PW 25 mile open TT / South DC Championships

50 riders took to the start line for the South DC championships /  Harold Cribb 25 mile TT this morning.

After the morning mist cleared, the riders had a near-perfect day for a TT. The full results can be found here Rider results – 2022.05.22.xlsx – Live results

Joe Parker cruised to a comfortable victory in the Men’s competition to be crowned the Male South DC 25 mile champion 🏆 His time of 50.32 was the quickest on the day. Only 9 seconds separated 2nd and 3rd! Tom Clements of Wessex CC pipped Andrew Rivett of VC St Raphael to the runner up spot with times of 52:12 and 52:21 respectively.

The top 3 females on the day were split by less than 45 seconds. Local time trialli

ng regular Louisa Cooper of Bournemouth Jubilee Wheelers was quickest on the day to be the Female South DC 25 mile TT champion with a time of 1:05:30 🏆 In second place was a battle between two Poole Wheelers. Sarah Inwood put in a PB to take second place with a 1:06:09. Lauren Falconer was very close behind with a 1:06:16.

The best vet on standard was the closest contest on the day. David Butt pipped local time trialling legend Terry Icke by 1 second. Davids time of 57:48 was 18 minutes 22 seconds under his vet on standard time (01:16:10). Terry produced a very respectable time of 01:04:21 to beat his vet on standard time (1:22:33) time by 18 minutes and 21 seconds.

The fastest place overall female veteran on the day was Michelle Walter with a time of 01:08:07

The fastest place overall male veteran on the day was Tom Clements with his time 52:12.

The team prize was scooped by VC St Raphael. Andrew Rivett (52:21), Matthew Buckley (53:24) and Kevin Baker (53:39) set a combined time of 2:39:24.

From the home club Poole Wheelers, congratulation to Steve Pink set the fastest male time with 53:03 and Sarah Inwood who set the fastest Female time of 1:06:09

A special thanks to our time keepers, Ros Spencer, Marcia Rendall and Tom Kelly. Our Marshalls, Jackie Courtney, Joey Blythe, Pep Niemjier, Ryan F, Pete Cotty, Luke Rendell, Jason Falconer and Andy Haas.

Pete and Suzy Watkins produced the brilliant live results board and kept us up to date with the times.

Our next open event is on Sunday 26th June for the Gary Dighton 10 mile memorial TT. It is on the super fast P412 Ski Slope course. Make sure you get sign up

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