New group riding guidelines

We’ve put together a simple set of guidelines for those of you who are new to riding in a group – or more experienced riders who want to remind themselves of the rules of the road.

Before you join your first Mitre ride, please make sure you’ve read this first – it won’t take long and it could prevent an accident.

Download the new guidelines here: Group Riding Guidelines 15July17

Time Trial Results

The first of the summer’s three Mitre 10-mile time trials took place on 1 August at Wineham (course G10/99).

Nine BMCC riders took part:

  1. Alex McLaren 23.29
  2. Martin O’Neill 24.29
  3. Simon Dowling 24.32
  4. James Danvers 24.37
  5. Joel Draper 25.19
  6. Jonny Coate 25.53
  7. Ed Sowden 27.59
  8. Tall Paul 28.50
  9. Robin Johnson 29.30

Overall fastest was Steve Kane, Brighton Excel with a time of 23.13.

Mitre was the second fastest team at the Sussex Cycling Association Open 30-mile time trial on Sunday 30 July, with Don Parker winning his age category.

The BMCC road bike 10 took place on 8 August and featured 11 riders, four of whom were Mitre. Overall fastest was Mike Coyle who finished in 22.30. Martin O’Neill was fourth in 25.13, Joel Draper was sixth in 25.27 and Robin Johnson was an honourable eleventh in 31.34.

The final 10 of the season will take place next Tuesday (15 August) on the Wineham course from 1845.

On 22 and 29 August, the club hill-climbs will take place at Mill Hill (course GH/94).



July newsletter out now

Check your inboxes for all the latest news from Brighton’s best cycling club.

In this issue you’ll find results from the summer time trial events, news about a fresh approach to ordering kit and, last but not least, a first-hand report about Mike Coyle’s remarkable success at the LVRC championships.

You can read an online version of the newsletter here.

Something for everyone at Mitre this week

Thursday PUB ride,

Friday GROUP riding fun at TRACK,

Friday FANTASY TDF sign up to catch deadline,

Saturday social ride to BOX HILL,

Sunday CATI or steady social

then relax and watch the TDF on TV at Porteur

Hope to see you there

Hove Park Crits

The last one is this Friday 26th May

If you can get down to the north end of Hove Park to help it is appreciated. Its also an opportunity to watch some great racing and good fun

The fun fair is there this Friday to add a truly unique atmosphere.