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Thanet RC Race Team

Mission Statement

The Thanet RC Race Team is to provide a team environment for club members who are committed to competitive cycle racing. The team will seek to provide an enjoyable and competitive environment for race team members and will have a particular focus on developing young talent from within the club. Race team members will be expected to meet both performance and commitment criteria. They will support each other and behave with good manners and be good representative of the club at all times.

Thanet RC Race Team :: Entry Criteria

The Thanet RC Race Team will select members based on the following:

Team criteria
• The Thanet road club race team is open to any current Thanet Road Club member, including second claim members.
• Must be a Thanet Road Club member to be on the team.
• The Thanet Road Club Race Team members will be based on the following criteria; (Members can commit to either Road Race or Time Trial or both.)

• Will commit to ride in at least 10 races per year.
• Will have, and keep to, a training plan.
• Will Race in race team kit at all events.
• Will commit to ride for the team for the full year.

Road Racing Performance:

• Elite/1st, 2nd and 3rd Category BC licence holders or
• 4th Cat licence holders with 2 results in top half and 1 top 20 placing of 3/4 Cat races or gaining 3rd cat license.

TT Performance:

A sub 23’30” 10 mile Time Trial or
A sub 60 minute 25 mile Time Trial or
Have ridden > 10 time trails in the previous season with + age standard

Juniors Males:
A sub 24 minute 10 mile Time Trial

A sub 24 minute 10 mile Time Trial or
A sub 64 minute 25 mile Time Trial
Have ridden > 10 time trails in the previous season with + age standard

Junior Women:
A sub 26 minute 10 mile Time Trial or
A sub 66 minute 25 mile Time Trial


• Will support TRC events through riding AND supporting
• Provide inspiration and support to younger riders
• Older riders are to support the younger riders through shared logistics
• Be organised – plan, train for and enter events

Thanet RC Race Team :: Budgeting

• The ethos of the budgeting is to be fair and to direct more of the funding to the young and loyal riders
• All budgeting will be voted for by the team members
• All funding and decisions will be completely transparent and visible to all team members
• No funding will be directed to new members of the club (To receive funding via the team you must have been a TRC member for at least one year; this avoids people joining the team just to gain access to any sponsorship the team may have attracted. If new members wish to join the team they will need to fund all their kit and expenses themselves in the first year)
• All sponsorship donations are to be shared

If you're interested in being part of the race team or want to find out more please drop an email, call or text to the contact details below.
Rob Milnes

Mission Statement

Thanet RC Race Team :: Entry Criteria

Thanet RC Race Team :: Rider Contract




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