2019 Winter (& Spring) Racing and TT News

 

Wednesday 3rd April - Essex Roads Short TT, 5.77 miles, East Hanningfield
Dan Jenkins was our only representative on this chilly night, recording a time of 15:32

Saturday 30th March - Chelmer Hardriders 25.6mile TT
Paul Hart was fastest rider in 54:5 and Barry Simpson was 48th in 1:09:29. Chris Smith III 1:08:13 and Jamie Maidment 1:09:43 rode for Eat Plants Not Pigs

Saturday 23rd March - ECCA Open 10, E2
Three Wheelers were on the start list for this popular early season race. Fastest Wheeler was Steve Shore in a time of 23:33 which set a new Age Record for 74 but ride of the day was Andy Merchants's PB of 23:54, some 35 seconds faster than his previous best. Katie-Ann Elliston rode in 26:52. Vet Records

Sunday March 3rd 2019 - Hainult Hilly E14/28 (50km, 28 miles)
Paul Hart was not only fastest rider, beating Richardsons-Trek Rhys Howells into second place, but he has also broken the course record.
1. Paul Hart - Southend Wheelers - 1:05:25 - Course Record
2. Rhys Howells - Richardsons-Trek - 1:06:11
9. Chris Smith III - Eat Plants Not Pigs - 1:15:39
35. Jamie Maidment - Eat Plants Not Pigs - 1:28:07

February 17th 2019 - Brazier's Run 104km Audux
6 Wheelers opted for the lanes of North Essex and the Victoria CC Brazier's Run Audax from Saffron Waldon. They were rewarded with a lovely sunny day and plenty of cake!

Audax riders take the lunch stop very seriously!

February 2019 - LVRC National Track Championships
Our own World Masters Champion was in action at the LVRC National Track Championships where he was 2nd in Scratch Race, 3rd in the Elimination, set a new PB in coming 2nd in the 8 lap Individual Pursuit, 2nd in the 2 Lap Time Trial (at what distance does a Time Trial become a Pursuit?) and first in the Points Race

LVRC National Track Championships Pursuit Team @ British Cycling Awards

January 2019 - Robert Staines has signed for Pedal Power RT. Full story

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