King’s Lynn cyclist Senter seals sixth spot

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James Senter of King’s Lynn Cycling Club was racing in the Anglia Velo 10-mile Open TT on Saturday afternoon on the A14.

Weather conditions were 28 degrees and perfect for racing.

James Senter of Kings Lynn Cycling Club

James Senter of Kings Lynn Cycling Club

He said: “I set off feeling really good. The road was really bumpy in places and a big pot hole which I hit.

“The first leg went really well. I hit a top speed of 39.4 mph and an average of 29.5mph. For the home leg I had to slow down for four cars which didn’t help.

“I found the return leg hard, only averaging 25.8mph and the last mile to the finish was hard going up a slight hill on the slip road to the finish.”

With a time of 21:41 and average of 27.8mph he finished in sixth place.

l A very humid and hot Wednesday summer’s evening saw 20 KLCC riders compete for club points.

The time trial took place with the risk of thunderstorms looming and with no real rain until the event was underway, there was a sense of urgency to finish the 10-mile time trial before more storms appeared.

David Procter of KLCC came over the line convincingly in a time of 21.48 followed by James Senter and Simon Hardy.

Times: Procter 0:21:48, Senter 0:21:56, Hardy 0:23:18, Miles Thomas 0:23:39, Justin Gyton 0:24:10, Ray Barnett 0:24:22, Maciej Malyszka 0:24:27, Chris Levy 0:25:10, Ming Lo 0:26:53, Kay Burgess 0:27:08, Neil Holland 0:27:12, Paul Hunt 0:28:15, Tye Rugg (junior) 0:29:03, Peter Barber 0:30:16, Alastair Bingham 0:32:33, Maria Frary 0:33:38, Bethany Barnett 0:41:10 (junior), Gavin Buffham DNF, Myles Higby (Loughborough Students CC) 0:23:35, Robin Parker (Wisbech Wheelers) 0:29:10.