Father and son duo win two-up Aegir time trial

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Last Wednesday’s evening race for Gainsborough Aegir Cycling Club was a two-up 10 mile time trial.

The riders were set off in pairs at two minute intervals.

James Green, riding a mountain bike, had a hard ride but achieved a good time, paired up with Trevor Halstead

Father and son duo Rob and Joe Noble took the honours, iding well and winning the event by eight seconds.

The riders started on Laughton Lane and proceed towards Laughton to turn left at the t-junction just before the village, they then continued through Laughton Forest making a left towards East Ferry.

At East Ferry the riders followed the riverside road through Wildsworth to East Stockwith, making a left turn towards Laughton Lane to finish 200 metres beyond the entrance to Burnt Bridge Farm.

Results: 1st Rob Noble and Joe Noble 30 minutes 40 seconds, 2nd George Carnall and Pete Comerford 30 minutes 48seconds, 3rd Trevor Halstead and James Green (MTB) 43 minutes 29 seconds.

The June sunshine brought out 14 riders for the Gainsborough Aegir Cycling Club 20 mile morning ride, to celebrate ride captain Trevor Halstead’s birthday.

The ride was at a sociable speed and attracted four guest riders, including youngsters aged 10 and 16.

Halstead said: “The event proved that when it comes to cycling age is no barrier, children really enjoy cycling given the chance.”

After a lunch stop at the Streat Café on Trinity Street Trevor Halstead, George Carnall and Geoff Garner had a brisk 37 mile ride heading through three counties.

On Sunday the club will host a mystery mountain bike ride, meeting at Roseway in Gainsborough at 9.20am.

Wednesday 11th June will see the League 15 mile and Juvenile eight mile time trials.

Riders should meet at Laughton Lane at 6.45pm, with the first rider off at 7pm.

New riders are welcome, for information please contact club leisure ride captain Trevor Halstead on telephone 01427 617752.