Sheffrec rider triumphs in Wheelers’ Open 25 mile TT

Last Saturday saw this year’s running of Birdwell Wheelers annual Open 25 mile time trial at Hatfield Woodhouse.

Thirty-two riders were greeted with fine weather and overall winner of the South Yorkshire Times Trophy was Liam Bromiley of Sheffrec CC in 52m 18s.

Fastest woman was Jennifer Newbery of Manx RC in 1h 5m 10s and fastest veteran on standard was Julian Ramsbottom of Team Bottrill in 55m 22s.  Fastest Birdwell rider was Trevor Mayne in 14th place in 58m 7s.

Sunday saw Wheelers ride to various destinations. Dave Hudson, Chris Jenkins Phil Adams and Roger Bacon rode a 90 mile loop to Tuxford; Rodger Holmes and Paul Mynett rode a shorter 55 mile loop to Oldcotes, while Tina Oakes rode to High Melton to watch the Danum Trophy road race which was inaugurated in 1969 by Birdwell Wheelers and now run by Doncaster Wheelers.

This Sunday’s club run is the club’s annual 100 miles in 8 hours reliability ride to Howden and back. Visitors are welcome. Meet at Brewers Fayre Wombwell at 9am.

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

  • Picture shows Liam Bromiley, organiser Paul Heggie and club President Christine Minto ©A Watson


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