MBSwindon AGM 2013

2013 AGMThe 2012 AGM was held at the Sun Inn near Coate Water in Swindon.

Review of year

Events

  •  144 MBSwindon events (1 every 2.5 days)
  • 100 Novice Friendly rides (also include Fridays)
  • 51 Friday Night rides
  • 16 Ladies Only
  • 125 Local events
  • 19 away events 
  • 16 Build Days
  • plus 14 training events

 Doesn’t include unofficial urban round rides.

 Peaks with  Hit the Hills, Long Mynd, Morzine, Mudtrek, North Wales Hit the hills

Trail build

  •  A big push in March to be ready for open day in April followed by a rest for the summer!
  • 16 build days compared with 28 the previous year (approx 60%).
  •  4 x 20 tonnes = 80 tonnes.
  • 3 loads used gabion rocks.
  •  Estimate resurfaced 4 x 300 = 1200m of trail (20%). Compared with 1850 the previous year (approx 60%).
  •  Last year estimated that there was 500m of trail to fix.
  •  80 tonnes of material is 20,000 shovel fulls

March

  • Resurfacing (tennis courts, start), car park entrance (23 present!)
  • Triangle finished and opened
  • Signposts
  • Blue loop combined

September

  • North side 2nd half fix up (24!)
  • Triangle top up
  • Fences

October

  • North side 1st half

November

  • Raking

December

  • South side
  • North side Roller coaster pipers
  • Drainage

  Club Stats

 

2013

2012

 2013/2012

Members

269

177

+52%

Facebook

805

534

+51%

Subscribers

612

391

+56%

Club offers

36

28

+28%

Twitter

308

59

X 5!

Web visits*

61,101

56,000

+8%

Web unique

33,857 (92 per day)

27,000

+25%

 

*15th Feb 2012- 15th Feb 2013

Plans 2013

 

New ride leaders

  • Gary Yeates
  • Gary Palmer
  • Nigel Gregson
  • Kristian Price
  • Andrew Weaver
  • Philip Allum
  • Tim Norris

New Web Coordinators

  • Jason Rodger
  • Simon Oxlade

To continue with

  • Local rides
  • Urban rides
  • Trail centre and natural rides
  • Uplift days
  • Weekend trips
  • Foreign trips
  • Camping trips

Trail plans: continue fixing

XC Race Team. Sponsored.

Lee Morgan.

Gravity Team. Sponsored.

James Scott.

 2012 AGM review.

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