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MRCC new season, new kit, plenty racing……………

We’ve been racing the MRCC Nico35 3up TTT with two teams riding this year.  The following day, Sunday 8th March, saw 4 riders head down to race in Northumberland at the GS Metro APR.  Saturday 14th March was the tough Gifford Road Races where our new kit was on display in the A race.  And the early season classic Corrieri 10 TT on Sunday 15th also had representation from the club.  Over and above all this Tuesday and Sunday training runs … Continue reading

Humbie Hilly TT 19/04/15

The finest hilly TT you will ever find, on a circuit so good you get to go round twice. Sunday 19th April 2015. Entry details are up on the BC race calendar.

MRCC Nico35 3up TTT Results from 07/03/15

MRCC Nico35 3up Team Time Trial – Saturday 07/03/15 – Results 1 ProVision Cycle Clothing Roberts, Griffiths, Archibald S 01:01:12 2 Dundee Thistle Wilson, Scott, Sproul V 01:03:16 3 Glasgow Cycle Team Vettraino,Mathieson,Knox 1st Jnr 01:07:09 4 Glasgow Nightingale Kemp,Clark, Barnes V 01:07:12 5 Glasgow Nightingale Cockburn,Glasgow,Knox V 01:07:19 6 Glasgow United Forhaug,McCrory,Couper S 01:07:48 7 Edinburgh RC Canny, Scott,Allan S 01:08:13 8 Glasgow Nightingale Fraser,McGhee,Povey V 01:08:37 9 Lomond Roads CC Bratt,McDonald,Ross S 01:09:04 10 Lomond Roads CC Dick,Walker,Daly … Continue reading

2015 Tour of East Lothian Audax – a quick update.

230 odd signed up to ride. Given the forecast, 129 brave souls signed on and started, 65 finished. Horrible weather conditions this year made it a bit of an epic.

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Tour of East Lothian Audax 2015

This popular early season Audax returns after an absence last year. Same excellent route on an anti clockwise circuit starting from outside our clubrooms on Sunday 22 February 2015. First group are off at 10am with check points at the top of the ‘Rigg’, in Dunbar and in Haddington. 65 miles of fine East Lothian countryside to test the 230+ riders that have entered. Lets hope the weather is favourable. If you are riding – please watch the roads, particularly … Continue reading

Winter runs into 2015

It’s that time of year again.  Winter runs are ongoing, leaving at 9am from outside the clubrooms on Sunday mornings.  Suitable for all abilities and may include a cafe stop somewhere.  Bring your mudguards please, drinks and a snack just in case.  Nobody will be left behind and we will wait and assist with puncture repairs or other mechanicals.  Just turn up and join in. On Tuesday evenings there will be a run leaving from the clubrooms at 6.30pm for up … Continue reading

MRCC Nico35 3up Team Time Trial 07/03/15 – Start Sheet + Info

While the field is currently full for this long standing early season classic team time time trial, feel free to come along to the watch the full field of 40 teams of 3 riders take on the ‘lumpy’ East Saltoun/Bolton circuit. 3 x 8 mile laps which pass the race HQ at East Saltoun Hall 3 times. Race kicks off at 1pm with teams set off at 3 minute intervals. The teams are competing for the Nick Stormonth trophy, donated … Continue reading

Events being promoted by the club in 2015

22/02/15 – Audax – Tour of East Lothian – Entries now closed. 07/03/15 – MRCC Nico35 3up Team Time Trial 19/04/15 – Humbie Hilly Time Trial 09/05/15 – British Eagle Road Race 17/06/15 – Garleton Trophy road Race (evening)

Nick Stormonth 14/08/75 – 02/09/12

Club member Nick Stormonth passed away on 2nd September 2012 after his courageous battle against cancer aged 37. Nick raced with the club and would be seen regularly out on East Lothian’s roads eating up the miles. As recently as this summer Nick completed a mammoth trip to his beloved Italy where he and long time friend David Bayley completed the Milan – San Remo sportive, cycled the Stelvio pass and the Gavia amongst many more. Nick will be sadly … Continue reading