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2017 Club Events
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2015 Club Events
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2017 Evening 10's

2017 Evening 10's Series, Wednesdays 5th April to August 23rd.
We're off! This year's series got under way on Wednesday 5th April with 18 Club riders and 5 PTT's for the first event which started at 6.45 pm (they get later as the season progresses) on the E.81a course. From then until August 24th competition will be intense for the six Trophies involved - Senior Men, Juniors and Senior Ladies on Handicap Times plus Mens and Ladies on Fastest Times and Veterans on Standard. Keep in touch with each week's result via the website; full results will be given throughout the season, along with the Handicap Times and Fastest Times tables. Click on Time Trials on the Main Menu and then Evening 10's on the Time Trial menu or click here to go straight to the results.

Although we are keeping to the 20 events for the series there are a few changes for 2017.
(1) - All 20 events will be on the E.81a course.
(2) - Also, note that there will be no Evening 10 on the 14th June, on that day we will be running a 25 miles time trial on the Vipers circuit.
(3) - Lastly, remember that payment for the race will have to be made on the day. Please have the correct cash with you. Cost for Seniors is £3 and there is no charge for under 19's. For PTT's the cost is £4.

You can enter on the night or reserve your place in advance, but only 3 weeks in advance, by entering online or at the Clubroom. Privates are welcome if there is space available, cost is just £4.00 but for that you will be able to take part in an event which is run like an open - marshals all round the course, lots of riders and a full published result sheet. Why not enter on-line? - note that on-line or email entry is not available on the day, for that you must turn up at the Clubroom.

Click here for full details of times and courses and the entry form.

Normally you can enter in advance but for the first 3 events, which have limited fields, this is unlikely as places are going fast and preference obviously goes to Club riders. If you haven't already entered then give the on-the-day organiser a ring otherwise all you can do is turn up on the night and see if there are any non-shows. Disappointing for some but it is something which such a large Club as ours will experience from time to time. (If the weather is bad then the likelihood of non-shows is higher.)

It is very important that all members who have booked a number let the on-the-day organiser know in advance (at the Clubroom or by text) if they are unable to ride on any particular evening. This will ensure that other members can get a ride. Also, if you fail to inform of your non-riding on two (2) occasions you may forfeit your number.

Club members are reminded that they are obliged to marshal a number of the Evening 10's throughout the season (exact number is in proportion to number of events ridden last year) or find a replacement if they are unable to be there - and to let the on-the-day organiser know the name of the replacement.

Track
Track Training
Kate Tucker-Vincent 1943-2017

As already announced in the recent Newsletter Kate died on 18th February due to suffering complications after her fall and broken hip. Her funeral will take place at 2 pm on 23rd March at the Herongate Wood Cemetery which is located on the road between Little Burstead and Herongate. Barry has asked that there should only be family flowers but if you would like to make a donation in memory of Kate then this can be done at the service or you can donate directly to Mental Health Research UK via their website.
A.G.M.

Club Annual General Meeting, Wednesday 27th September.
The 2017 AGM will be held at the Clubroom, Mountnessing Village Hall, starting at 7.30 pm. All members are urged to attend as there are major decisions to be made.

The Committee will be putting forward some interesting ideas which will affect all members and if you are at the AGM you will be able to put your views forward.

Any propositions that you have for Rule Changes must be sent, in writing, to Club Secretary Laurence Bellamy by 6th September.

Various positions on the Committee will be vacant and there are also plenty of opportunities for other members to help with the running of the Club so now is the time to consider what you can do.

Charity

Lake Geneva Challenge for Parkinsons Disease

Representing Shaftesbury Cycling Club, Sam Thienel, Ian and Gary Jackson and Matt Steel will be completing 500 miles in 3 days, through the Vosges region of France, tracking the Rhine along the German French border to our final stop in Montreux on Lake Geneva in Switzerland.

We are riding for Parkinson's UK. Sam's aunt was diagnosed with this debilitating disease at the age of just 34. Like many of the 10,000 people diagnosed each year, Julie has relied heavily on Parkinsons UK for care, support and advice throughout the 10 years that she has lived with the condition. Far from just relying on the charity, Julie has devoted a great deal of her own time to raising awareness and funds, particularly for the Havering branch of the charity, who ensure that local people living with Parkinson's receive the support they deserve.

Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurological condition from which one in 500 people suffer. That's around 127,000 people in the UK. There currently is no cure, but drugs, treatment and care help to manage the symptoms.

You can still donate to the charity by following this link to the Virgin Money Giving page.
Many thanks for your anticipated support - Sam, Ian, Gary & Matt

In addition to asking for donations via Virgin Money Giving they organised a very successful quiz evening and raffle at the Village Hall on Wednesday 24th August after the Time Trial. Along with an entertaining and challenging quiz there was a huge array of goodies to be won in the raffle and an auction for some very desirable items. Lots of money was raised for their appeal and about 50 members and friends had an enjoyable evening. Hopefully we'll soon be able to put answers to all those questions as it hoped that the full answers will appear on this website.

Club Evenings

Next Club Evening
Club meetings are now being held every Wednesday at Mountnessing Village Hall with the Turbo Training sessions starting from 4th October and continuing until the Evening 10's start on April 4th. Canteen refreshments are available, followed by the usual social get-together.

Handbooks

National and Local CTT Handbooks
The 2017 National book lists details of all the events in England and Wales plus information on National Competitions, including current and past winners, and all the Rules and Regulations - don't get caught out through ignorance! Price is £9.00 + £1.50 postage..
As there is no cost saving with the club handling the orders members are advised to order direct from CTT - via their online shop.

The local London East book gives course details and times of start for all Open and Club events in the London East District plus comprehensive details of the courses. Also included are details of Club Secretaries, Timekeepers and other Officials. Price for 2015 is £3.50.

London East handbooks have been received. Pop along to the Clubroom with your money to pick up the books.

Turbo Training

Turbo Training at the Clubroom - Wednesdays 4th October to 28th March
How do you get fit for next season?

EASY!!!!!!!!

All you need to do is come along with your turbo trainers to our Turbo Training sessions each Wednesday

  • Structured training building up to the season
  • FREE TO CLUB MEMBERS
  • Running from 4th October to 28th March,
    other than our normal week break over Christmas (27th December & 3rd January)
  • Wednesday 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm at the Clubroom with the Hall doors open at 6.30 pm.
    Refreshments available from 8 pm.
a little personal effort may also be required

Sunday Runs

Every Sunday. Meet at Clubroom car park at 9.00 am. All welcome

This can be the best introduction to the Club and its members so, if you are looking for a club to join, why not come along on a Sunday and meet the Shaftesbury?

  1. Sunday rides all year round except when it clashes with club events, other race events and ridiculous weather
  2. Saturdays are often ridden too between April and September
  3. 9.00 am meet up at club house
  4. Fast and slow groups when there are enough riders and ride leaders to facilitate it
  5. Junior riders are welcome and a reduced circuit can be devised for them on the day
  6. Junior riders must be accompanied by a responsible adult
  7. No one gets left behind
  8. Do not bring a mountain bike for these rides
  9. Do bring fluids and nutrition for 2 + hours of riding
10. Dress for the forecasted weather conditions
11. Spare change for coffee or tea should we stop
12. There is no charge to ride with club members
Prize Presentation

Annual Dinner & Prize Presentation
The Club's 128th Annual Dinner & Prize Presentation will be taking place on Friday 20th January 2017 at Mountnessing Village Hall. With a subsidy from Club funds the ticket price will be kept low - actual price to be announced later.

Dinner Organiser is Richard Austin and you can contact him for more details ().

Trophies

Return of Trophies
If you were presented with a Club Trophy at last year's Dinner then please return it to Keith West as soon as possible.
If you have a 32nd Association Trophy, then that is also wanted urgently before their AGM on 4th November.

Give Keith an email () or telephone call to let him know you have the trophy and when you will be returning it.
You can always bring the trophy to the Clubroom on a Wednesday night.

Club Clothing

Price List (April 2011)
Some items of older stock may be at a lower price
Bibshorts - Red or Black£38.00
Jersey - short sleeve - short zip£23.00
Jersey - short sleeve - full zip£24.00
Jersey - long sleeve - full zip - heavy weight£31.00
Skinsuit - short sleeve - red or black shorts  £62.50
Gilet - Windtex£47.00
Gilet - Lightweight£25.00
Bib Knicks (3/4 length) Roubaix£46.00
Bib Tights Roubaix£46.00
Kneewarmers Black£5.00
Armwarmers Black£5.00
Socks short white Coolmax£2.50
Sports Shirts (with either Club Badge or Name)  £15.00

Brian Hurrell hopes to be at the Clubroom at least every other week, if urgent contact him, by email or telephone 01245 321636.

Members' Section

Club members are reminded that there is a section of the website which is only available to those Club members who have registered. The contents include the up to date Club database and other material which is really private to Club members and shouldn't be available to the whole world wide web. To enter the section you will need to register and this can be done by clicking on Login in the left hand menubar.
General

Warning - Stolen Manhole Covers
A number of local riders have reported that manhole covers are being stolen for scrap metal, leaving open holes in the road. Clearly this causes a great hazard should a cyclist hit one of these holes. Please take care out there and should you see one missing then report it to the local Council in order that it can be replaced.

Alert - Stolen Bikes
Will all Club members please be aware of a recent spate of bikes being stolen in Essex from outside pubs/cafes whilst Club Run's are taking refreshment inside. Either padlock the bikes or keep them in sight, preferably both. Alternatively don't stop and just keep riding!
On Line Facilities

Entries for Club Events
You can enter Weekend events and Evening 10's via our On Line entry forms. Click here and then select event to enter.

Result Notification
All Shaftesbury riders are required to notify the Time Trial Secretary of their results in Open and Association events. This is so that winners of Season long competitions can be determined as well as Club records. It also makes it possible to give correct handicaps in Club events. Additionally, the information can be made available on this website so others can read of your successes. To give all visitors to the website the latest details of time trial and road race successes, please send in results for all your races (except Club events) with your time or placing, other Club members' results and the winners details.
Click here to send in details.