Search

Cycling Club Breckland riders to the fore

23:36 03 April 2012

Matt Carter finishes 13th in the Stow Market and District 20 (Courtesy Fergus Muir)

Matt Carter finishes 13th in the Stow Market and District 20 (Courtesy Fergus Muir)

Archant

The roads were emblazoned with Cycling Club Breckland’s yellow jersey as scores of riders competed in the weekend’s events.

Young Declan Davis continued his show of good form in the Birdwell Wheelers 10 mile time trial with a time of 23.27. Matt Carter turned luck on its head to finish 13th in the Stow Market & District CC 20 with a time of 50.00. Elsewhere on Saturday, Andy Tyler recaptured his former speed, finishing fourth in the North Norfolk Wheelers 10 in 23.25, Mark Fairhead was sixth in 24.44 and Nick Standley, riding his first ever time trial, posted an impressive 27.38.

Conditions turned chillier for Sunday’s Wisbech Wheelers 10 with the first riders beginning in temperatures as low as 1 degree. Ray Turner finished with a time of 26.41, former CCB rider Danny Watkins now riding for Anglia Velo, missed out on a top 10 place by four seconds in 24.08, and Stephen Penney, also now Anglia Velo, finished in 33.22.

Entry is open for the Summer Thunder Enduro at Thetford Forest on June 30. The event has three distances: 6, 8 or 10 hours, with Solo and Pair categories. More information can be found British Cycling website. The CCB club seasonstarts with a 5-mile time trial from Scoulton village hall at 6.45pm on April 4. The event is open to anyone, of any ability.

0 comments

Other Watton and Swaffham sport

Yesterday, 12:43
Action from Great Yarmouth shock 3-0 home defeat to Debenham last weekend. Picture: James Bass

There are no promotion play-offs in the Thurlow Nunn League – but the final round of matches in Division One has thrown up a mouth-watering winner-takes-all showdown with a place in the top flight at stake.

Tue, 18:20
Cycling Club Breckland riders in the Wolsey Road Club promoted 25- mile time trial near Wortwell, Mark Fairhead. Picture: Steve Rush

Six Cycling Club Breckland riders took part in the Wolsey Road Club promoted 25-mile time trial on the B20/50 course near Wortwell, Bungay.

Tue, 18:17
Action from Swaffham Town Reserves' 1-0 loss at Easton (red), Aaron Marsh challenging as skipper and player-manager Daren Hockton looks on. Picture: Eddie Deane

Promotion to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division has been secured by Swaffham Town after a timely return to form.

Mon, 07:45
Great Yarmouth Town FC V Debenham at the Wellesley in Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass

Swaffham Town and Long Melford are celebrating after gaining promotion to the Premier Division.

Most Read

Monday, September 22, 2008

ANGLIAN COMBINATION: A lone David Harwood strike gave Cromer Town victory over Beccles Town in the Premier Division's battle of the early season pacesetters. The win gives the Crabs a three-point lead at the top of the Anglian Combination after five matches, having only conceded one goal, while Beccles slip to fourth after the teams below took advantage.

Read more
Tue, 18:20
Cycling Club Breckland riders in the Wolsey Road Club promoted 25- mile time trial near Wortwell, Mark Fairhead. Picture: Steve Rush

Six Cycling Club Breckland riders took part in the Wolsey Road Club promoted 25-mile time trial on the B20/50 course near Wortwell, Bungay.

Read more
Tue, 18:17
Action from Swaffham Town Reserves' 1-0 loss at Easton (red), Aaron Marsh challenging as skipper and player-manager Daren Hockton looks on. Picture: Eddie Deane

Promotion to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division has been secured by Swaffham Town after a timely return to form.

Read more
Alex Vincent
Mon, 07:45
Great Yarmouth Town FC V Debenham at the Wellesley in Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass

Swaffham Town and Long Melford are celebrating after gaining promotion to the Premier Division.

Read more
Alex Vincent
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Grand Vets' winner Phil Buick, from Wymondham.

Mud on bikes is what sticks in the memory about the Codham Park round of the Mud, Sweat and Gears MTB series.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 3°C

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Watton and Swaffham Times e-edition today E-edition