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ECCA 10 mile TT

August 2, 2014

Five West Kent members signed up for this event on the E2/10 near Newmarket. Basically it’s a blast up and down part of the A11 dual carriageway but we were given plenty of space by the vehicles. Rain threatened but apart from a few spots didn’t really materialise. The wind however was present, in your face on the way to the turn and then a good push home.

Here’s how we did:

Colin Ashcroft No 53  24:02

John Jenkins No 59 25:40

Lol Toombs No 63 23:21 (PB)

Colin Record No 79 DNF

Gary Record No 120 DNS

Sunday 3rd Lol is taking part in the Fred Peachey Memorial Open 25 on the Q25/20 (Harrietsham) hosted by the De Laune CC.   I started and all was going well until four miles from the finish I hit a pot-hole and punctured both tyres! I was prepared for one, but not two. A ride back to HQ on Christian House’s old bike was not how I wanted to finish.

Next week Colin is entered in a “sporting 50” on the same course. Rather him than me!!

 

Lol

 

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