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.
Sunday 13th August - ECCA Open 12 Hour & Southend Wheelers 12 Hour
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
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 (Verulam-reallymoving.com) won the Aspirants Trophy in the
E/1/2/3 Race. Full report to follow.
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.
Tuesday 8th August - Maldon 10, Steeple
Steve Shore (26:27) and Andy Merchant (29:49) both rode the Maldon
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
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
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
Four Southend Wheelers (Terry Butcher, Barry Simpson, Dan Pugh and Danny
Tape were part of record entry for this annual LVRC Events.
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