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Lincolnshire Time Trial Dates 2016

The list of approved Open time trial events in the Lincolnshire District for 2016 has been released.

Events in bold are championship events. For events of 100 miles or 12 hours a nominated event should be used.

Date Day Course Distance Start Promoting Club Entry Fee
12-Mar-16 Saturday C10/27 10 14:00 Scunthorpe Road Club £8.00
20-Mar-16 Sunday CS/9 27 09:00 Spalding CC £8.00
26-Mar-16 Saturday C10/10 10 14:00 Sleaford Wheelers CC (CHARITY) £8.00
03-Apr-16 Sunday C25/10 25 9:00 Alford Wheelers CC £8.00
16-Apr-16 Saturday CS/12 30km 13:00 LINCS RRA (2 Up TTT) £16.00
30-Apr-16 Saturday C25/22 25 14:00 T A East (Tricycles & Tandems only) £8.00
30-Apr-16 Saturday C25/22 25 14:00 Lincoln Wheelers CC (pre 1980 spec) £8.00
7-May-16 Saturday C10/7 10 14:00 Barton Wheelers CC £8.00
15-May-16 Sunday C10/10 10 9:00 Bourne Wheelers £8.00
22-May-16 Sunday C10/9 10 9:00 Lincolnshire RRA £8.00
29-May-16 Sunday C25/– 25 08:00 Scunthorpe Road Club £8.00
4-Jun-16 Saturday C10/10 10 14:00 Witham Wheelers £8.00
11-Jun-16 Saturday C50/2 50 13:00 Lincolnshire RRA £8.00
18-Jun-16 Saturday C10/4 10 14:00 Lindsey Roads CC £8.00
28-Jun-16 Tuesday C10/11 10 19:30 GHS DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP (Bourne Wheelers) £5.00
2-Jul-16 Saturday C25/22 25 14:00 Witham Wheelers CC £8.00
3-Jul-16 Sunday C50/8 50 08:00 Scunthorpe Road Club £8.00
9-Jul-16 Saturday C10/28 10 14:00 Lincoln Wheelers (CHARITY) £8.00
17-Jul-16 Sunday C25/35 25 08:00 Sleaford Wheelers CC £8.50
24-Jul-16 Sunday C25/35 25 9:00 Spalding CC £8.00
31-Jul-16 Sunday C50/2 50 9:00 Bourne Wheelers £8.00
7-Aug-16 Sunday C10/9 10 9:00 Alford Wheelers CC £8.00
14-Aug-16 Sunday C25/35 25 10:00 Bourne Wheelers £8.00
21-Aug-16 Sunday C25/27 25 09:00 Lincolnshire RRA £8.00
4-Sep-16 Sunday C30/1 30 09:00 Lincolnshire RRA £8.00
11-Sep-16 Sunday C25/3 25 10:00 Trent Valley RC £10.00
1-Oct-16 Saturday CHC/1 0.75 14:00 Lincoln Wheelers CC (Hill Climb) £7.50
8-Oct-16 Saturday C10/17 10 13:00 Lincoln Wheelers CC (Tandems & Tricycles) £8.00
9-Oct-16 Sunday C25/3 25 10:00 Lincoln Wheelers CC (Tandems & Tricycles) £8.00

Robinson and Walker race Lincs 50 champs

Poly Time Triallists Rich Robinson and Rich Walker tackle the Lincolnshire 50 mile TT champs this Saturday 13th June 2015 on the C50/2 course near Sleaford.

The event, which also counts towards the season long Short Distance Best All Rounder competition has attracted a strong field of 79 riders, with the main challenge for top honours coming from Alex Colman (Arrow Cycles), Jim Boyle (Cherry Valley RT), Ian Dalton (Cherry Valley RT) and Ian Miller (Brigg and District Cycling Club).

Hoping the forecast thunderstorms and rain don’t materialise!

Further details and  event start sheet can be found here.

LRRA 10 mile TT Champs

Saturday morning saw the Lincolnshire 10 mile champs held on the C10/9 course near Skegness.

Despite a strong cross wind blowing across the course it turned out to be a fast day for the riders, with the Championship Record being broken on two occasions and the top 5 riders all inside 21 minutes.

Poly riders Rich Walker and Rich Robinson managed 4th and 5th respectively, separated by just a second. Some really close racing this year, and we could have really done with a 3rd counter for the team!!

Top 5

1. Alex Coleman Arrow Cycles RT 20:25 (Championship Record)
2. Neil Palmer Spalding CC 20:27
3. Ian Dalton Cherry Valley RT 20:43
4. Rich Walker Scunthorpe Poly CC 20:45
5. Rich Robinson Scunthorpe Poly CC 20:46

Full result here

So close for Walker at Barton Open 10

Scunthorpe Poly’s time trial duo Rich Walker and Rich Robinson were in time trial action again at the weekend at Barton Wheelers Open 10 mile Time Trial held on Saturday 9th May 2015.

On a blustery afternoon, the rain cleared and the course dried up for 56 strong field of riders.

First off for Poly was Rich Robinson, number 10 at 14:10 posting a time of 21:35, eventually good enough for 5th place.

But the talking point of the afternoon came after the rest of the top seeds had finished.

Off number 40 at 14:40 Walker had posted a rapid time of 21:20, but missed out on the win by just one second from Ian Dalton (Cherry Valley RT) 21:19, tying for second place with two other riders! Never has a race been so close.

1st Ian Dalton Cherry Valley RT 21:19
2nd= Rich Walker Scunthorpe Poly CC 21:20
2nd= Andrew Askwith Bridlington CC 21:20
2nd= Robbie Krygsman Team Swift 21:20
5th Rich Robinson Scunthorpe Poly CC 21:35

Full result available here

Walker takes win in Scunthorpe RC Circuit TT

Richard Walker continued his rich run of good form by taking the win in the Scunthorpe RC Circuit TT on Sunday 26th April 2015. On a course shortened to 16.5 miles due to traffic lights on the course, Richard took just 37:29 to complete course and win by over a minute from Andrew Lewin (Viking Velo) 38:42.

1. Richard Walker (Scunthorpe Poly CC) 37:29
2. Andrew Lewin (Viking Velo) 38:42
3. Julian Hesp (Viking Velo) 39:14

Full result can be found here

Walker and Robinson 2nd in LRRA 2up

Rich Walker and Rich Robinson put in a strong performance in the LRRA 2up Champs on a 30km course near Sleaford on Saturday.

Despite getting held up in a queue of traffic early in the race the duo stormed round in 40:37 averaging 27.8mph to take joint second place with  Ian Russell and Alex Colman (Arrow Cycles RT).

Winners on the day, Neil Palmer and Chris Ward (Spalding CC) put in an outstanding ride to clock 39:57.

Full result to follow

Walker and Robinson race Lincs 2up champs

Rich Walker and Rich Robinson are in racing action again this weekend on Saturday 18th April. This time the duo will work together tackling a 30km course near Sleaford in the Lincolnshire 2up Time Trial Champs.

Last pairing off at 14:00 they are seeded among the favourites for the race, but will face some stiff competition from other local teams including Ian Dalton and Jim Boyle (Cherry Valley RT), Ian Russell and Alex Colman (Arrow Cycles RT) and Neil Palmer and Chris Ward (Spalding CC).

Robinson and Walker race Good Friday TT

Rich Robinson and Rich Walker will make the short trip to Hull to take part in the the City Road Club (Hull) annual Good Friday 10 mile TT on the fast V718 course on the A63 just outside of Hull.

Nationally renowned as one of the fastest course in the country the pair will be looking to gauge their form having raced on the course many times previously.

From a full field of 150 riders :

Rich Walker is number 21 off at 9:21
Rich Robinson is number 106 off at 10:46

Full start sheet available here.

Rich Robinson takes 4th in first race

Persistent heavy rain, fresh winds and cold temperatures met the riders for the LRRA Middle Markers / Open 25 on Sunday 29th March 2015.

Rich Robinson was pleased with his effort for his first event of the season coming home 4th with a time of 58:19.

The event was won by Adam Gascoigne (Pedal Power Loughborough) in a very impressive 53:46.

1. Adam Gascoigne (Pedal Power Loughborough) 53:46
2. Joel Wainman (Team Swift) 55:43
3. Alex Colman (Arrow Cycles RT) 57:58
4. Richard Robinson (Scunthorpe Poly CC) 58:19
5. John Pilgrim (Witham Wheelers) 58:29
6. Ian Dalton (Cherry Valley RT / B & C Express) 58:50
7. Chris Ward (Spalding CC) 59:02
8. Stewart Gormley (Team Swift) 59:23
9. Phil Rayner (Welland Valley CC) 59:53
10. Gary Symons (Witham Wheelers) 59:59

Fastest Middle Marker was Andy Newham (Lincoln Wheelers) 1:02:46
Fastest Long Marker was Dan Carr (Boston Wheelers) 1:06:05

Full result can be found here.