Interclub 10 Mile Time Trial #5 – 6th July 2017

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Frodsham Wheeler’s Gary Hartley enjoying the warm weather at Summer Lane 🙂

A record number of riders turned out for tonights time trial event, 30 in total and we had some record times too!

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Rob Green flies across the finish line in 22:23, securing top spot again with another superb effort.

The warm weather must have been a contributing factor to the high number of participants at round five of the Interclub 10 time trials at Summer Lane tonight. Spectator numbers were also up and we had a full turnout of volunteer marshals and timekeepers, a big thanks as always to you guys.

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Roy is happy with his first attempt at this years course scoring 2 points for Frodsham Wheelers with a 25.35.

Race number 116 was the fastest round the course tonight pinned to the back of, yes you guessed it, Rob Green from Runcorn Cycle Club with a 22.23 and all 10 points. Congratulations Rob and keep up the great riding, you are the benchmark we all aspire to for sure. With a 23.34 Michael Leadbetter of RCC grabbed second spot and 9 points followed by Frodsham Wheelers Alan Orme 14 seconds behind in third place on 8 points.

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Nathan Morgan-Astle races across the line 6 seconds faster than last week at 25.20 picking up 4 points for the ‘Wheelers’.

Realising he had air leaking out of the rear wheel, Frodsham Wheelers Nathan Morgan-Astle had a bit of panic at the start line. With just 12 minutes to go he had to somehow get a replacement from the car park over a mile away! He managed to get it sorted in the end but it was cutting it fine, he was rider number 13 on the night!

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Water was in high demand with tonight’s hot temperatures.

We welcomed a number of new riders both club members and non-club members to the course tonight. A warm welcome to you all and hopefully see you back again next week. Dev Devaney of Frodsham Wheelers was one of those riders, pictured above taking on some fluids after his ride, see you back again soon Dev!

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Amy Connor speeds to the finish line on 26.07 just inside the top 10, picking up a point for Runcorn Cycle Club.

Overall it was another great night for everyone who attended. There were PB’s and smiles, a slight headwind coming along Pillmoss Lane off the A49 but other than that no problems at all.

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Andy and Paul input the times and calculate the points.

A big thanks again to Andy and Paul, pictured above, and the other timekeeps on the start and finish lines, you make it all run as smoothly as a well maintained drivetrain!

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Michael Leadbetter finishes in 2nd place with a 24:05 picking up 9 points for Runcorn Cycle Club.

All riders welcome, whether club members or not 🙂

A reminder to all reading this, anyone wishing to ride is very welcome, whether you are a club member or not. Its a friendly non-competitive event and you are only racing against yourself. All we ask is that you arrive to sign-on before 6.45pm and pay a small administration fee of £4 (£3 for FWCC & RCC club members).

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Riders waiting eagerly for their times, whos in the points tonight we wonder!

Interclub 10 Rider Times – 6th July 2017

116Green, RobRCC22:2310
121Leadbetter, MichaelRCC23:349
126Orme, AlanFWCC23:488
125Mayers, JamesRCC24:597
110Lloyd, StuartFWCC25:076
105Cheers, PaulRCC25:105
113Morgan-Astle, NathanFWCC25:204
107Arundale, DavidFWCC25:223
103Forster, RoyFWCC25:352
123Girt, SteveIndependent25:380
122McGregor, RobFWCC25:530
120Taylor, LukeIndependent26:010
119Connor, AmyRCC26:071
109Sales, KevinFWCC26:380
108Geer, MartinFWCC26:410
101O'Donoghue, WarrenFWCC26:560
117Philips, DelRCC27:090
112Hignett, KennyRCC27:160
111Ray ThrelfallRCC27:170
102Wilson, KeithRCC27:200
130Devaney, DevFWCC27:270
128Hartley, GaryFWCC28:000
127Baiker, AndyRCC28:010
129Ferguson, IanRCC28:300
104Gee, AndyFWCC28:550
115Bentham, WarrenRCC29:080
124Roberts, MatthewRCC29:270
106Hampson, MarkRCC29:370
114Buckley, AlexRCC31:440
118McCann, JessRCC32:370

Click here to view the Overall Riders Table >>

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That’s it for round 5 of the Interclub 10 mile time trials at Summer Lane, see you all again next week.

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