Viking Velo duo do battle in race double

Gainsborough Aegir Cycling Club Lincolnshire Road Riding Association prizewinners (from left) Julian Hesp, Trevor Halstead and Jordan Skelly. Picture by Matt Hindmarsh
Gainsborough Aegir Cycling Club Lincolnshire Road Riding Association prizewinners (from left) Julian Hesp, Trevor Halstead and Jordan Skelly. Picture by Matt Hindmarsh

Viking Velo Cycling Club’s Andy Lewin and Julian Hesp took on Scunthorpe Road Club’s 18-3 mile event on Sunday.

Hesp managed fifth place, recording 43:54, pipping Lewin (44:04) who finished sixth.

On the local club scene, this week’s event was a 15 mile time trial through Laughton woods and Sushworth.

A fierce battle between Hesp and Lewin, saw the former prevail by 18 seconds.

Results: 1st Julian Hesp 34:36 (VV); 2nd Andy Lewin 34:54 (VV); 3rd Jeremy Nicholson 35:34 (Lincoln Wh); 4th David Butler 40:22 (Lincoln Wh); 5th Lee Harland 43:45 (VV); 6th Arran Watson 43:48 (VV); 7th Matt Fieldson 45:06 (VV).

8.3 miles: Joe Nash & Andy Clarke (tandem) 21:44 (VV).

The club website can be found at www.vikingvelo.co.uk