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Wheelers out on winter training rides

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Last Sunday Birdwell Wheelers two winter training rides set off from Brewers Fayre, Wombwell. The A group of Dave Hudson, Chris Jenkins, Rob Parkes and Marc Peasgood completed a 70 mile loop to Retford stopping at the Café Roubaix. The B group of Steve Myatt, Rodger Holmes, Paul Mynett and Philip Stewart Adams went on… Read more »


BPL scoop top award for second successive year

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BARNSLEY Premier Leisure received the award for Swim England Facility Operator of the Year – up to ten wet sites – at the ceremony held at the University of Birmingham. BPL Bassetlaw’s contracts manager Glyn Davies said: “We were more hopeful than optimistic of winning for a second year running, particularly given the strong competition… Read more »


Triathlon Club members join Wheelers for weekly club run

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Last Sunday Birdwell Wheelers were joined by members of Team Manvers Triathlon Club for the weekly club run. Wheelers Chris Jenkins, Robert Parkes, Dave Hudson, Philip Stewart Adams , Steve Myatt, Tony Lodge, Roger Holmes, Paul Mynett, Austin D Watson, Roger Bacon and Tina Oates were  accompanied by Diane Baron, Sally Salter, Helen Thoday, Lee Thoday, Gary… Read more »


Mayne and Peasegood major winners at Wheelers’ awards night

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Birdwell Wheelers Annual Prize Dinner was held at The Edmunds Arms Worsbrough last Saturday, when 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… Read more »



Wheelers out and about over the weekend

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Birdwell Wheeler John Woodhouse (pictured) was one of 90 riders taking part in the 215km Cambridge Autumnal Audax which passed through the historic market towns of Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds to the half way point at Framlingham. Rain and a headwind made for a difficult return ride back west via the Maglia Rosso cafe… Read more »



Mayne tops 50-plus age group in Peak District hill climb

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Trevor Mayne was Birdwell Wheelers’ only competitor in Rutland CC’s hill climb up Mam Nick in the Peak District. The climb of 2.1km has an average gradient of 10.1% and Mayne’s time of 8m 15.8s was good enough for 33rd overall and 1st in the 50 years and over age group. His time would have… Read more »


Barnsley Ladies bounce back from rare defeat

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Barnsley Ladies 43, Supermarine 0 Supermarine found themselves on the receiving end of the backlash from Barnsley’s defeat at Novocastrians last week, the home team feeling they had a point to prove. With a couple of enforced changes Barnsley set about their task right from the off, playing the ball along the line and stretching… Read more »


Wheelers’ duo post Club record double in National event

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Birdwell Wheelers Trevor Mayne and Paul Heggie rode in the CTT (Cycling Time Trials) National 50 Mile Championship on the A46 at Seagrave in Leicestershire last Saturday. On a cold but sunny day, with the aid of a tailwind and a mainly downhill outward leg, riders sped to the turn at Farndon and then battled… Read more »