moray firth cycling club

2015 Highlights | Time Trialling

National Callum Finlayson won the Scottish middle distance Best All Rounder (BAR) with at speed of 26.498mph. Callum also picked up more national podium spots with up a silver in the national 50tt and a bronze in the 100tt. Lewis Mcfarlane won a silver in the Youth A Scottish Time Trial Championship after a successful season winning most of the Youth TT’s in the North. Callum Finlayson Scottish BAR Kenny Riddle North of Scotland 10 Champion. Laura Nicolson North of Scotland 10 Champion Penny Phillips North of Scotland BAR Brian Nicholas winner of the Special TT Series Graham Beaton winning the Raymond Sinclair Memorial Trophy 2015 Jed Scott winning the Audrey Gault Trophy. North of Scotland Championships Team Moray Firth CC won the following SC North Time Trial championship races; Men’s 10tt at Farr was won by Kenny Riddle Women’s 10tt, also Farr, was won by Laura Nicolson The Women’s 25tt held at the Angie MacDonald Memorial Race was won by Laura Nicolson Mens 50tt at Skelly was won by Callum Finlayson Mens 100tt won by Callum Finlayson. Best All Rounder The womens North of Scotland BAR, for the fastest time over 10 and 25 miles, was won by Penny Phillips with a speed of 23.6pmh. Moray Firth also won the womens team competition with Laura Nicolson, and Penny Phillips combining for a   speed of 23.3pmh. The Mens BAR, for the fastest time over 100, 50 and 25 miles was won by Calum Finlayson with an amazing speed of 26.4pmh. Special Series Brian Nicholas won the North of Scotland Special TT Series (a season long series of non-standard distance time trails). Trophies Graham Beaton won...

MFCC Bioracer Kit for 2016 season

Gavin Beaton has very kindly offered to Co-ordinate a Bioracer Order for club kit See Bioracer 2016 Custom (or pdf) for the Club Kit and the other kit can be viewed on the website http://www.bioracer.co.uk/en/team-clothing If anyone wishes to order anything can they please send Gavin an email confirming their order and get the full amount to me by 4th December 2015.  Note prices on the form are excluding VAT at 20% so please add this to your payment. Orders take 7-8 weeks to arrive but Christmas/New Year may extend this. The order form is a bit overwhelming, but if you are looking for a short sleeved top the one everyone seems to have gone for in the past is: 51340 | JERSEY SS PROF BODYFIT FLATLOCK...

Minute of the 2015 AGM

The 2015 Annual General Meeting of MFCC took place on 27th October 2015 at Velocity Cafe and Bicycle Workshop Many thanks to all those who attended Minutes    

North of Scotland BAR 2015

The North of Scotland BAR (Best All Rounder) for 2015 results have now been complied and there’s some strong results from Moray Firth CC. Rank Women 10 25 MPH 1 Penelope Phillips Moray Firth CC 24:46 1:05:11 23.619 2 Laura Nicolson Moray Firth CC 25:41 1:05:17 23.169 3 Mary Eagleson Ross-Shire RCC 28:10 1:11:43 21.109 4 Georgia Mansfield Forres CC 28:06 1:13:14 20.917 5 Katrina Moir Ross-Shire RCC 28:22 1:15:14 20.545 6 Amanda Wagstaffe East Sutherland Wheelers 27:33 1:17:54 20.517 7 Susan Guest Moray Firth CC 29:24 1:19:04 19.689 Team MPH Moray Firth CC Penelope Phillips 23.394 Laura Nicolson Rank Senior 100 50 25 MPH 1 Callum Finlayson Moray Firth CC 3:57:39 1:51:13 55:27 26.424 2 Neil Crookston Elgin CC 4:20:48 1:59:46 59:25 24.433 3 Brian Nicholas Moray Firth CC 4:16:49 2:00:51 1:00:52 24.277 4 Martin Chisholm Elgin CC 4:45:51 2:03:36 1:01:38 23.199 5 Alasdair Washington Caithness CC 4:57:33 2:16:23 1:07:22 21.476 Rank Youth Male 25 10 MPH 1 Alasdair Munro Ben Wyvis Cycle Club 1:07:27 25:02 23.103 2 Kyle Cartmell Forres CC 1:12:59 25:57 21.837 3 Cameron Earnshaw Caithness Cycling Club 1:11:05 27:02 21.648 Rank Youth Female 25 10 MPH 1 Georgia Mansfield Forres CC 1:13:14 28:06 20.917 Rank Male Veterans 10 25 50 100 Total 1 Alasdair Washington Caithness CC +13:30 +11:52 +14:17 +15:19 +54:58 2 Callum Finlayson Moray Firth CC +12:05 +10:59 +12:39 +12:41 +48:24 3 Brian Nicholas Moray Firth CC +11:00 +8:13 +10:44 +11:20 +41:17 Team Moray Firth CC Callum Finlayson +44:50 Brian Nicholas Rank Female Veterans 10 25 Total 1 Mary Eagleson Ross-Shire RCC +3:55 +4:00 +7:55 2 Katrina Moir Ross-Shire RCC -0:07 -3:18...

MFCC AGM 2015

Date: Monday 26th October 2015 Doors: open from 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Venue: Velocity Cafe & Bicycyle Workshop, 1 crown Avenue, Inverness, IV2 3NF Tea/Coffee and soft drinks will be available. 2014 Minutes Minutes of the 2014 AGM  Draft Agenda Welcome & Apologies Reports Chairs Report Club Captains Report Treasurers Report Membership Fees for 2016 Standard Membership Second claim membership Junior Membership Club Kit Club Communications Club sessions Winter Summer Race Organisation for 2016 Club Expenditure Appointments Any Other Business...
Brian Nicolas (MFCC) wins North TT Series

Brian Nicolas (MFCC) wins North TT Series

Brian Nicolas of Moray Firth Cycling Club has won the North Scotland Special TT Series.  There were strong performances from other members of Team MFCC with Natalie Munro took silver in the Womens competion, and Kenny Riddle taking bronze in the scratch. The Scottish Cycling (North) Special Series is a season-long competition for SC (North) riders to encourage non-standard distance time trial events.  The series comprises 7 events, on a variety of courses: Event No Event Date Distance Vet Std.based on Event 1 Edinvale 19th April 17m 0.8 x “25” std Event 2 Loch Calder 3rd May 23m 1.0 x “25” std Event 3 Edinvale 11th July 23m 1.0 x “25” std Event 4 Loch Calder 2nd Aug 11m 1.2 x “10” std Event 5 Pluscarden 13th Aug 17m 2.0 x “10 std Event 6 Black Isle GP 23rd Aug 37m 0.9 x “50” std Event 7 Mackie Trophy 12th Sept 14m 1.5 x “10” std Full Results Edinvale Loch Calder Edinvale Loch Calder Pluscarden BIGP Mackie Tr CAT Name      :  Event 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 TOTAL Scratch Brian Nicolas 3 4 10 8 25 Tom Broadbent 10 0 8 18 Kenny Riddle 10 8 18 Alan McCaffrey 4 0 8 12 Eric Innes 6 6 12 Mike Gordon 0 8 3 11 Mark Dryburgh 10 10 Gregor Grant 0 10 10 Allan Sutherland 6 4 10 Marc Roberts 10 10 Noel Baxter 10 10 Callum Finlayson 8 8 Chris Goddard 0 8 8 Charles Fletcher 6 6 David Stuart 6 6 Martin Chisolm 6 6 Ross MacDonald 6 6 Fraser MacBeath 3 3 6...
Consultation on SC North Championship Guidelines

Consultation on SC North Championship Guidelines

With the formation of Scottish Cycling North, earlier this year, the championship guidelines for our region are being reviewed.  Comments are invited on the attached document which details the proposed championships for the North of Scotland. DRAFT – SC North Championship Guidelines (pdf) Comments should be sent to Bob Brady...

Mid Season Update on North Special Series of Non-standard TT

The NOSCA Special Series is a season-long competition for North of Scotland riders to encourage Non-Standard events with no pressure on times and often more enjoyment. There are just 2 events left in the series of 7. NOSCA Special Series Events Event No Event Date Distance Vet Std.based on Event 1 Edinvale 19th April 17m 0.8 x “25” std Event 2 Loch Calder 3rd May 23m 1.0 x “25” std Event 3 Edinvale 11th July 23m 1.0 x “25” std Event 4 Loch Calder 2nd Aug 11m 1.2 x “10” std Event 5 Pluscarden 13th Aug 17m 2.0 x “10 std Event 6 Black Isle GP 23rd Aug 37m 0.9 x “50” std Event 7 Mackie Trophy 12th Sept 14m 1.5 x “10” std  Standings (at 8/8)   Edinvale Loch Calder Edinvale Loch Calder Pluscarden BIGP Mackie Tr   CAT Name    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 TOTAL Scratch Brian Nicolas 3 4 10 17 Alan McCaffrey 4 0 8 12 Mike Gordon 0 8 3 11 Tom Broadbent 10 0 10 Mark Dryburgh 10 10 Gregor Grant 0 10 10 Allan Sutherland 6 4 10 Callum Finlayson 8 8 Chris Goddard 0 8 8 Charles Fletcher 6 0 6 Eric Innes 6 6 David Stuart 6 6 Lorna Stanger 4 4 Al Washington 3 3 Dave Harter 3 3 Youth Cameron Earnshaw 10 10 20 Alasdair Munro 10 10 Jessica Simmons 8 8 Junior Owen Booth 10 10 Thomas Deas 8 8 Ladies Katrina Moir 8 8 16 Lorna Stanger 10 10 Natalie Munro 10 10 Amanda Wagstaff 10 10 Jessica Simmons 8 8 Vets Brian Nicolas 8...

Midweek Time Trail Series Results

The Moray Firth Cycling Club midweek time trial series has been taking place around Inverness across the summer.  The series of four ten mile time trials took place on two different courses; Daviot and Cawdor.  The series was ‘open’ and riders from all the local cycling clubs, and some not so local clubs took part in the well attended events. Series Prizes Riders accumulated times from all 4 events. Fastest 1. Gary Cunningham (Highland Bikes RT) 1:29:01 2. Eric Innes (MFCC) 1:31:42 3. Ross MacDonald 1:32:06 Veteran 1. Gregor Grant (MFCC) +15:35 2. Colin Duncan +12:08 Ladies 1. Amanda Wagstaff (East Sutherland Wheelers) Handicap 1. Graham Whyte (MFCC) 1:21:28 2. Neil Aimers (MFCC) 1:21:37 You can find results of the individual events on the clubs results page  ...

Cromarty Stage Race Round Up

Prologue – Jemimaville 1. Noel Baxter (Moray Firth CC) 2. Jason Roberts (Pro Vision Cycle Clothing) 3. Tim Mackley (Deeside Thistle CC) [Full Results] Stage 1 – Mount High Circuit 1 Jason Roberts (Pro Vision Cycle Clothing) 2 Neil Scott (Dundee Thistle RC) 3 Jordan Doig (Pedal Power RT) [Full Results] Stage 2 – Mount Eagle Circuit 1. Gavin Shirley (dooleys-cycles.co.uk) 2 Angus Claxton (Glasgow Cycle Team) 3 Walter Hamilton (Velo Club Edinburgh) [Full Results] General Classification 1. Jason Roberts (Pro Vision Cycle Clothing)  4:49:22 2. Neill Kemp (Glasgow Nightingale)  at 0:20 3. Robert Friel (Pro Vision Cycle Clothing) at 0:36 4. Andrew Disley (Harry Middleton CC) at 0:39 5. Neil Scott (Dundee Thistle RC) at 0:40 6. Alister Watt (Granite City RC) at 0:42 7. Alan Dean (Edinburgh RC) at 0:53 8. Hamish Carrick (Project 51) at 0:58 9.  Jordon Doig (Pedal Power RT) at 1:07 10. Tim Mackley (Deeside Thistle CC) at 1:25 [Full Results] Points Classification 1. Jordon Doig (Pedal Power RT) 2. Andrew Disley (Harry Middleton CC) 3. Jason Roberts (Pro Vision Cycle Clothing) [Full Results] King of the Mountains Classification 1. Benjamin Crawshaw (GJS Cruise Racing) 2. Jason Roberts (Pro Vision Cycle Clothing) 3. Alan Dean (Edinburgh RC) [Full Results]      ...