CYCLING: Record taken by Risk

3:10pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

By Andrew Simpson

JAMES Risk improved a Weaver Valley Cycling Club record for juniors during the Burton District Cycling Association 25 on Saturday. He completed a fast course, riding a fixed gear, in 53:29 to beat a previous best set by Paul Rigby more than 30 years ago.

Clubmate Dave Fearon finished one place further back in 15th, clocking 53:56 – his second quickest ride ever for the distance.

Connor Fearon and mum Caroline competed at Etwall in a race won by Brett Harwood (Terry Wright Cycles) in 50:30.

Three Weaver Valley riders entered the Macclesfield Wheelers 25, with Chris Gilbertson posting the best time of 1:01.59 to finish inside the top 25.

Steve Thomas, in 1:04.45, and Andy Wood – who clocked 1:05.33 – followed him to the finish.

Jack Green (VC St Raphael) took number one spot in 55:36.


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