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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 »


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 »


Mayne ending season in fine style

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Birdwell Wheeler Trevor Mayne continued his fine late season form last weekend. On Sunday he travelled to St. Ives in Cambridgeshire for the LVRC (League of Veteran Racing Cyclists) 59 mile road race. At half distance he managed to break free from the bunch and join another rider from a younger age group. The two… Read more »



Record-breaker Mayne still rolling merrily along at 54

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Birdwell Wheeler Trevor Mayne set a new club age record when he rode the Yorkshire Cycling Federation (YCF) 30 Mile Open Time Trial on a rolling course on the old A1 at Boroughbridge on Saturday. The 54-year-old clocked 1h 9m 22s to take 11th  place in a 57 strong field, beating his own  It also… Read more »


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 »