Committee

  • Chairman – Chris Hyde

    Web Geek, Petrol Head, Snowboarder, ex-MTB Racer and British Cycling & CTC Mountain Bike Coach. Firmly supporting the notion of N+1 and sure there is some truth to the addage "He who dies with the most bikes, wins" As well as being Chairman, Chris also looks after the internet site, deletes the odd erroneous post on the Facebook group and Continue Reading... Read more

  • Events Secretary – Mel Bates

    Lover of sunny days, 2 wheeled adventures and cake. Primary school learning support assistant fuelled by coffee and the desire to nurture little minds. Mother of a bike mad boy and proud supporter of the HMTBC Youth Race Team. Positive, determined and always up for a challenge. Keen to encourage more girls to the club/scene and as part of that Continue Reading... Read more

  • Secretary – Paul Coulson

    Ex semi-pro motorcycle racer & kick boxer, now Mountain Bike XC racer. Works for the Salvation Army, running a cycle based project but started as an oil rag many, many years ago. Paul's role as secretary is to be the first point of contact for all administrative queries & issues. Paul Coulson is on Facebook... Read more

  • Social Secretary – David Brittney

    Started riding with the guys back in the days before it was Hadleigh mtb Club. Enjoys the banter and can usually be found at the back of the pack or at the end of the bar. Elected to Social secretary, but it's rumoured that 'he can't organise a night out in a brewery'. Rides for the fun of it and Continue Reading... Read more

  • Treasurer & Membership – Jez Vince

    exBMX Elite Racer, long time MTBer, Skier & Snowboarder and now fully qualified British Cycling Level 2 MTB Coach. Jez has been running club coaching sessions on the Olympic course and been assisting with coaching on the course for the past 2 years so he has lots of experience of the course ready to coach members. Also, as well as Continue Reading... Read more

  • Volunteer Coordinator – Gary Crocombe

    Non bike riding member of the Committee, but still feels all the usual pain of purchasing and fixing the N+1.   Only accolade to the biking environment, was back in the day when he had a Chopper!! Gary’s role as Volunteer Coordinator is to bring together the necessary people to help out at events, organise where required both within the Continue Reading... Read more

  • Welfare Officer – James Preston

    Bike collector extraordinaire James spends his days counting, riding and cleaning his bikes and then hiding them all from his wife. N+1 is definitely his mantra. James Preston is on Facebook... Read more