Hayward, Dennington and Womack in CCB 10

Paul Hayward of Velo Club Baracchi rode well in the CC Breckland open 10-mile time trial from Attleborough to Snetterton and back to record 21:28.

Hayward setting off (photos by Fergus Muir)

Paul Dennington’s time was 22:22 and Chris Womack achieved 25:02.

Dennington with time for a greeting

Womack under way

The winner was Jason Bouttell of Team Vision Racing – Silverhook in 19:04, with Matthew Senter of Team VeloVelocity second in 19:13 and Dap CC rider Harley Matthews third in 19:39.

Becky Murley of Wisbech Wheelers headed some quick times by the women with 22:23.

Swanbury and Banks

John Swanbury and Ali Banks on the VCB tandem recorded 22:22 (which matched Dennington’s solo ride) but were well beaten into second place by Martin and Kevin Baumber of Shaftesbury CC (20:11).

In the Godric CC open 10-mile time from Redenhall to Clays Roundabout and back on the A143 the VCB times were headed by Mark Saunders with 22:54 with Dennington on 23:05.

It was a tailwind on the first leg and a challenging return into the westerly.

Top time was 20:19 by Stuart Fairweather of Team VeloVelocity with Lee Garrod of Sole Bay Cycle Sport second in 21:46. Denise Hurren of Sole Bay won the women’s prize with 23:55.

Swanbury and Banks achieved 22:41 on the tandem, but the two fast teams were John Iszatt and Dean Lubin of Team Vision Racing – Silverhook in 20:41 and Barry McDonald and Gary Pamment of 3T Racing in 21:00 that included a 20-seconds late start penalty.

Hayward took part in the EDCA 25-mile championship on the windy roads near Wisbech and recorded 59:02.  The organiser said it was not a particularly good day.  Matthew Senter of Team VeloVelocity won in 51:47 and Becky Murley was top lady in 1-00:20.

In last week’s Godric club 10 the VCB times (all solo rides) were Dennington, second in 23:01, Stuart Chase 23:17, Alex He 23:59 (PB), Banks 25:53 and Swanbury also 25:53.  Gary Pamment of 3T Racing won in 22:54.

A 50-mile club run on Sunday was enjoyed by Keith Wink and Dennington, with George Kerridge, Nicki Hawkes, Joe Macca and John Dupen, joined for the last ten miles by Alex and Lucas He.

Wrinklies rides on Tuesdays and Fridays from Carlton Colville church at 9am have been well attended and there have been two groups, one for those riders wanting a faster ride than the others.

John Thompson rode about 74 miles, working on the planning of an audax route.  His ride included Browston, Gt Yarmouth Sea Palling, Hickling, Potter Heigham, Wroxham, Ranworth, South Walsham, Acle, Reedham Ferry and Thurlton, back to Lound, where his event will be based.


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