7th May 2019
Last Thursday saw the second of the club’s three 15 mile time trials at Thurnscoe. Four Wheelers, Kath Brankin, Paul Heggie, Dave Scargill and Phil Adams were joined by visitors Chris Venters and Chris Scott.
Fastest Wheeler was Dave Scargill in 45m 49s with Heggie 2nd on 48m 42s. Ist on handicap was Kath Brankin in 34m 19s
Heggie now leads the handicap competition with one round remaining. Tuesday 14th May sees the start of the club’s 5 mile series of time trials at Thurgoland. First rider is off at 7pm.Visitors are welcome.
On Saturday Trevor Mayne rode in the Rossington Wheelers 25 mile Open time trial at Hatfield Woodhouse. In atrocious windy conditions he recorded a time of 1h 0m 53s placing him 10th overall and 2nd in the 50-59 category.
On Sunday Dave Scargill rode in the 32 miles Steve Gutteridge Road Race over 3 laps of a circuit near Macclesfield under the auspices of the LVRC (League of Veteran Racing Cyclists). 5 riders got away on the 1st lap and the narrow roads meant the bunch weren’t able to mount a chase. Scargill finished well up in the bunch sprint at the end.
Sunday saw many of the club’s members out on Yorkshire roads to watch the final stage of the Tour of Yorkshire. Dave Hudson, Steve Myatt, Phil Adams and Chris Jenkins rode to Halifax while Austin Watson and Rodger Holmes rode a shorter loop to Snaith.
Sunday’s club run is to Hope in the Peak District. Meet at Brewers Fayre roundabout Wombwell at 9am. Visitors are welcome.
More details on this and all the above can be foundin the above links