Dear Fellow Bike Riders
How many of your club mates or riders you race with have had an enforced ride in an Air Ambulance? Think about it - the answer may be more than you first imagine!
In Team Midland we know of two riders who have, and reading Cycling Weekly it’s not unusual to read about yet another rider being whisked of to hospital to be checked out after a crash.
These whirlybird crews really provide an invaluable service to us. This was clearly demonstrated in April when Stephanie Smart was hit by a car and seriously injured whilst en-route to a club event!
like that you truly value the help provided by the experts. Thankfully they
were quickly on the scene and Steff was swiftly flown to
The frightening thing is that this invaluable and overused service is not Government Funded! - These life saving Helicopters have to rely on donations to keep flying!
TMR believe that it’s time to say thank
you. So we are organising a fund raising Time Trial on Sunday 19th
August. There aren’t any open events on in the region that day so you have no
excuses. TMR would like to invite you to join with us and ride our 15.5 mile
Time Trial on the K26-15. Give the
The event HQ will be Meriden Village Hall where you can leave your car, get changed, have tea after the event and bid for the Aston Villa Shirt.
Entry is on the line at the start, with the first 50 riders getting to race. No prizes - just the chance to say a very positive thank you to the guys who regularly save lives and have provided help to fellow Bike Riders when they needed it.
Put the 19th of August in your Racing Diary and whether you’re fit or not:-
HQ open from 7:30am. First rider off at 8:01am
Graham Hewson - Team
To register your interest in this event, email Graham on:- firstname.lastname@example.org
To download this page as a Word document (300k):- Click here for document
To download a flyer for the event as a Word document (500k):- Click here for flyer
Course details are here:- K26/15.5 course
(Click on the Google Map in the above link to get a graphical picture of the course)
Last Update 02 July 2007