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Record-breaker Mayne still rolling merrily along at 54

Birdwell Wheeler Trevor Mayne set a new club age record when he rode the Yorkshire Cycling Federation (YCF) 30 Mile Open Time Trial on a rolling course on the old A1 at Boroughbridge on Saturday.

The 54-year-old clocked 1h 9m 22s to take 11th  place in a 57 strong field, beating his own  It also set a new club age record, beating his own time of 1h 10m 41s set at 52 years old.

On Tuesday the club’s 2nd of two club Hill Climbs took place up Well Hill to Green Moor.

Mayne was fastest Wheeler in 3m 19.6s. Guest rider Andy Nichols, checking the the hill before Sunday’s Open event, set a new course record of 2m 21.3s.

1 Trevor Mayne               Birdwell Whs     03:19.6
2 Marc Peasegood         Birdwell Whs     03:35.3
3 Roger Bacon                 Birdwell Whs     04:23.4
4 Andy Nichols               Team B38             02:21.3
5 Richard Edwards         Sheffrec CC          03:01.6
6 Paul Whittaker            Rutland CC           03:07.9
7 Mark Shepherd           Hinckley CRC       03:09.4
8 David Martin               Holmfirth CC        03:13.1
9 Martin Broadhead    Rockingham CC   03:20.6
10 Ant McNamara        Rockingham CC   03:48.8
11 Ala Whitehead         Rockingham CC  05:32.3

The club’s Open Hill Climb takes place on the same course on Sunday 26th August at 6pm.

Last Sunday, on a day when strong winds made for a real challenge, Wheelers John Walton, Phil Adams, Tony Lodge, Paul Mynett and Dave Hudson rode the Barnsley Boundary Heroes Ride [in aid of Help for Heroes]

This Sunday’s club run leaves Brewers Fayre roundabout at Wombwell at 9:15 and heads out on a 50 mile route to Laughten-en-le-Morthen . Visitors are welcome.

More details on this and all the above can be found on the club’s website:

 http://www.birdwellwheelerscyclingclub.co.uk

  •  Trevor Mayne photo by courtesy of Brian Hall.

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