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ERC makes a significant contribution to cycle sport by promoting nine popular open races and a club time trial series.
Club Time Trial Series
May - September 2021
The club TT series is a popular introduction to racing for many club members. Individual riders pit themselves against the clock over 10 miles in a mid week evening series that runs from May to August. The club TT series is run under CTT regulations on the Saltire 10 (Tranent) time trial course.
Check the ERC Midweek Time Trial Series Facebook page for more information about the TT series.
Gifford Road Races
Sat 19th March 2022
The main race of the day is the 1st round of Scottish Cycling's Alba Men's Road Race Series. This is preceded by a support race for junior and senior, men and women.
ERC Ben Forsyth CRY Race Day
Sat 26th March 2022
Tour of the Meldons
Sun 24th April 2022
A classic early season hilly time trial, following a scenic 22 mile loop over the Meldons hills near Peebles. For more information about this event, visit the Tour of the Meldons Facebook page.
Pippa Handley Road Race, Tour of the Meldons
Sun 5th June 2022
The 3rd round of Scottish Cycling's Scotia Women's Road Race Series.
A 40 mile race for women riders over a challenging circuit based on Howgate, Leadburn and Gladhouse, south east of Edinburgh.
Eastern Promise Road Race
Sun 24th July 2022
A regional A road race for 2nd, 3rd and 4th category riders over a challenging circuit based on Howgate, Leadburn and Gladhouse, south east of Edinburgh. This race includes the prize of the magical "Eastern Promise Lamp" for the highest placed Edinburgh RC member.
Enter via British Cycling
Lothian Flyer Road Race
Sat 21st Aug 2021
A Regional B event for 3rd & 4th Cat Juniors, Seniors & Vets only, Women and novice Road racers, based on the Stobo circuit (49 miles).
This race is held in commemoration of Archie Craig, "The Lothian Flyer", who was a prolific competitor during cycling's pre-war heyday.
Glen Kinchie Team Time Trial
Sat 24th Sept 2022
ERC's annual 2-up Team Time Trial over 23 miles (2 laps of 11.5 course) around East Lothian, encircling it's famous distillery namesake. Find a partner and join the fun.
Inch Park Cyclo-Cross
Sat 17th Sept 2022
A day of races for all youth categories and women, around the grassy slopes of Inch Park. Usually a fine day to start the Scottish CX season.
Club Hill Climb Championship
Sun 23rd Oct 2022
ERC's hill climb is open to riders from other clubs who may bust their lungs, guts or both, flying up a steep ramp somewhere near Edinburgh.
Ian McCulloch TT
A 10 mile time trial named in memory of former club member Ian McCulloch, held on the Saltire 10 course, Tranent. This is an ERC club competition run in conjunction with the final event of the ERC Midweek Time Trial Series.