I did the Mallorca 312

Member Mike Kirby writes another great blog about the ride that’s been on his bucket list for some time.   Go on, ask me. Ask me what I did at the weekend. I silently pleaded with my team at our weekly Teams call. Just ask! Hi Mike, how was your weekend? (At last, phew). This[…]


Junior member Peggy Simpkins writes a great no nonsense blog on the subject of equality in cycling Frustrating, is the word I’d use to describe professional cycling. That in the twenty-first century there can still be such a huge gap between female and male cyclists and that as a junior, I have the fear that[…]

Juniors star at National Thruxton TT

Eleven club riders attended the annual RTTC National Closed-Circuit Championship TT event, held at Thruxton Race Circuit, near Andover on Sunday. This is one of the big end of season events, which this year attracted an entry of over 250 riders. Thruxton in October can be a fairly bleak place, especially when the wind is[…]

Another great CX ride for Luke Norris

There’s so much racing action going on at the club at the moment, it’s hard to keep track of what’s been going on. One such omission over the weekend was Luke Norris’s exploits at another cyclocross event on Sunday. Organised by Solihull Cycling Club, Luke raced in round 5 of the West Midlands Cyclocross League[…]

Cycling in the 1950s and 60s

Many of you will know member Trevor Priest from the club’s Saturday rides, but did you know about Trevor’s interesting and very competitive cycling past? Here’s a great account of Trevor’s story. I started cycling 71 years’ ago when I was 13. It came about as a result of my father buying a business from[…]