Vikings plunder the Trent Valley hosted combined clubs time trial

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Trent Valley Road Club hosted the latest round of Gainsborough’s combined club time trials.

Riders, in pairs, raced on a 10 mile course starting on Laughton Lane and finishing on Carr Lane.

Viking Velo duo of Andy Lewin and Julian Hesp trounced all opposition with a mighty ride, finishing in 22.06, well ahead of Trent Valley’s Andy Codd and Paul Brownless who clocked the second fastest time of 23.30.

Full results

Trent Valley Road Club: A. Codd/P. Brownless 23.30, S. Pycroft/P. Pycroft 25.05, R. Brooks/P. Freeman 33.08, C. Williams/R. Williams 19.21 (off course).

Viking Velo: A. Lewin/J. Hesp 22.06, R. Noble/J. Parker 25.13, A. Clarke/A. Watson (tandem) 26.06, M. Fieldson/P. Burton 26.49, T. Marshall/C. Warrillow 27.53 R. Watson/J. Gale 29.53.

Phoenix Cycling Club: P. Bagshaw/P. Comerford 27.26, K. Smart/T. Keightley 29.05, J. Findlay/J. Green 34.10, L. Beardall/A. Mercer 34.54.

Mixed teams: S. Dobson (VV)/C. Lawson (Andy Moore RT) 23.56, R. Webster (Arrow Cycles)/D. Dickinson (TV) 23.58, S. Cowlbeck (Lincsquad)/D. Patrick (MCC) 28.10.

Solo: S. Cockerham (TV) 27.16, T. Halstead (Aegir) 29.03, C. Smart (Phoenix) 43.35.

Meanwhile, the second round of Trent Valley’s circuit race series, held on the Lincolnshire showground in conjunction with Lincoln Wheelers, saw Paul Pycroft close the gap on current leader Michael Adlington, when he out sprinted him to take second in the scratch race.

Pycroft is now five points behind.

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