Racing News from weekend 2/3rd Sept.

A good weekend for Cycling Club Breckland’s Time Trialist, with the season drawing to close there was plenty
Of action last weekend, firstly with the club’s own 50miles Time Trial on the B50/18 course starting and finishing near
Attleborough, despite a small field of rider the event attached some of the best distance Time Trial specialist. It was a
Good day weather wise just a slight increase and change in direction to the wind part way through the event, Professional
Triathlete Joe Skipper was fastest on the day with a course record time of 1.40.31 at an average speed of 29.8mph over the 50 miles distance, in second place was distance specialist Dave Green of Team Velovelocity the veteran racer covered the course in 1.43.18 rounding off the podium was Team a3crg’s Stephen Williamson in a time of 1.43.47. In the womens event Laura Bartlett also from Team a3crg was fastest in 1.53.04 ahead of Essex RC Sue Triplow with a time of 1.56.28, taking third pot was Sole Bay Cycle Sport’s Denise Hurren in 1.57.23. Cycling Club Breckland had 2 riders competing Alex Bailey who rode strongly to finish 7th overall in a time of 1.52.04 and Mark Fairhead who was pleased with his ride having beaten his 6 year old Personal best with a time of 2.04.57. Winning Tricycle was Ian Pike of the Fenland Road Club his time of 1.58.55 gave him a top 20 placing.

Also on Saturday Team Velovelocity promoted a 25miles Time Trial on the fast E2/25 course near Newmarket, Breckland’s
super veteran Chris Nudds rode along with Paul Sexton, Paul posted a personal best time of 54.50 Chris rode well and despite having to come to a virtual standstill at the Fourwentway turn losing vital seconds still managed to finish in superb time of 55.03

Moving onto Sunday morning saw C C Brecklands Paul Coulthread and Mick Wood make the trip over to Rougham near Stowmarket for the Stowmarket and District C C 10miles Time trial – Mick rode will to finish in 24.43 to Paul’s time of 30.03 the event was won by Leon West of C C Sudbury in 21.10 ahead of TPH Racing’s Philip Barnes in a time of 21.14.

Photo attached is of Chris Nudds – picture taken by Davy Jones

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