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Versatility is the long and short of it for Mayne

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Last Saturday, Birdwell Wheeler Trevor Mayne rode the Tickhill Velo CC 10 Mile Open Time Trial at Hatfield Woodhouse. His time of 22m 26s at a speed of 27.6 mph placed him 21st overall. On Tuesday the club’s first of two club Hill Climbs took place up America Lane at Brampton Bierlow. Seven club members… Read more »


Final night delight for Mayne and Woodhouse

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The final round of Birdwell Wheelers’ 5 and 10 mile series took place last Tuesday. Fastest over the 10 miles on the night was Trevor Mayne in 22m 40s with Paul Heggie 2nd in 24m 40s and Marc Peasegood 3rd in 26m 38s. First on handicap was John Woodhouse and this cemented his position as… Read more »


Woodhouse takes honours in Wheelers’ 10-mile TT

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Tuesday saw the third of seven 10 mile Birdwell Wheelers’ Club Time Trials at Park Springs, where John Woodhouse was first Wheeler home in 28m 20s, just 8 seconds ahead of Dave Hudson. Third was Austin Watson in 29m 10s , 20 seconds ahead of Kath Brankin. Dave Hudson was the winner on handicap.  … Read more »


Busy week for Wheelers’ veteran

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Riding one of his favourite courses last week Birdwell Wheeler Trevor Mayne recorded a time of 47m 13s to take 10th place overall and fifth Over 40 in the Peak RC 17 mile Open Time Trial at Longstone Edge. On the same night John Woodhouse rode in Bolsover & District’s monthly 10 mile Club Time… Read more »


A busy week for Birdwell Wheelers

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Sunday saw the 4th running of the Birdwell Wheelers Cote de Holme Moss 100km Audax cycle event, when 40 riders from as far afield as Suffolk rode the challenging hilly course which took in the demanding climbs of Holme Moss, Snake Pass and Jawbone Hill at Oughtibridge, a total of 2,200 metres of climbing. Six… Read more »


Woodhouse holds his nerve and Mayne sets record

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Birdwell Wheeler Joe Woodhouse made his mark in the NMRRL (North Midlands Road Race League) event over 6 laps of the 5 mile course at Serlby last Thursday. Woodhouse attacked and got away in a solo break on the 3rd lap but was brought back by the bunch on the 4th  before crashes made for… Read more »


Ainsworth foiled in valiant course record bid

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 On Tuesday night Birdwell Wheelers held their 5 Mile Championship on the A6195 Grimethorpe Bypass and resultswere  as follows: — No. Entrant Finish Start Time H’cap H’cap Time Finish Order No. Finish Time 1 Rob Parkes 19:14:20 19:01:00 00:13:20 00:02:00 00:11:20 1 2 00:14:07 2 Tony Johnson 19:14:07 19:02:00 00:12:07 4 1 00:14:20 3 Roger… Read more »


Hot stuff by Heggie in record-breaking ride

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On a day when temperatures soared to over 30 degrees Centigrade Birdwell Wheeler Paul Heggie set a hot pace in the VTTA (Veterans Time Trial Association) National 10 Mile Time Trial Championship at Tring in Hertfordshire on Bank Holiday Monday to set a new club age record for 64-years-old age with a time of 23m… Read more »


A Swift record-breaking warm-up for Tour de Yorkshire

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Local professional Connor Swift, of Madison Genesis, warmed up for this weekend’s Tour de Yorkshire by setting a new course record of 50 minutes 53 seconds in Birdwell Wheelers’ second Open Time Trial of the season – a 25 miles event – at Hatfield Woodhouse on Saturday. Heading a strong field of 79 riders on… Read more »


Heggie (64) breaks his own club age record in 15-mile TT

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On Sunday Birdwell Wheelers ran the re-organised 100 km Audax ride from Birdwell to Snaith and back via the Thorne flatlands. It was originally postponed on 18th March due to snow, but the weather on Sunday was much more favourable. Wheelers Steve Myatt, Tony Lodge, Tina Oakes, Chris Jenkins, Dave Hudson, John Woodhouse, Paul Mynett,… Read more »