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Upcoming Events

Jun
30
Thu
6:00 pm Southport CC 15 mile TT
Southport CC 15 mile TT
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm
Southport CC 15 mile TT Course D33/15 Note: Due to continuing roadworks at new Aldi – Tarleton, this event will be a 15 Mile TT and not a 25 as originally planned Signing on from[...]
Jul
2
Sat
9:30 pm SATURDAY CLUB DRIVE/RIDE – GEOFF...
SATURDAY CLUB DRIVE/RIDE – GEOFF...
Jul 2 @ 9:30 pm
An excursion into Wales Saturday 2nd July 2022 Ride Leader:- Geoff Caton. Meet:- 9.30am, Burton CH64 5QT Approx 51 miles. Its Geoff, so there will be a few lumps and bumps. Two coffee stops, Honey’s[...]
Jul
3
Sun
7:00 am Southport CC Open 15 Mile Time T... @ Course D33/15
Southport CC Open 15 Mile Time T... @ Course D33/15
Jul 3 @ 7:00 am – 10:30 am
Note – This event has been cancelled due to lack of interest  
Jul
7
Thu
6:00 pm Southport CC 10 Mile TT
Southport CC 10 Mile TT
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm
Southport CC 10 Mile TT Signing on from 18.00 to 19.00. Please bring exact cash £ 5 per rider. Bring your own pen. CHANGE WILL NOT BE GIVEN ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE A HELMET –[...]
Jul
14
Thu
6:00 pm Southport CC 10 Mile TT
Southport CC 10 Mile TT
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm
Southport CC 10 Mile TT Signing on from 18.00 to 19.00. Please bring exact cash £ 5 per rider. Bring your own pen. CHANGE WILL NOT BE GIVEN ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE A HELMET –[...]
Jul
16
Sat
all-day SATURDAY CLUB DRIVE/RIDE – YORKS...
SATURDAY CLUB DRIVE/RIDE – YORKS...
Jul 16 all-day
Saturday 16th July 2022 Ride Leader:- Dave Miller Meet:- Details coming soon. Approx 50 miles. A few lumps and bumps. Route:- Coming soon.
Jul
21
Thu
6:00 pm Southport CC 10 Mile TT
Southport CC 10 Mile TT
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm
Southport CC 10 Mile TT Signing on from 18.00 to 19.00. Please bring exact cash £ 5 per rider. Bring your own pen. CHANGE WILL NOT BE GIVEN ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE A HELMET –[...]
Jul
24
Sun
9:00 am SCC CLUB 90th ANNIVERSARY RIDE
SCC CLUB 90th ANNIVERSARY RIDE
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am
Sunday 24th July 2022 Ride Leader:- Greg Callaghan Meet:- The Crown, Birkdale 9am. Approx 40/50 miles. Pan flat all the way. Coffee at Velo Brief visit to Shaftesbury Avenue, where SCC first formed.
Jul
28
Thu
4:19 pm Southport CC 25 mile TT
Southport CC 25 mile TT
Jul 28 @ 4:19 pm
Southport CC 25 mile TT Signing on from 18.00 to 19:00 at  Mere Brow Village Hall. First rider off at 19:01 . Please bring exact cash £ 5 per rider. Bring your own pen. CHANGE[...]
Aug
4
Thu
6:00 pm Southport CC 10 Mile TT
Southport CC 10 Mile TT
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm
Southport CC 10 Mile TT Signing on from 18.00 to 19.00. Please bring exact cash £ 5 per rider. Bring your own pen. CHANGE WILL NOT BE GIVEN ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE A HELMET –[...]

Obituary – Derek (Broo) Rimmer – 89 years

23rd May 1930 – 18th January 2020

Broo Started cycling in 1946 with friends and formed the Warren Rd Whrs and after 12 months or so he got involved with Southport RCC. He was soon going on club rides at weekends with his new club mates and I think the most famous of these was the grand tour of the Lakes in Oct 1950 230 mile with 12 starters which took in Windermere Kirkstone Pass Patterdale Matterdale St John in the Vale Grasmere Kendal and back home just before midnight. Rides of more than 150m were a regular feature in those days.

Holidays with his clubmates followed to the Isle of White and back to London to the Festival of Britain – when they got to Festival it was 2/6p to go in and as that was all they had they pressed on home using the money for food and sleeping in barns on the way up. Another 3 week trip was to Northern France and Belgium with Harry Wright. Linking up with Roy Freeman who was in the army North of Paris they toured the area using Youth Hostels.

Broo RimmerAfter all the touring he tried his hand at Time Trials and found he was better at the longer races such as 100m and 12hr. In 1951 he was in the winning team with Frank Marshall and Bob Bird taking the North Lancs Best all Rounder team championship including races of 25m 50m 100m and 12hr which would be his best win I think. In 1950 he broke the club Carlisle and back record with a time of 12-22-10 a record he held for many years and he was also the club President for four years. He took a long break from the sport after 1955 to bring up his young family they had three children Ian, Pauline and Lynn, He returned to cycling in the early 1980s following the sudden death of his brother Ken . He had a great sense humour and became the life and sole of the Southport Club and it really was a laugh a minute him telling tales of the building trade on Cycling Holidays in Mallorca and weekends all over the UK.

He was a joiner by trade starting out at J W Ball Funeral directors across the road from Mosscrops on Bispham Rd having passed all his building trade exams. He moved on to Building houses in Birkdale in the Guildford Rd /Heathfield Rd area and went on to work for Byrons the builders in Formby who he worked for for 40 odd years . Possibly his biggest job was building Stanley High School in Southport. He was of course the Clerk of Works on the new Cycling Club that we built just over 30 years ago and it’s a lasting legacy to him. He was a very popular member of the Southport RCC and enjoyed the friendship of many people throughout the sport in the Northwest. Rest in Peace Broo.

KB 20-01-20

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