Life member and former editor of the club journal, Edward John (Eddie) Hobson sadly passed away on the 19th February 2019. Eddie was our longest standing member after 73 years with the club, having joined in 1946.
The photo shows Eddie during the club 12 hour held on 10th September 1950, at the age of 21. His friends of that era included Don Murray, Ken Pearson and Ged Horn.
Our condolences go to Eddies wife Jean, and his friends and family.
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Here is the piece from BBC Breakfast this morning!
Posted by Manchester Wheelers on Friday, February 15, 2019
This morning BBC Breakfast aired an inspiring piece about former Speedway Star Ricky Ashworth who experienced a life threatening accident in 2013, ending his racing career. Wheelers Brian Byland, Karl Mclelland and Jerry Cross have been helping Ricky get back on two wheels again as tandem pilots at the National Cycling Centre. Catch the full piece on the iPlayer 47 mins in https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0c2jjhf/breakfast-15022019
The Annual Do and Prize Giving night will be on Saturday 1st December at Common in Manchester city centre. Tickets are available now by sending £10 via PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org along with any dietary requirements.
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The results are in!
We had an absolutely incredible turnout of 82 riders – A new record! Thank you all for coming!!!
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The Brickworks Hill Climb is back, Thursday 30th August.
We’ve got the bar at Pott Shrigley Village Hall and there will be prizes donated by Rapha and Rare Mags. It’s going to be great!
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On Wednesday 13th June the club is hosting round three of the brilliant Midweek MTB Madness series at Chorlton Water Park.
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