First midweek Aegir time trial

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Gainsborough Aegir Cycling Club held its first Wednesday evening event, a 10 mile time trial, last week.

Officials for the event were time keeper Paul Reynolds,and marshals Dave Day and Mark Clark. It was a father and son dual as fastest rider on the night Liam Hindmarsh, 15, beat his father by a few seconds.

The start was on Laughton Lane, and the riders proceeded towards Laughton at the t-junction.

Just before the village a left turn was made heading through Laughton Forest towards East Ferry.

At East Ferry the riverside road was followed heading through Wildsworth to East Stockwith, then riding along Carr Lane to finish at the bridge 200 metres beyond the entrance to Burnt Bridge Farm.

Gainsborough Aegir CC results: 1st Trevor Halstead 30 minutes 25 seconds; 2nd George Carnall 32 minutes 23 seconds; 3rd Pete Comerford 33 minutes 22 seconds.

Private Trials (Non Club Members): 1st Liam Hindmarsh 24 minutes 11 seconds, Dinnington Road Club (juvenile) PB; 2nd Matt Hindmarsh 24 minutes 23 seconds, Dinnington Road Club, PB; 3rd Aaron Watson 30 minutes 37 seconds, Viking Velo.

An enjoyable Sunday Leisure ride was had by Gainsborough Aegir Cycling Club members Trevor Halstead, Pete Comerford, George Carnall, and Dave Chaffey.

The riders departed Gainsborough heading through Upton, Kexby, Willingham by Stow,

and Fillingham

They then rode through Spridlington, Faldingworth, Buslingthorpe and Market Rasen.

Arriving at Willingham Woods for refreshments, the ride then progressed through Tealby Thorpe, Walesby, Osgodby, South and North Owersby, South Kelsey, Brandy Wharf, Sniterby, Blyborough, Willoughton and Springthorpe, returning to Gainsborough along Heapham Road.

On Sunday the club hosts a Mystery Mountain Bike Ride, from Roseway at 9.20am, and on Wednesday a 10 mile time-trial from Laughton Lane at 6.15 pm.