Lewin wins Viking Velo’s 8.3 mile race

Arran Watson and Andy Lewin of Viking Velo
Arran Watson and Andy Lewin of Viking Velo

Andy Lewin rode his single speed bike to great effect in the Viking Velo 8.3 mile time trial last week.

He won the event in 19:51, beating Julian Hesp into second place, by a margin of 16 seconds.

Third place went to David Butler, representing Lincoln Wheelers, who posted 20:51.

Two solid rides were recorded by the two guest riders, Simon Carter and Clare Johnson.

Results: 1st Andy Lewin 19:51 (Viking Velo), 2nd Julian Hesp 20:07 (VV), 3rd David Butler 20:51 (Lincoln Wh), 4th Joe Nash & Andy Clarke (Tandem) 21:49 (VV), 5th Arran Watson 24:12 (VV), 6th Simon Carter 25:27, 7th Clare Johnson 26:00, 8th Matt Fieldson 26:08 (VV).

This week’s club event saw members combine with two other Gainsborough road clubs to compete in an interclub.