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Nov 14th 2018

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Birdwell Wheelers Annual Prize Dinner was held last Saturday at The Edmunds Arms Worsbrough. The club welcomed back ex-member Dan Taylor to present the prizes.

The two major prize winners were Trevor Mayne and Marc Peasegood. Mayne won three of the major trophies, the Derrick Ogden Cup, Roadman of the Year Cup and the Best All Rounder Cup as well as the club trophies the Wombwell Cup, the Hoyland Nether Cup and the Minto Cup.

Mayne (L) receiving his trophies from Dan Taylor.

Peasegood won the club event trophies the Danum Cup and the Wentworth Cup as well as the 5 mile handicap trophy.

The evening was also a celebration of club President Christine Minto’s 60 years of membership. She joined the club as an 18 year old in 1959 and rapidly showed her prowess at time trialling. In 1969 she gained the women’s 24 hour competition record cycling 427.86 miles a record which stood until 1983.

Club President Christine Minto

The following day Chris Jenkins and Dave Hudson rode a 60 mile loop to Laughton-en-Merthen.

This Sunday’s ride is a flat 50 mile loop to Snaith. Meet at Brewers Fayre Wombwell at 9:15am. Visitors are welcome.

More details on this and all the above can be found in the above links

Birdwell Wheelers Prizewinners - 2018


50 Miles Reliability Ride:

Steve Myatt, Paul Mynett

100 Miles Reliability Ride:

Dave Hudson, Chris Jenkins, Tony Lodge, Paul Mynett, Steve Myatt, Rob Parkes

100 Km Audax Ride:

Phil Adams, Roger Bacon, Rodger Holmes, Dave Hudson, Chris Jenkins, Tony Lodge, Paul Mynett, Tina Oates, John Woodhouse

Cote de Bradfield Audax:

Roger Bacon, Dave Hudson, Chris Jenkins, Tony Lodge, Steve Myatt, Rob Parkes, Mark Peasegood, Austin Watson, John Woodhouse

Club Events

Greg Godley 1st Fastest 5 - 12.30

John Woodhouse 1st Evening Series 48pts Dearnesider Shield

Trevor Mayne 1st Fastest 15 Competition – Wombwell Cup

Fastest 50 – 1.53.53 – Hoyland Nether Cup

Fastest Hill Climb Competition – Minto Cup

Fastest 5+10+15 Competition

Austin Watson 2nd Evening Series 42pts Dearnesider Cup

Joe Woodhouse 2nd Handicap 5

Paul Heggie 1st Handicap 10 – Neil Cup

Marc Peasgood 1st Handicap 5

1st Handicap 15 Competition - Wentworth Cup

1st Handicap 5+10+15 Competiton – Danum Cup

Phil Adams 1st= Clubruns attendance award 31½pts

Steve Myatt 1st= Clubruns attendance 31½pts

Chris Jenkins 3rd Clubruns attendance 29pts

Major Club Trophy Winners

Simpson Cup – most improved 25 miler Greg Godley

Roadman of the Year Cup - Trevor Mayne

Vets BAR -Derrick Ogden Cup +4.984 Trevor Mayne

Best All Rounder – BAR Cup Trevor Mayne

Merit Shield – for attending club events Christine Minto

Open Event Trophy Winners

Taylor Cup (Open 10) Simon Beldon, Team Bottrill 20.19

Jim Carr Cup (Open 10 Women) Kirsty Bramley, Team Swift 24.01

South Yorkshire Times Cup (Open 25) Connor Swift, Madison Genesis 50.53

Upperthorpe Rose Bowl (Open HC) Andy Nichols, Team B38 2m 15.6s

Club Records 2018

Trevor Mayne Vets age 54 25 miles 53.42

Vets age 54 30 miles 1.09.22

Vets age 55 50 miles 1.53.53

Vets age 54 100 miles 4.17.22

Paul Heggie Vets age 64 10 miles 23.09

Vets age 64 15 miles 37.52

Vets age 64 25 miles 1.00.03

Vets age 64 30 miles 1.12.39

Vets age 65 50 miles 2.13.35

JE James TT Competition – Trevor Mayne - 6th