Media Release: Setting the wheels in motion for 2011

MUSSELBURGH Roads Cycling Club (MRCC) now in its 75th year in Scottish cycling confirms dates for their programme of events which take place throughout East Lothian.

The club has a number of cycling and road safety initiatives being progressed in support of their 75 years on two wheels and plans are well underway for their commemorative dinner to be held in late October at the Quay in Fisherow Musselburgh.


# 1    Tour of East Lothian (AUDAX) (107k) 13/02/11

# 2    3 up Team Time Trial (25miles) Saturday 12/03/11

# 3    Hilly Mountain Time Trial (18 miles) Sunday 24/04/11

# 4    Road Race British Eagle Trophy (65 miles) Saturday 30/04/11

# 5    Individual Time Trial (ten mile) Saturday 21/05/11

# 6    Jimmy Lane Memorial Individual Time Trial (25 mile) Sunday 04/09/11

The club has a long and successful history of competitive cycling. Many riders from the club have won national championships or been selected to compete at world championship level or in the Commonwealth Games.

For further information on events, please

MRCC website:

John Barr – better known as vetinary surgeon in Haddington (now retired), who has been a member of the MRCC for over 20 years – is currently cycling round/touring Australia and has covered over 3,200 miles to date.

John and his wife set off late last year and are making excellent progress… despite the floods and midges.

The club still has some low cost event sponsorship opportunities available and if you wish to support a local cycling club and get some publicity for your organisation then please get in touch with:

John Wylie on 07932 744 276.


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Contact: John Wylie
Phone: 07932 744276