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Club History

Club Historical Timeline:

 

1895
Club founded

 

1938
Club holds its first Cyclo Cross event

 

1939
Club disbanded 1939 to 1941 due to WWII

 

1947

Club reforms as section of Huddersfield RC

1948
Club visit Olympic Games

 

1949
Club officially reformed

 

1950
First AGM

1951
Club joins BDCA (Burton and
District Cycling Association)

 

1951-57
Ray Harrison Chairman

 

1951
Club runs and time trials commence

 

1952
Club joins Derby Track League

Club annual Dinner 5sh 6p!

1962

Len White elected as Chairman

1968

Club joins British Cyclo Cross Assn
Chris Mottram joins the Club.

1974

Chris Mottram forms Lady Manners Youth section.

Regular time trials commence


1975
Club opens its first Bank Account

 

1976
Harry and Tim Gould join

1976

MCC support creation of Track on Dimple Tip
 

1977

Club hold cyclo- cross race at Brickyard Farm

1981
Tim Gould(17yrs) wins team gold medal in World Cyclocross Championships
Tim Gould best junior in 3 Peaks

1983
Rachel Clark wins GHS National10 mile Time Trial

1986
Club promotes National Hill Climb championships at Riber

1996

Club sponsored for the first time by Wards’ Shoe Shops

1997
Club promotes National Hill Climb championships at Rowsley Bar

1998
Club awarded “Impruve” status

 

1999

First Club website goes online

 

2001
Club membership reaches 200+

 

2003

MCC become British Cycling GoRide Club. BC trains 2 coaches

2003

Club promotes Cyclo Cross National Trophy Event

2004
Len White becomes Club President

Harry Gould and Sustrans produce draft Derby to Bakewell cycle route

 

2005

Club Membership reaches 300+

2006
Harry Gould retires from Club Committee after 30 years of service

2008
Club promotes National Hill Climb on Bank Road

2010
Tim Gould included in BC’s Hall of Fame (picture at Manchester Velodrome!)

2014
Club gains Clubmark certification

2016

Club promotes National Hill Climb on Bank Road

2023

Maia Howell wins National Junior Time Trial 10 Mile Championship

In 2017 we lost our then oldest member Pete Turner. In memory of Pete, below is an article he wrote for our club magazine Pedal Power recalling his early times with Matlock CC.....

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