John Osgerby - Certificate of Merit

John Osgerby - Certificate of Merit

Cyclists are not afraid of hard work but most of us would rather work on a hill climb than a mass of statistics. John Osgerby has always been prepared to do both.

For thirty years, John has compiled the statistics of rides and riders for Hull and East Riding CTC (now East Yorkshire CTC).  He has served on the committee of the club for almost all of those years and nobody except John can remember a time when he was not a committee member.  His willingness to help in the organising of Standard and Audax Rides is almost taken for granted and his colleagues know that John will turn up early and leave late, always doing more than his share of the work, be it serving refreshments or registering and clocking in riders. 

John, who recently celebrated his seventy-first birthday, and his wife Marilyn, are both still active cyclists.  When their children were much younger, John created and ran a group for young riders, helping to create a love of cycling in successive generations.  He is irreplaceable and his many years of willing help to the club and its members are deserving of the recognition of our members and the wider membership of CTC.