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All the latest news and information from the club.

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Manx Mountain Bike Club

 

Round 3 of the National Points Winter Series

 

Champion Corlett remains leader of the pack

Relatively good weather for this time of year greeted the riders for this Sunday's third round of the Manx Mountain Bike Club's Winter Series at South Barrule Plantation. The course took full advantage of the ready built trails to wind its way up the hillside to the highest most point on the course, then followed the long fire road sections, which of course wouldn't be complete without a complimentary detour between the trees for some challenging muddy riding to guide everyone back to the start/finish

As is becoming the norm, the unbeatable Nick Corlett charged ahead of the pack in the Elite class however, a fast and determined Daniel Curtis rode an excellent race to finish just over a minute behind.

In the Expert class an impressive Orran Smith rode a superb race, unchallenged by second placed Darren Murphy who is himself no slouch when it comes to racing in this class. Coming in third was the first of the Fat Bike racers, Julian Corlett with another Fat bike rider Graham Hughes not far behind for the forth place position.

There were only two woman racing, with Kate Priest wining the experts and Julie Lyness winning the sports. Both ladies rode a strong and impressive race

The busiest class is the Sport category, with a comfortable looking Lee Gale coming in over a minute ahead of second placed Shaun Cannon, Jeff Plowman rode really well to come in third.

Following up the Sports class are the Novices and an easy win for newcomer Olivier Lebrethon who managed a fantastic 11 minute lead over Richard Stopps who was finished just ahead of third placed Jonathan Hebden.

Both Owen Dudley and Nathan Hinks took full command of the Junior class to finish both first and second respectively ahead of third placed Liam Mazzone.

All results can be found on the Manx Timing solutions web site.

As normal the club would like extend its thanks to all those who helped out, marshalled and collected in the course material, also the St John Ambulance for first aid and Betty for letting us use her hose to clean our bikes.

Next round is at Conrhenny on the 11th January and you can as always enter on line at manxmtb.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tomorrow mornings round 3 of the National Series is at South Barrule Plantation.  Thanks to everyone who has pre entered, and for those who are entering on the day please arrive early so we can get you processed.  Remember your race number and plenty of warm layers to put on after the race. Please use the main car park and park using the far car park first.  Ape Man are holding events so the car park will be full.   Sign on will be in the classroom from 0815 till 0845 please pick up your trophy if you are a winner.  The race will start / finish from outside the classroom. Start at 9am prompt. Cake and hot drinks and post race banter in the classroom. See you tomorrow, thanks Scott.

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Due to adverse weather forecasts Round 4 of the Zurich Youth Mountain Bike Series, due to be held this Sunday at South Barrule Plantation, has been postponed.

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MMBC Prize Presentation

 

Below is the list of winners who will be receiving an award at the presentation on Sunday 14th December at South Barrule Plantation Classroom from 0900 (before the start of round 3 of the National XC Series). If you are unable to attend please contact me and I will get your prize to you.  See you all in a few weeks, Scott Morgan (brionyandcott@yahoo.co.uk)

 

National Champions.

 

Grand Veteran 1st Tony Varley, 2nd Graham Hughes

 

Junior 1st Joe Haddock

 

Senior 1st Nick Corlett, 2nd Daniel Curtis, 3rd Ian Brookfield

 

Senior Women 1st Kate Priest

 

Veteran 1st Simon Skillicorn, 2nd Glyn Thomas, 3rd Gary Kirby

 

Winter Series 2013/14

 

Elite 1st Elliot Baxter, 2nd Steve Franklin, 3rd Paul Kneen

 

Expert 1st Les Corran, 2nd Ian Brookfield, 3rd Martin Hill

 

Junior 1st Nick Corlett, 2nd Joe Haddock, 3rd Joe Harris

 

Sport 1st Glyn Thomas, 2nd Matt Garside, 3rd Darren Leadley

 

Sport Women 1st Jackie Lee, 2nd Kate Priest,

 

Novice 1st Peter Houghton, 2nd Andrew Jones,

 

Youth 1st Nathan Hinks,

 

Youth Women 1st Phoebe Ferguson

 

Summer Endurance Series

 

Elite 1st Nick Corlett, 2nd John Venables, 3rd Rob Sorby

 

Expert 1st Glyn Thomas, 2nd Nigel Morris, 3rd Scott Morgan

 

Sport 1st Gary Kirby, 2nd Matt Price 3rd Kevin Gelling

 

Sport Ladies 1st Emma Atkinson

 

Novice 1st Dave Kelly

 

Bikestyle Monday Night Series.

 

LADIES 1stEmma Atkinson 

 

ELITE 1st Nick Corlett, 2nd Mark Blair, 3rd Ian Brookfield

 

 

 

EXPERT 1st Martin Hill, 2nd Mark Hutchinson, 3rd David Griffin

 

 

 

SPORT 1st Gary Kirby, 2nd Kevin Coole, 3rd Lee Quaggin

 

 

 

NOVICE 1st Ron Guest, 2nd Neville Jewell, 3rd Jason Barber

 

 

 

JUNIOR 1st Anthony Cawte

 

Plus Adrian will be doing a competitor’s spot prize Bingo for all who entered the Bikestyle Monday night series. But you have to turn up to be in it….


 

 

 

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Nikki Sharpe, local mountain biker and Party girl, is famous for her Christmas parties and this year will not disappoint.
This is not a MMBC event but open to all mountain bikers for an annual get together. All details are below and any questions please contact Nikki direct on 474206.
 
This years mountain bike Christmas Party will take place at Noa Bakehouse on Friday 28 November at 7.30pm.

There will be a "hot cocktail" on arrival followed by pizza and bruschetta. For pudding there will be a choice of hot brownie with ice cream or fruit and sorbet.

In order to waive the hire fee we require 80+ people with a maximum of 120.

Noa Bakehouse will provide a live band for the evening to keep us all entertained and to help fill the dancefloor!

The cost per ticket is £22.50.

This is a ticket only Christmas Party and therefore tickets must be purchased in advance.
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Please order, pay for and collect your ticket ASAP to avoid disappointment. Tickets will be available this weekend on a first come first served basis.

Further details available from Nikki on 474206

 

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