August Racing and Time Trial Update


Saturday 19tg August - Barling Alpacca Farm
Whilst not exactly racing or Time Trial related, there are 3  (baby Alpaccas) at Barling, an excellent excuse for a ride around the lanes to see them.

Wednesday 16th August - Wednesday League, West Hanningfield E39 Hilly, with Essex Roads
The last event for solos, concluding the Handicap, Veteran, Lady, Junior and Juvenile competitions, was moved to the hilly E39 course due to roadworks. Chris Smith III made his only Wednesday appearance and took first spot with a time of 29:38, also good enough for First on Handicap. Dan Jenkins was Fastest Veteran and First on Vet Age Standard in 34:01 and Hannah Kane Fastest Lady. Dan Jenkins, Adrian Cartwright and Terry Butcher all set course-bests. Results    Tables

Sunday 13th August - ECCA Open 12 Hour & Southend Wheelers 12 Hour Cup
Ian Mackenzie was our only entrant in this event so is the 2017 12 Hour Champion on his trike. He has a confirmed distance of 162.4 miles, an excellent achievement.

Saturday 12th August - Southend Wheelers Criteriums, Redbridge Cycle Centre
Chris Smith III and Dan Pugh finished safely in the bunch in the 3/4 race, whist Matt Owen (London Dynamo) won the Lesley Lodemore Trophy and Michael Parry ( won the Aspirants Trophy in the E/1/2/3 Race. Full report to follow.
Results (pdf)
Photo Galley (Flickr, c/o Barry Simpson)

Wednesday 9th August - Wednesday League, Steeple.
Only seven riders braved the wind and the rain with Peter Stiff again taking all the honours (fastest rider, fastest Veteran, First on Handicap and First on Vet Age Std). Katie-Ann Elliston was fastest Lady. Thanks to EETC for marshalling tonight's event. Results  Tables

Tuesday 8th August - Maldon 10, Steeple
Steve Shore (26:27) and Andy Merchant (29:49) both rode the Maldon 10 tonight.

Sunday 6th August - RTTC National 25 Mile Time Trial
Unconfirmed reports (Facebook) report that Paul Hart recorded a time of 48:51 at the National 25, equalling the club record that he set earlier in the year.
This time has been confirmed and was good enough for 29th place. Fastest rider on the day was Daniel Bigham (Brother NRG Wattshop) in 45:40

Wednesday 2nd August - Wednesday League, East Hanningfield with Essex Roads
Where has the summer gone? 5 riders braved a wet and windy evening where Peter Stiff continued his winning ways taking Fastest Wheeler, Fastest Vet, First on Vet Age Standard and First on Handicap. The only prize he didn't take was Fastest Lady - taken by his partner Lesley Pearce. Results   Tables

Tuesday 1st August - Maldon 10, Steeple
Two Wheelers tonight at Steeple for the Maldon 10; Steve Shore recording 26:42 and Andy Merchant 28:23

Sunday 31st July - Southend Wheelers / LVRC Over The Hill Criteriums+
Four Southend Wheelers (Terry Butcher, Barry Simpson, Dan Pugh and Danny Tape were part of record entry for this annual LVRC Events. Full Report    Results

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