Paul races to a new best

IN a week where Wisbech cyclists have raced nearly every day and results are too numerous for a full report, some of those performances stand out as exceptional.

On Sunday veteran Paul Ashby posted a season’s best in the Norwich ABC Open 25 Mile promotion with 52.21.

Top Wisbech lady Becky Taylor recorded a new pb of 59.00, while junior Andy Bean sliced over six minutes from his previous best with 1.01.40 and supervet 84-year-old Tom Blanchflower showed he still has the goods with a 21 mph ride of 1.11.22.

Results: Tue, June 28, 9.7 miles – Ladies D Hallahan (vet) 30.02. Men P Ashby (vet) 21.23, M MacInerney 23.28, S Emmett 23.47, A Ward (vet) 24.57, A Bean (jun) 24.57, K Belding 27.31, M Bean (vet) 28.52, M Thompson 28.56, G Costick (vet) 29.49, R Parker (vet) 31.24. Wed, June 29, CC Breckland Open 10 mile: Ladies – B Taylor 24.04, D Hallahan (vet) 26.59. Men – T Blanchflower (supervet) 28.33.

Thu, June 30, Wisbech Wheelers Club 30 mile champs: M MacInerney 1.11.38, S Emmett 1.13.24, A Ward (vet) 1.18.19, C Murley (vet) 1.19.50, A Bean (jun) 1.20.17. Saturday, Norwich ABC Open 10 mile: D Hallahan (lady vet) 27.49, A Whiting (vet) 25.08. Sunday, Café Sprint – 1st Mantas Mikuzis, 2nd I Higham, 3rd P Baldwin.