By Jamie Arrowsmith 25/07 Updated: 30/07 12:08
THE new K10/25B Princethorpe - A45 course proved a quick one last Wednesday as over half of the field of Rugby RCC riders set personal best times.
With a strong westerly breeze blowing such quick times were not expected but Tim Hastie was not hanging about as he won in 54-09.
David Newton took second in 54.50 with Adrian Tayles timing 56.28 to complete the top three.
There was another strong ride from 15-year-old Ryan Kenworthy who got close to breaking the hour mark, finishing in 1-01.10.
Full results - Tim Hastie 54-09, David Newton 54-50, Adrian Tayles 56-28, Craig McKee 57-23, Matthew Plant 57-39, Stuart Hopkins 57-45, Eliot Blundell 58-02, Matt Jones 58-41, Russell Green 59-11, David Kimberley 59-54, David Baxter 1-0-12, Mike Smallwood 1-0-41, Gary Howes 1-0-56, Ryan Kenworthy 1-1-10, Martin Orrill 1-1-15, Victoria Plant 1-1-49, Ray Dyke 1-2-08, Jonathan Jordan 1-2-27, Chris Parsons 1-4-05, Peter Timmins 1-4-38, Tamara Hardman 1-4-40, Mark Harris 1-5-13, Simon Hall 1-6-35, Dave Gunby 1-7-13, Stephen Guild 1-7-37, Dave Pettifor 1-9-30, Jamie McKenzie 1-11-12, Mark Simpson 1-13-02, Chris Lodge 1-13-14, Alan James 1-13-26, Stuart Sykes 1-13-27, Kirstie Nichols 1-15-04, Kate Vanloo 1-19-19. Club Handicap - David Baxter 49-27, Stephen Guild 49-52, Gary Howes 49-56. Private Entries - Steve Whittington (Rugby Velo) 1-1-14, Gavin Stevens 1-5-25, Simon Storey 1-13-53, Simon Bull 1-20-27.
SATURDAY sees Rugby RCC promote their annual ten-mile open time-trial, with entries closing on 80 competitors.
The course is the fast K11/10T, with the HQ at Dunchurch Village Hall, first man off will be at 2pm.
Marina Bloom and Ralph Dadswell rode a 24 hour charity event on Saturday in Cheshire on a tandem tricycle and beat the National Competition Record with a distance of 424.8miles on what was the first time they had attempted a 24-hour event.
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