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Midlands MTB Series rd 1- Swynnerton Old Park 

23 Apr 18

Race report from supported rider Marcus Holmes Quite a mud fest! A mixture of sandy dry sections and sideways sliding through the mud! The course had a few changes from last year, there were a few technical parts put in including some climbing…


Sport
National MTB Series Round 1- Sherwood Pines 

19 Apr 18

Race report from supported rider Marcus Holmes A dry spell leading up to the race meant for some fast close racing.


Blog
April 16th – What a difference a bit of sun and warmth has… 

17 Apr 18

April 16th – What a difference a bit of sun and warmth has made.


Sport
Curbourough race series 

16 Apr 18

This year we are running 4 Saturday events at Curborough, 28th April, 26th May, 23rd June, 7th July.


Sport
Youngsters Coaching News 

16 Apr 18

Friday Night Grass Coaching Starts Friday 20th April Aimed at beginner and improver riders (Same format as the Tuesday grass sessions last year) Hybrid or mountain bike suitable Sessions will run 6:30 – 7:30, please be ready to ride 6:30 prompt…


Blog feature
April 14th – Just in the nick of time the weather improved. It… 

15 Apr 18

April 14th – Just in the nick of time the weather improved.


Blog feature
April 14th – Spring came today properly, and brought with her… 

15 Apr 18

April 14th – Spring came today properly, and brought with her warm sun and the general population out enjoying itself in what seems like the first temperate weather since last year… Interested to note as I rode out through Chasewater on a bike ride…


Sport
Place available for Ride London 

13 Apr 18

We have entered a team for the 100 mile Ride London Sportive.


Council
Free family cycling event to return to Coventry in August 

12 Apr 18

British Cycling and HSBC UK have announced that they will be returning to Coventry in August following the success of last year’s free, family cycling event.


Sport
Ladies only sessions at Curborough 

12 Apr 18

**Ladies only sessions**  These sessions will be run by a female coach – Phoebe Martin Start Date :- Wednesday 18th April 2018 (every Wednesday) Venue:- Curborough Sprint Course – Traffic free environment.


Sport
Youth Tour of Scotland 

12 Apr 18

Last weekend the club provided support for our youth team to take part in the Youth Tour of Scotland.


Rugby
Birmingham city centre to be closed to traffic as HSBC bike ride returns for 2018 

12 Apr 18

This is when cars will be banned from miles of Birmingham roads to allow free cycling event…


Sport
National Youth U16 Team Track Championships 

11 Apr 18

National Youth U16 Team Track Championships at Herne Hill on Sunday 03 June: Calling all Youth A boys.


Blog comment
Here comes the flood 

1 Apr 18

Most readers will be aware of how passionately I’ve supported Brian Stringer and his crusade with the Back the Track crew to reopen the former South Staffordshire Railway cutting through Brownhills as a traffic free cycling and walking route for the…


News
Cycling South Korea to help fight pancreatic cancer 

30 Mar 18

John Leathem is cycling the length of South Korea to the help fight against pancreatic cancer after losing his brother to the disease.


Sport
No Training Tonight 

29 Mar 18

Bad weather has meant the session planned for tonight has been cancelled by the coaches.


Sport
Friday Nights at Curborough 

23 Mar 18

With the clocks going forward this weekend Friday night sessions at Curborough will start 30th March 2018 Gates will be open at 6pm This is an uncoached session and all riders ride at their own risk.


News
2,000 bright orange bikes given away as part of the wider Birmingham Cycle Revolution 

22 Mar 18

Today saw the latest tranche of free bikes being handed out in the Big Birmingham Bikes giveaway.


News
Work under way on the new A38 Selly Oak to City Centre cycle route 

20 Mar 18

Work is now under way on a new high-quality cycle route linking Selly Oak and the University of Birmingham with the city centre, via the A38.


Blog feature
March 18th – I thought Saturday had been grim. I had no idea… 

20 Mar 18

March 18th – I thought Saturday had been grim.


Blog feature
March 16th – I had to nip up to Burntwood after an early return… 

17 Mar 18

March 16th – I had to nip up to Burntwood after an early return from work, and I took a muddy, wet canal towpath up to Chasewater.


Sport
Chain Gang 

17 Mar 18

With the clocks changing next weekend summer is virtually here!!! Chain gang starts Wednesday March 28th at 6pm from the Turnpike…


Sport
Presentation Evening Cancelled 

12 Mar 18

Unfortunately there has been insufficient interest in the Presentation Evening to make it financially viable.


Council
Wheels For All 

10 Mar 18

Wheels For All is a inclusive cycling programme using adapted cycles to provide a chance for everybody to cycle, sessions currently held indoors.


Sport
Training at Curborough 

8 Mar 18

Training at Curborough returns on Tuesday 27th March.