Six take on sportive

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Six Gainsborough Trent Valley Road Club riders took on the tough 68-mile Polocini Sportive at Oldham.

Shaun and Paul Pycroft, Darryl Stacey, James Vickers, Adam Kingscott and Justin Atkinson agreed to stay together throughout the ride, finishing in 6hrs 30mins.

The club’s latest time trial was over 10.5 miles, starting and finishing on Laughton Lane.

Paul Brownless clocked the fastest time ever on this course by a Trent Valley rider with 24.09.

Results: Paul Brownless 24.09, Shaun Pycroft 25.54, Paul Pycroft 26.53, Rob Jaques 26.59, Andy Codd 27.58, Ian Ferraby 27.58, Jim Girven 30.23, Matt Overton 32.57.

Private trial on tandem: Joe Nash and Andy Clarke 26.18.