Hinckley CRC 25 mile 4-up Team Time Trial – 30th June 2024 – K41/25 The event was based at Wolvey C of E Primary School, with the first team away at 09:34.am, with a team from Ratae RC leading the riders off. The event was organised by Mark Bingley, Hinckley Cycle Race Club Secretary, Timekeeper was Laurie Bird and Recorder was Guy Mellor. This year saw 7 teams enter the event, on a cool morning with a 11 mph breeze from the North West. The event attracted entries from the following clubs/teams:- HCRC, Apache Brave Racing, API/Anglia Sport, Coalville Wheelers, Ratae RC, Rugby RCC and Welland Valley. The event was held to raise funds for this year’s charity, the Air Ambulance who provide an essential service attending emergencies quickly, especially to those in remote areas. Trophies were awarded to the first team home and first mixed team. This year was the first time we have not had an all female team entered. (Come on ladies) First team home was Coalville Wheelers in 57:33, the team comprised – Chris Sidney, Gareth Pymn, Chris Garner & Laurence Warren-Westgate. First Mixed Team was Ratae RC in 1:09.51, the team comprised – Peter Kott, Mark Newton, Debbie Cooper & Sally Richards. Full results are on the website - hinckleycrc.org Second overall and only 8 seconds behind Coalville Wheelers was Welland Valley CC in one of the closest finishes we have had at the 4up. Members, family members, volunteers & Supporters of HCRC provided support to enable the event to be staged. (Great support as always, thank you to everyone), Joanna Ellershaw provided a fantastic assortment of cakes, which appeared to go down very well. Can I also add a big thank you to all of the riders and how nice it was to hear so many riders thanking the marshals for their support in enabling this event to take place. We look forward to welcoming you all back in 2025!

The 10th Tuesday 10 of the 2024 season saw 14 riders take to the start on the K41/10, on a cool night with a 5 mph breeze from the North East. Results Overall - 1st Oliver Searle (Team Enable) 21.55 2nd Joe Murray (HCRC) 22.37 and 3rd Leon O’Regan (APR) 22.40. 1st HCRC rider was Joe Murray 22.37, 2nd overall and following his 3rd place last week, will next week be first for Joe? Team Enable continue to dominate the TNT’s with another win for the team and Oliver, the 7th win for Team Enable this year. Full results are on the HCRC website. Of the guest riders, the following set their fastest times of the year to date:- Leon O’Regan - 22.40. Steve Taylor – 28.24 (The above is based on MY RECORDS) Again, I would just like to say thank you to everyone involved in helping with this week’s TNT especially the marshals so the event could take place. Also, to Pesto’s at the Axe & Compass for allowing HCRC to use their car park as their race night HQ. Next TNT will be on the 25.06.24 with a 7.00pm start time, 6.30pm sign on time. The last TNT before the HCRC 4Up on the 30.06.24.

The 9th Tuesday 10 of the 2024 season saw 14 riders take to the start on the K41/10, on a cool night with an 8 mph breeze from the North West. Results Overall - 1st Simon Law (Team Enable) 21.38, 2nd Oliver Searle (Team Enable) 21.54 & 3rd Joe Murray (HCRC) 22.31. Great result Joe and great to have you back. 1st Female rider – Eleanor Mather (HCRC) 28.39 and 11th overall. 1st HCRC rider was Joe Murray 22.31, 3rd overall and setting his fastest time of the year so far. Eleanor Mather also set her fastest time of the year with a 28.39 and is the first rider to lead the Trevor Page Trophy with an average time of 27.11 allow for the time bonuses. For Team Enable, this is now the 2nd time Simon & Oliver have finished 1st & 2nd for Team Enable and the 6th time a rider from Team Enable has won a Tuesday Night Ten. Full results are on the HCRC website. Of the guest riders, the following set their fastest times of the year to date:- Simon Law – 21.38 Oliver Searle – 21.54 Elliott Brooks – 23.22 Mark Spacey – 26.31 (The above is based on MY RECORDS) Again, I would just like to say thank you to everyone involved in helping with this week’s TNT especially the marshals so the event could take place. Also, to Pesto’s at the Axe & Compass for allowing HCRC to use their car park as their race night HQ. Next TNT will be on the 18.06.24 with a 7.00pm start time, 6.30pm sign on time.

Hi All, The 7th Tuesday 10 of the 2024 season, saw a total of 3 riders take to the start on the K41/10, on a cool, bright night with a 13mph breeze from the South West. Not what was forecast. Results Overall - 1st April Tacey (Coop Repsol) 22.27, 2nd Mike Costello (Race Hub) 22.42 & 3rd Matt Finch (LFCC) 29.43. April’s first ride in this year’s TNT’s was rewarded with a 1st overall, this following her recent rides in the Paris- Roubaix, Amstel Gold, GP Mazda Schelkens and Ride London, plus others. Mike was 2nd for the second week in a row, this time setting his fastest time of the year, with regular TNT rider Matt taking 3rd. Again, I would just like to say thank you to everyone involved in helping with this week’s TNT especially the marshals so the event could take place. Also, to Pesto’s at the Axe & Compass for allowing HCRC to use their car park as their race night HQ. Next TNT will be on the 04.06.24 with a 7.00pm start time, 6.30pm sign on time.

The 6th Tuesday 10 of the 2024 season, saw a total of 8 riders take to the start on the K41/10, on a cool, wet night with a 4 mph breeze from the North East. Results Overall - 1st Oliver Searle (Team Enable) 22.16, 2nd Mike Costello (Race Hub) 23.07 & 3rd Tony Cummins (Mark White Coaching) 24.26. This is now 4 in a row for Team Enable, with Oliver following on from wins for Simon Law and David Mead. 1st HCRC rider was Derek Lawlor 27.44 and 6th overall. Full results are on the HCRC website. Of the guest riders, the following set their fastest times of the year tonight:- Steve Pearce – 26.46 Marshall Briggs – 27.45 (The above are based on MY RECORDS) Again, I would just like to say thank you to everyone involved in helping with this week’s TNT especially the marshals so the event could take place. Also, to Pesto’s at the Axe & Compass for allowing HCRC to use their car park as their race night HQ. Next TNT will be on the 28.05.24 with a 7.00pm start time, 6.30pm sign on time.

The 4th Tuesday 10 of the 2024 season, saw a total of 25 riders take to the start on the K41/10, on a warm night with a 5 mph breeze from the North East. Results Overall - 1st Dave Mead (Team Enable) 20.18, fastest time of the year so far, 2nd Ed Moss (Beacon RCC) 21.23 & 3rd Simon Law (Team Enable) 21.54, completing a 1st& 3rd for Team Enable. 1st Female rider was Jane Hagley (RATAE) 28.57 and a PB. 1st HCRC rider was Derek Lawlor 27.31 and 21st overall with his fastest time of the year so far. Full results are on the HCRC website. Of the guest riders, the following set their fastest times of the year tonight:- Dave Mead - 20.18 Oliver Searle - 22.01 Matt Plews - 23.22 Jonathan Durnin - 23.29 Simon Ward - 25.27 Marc Fairclough - 25.30 John Capel - 25.45 Gary Ashwell - 26.15 Steve Taylor - 28.32 Jane Hagley - 28.57 BP Matt Finch - 29.10 (The above are based on MY RECORDS) Again, I would just like to say thank you to everyone involved in helping with this week’s TNT especially the marshals so the event could take place. Also, to Pesto’s at the Axe & Compass for allowing HCRC to use their car park as their race night HQ. Next TNT will be on the 14.05.24 with a 7.00pm start time, 6.30pm sign on time.

The 3rd Tuesday 10 of the 2024 season. A total of 22 riders took to the start on the K41/10, on a warm night with a 10 mph breeze from the South East. Results Overall - 1st Dave Mead (Team Enable) 20.48, 2nd Carl Shaw (Speedhub) 21.28 & 3rd Stephen Spooner (Cov Tri) 22.33. 1st female rider was Jane Hagley (RATAE) 29.33, 2nd Cathy Scholes (Cov Tri) 31.46 & 3rd Elaine Synnott (Cov Tri) 32.17. 1st HCRC rider was Joe Murray 25.02, 11th overall and 2nd Matthew Mann 26.05, 12th overall. Full results are on the HCRC website. Of the guest riders, the following set their fastest times of the year tonight:- Oliver Searle – 22.50 Ed Watson – 23.49 Elliot Brooks – 23.59 Alex Williamson - 24.29 Mark Spacey – 27.17 (The above are based on MY RECORDS) Again, I would just like to say thank you to everyone involved in helping with this week’s TNT especially the marshals so the event could take place. Also, to Pesto’s at the Axe & Compass for allowing HCRC to use their car park as their race night HQ.

The first Tuesday 10 of the 2024 season. A total of 9 riders took to the start on a cool night with a 9 mph breeze from the North West. Results Overall - 1st Oliver Searle (Team Enable) 23:46, 2nd Alex Williamson (Coventry Tri) 24:54 & 3rd Reed Partridge (Ambion RT) 27:29 1st HCRC rider was Derek Lawlor 29:59 and 6th overall. Full results are on the HCRC website. Again, I would just like to say thank you to everyone involved in helping with this week’s TNT especially the marshals so the event could take place. Also, to Pesto’s at the Axe & Compass for allowing HCRC to use their car park as their race night HQ. Next TNT will be on the 23.04.24 with a 7.00pm start time, 6.30pm sign on time.

During the annual Hinckley Cycle Racing Club Members breakfast club run, Club Chair, Eleanor Mather, welcomes new President Morgan Reynolds to his new role. Morgan, who has been a member of HCRC since 1968, takes over the role following the loss of Trevor Page, founder and life President who sadly passed away in 2023. During his time with the Club Morgan has been active in many areas helping to support and promote cycling and HCRC in whatever way possible.