Rugby RCC Committee Members & Volunteers

Martin Orrill (Chairman)

Has enjoyed ridng Rugby RCC Time Trials since 2002 and still trying to get faster! Previously enjoyed marathons and triathlons until his knees gave up under the strain!

John Brothers (Secretary)

John is the club secretary and has been a member since 2009. He was born in 1952 and still hopes to break 30 mins for 10 miles. Outside cycling his interests are walking, travel and languages.

Laurie Bird (Treasurer)

Joined the club in 1992 originally as a supportive parent, but soon became involved in timekeeping & recording, Open event organiser 1998-2018 and set up the club website in 2002. Devised the club booking system in 2011.

Phil Scott (Membership)

Cyclist and triathlete for quite a while now! Road raced as a school boy and junior. Recently accredited & raced track nights at Derby Velodrome. Returned to time trialing in 2006. Still likes to warm up with a swim and cool down with a run.

Brendan Hirst

After years away from the sport, he got back into riding in 2015. Joined RRCC in September 2017 in time to enter the Newnham Hill Climb and reignited his passion for hill climbs. Regular Wednesday evening TT rider. Has competed in the RTTC National Hill Climb Championships placing P4, P3 and P2 in Vet50 category. Still training for that elusive win.

Oliver Billing

Joined the club in 2017 following in the footsteps of his grandfather, who was a member in the 1950s. Previously rowed at University, but made the swap from the boat to the bike in 2012. Now a keen club cyclist, time triallist and amateur bike mechanic with a particular interest in riding up hills!

Matt Plant

Has been riding time trials since he broke his leg about 10 years ago (he doesn't admit how this happened), A keen cricketer who enjoys riding time trials for fun and is happy to give anyone advice on courses to ride (done quite a few opens locally and nationally) but not for mechanical advice - admits to being completely clueless!!

Angus Gordon

Angus was a games player for many years until the usual knee problems arose from running, coming to cycling relatively late in life. He has thoroughly enjoyed the experience and has met some great people that have now become good friends.

Mark Billing

Mark joined the club after supporting his son Oliver and then becoming involved with marshalling and timekeeping. His ties to the club stem back to the early 1970’s when his father was a member and he used to help him marshall.

Ian Usher (Press)

Ian's sporting background was playing Rugby as a tight head prop, having reached his adult weight and height at about 13. He later retired to the pub in 1990. He joined Rugby RCC in 2000 but was forced out due to injury in 2005. He's now three years into his latest comeback and an expert in bicycle saddles…