Mike shows pedal power

Round four of the 14 rounds of the annual Tuesday evening 10-mile cycling time trial competition for the Evening Events trophy was held recently.With a wind of less than 10mph from South South East, giving a side wind across the course from Earsham to Redenhall roundabout and then back to Earsham, and a temperature of about 14 degrees - so whilst not extremely cold many riders still favoured long-sleeved tops and tights.

Round four of the 14 rounds of the annual Tuesday evening 10-mile cycling time trial competition for the Evening Events trophy was held recently.

With a wind of less than 10mph from South South East, giving a side wind across the course from Earsham to Redenhall roundabout and then back to Earsham, and a temperature of about 14 degrees - so whilst not extremely cold many riders still favoured long-sleeved tops and tights.

Fastest Godric was Mike Hudspith of with 23:54 with his first evening ride of the season.

Second fastest Godric was Mark Elmy with 25:36, a time more reminiscent of the start of April, rather than the end when times two full minutes faster and more are expected.


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Third Godric was Gavin Sumner with 26:10. Knocking another 9 seconds off his time this week, marking his weekly continued progress. Fourth Godric was Martin Sida-Page with 26:38, taking 41 seconds off the previous week's time.

Fifth Godric was Paul Barwood with 27:03, continuing his weekly forward progress.

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Fastest overall was Jim Burgess of Anglia Velo with 22.21, repeating the previous week's time.

Second fastest overall was John Dupen of VC Baracchi with 23:12, shaving a second off the previous week's time. Third fastest overall was Geoff Bateman of Anglia Velo with 23.31, keeping up his consistent level of performance.

Next was Tim Bonnett of VC Baracchi with 24:03, opening his 2009 account with a quality time.

Next was Alan Hale of Anglia Velo with 24:14, keeping up his consistent performances. Next was Graham Smith of Tri-Anglia with 24:16, shaving four seconds off his previous week's time.

Tomorrow sees the next 10 mile time trial, the Godric CC open 10 mile time trial, attracting the region's finest riders; the course headquarters will be Wortwell village hall.

The course starts on the North side of the A143 at Wortwell in Church Lane, from where the riders head east to turn at Clays roundabout and to finish just west of the B1062 Flixton Road junction with the A143.

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