Gordon Pickering

I received the following e-mail from Carol Pardoe at the M&DTTA about the sad passing of Gordon Pickering.  I worked with Gordon a lot as he used to be the area Courses secretary, a job which I have now taken over plus I sit on the M&DTTA  committee and he was active in both organisations for many years.  I’ve also known him as a friendly and chatty person who has put decades of work into the sport of time-trialling and would do anything to help anybody.  A great guy and some of you may know have also know him and may wish to attend the funeral to show your respects.  The picture above shows Gordon (with the stick and as usual with a clipboard in his hands) surrounded by many of his friends and clubmates.  Carol’s e-mail follows:

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Gordon Pickering, President and Chairman of the M&DTTA, and Time-keeper extraordinaire in all our Cheshire events. Would you be kind enough to put this on your club website please?

The funeral will be on Tuesday July 11th at Altrincham Crematorium, 1.30pm.

Yours sincerely,

Carol Pardoe

Secretary M&DTTA.

Hi,

For those that don’t know, I’ve now taken over the role as runs captain from Al. Al has done a fantastic job over the last 10 years so no pressure on me then!! Big thanks to Al but he’s going nowhere!! He will still be leading the short run when he’s out.

I don’t see the need to change anything, everything runs like clockwork on a Sunday. One thing I would like is for you all to have an input into the club runs. Whether this is leading one or letting me know where you would like to go if you’ve heard of a new café etc. Remember it’s your club and I want to make sure everyone plays their part in what we do on a Sunday.

It goes without saying that the priority is that we always remain safe and look after each other when we’re out. Be respectful of our fellow road users and uphold the great name this club has in the North West.

See you soon

Jules
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