Club events

We welcome all cyclists to our club events, from novices to experienced racing cyclists, members or non-members.

Please take a moment to read the instructions below, before scrolling for more information on events, dates, courses, etc.

It is compulsory to have a working rear and front light on your bike to ride time trials or hill climbs. Also, all competitors must wear a properly affixed helmet which must be of hard/soft shell construction and should conform to a recognised Standard.

Parental consent is required for under 18’s (minimum age, 12), renewed each season. Parental consent forms are available at each event. The form needs to be signed by a parent or guardian and witnessed by a club official, which is best done at the event.

PARENTAL CONSENT FORM

All events start at 7-00 pm. Sign-in from 6-30.

£3 for club members, £5 for non-members

Len Eyre evening Time Trial Series

This series of 12 events run on Tuesday evenings from May through to August and are an ideal introduction to competition. Your best six handicap results in the series will count towards the Len Eyre Trophy. We also have ‘scratch’ trophies for fastest man and woman over six events.

Len Eyre time trials NEW COURSE, ‘Sunnyfields’, Brierlow Rd, Buxton – start on 3rd May and then every Tuesday until 19th July. Four laps = approximately 10 miles. COURSE MAP

This is a new course; please make yourself familiar with WARNINGS TO RIDERS.

Date Marshal Timekeeper
3rd May Chris Lea Mat Ivings
10th May Chris Lea Mat Ivings
17th May Chris Lea Jon Batt
24th May Chris Lea Sam Clark
31st May Required – please volunteer Required – please volunteer
7th June Andrew Stokes Required – please volunteer
14th June Required – please volunteer Required – please volunteer
21st June Required – please volunteer Required – please volunteer
28th June Required – please volunteer Required – please volunteer
5th July Required – please volunteer Required – please volunteer
12th July Required – please volunteer Required – please volunteer
19th July Required – please volunteer Required – please volunteer

Please contact Chris Lea to volunteer to marshal or time-keep.

Monyash time trial

The Monyash time trial is 2 laps of a short hilly course and 8.4 miles in total. This is a once a year event, on 26th July. COURSE MAP

Date Marshal Timekeeper
26th July Required – please volunteer Required – please volunteer

Please contact Chris Lea to volunteer to marshal or time-keep.

Club Hill Climbs

A series of three local hill climbs in August, your combined placings over the three events counts for the Three Hills Championship.

1: Warslow Brook to Mermaid Pool, 7.1 km, 240 m height gain, average gradient 3.4%
2: Thorncliffe, 2.3 km, 199 m height gain, average gradient 9%, maximum gradient 20% (Club Championship)
3: Brandside, 0.29 km, 40 m height gain, average gradient 14%, maximum gradient 20%

Date Marshal Timekeeper
2nd August Required – please volunteer Required – please volunteer
9th August Required – please volunteer Required – please volunteer
16th August Required – please volunteer Required – please volunteer

Please contact Chris Lea to volunteer to marshal or time-keep.

Freewheel competition

A bit of fun. No pedalling required…….or allowed!

2nd August, after the hill climb. Start 1/2 mile west of Winking Man, near Hazel Barrow Farm, descend past Baldstones.

The winner is the person who can freewheel furthest across Goldsitch Moss.

Remember, no pedalling.

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