sunday in Hell, Part 2

4. Newsletter.

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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 takes place on Wednesday, 29th December, at Brickyard Farm, Matlock, as part of the Cyclo cross event. Youths event is at 12.30 and the under-12 at 13.30. Phone Harry on 01629 822259 for more details.

8.Easter Tour 2000.

17th - 21st April in Normandy. Cost £150-£200. Ring 01629 734996 or Email if you are interested.

9.Result of Riber 1999

10. Dinner.

Friday, 21st January, 2000. Rob has the details. Please return trophies before the dinner.

Will expectant winners of trophies for the 1999 season please check the first draft list.

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.Notts & Derby Cross

Our Brickyard Farm cross takes place on Wednesday, 29th December, with the first race at 12.15.

Course setting takes place on the Tuesday previous, 28th December, starting at 10.00. Please help on both occasions if possible.

13. Results of Club Events

14. Auction 2000.

Next 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, 7th, 14th and 21st December 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 .

As last year, this trophy is awarded to the best cycling article published in Pedal Power 2000.

18.Pedal Power 2000.

Articles to Danny as soon as possible, please. Publication is set for early January, 2000.

For more details Ring (01629) 734996 or Email

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