Minty’s Needs YOU!

07 Apr
April 7, 2014

If you’re free on the 4th May we’ll welcome any help with our next race in Harworth.


Contact Andy or Simon if you’re free and fancy a giving us a hand. Muchos gracias Bren

Q & A with our very own Malc Elliott.

27 Mar
March 27, 2014

Thom at MAMNICK got in touch recently to see if Malc would be up for answering some Q & A’s for his website….here’s the results.

NMRRL and Club Subs 2014

27 Feb
February 27, 2014

Details on this years North Midland Road Race League are now on the NMRRL page of this site.

Remember you’ll need to apply for a TLI licence if you’re racing but more importantly you’ll need to pay your Club Annual Subs which you can now do using PayPal, just go to our Membership page and enter your details.

Bike hire in Majorca?

14 Jan
January 14, 2014

Thinking of heading to Majorca for a training camp this year? Or maybe you off for a week with the family in the summer? Whatever your requirements, friend of Rutland CC and part time Majorca resident Phil Axe has started a cycle hire company in Porte Pollensa, Majorca.

If you want to rent a bike for a day or a month, is the only place you need to look !!!

These days with the amount it costs to transport your bike by plane and obviously the risks from damage that you face by trusting those baggage handlers, renting a bike instead makes a very compelling case. At Phil has assembled a quality fleet of Pinarello’s and Planet Pro Carbons so you will be getting a quality ride not a clunker! The pricing is also very competitive, being cheaper for a quality bike than some are charging for a basic bike.

Who knows if you let him know that you are Rutland member you might even talk him into a discount… ;-)

January monthly club run – If it’s January it must be Larkin’s and it is the 12th.

01 Jan
January 1, 2014

I’m taking a bit of a punt here – the weather for Sunday is predicted to be s**t.  Also I haven’t sat on a bike since Christmas day.

So – I’m proposing to push the January ride back a week to Sunday 12th.  Depart from the wicker at 9:15 for a pleasant ride across the flatlands with the aim of hitting Ma Larkin’s again as we did last year.  larkin

If you can only negotiate one whole Sunday out per month then get yourself to the Wicker for the 12th and hopefully this sequence of North Atlantic cyclones we are having will have stopped.

If it isn’t chucking it down on the 5th I’ll be at the usual meeting place for a 9:15 depart, not looking good though.

If you are still reeling from too many mince pies you can meet us in Langold, probably sometime between 12:00 and 13:00


The very first SheffRec vs Rutland – Friendly Football match

15 Dec
December 15, 2013

Thursday 19th December – Hilsborough college. If you fancy it get yourself over to facebook and stick yer name down.

Road bike party 2 – Totally awesome…

11 Dec
December 11, 2013

Christmas Fancy Dress Dinner – Sun. 22 December

07 Dec
December 7, 2013

Yes it’s that time of year so you need to start looking through your wardrobes for your fancy dress outfit. We’re back at the Cheshire Cheese in Hope this year for our Christmas dinner.
Usual meet at the ‘teacake’ at 11 o’clock and we’ll probably call in at the Little John in Hathersage for a swift half before riding onto Hope for our lunch.
Cheshire Cheese Inn picture

New Club meeting room venue…

07 Dec
December 7, 2013

Bit of a late post but we have a new venue for our monthly meetings.
We are now at the Broomgrove Club, 74 Broomgrove Road, S10 2NA.
It’s just off Ecclesall Road near the Fat Face shop and yes there is a bar.
There isn’t a car park but you’re ok to park on Broomgrove Road itself or Ecce Road for free at that time of night.
Broomgrove Club picture

December Sunday Club Run – Out East

24 Nov
November 24, 2013

I should have put this up before now but only just realised the 1st Sunday of the month is actually next Sunday, 1st December.  So, I suggest we go out East for aanticyclone change.  We can leave from the same place but veer off over towards Notts, probably through Coal Aston way.  It is a bit dependent on the weather but it can’t be as bad as November.  At the moment we have a stubborn anticyclone that the BBC are predicting is going to hang around until at least Thursday, pushing all the bad weather up over Norway.  Fingers crossed it stays until the weekend.

Meet at the usual place (Bents Green) at the usual time (9:15 depart) then we head in the direction of the Urals.