Ayr Roads CC members At Tenerife
16 members of Ayr Roads flew to sunnier weather for a week of quality cycling in the 1st week of March. Apart from the 1st few days of bad weather it cleared up nicely and we were able to enjoy the heat and hills. This is the second trip we have gone on and hopefully there will be more in the future.
Ladies Ice Breaker champions Toni McIntosh and Lynne Wardrop.
A good start to the season for Ayr Roads with Mick Robb and Mark Skilling getting 3rd place overall. Callum Hume and Robert Kelly got 4th Vets as well. The club was well represented by members an bodes well for the future
2012 Trophy winners
Another successful presentation night held at the Fairfield Hotel. Thanks to Mick Robb for organising this and to all who turned up for a great night. Again it proved that the club is going from strength to strength.
Dave Clifford has kindly set up Entrycentral link to join Ayr Roads CC. Just copy and paste the link below to Join and be a member of Ayrshire’s finest cycling club.
Ayr Roads CC will be changing kit supplier for the forth coming season to Italian company Giordana. We have a slight change in design from Carvalho kit but it will still be able to be used in competition as it has the registered colours.
Hopefully we will have the finished design soon and be ready to put in our orders so I will keep you posted.
Bow before me you lesser minions!!!
Only joking folks, just starting out using the web editor so bear with me please while I get used to it. Anything you think that should be on the web site please let me know. My email is in the contacts page.
Cheers for now.
After six years the club webmaster is standing down and therefore the club pages will need someone else to look after them. If that someone is you please get in touch. The site is currently based on a wordpress blog that is easy to manage if you want to keep it as is, otherwise any content required will be made available to populate a new site.
Ayr Roads Cycling Club / Harry Fairbairn BMW continue to enjoy the best season in the club’s history with a fine 5thplace in the Scottish Team Time Trial Championships on Sunday 29th. Captain Mark Skilling of Dalrymple led his teammates Kenny Armstrong and Paul Gibson of Ayr, and Mick Robb of Straiton around the 40mile course at an average speed of over 26mph. The event was run over ‘sticky’ roads around central Fife, and finished with a 12 mile grind against a block head wind. Robb and Gibson put in huge turns on the ascents on the way back in, while Armstrong and Skilling ensured the pace was high throughout. The result betters Ayr Road’s previous 7th position in the event.
Ayr Roads showed strength in depth as the veterans team of Alex McAllister, Robert Kelly, Craig Gilmour and Brian Nicol (all over 40) finished 15th in the top class field.
Of course, when you signed up for your year’s ARCC membership at bargain basement prices, you did read all the small print, demanding you attend and support at our open events… Good.
We will promote four open events this year, of various magnitude.
May 17th – Pennyglen Hill Time Trial – Organiser: Blair Wyllie. Volunteer Rating: 2.5star
June 9th – The Highwayman Challenge - Organiser: Christopher Johnson. Volunteer Rating: 2.5star
June 10th – 47th South Carrick David Bell Memorial – Organiser: Christopher Johnson. Volunteer Rating: 5 star
July 22nd – Straiton 4th Cat Road Race – Organiser Mark Skilling. Volunteer Rating 3.5 star
So its going to be a busy summer…. but a quiet winter. Please make sure these events are in your diary and organisers would be grateful for any assistance you can offer.