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Race Night! Friday 26th July. Sherwood Pines.


mtbraceThis Friday, 26th July. Join us at Sherwood Pines for an MTB Race Night.

Under 12’s: Start 6.45pm. £2 entry fee.

Youth (under 16’s): Start 7.30pm. £5 entry fee. 30 min race.

Seniors: Start 7.30pm. £8 entry fee. 60 min race.

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Time Trials

The Time Trial scheduled for Wednesday 3rd July 2013 has been postponed.

The next Time Trial will be held on Wednesday 17th July.

Mervyn, the Time Trial organiser has had his shifts changed at work. We apologise for any inconvenience and we would like to thank Merv and his team of helpers who organise these nights on a completely voluntary basis. It is appreciated by Sherwood Pines Cycles as well as all the competitors, thanks Merv!

Riding Conditions

Riding conditions are drying out fairly well – there is the odd bit of snow and mud but mostly everything is rideable – and we should (fingers crossed) see a big improvement in conditions in the next few weeks as temperatures rise!

National Point Series Round 1 Sherwood Pines Forest Park 23rd / 24th March 2013 MAP

NPS route through the forest at the Pines this coming Saturday and Sunday. The course will be marshalled from 1200hrs on Saturday and 0830hrs Sunday The racing on Saturday starts at 3pm – Open and Fun Race – entrys accepted on the day. The racing Sunday starts at at 0930 with the Elite Females – One to watch is Team GB’s Annie Last …
For more info on race start times and entrants go to
The race course will cross / run alongside sections of the marked trails THE TRAILS ARE STILL OPEN The forest is very wet at present and I doubt will dry out much by the weekend so there will be some mucky racers about. FOREST ACCESS GATES SHUT AT 10PM FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT

National Point Series Round 1 Sherwood Pines Forest Park 23rd / 24th March 2013 UPDATES

Just to make things clear ALL TRAILS ARE OPEN The race route will cross the red, blue and green trails but these points will be marshalled, you might have to pause at these crossing points whilst racers go through but you shouldn’t be held up for more than a few minutes. The competitors have a separate car park to use Car parking charges still apply … Do take the opportunity to watch the racing and visit the arena area Gates shut at 10pm on Friday and Saturday night The race route will be marked up by Friday afternoon, if you are not competing please do not use it as racers will be training on it. There will be plenty of opportunity to use it after the event as it’ll be well travelled.

National Point Series Round 1 Sherwood Pines Forest Park 23rd / 24th March 2013

National Points Series Round 1 Sherwood Pines Forest 23rd / 24th March 2013. A heads up for all intending to ride the trails round the Pines on the 23rd / 24th March The first round of the National Points Series will be held over 2 days …at Sherwood Pines Forest on Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th March 2013.
THE TRAILS WILL REMAIN OPEN But please be aware that in some places the racing will cross the Red, Blue and Green routes, at these crossing points marshals will ensure the safety of the public and racers alike. At times riders will be asked to wait as the racers cross their route. We hope this shouldn’t delay or spoil your ride too much. Events like these enable funding to continue into improving / maintaining the forest.