Rugby Racing Cycling Club
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Next Club TT
Wednesday 21st August 18.45 on the K11/7B at Willoughby. Sign-on in lane opposite turn for Barby.
Next Committee Meeting
16th Septemeber 2019.
Rugby Velo Hill Climb
Saturday 5th October at Newnham Hill 2pm..
This is an interclub event and we're invited!
Rugby RCC Presentation Evening
Friday 22nd November
Rugby RCC AGM
8 pm Tueday 7th February 2020 at Dunchurch Village Hall.
Please note that helmets & rear lights are compulsary for all riders in our club TTs. Front lights are recommended.
Results of Club TT held 14th August
It was a win for Dave Elliott after a recount on the K11/10T course at Thurlaston,. Go to Results for all the details, or you can go to Results Index to see an index to all the events. Go to Tables to see the points so far, or a separate listing of the Vets (& Women's) tables.
Please see section on new booking system
Results of Rugby RCC Open 10 - Saturday 27th July 2019
Our open 10 resulted in a win for James Garrett of Rugby Velo and Linda Hubbard in the womens category. There was rain throughout the morning which eased just before the start, but by then many competitors had decided not to ride. There were 45 starters, with 62 opting out, but the event went ahead and everyone finished safely. Go to results for all the information, including pictures of the winners of the mens and womens events.
Results of MalloryPark 3-Up Team Time Trial Monday 8th July
A enjoyable event and the weather held firm. Go to TTT Results to see the times for all 27 teams that took part.
New booking system goes Live!
Despite a few early teething troubles the new system is now operational. For an explanation go to booking system to see how it works. If you've read the message and are ready to go, then click on the link to 'Club TT Bookings' at the top of this page.
TT Entry Fees
We have had to increase our entry fees because the CTT have increased the levies on all events. Our committee have agreed that next season members will have to pay £3.50 per ride, with £4 for private trials.We will continue to subsidise U-18s still in education by charging £2 per ride. Members can make one payment of £73 to cover membership, TTs and teas. The actual levies we pay to the CTT have increased from £2 per ride to £3 for club events and open levies from £2 to £4. Apart from administration costs the levies cover 3rd party insurance and a national drug testing programme. See Fees for more information. You can pay your membership fees via PayPal, or by cheque, or even cash! Full membership is still only £10, or you can pay £73 up front to cover membership, a season's TTs and refreshments.
All riders in Rugby RCC Club events should wear a helmet and have a working rear light. Also we strongly advise the use of a front light, though not compulsary, The club will have a couple of spare lights available to anyone who forgets. Anyone not conforming will not be able to ride.
2018 Club TTs
Riding Open Time Trials
You may not have ridden an open event and are wondering what's involved and how to enter. Go to riding open TTs to find out more.
Club clothing for 2019
Paul Thurman has taken over as the person responsible for club clothing. For more information go to our clothing page to find out how it works.
Annual General Meeting
The AGM was held at Dunchurch Village Hall on Tueday 5th February. A few changes to the Committee and an interesting discussion on our investigations into electronic timing.
We've gathered up all the technical atticles we've posted in recent years and put them together on one page. Go to technology to remind you what you could be doing.
The Committee decided to restore the role of Club Captain and asked Dave Elliott to take this on. Read Dave's message to our members.
The booking system for club TTs closes at 4 pm prompt on the day of the event, but it's still possible to enter at the event if there are spaces. If you're unable to make it please remember to cancel so that someone else can move up the order.
Club Committee & Volunteers
We aim to raise its profile of the club and the committee should be more identifiable. We've started this process and hope to expand it to include volunteers and helpers who are so essential to the running of the club. Go to committee to see how this page is progressing.
Rugby RCC Open 10 - Saturday 28th July 2018
A win for David Mead for the second year running in our Open event. After a long hot spell the weather affected many of the original 120 riders for our main event, resultng in 35 non-starters. Go to Rugby Open TT Index to see details of the event.
Can you be seen?
No apologies for repeating this message from last year. Gloomy evenings show many riders would benefit from a front light. Timekeeping at the finish reinforces this message and it's easy to see how an oncoming motorist could miss a cyclist travelling in the opposite direction. Modern lights don't add much weight and could save a big repair bill, (or even your life). We have spare lights which riders can borrow if they forget.
We now have hooded tops, with club logo embroidered, available in S, M, L, XL & XXL at £16 each. Here's our polo shirts, with club logo embroidered, available in S, M, L & XL at £10 each.
Inter-club event - Friday 22nd June
Rugby Velo wins the 2018 inter-club event after a 12 year wait. With James Garrett fastest rider on the night Rugby Velo finished with a 3-51 margin, based on the fastest 6 riders in each team. This now makes it 11 - 5 in Rugby RCC's favour. Go to inter-club results to see the details, or previous years to see the history of the event.
( Left after club time trials )
A blue (Met) cycling helmet
A black T-shirt with Rugby Triathlon 2010 logo,
A pair of black & grey 'Madison' gloves
A grey hooded-top
Two pairs of sun glasses
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