Rugby Racing Cycling Club
Site last updated: Thursday, 21 March, 2019 16:41
Diary Dates ->>>>
Next Club TT
Sunday 31st March
Next Committee Meeting
18th March 2019.
RCC Open TT
Please note that helmets & rear lights are compulsary for all riders in our club TTs. Front lights are recommended.
Changes to the Booking Sytem
We have problems with the system we've had in use since 2015 and are in the process of replacing it with an entirely new system. We hope to have this running for the new season and will let everyone know as soon as it's in place. Watch this space!
It's 2019 - membership fees now due!
Please note that 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. Go to Fees to see all the details.
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.
Club TTs - 2019
We have a list of club events for 2019, and these have been approved by the CTT and the police authorities.
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 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.
The committee, endorsed by the AGM, has agreed that 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
Now our season of club TTs is complete you can check out the final points table and Vets table.. Go to Index to see the results of all our events for 2018. Note that the Vets table has been revised as Dave Wright had been placed in the wrong category.
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.
Mallory Park 3-Up Team Time Trial
The good weather continued for our 3-Up TTT at Mallory Park, with a field of 30 teams taking part. Click here to see the results. Please get back to us if you have any queries.
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 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.
Disc Wheel Stickers
Now available - disc wheel valve hole stickers with club logo at £1 per set of 4. - see Paul Thurman..
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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