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A bitterly cold east wind, wet roads, mud and potholes greeted the 27 teams in this years MRCC Team Trial Trial around East Saltoun and Bolton. Thankfully the snow stayed away. Quickest team round the 24 miles were Drew Sharkey, Craig Dale and Dave Caesar one of two bicycleworks.com teams riding. Their winning time of 1:00:18 showing how tough a day it was – but it is only March after all! Thanks to Dave Urquhart and his team of marshals … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again. Winter runs start Sunday 28th October, 9am outside the clubrooms and each Sunday thereafter. Suitable for all abilities and will probably 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.
The AGM will be held at 1400hrs on Sunday 18th November 2012 at the clubrooms in Musselburgh.
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
The Club will be supporting the East Lothian Festival of Sport week in the first week of September with a cafe run on Sunday 9th September. Meet outside the clubrooms at the Old Town Hall in Musselburgh for a 9am departure. This will be a leisurely ride for anyone who wants to join in and will head for a cafe stop somewhere in East Lothian. Further details to follow nearer the time.
We are running a family event for ALL ages – completely non-competitive – on Saturday afternoon 21st July. We are running this as part of the Musselburgh Honest Toun Festival Week and the club will also be taking part in the parade along the High Street on the following Friday evening. The aim for those taking part is to cover around 4 miles of the tracks at the back of the Musselburgh Race Course, beside the ‘lagoons’, whilst stopping at a number of ‘checkpoints’ … Continue reading
Sadly we have had to cancel the British Eagle Road Race on Saturday 28th April. Roadworks have appeared on the course at the 11th hour and despite frantic last minute efforts and negotiations they are too significant to do anything about. This decision has been taken in consultation with the Commissaire as we are unable to guarantee rider safety or come up with a safe viable alternative. We are currently trying to contact all riders and volunteers and we will … Continue reading
Results from Saturday’s event. Hopefully everyone that took part on the breezy but bright, dry and cool afternoon enjoyed the event. Place Club Category Names Time 1 SANDY WALLACE CYCLES S.GOLDSWORTHY, P.ETTLES, A.THOMSON 0.56.04 2 GRANITE CITY RT V-M.RAIKKONEN, C.WALLACE, A.WATT 0.58.27 3 DOOLEYS CYCLES R.McDONALD, G.SHIRLEY, R.SEMPLE 0.58.28 4 THE BICYCLE WORKS A. McNICOL, D. CAESER, D. SHARKEY 0.59.10 5 KELSO WHEELERS K.DARLING, D.WALKER, R.LAIDLAW 1.00.34 6 PAISLEY VELO S.BLOM, B.PEACOCK, G.BIANCHINI 1.00.37 7 AYR ROADS CC A.McALLISTER, … Continue reading
Link to google map photo of the clubroom location : Friday nights, around 8:15/8:30 http://tinyurl.com/MRCC-Clubrooms