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12th July 2022

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Last Sunday Wheeler Paul Heggie travelled to the Leicester Forest 50 mile Open Time Trial on the A46 between Leicester and Newark. On an extremely hot day, despite losing his water bottle after 5 miles, he finished in 2h 22m 46s setting a new club benchmark at 68 years old, beating his time at 67 years old by nearly 5 minutes.


Heggie setting off © Simon Jones

Tuesday saw the third of the club’s 5 mile time trials from Thurgoland to Hoylandswaine roundabout and back. On a warm night, fastest was guest Peter Barusevicus from Albarosa CC in 13m 03s pipping fastest Wheeler Trevor Mayne by just 3 seconds. Other times:

Peter Barusevicus Albarosa 13m 03s

Trevor Mayne Birdwell 13m 06s

Dan Emery Birdwell 13m 53s

Robert Barker Worral Whs 14m 08s

Neil White n/a 14m 31s

Paul Heggie Birdwell 16m 28s

Allan Whittaker Birdwell 16m 46s

The 4th of the 5 mile series at Thurgoland is on Tuesday July 19th at 19:00. Visitors welcome

Details here

Sunday’s club ride is to Tadcaster. Meet at 9am at Brewers Fayre Wombwell. Visitors are welcome.

Check the club’s Facebook page for last minute changes.

More details on all the above can be found in the above links