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James Berry Fund 2016

Posted by manxroadclub on January 21, 2016 at 5:35 PM


The James Berry Fund is continuing to sponsor riders in the 2016 season. For anyone interested in applying there is an application form and essential information word document.

If you are having any problems obtaining the forms please email [email protected] and they will be sent to you.

The closing date for the applications will be 31st January 2016.

Application Form

Hamper Race Start Sheet

Posted by manxroadclub on December 26, 2015 at 10:35 AM

Following an appeal for Marshalls it looks like the annual Hamper Race is back on!

Sign on will be 10 – 10.30am at the Guardhouse café (Jurby). The race starts at 11am and is 4 laps of the usual course. Start and finish will be at Jurby Hall.

Start Sheet here

Hamper Race Cancelled

Posted by manxroadclub on December 23, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Geoff Quine Memorial Hamper Race – Cancelled

Sorry folks but the Race has been cancelled. Entry fees will be reimbursed after the Christmas/New Year Break

Geoff Quine Hamper

Posted by manxroadclub on December 19, 2015 at 7:15 PM

Message from Tony Varley

Hi everyone just a reminder that the Geoff Quine hamper is on next Sunday 27th December around Jurby ! After the event we hope to present the Geoff Quine Sprit of Cycling award ,last years winner was Peter Kennaugh ! If you have time can you please vote for this years recipient you can nominate anyone who you think who would be a worthy winner ! Geoff was a true gentleman and fondly remembered within the cycling ranks young & old ! Please vote by 23rd December so Mary Mason can Collate all the votes ! Many thanks and merry Christmas and have a great 2016 ��������

Club turbos take a break

Posted by manxroadclub on December 18, 2015 at 6:50 AM

That's 6 weeks of Club turbos completed. By now alot of you will be starting to feel a bit fitter and more motivated. Over the Christmas period try to get a good endurance block in on the bike if time permits. Joining the club runs can be a good way to get the miles in the legs needed but dont be to keen and over do it you dont want to become ill and run down come the new year. Keep the turbo work going the sessions we've been doing are great all round fitness boosters. If your stuck with what to do why not download a 3LC dvd from the Itunes store or buy one from amazon and train with some of the local pros in your garage! 

The club sessions will re-commence in the new year. Keep posted for a confirmed date. Everyone welcome just £3.00 


Posted by manxroadclub on December 17, 2015 at 1:20 PM

No doubt many of you have noticed rather a few club members at the moment suffering from the usual winter bugs, which has been affecting their attendance on the club runs or resulting in them having to cut their run short. The secret is knowing when it is a good idea to carry on riding or whether you should rest up. 

If you want to limit the adverse impact of illness on your cycling or are struggling to work out whether to risk a ride when you are not feeling 100% then you might find some useful information on the British Cycling website using the link here

TOP TIP - When you are at the cafe, consider whether the door handle on the way out is safe to touch...although you may have washed your hands, did all those before you do that, if not then consider using a paper towel, glove, cap or jacket sleeve to touch the handle and thus reduce your exposure to any bugs. 



Posted by manxroadclub on December 16, 2015 at 4:55 PM


Manx Viking Wheelers in conjunction with Martin Malone (Personal Trainer and Cardiovascular Coach) and Kate Stobart (Physiotherapist and Movement Specialist) are to give a talk on training for maximum performance and injury prevention. The talk is designed to:

· Help you understand the various components of training


· How to construct a training plan for better performance


· How to avoid over training


· How to plan for races


· How to maximise your performance through better movement


· How to avoid injury


The talk is scheduled to take place on Friday 15 January 2016, venue to be confirmed. This talk is open to all club cyclists and anyone else who may be interested. The cost will be £3 at the door to cover expenses. Anyone interested in attending should contact Brian Johnson on 495684 or [email protected]

Kennaugh and Cavendish to headline next Revolution

Posted by manxroadclub on December 15, 2015 at 3:40 PM

Team Sky professional Peter Kennaugh along with Team Dimension Datas Mark Cavendish will headline the next round of the popular cycling revoultion series in the new year. Round 5 will take place on the 2nd January in Manchester Velodrome. Other local riders taking part include Sophie Black racing the Elite Endurance womens events. Conor Davies and Tara Ferguson are competing in the future stars events. 

Turbo sessions in full swing

Posted by manxroadclub on December 13, 2015 at 7:55 PM

The winter club turbos are up and running. Last week they took a break due to the hall being unavailable but the resume this Wednesday 16th 7pm. Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start and cost just £3.00. Remember to bring your bike and turbo + a towel and a drink. Everyone welcome!

Spring Cup round on the Isle of Man

Posted by manxroadclub on December 13, 2015 at 7:50 PM

British Cycling confirmed last week that a round of the Spring cup series will be held on the Isle of Man. This exciting news came after announcment that the first round of the womens series will also be held on the Island on Sunday 10th April. 

Find out more from British Cycling here

Christian with Wiggle for 2016

Posted by manxroadclub on December 13, 2015 at 7:50 PM

Wiggle Honda professional Anna Christian has re-signed with the team for 2016. Read more below from Velouk.net 

Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling is delighted to confirm that Amy Roberts and Anna Christian have recommitted to the team for 2016, emphasising the black and orange squad’s commitment to the development of the best young British riders.



More from velouk.net here . Team Manx Telecom would like to wish Anna all the best for 2016. Well done!

Women series round for Isle of Man

Posted by manxroadclub on November 23, 2015 at 9:50 AM

British Cycling has today announced the dates for the 2016 British Cycling Women’s Road Series

Won by Nicola Juniper in 2015, the series will begin in the Isle of Man on 10 April with the Manx International GP Feminin, a new addition to the calendar.


The nine-event series will then go on to the Tour of the Reservoir Two-Day before making a return to the popular Cheshire Classic which in 2016 will be contested on a new course taking in Overton Hill and Delamere Forest.

Find out more here

Important information regarding TLI 2016

Posted by manxroadclub on November 19, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Please take a moment to read the important information with regards to TLI Racing in 2016: 

The most important part is in bold so take note! 


To All Manx Organisers

It's already the time of year when I ask you to think about your planning for next season.

Before I do, could I thank every organiser, helper and club for the fantastic contribution to the TLI Cycling racing programme in 2015.

Membership fees (£10 for 18 and over, free for under 18s), and Day Member Admin fees (£5 for age 18 and over) are unchanged for 2016.

IMPORTANT - Day members will no longer be able to enter any event which takes place on the Public Highway. These events are for Full TLI Cycling Members Only. This does not apply to "off road" events.


Christmas Lunch at The Views.

Posted by manxroadclub on November 19, 2015 at 8:40 AM

Dont forget about the Club Christmas Lunch at The Views Restaurant in Onchan Sunday 6th December 1pm. Last year was a sell out and great success. Get your name to Tina Kelly - [email protected] asap and bring your family along for an afternoon of fun and food!

Club turbos up and running

Posted by manxroadclub on November 18, 2015 at 7:40 PM

The winter club turbos are in full swing every Wednesday night from 7pm at the Onchan Community Hall. Doors open at 6.30pm with a prompt start at 7pm. Everyone welcome and its just £3 for the hour long session. These are great workouts for preparing towards your goals next year. In the build up to Christmas the sessions will focus on lots of foundation work adding the core elements and structure to your training before we ramp it up in the new year! You dont have to be an experienced racer to attend the sessions cater for everybody. Come along and join in the fun! Plenty of parking on site.

Cavendish joins partnership with Madison-Genesis

Posted by manxroadclub on November 18, 2015 at 7:35 PM

 Mark Cavendish MBE has teamed up with British Continental cycling team Madison Genesis which will see the Laxey sprint star provide support support through his CVDSH Scholarship and in association with his new team Dimension Data.

More from cyclingnews.com here

Manx riders at the London Revolution

Posted by manxroadclub on November 18, 2015 at 7:25 PM

National Road Race Champion and Olympic Team Pursuit Gold Medalist Peter Kennaugh was in action at the third round of the Revolution series in London last weekend. The Team Sky rider was one of the main stars of the show along with team mate Geriant Thomas. Kennuagh finished 2nd in the Point race with IIjo Keisse taking the win. Recently recruited GB Academy rider Matt Bostock was also in action in the Elite Mens races finishing 8th in the Longest lap event, 9th in the Points and 16th in the scratch.

In the furture stars event two local riders took part with Tara Ferguson 22nd in the 6 lap dash and 19th in the points race. Conor Davies put up a good show in the Boys events with 9th in the 6 lap dash. More results on the event website here

The next round is on November 28th in Glasgow with live coverage on Eurosport from 20.00

Club turbo nights continue this Wednesday

Posted by manxroadclub on November 9, 2015 at 8:40 AM

Dont forget the club turbo nights continue this Wednesday. Doors open 6.30pm for a 7pm start at Onchan Community Hall. Everyone is welcome with this miserable and stormy weather now is the time to dust off that turbo and get the legs turning for the 2016 season. Sessions last an hour are just £3 remember to bring your bike, turbo, towel and a drink. 

Change of Date - AGM Wednesday 18th November

Posted by manxroadclub on October 25, 2015 at 10:55 AM

We will hold our AGM Wednesday 18th November at Onchan Community Hall after the club turbo night. Please note this is one week later than previously advertised.

Remember: Club turbos start on Wednesday 4th November 

. All members encouraged to attend this short meeting and would be great to see as many stay as possible. We have a vacancie for a club chairman and would also like to see 3-4 new club comittee members. There is also a position for a club webmaster to join the team. 

Club night at Hooded Ram

Posted by manxroadclub on October 25, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Dont forget about the Club social night 6th November. Hooded Ram Brewery Hills Meadow 6.30pm - 7pm followed by meal at Barbary Coast 8.30pm numbers limited in Beach Hut (24) but can extend into main Restaurant if more members want to eat. Please email Tina Kelly [email protected]


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