National spotlight on King’s Lynn CC riders at Holkham

Below picture of other KLCC members with Florance  Barnett being interviewed by Cycling Weekly Journalist Owen Rogers at Holkham Hall Courtyard Cafe
Below picture of other KLCC members with Florance Barnett being interviewed by Cycling Weekly Journalist Owen Rogers at Holkham Hall Courtyard Cafe
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Sunday was a special ride for King’s Lynn Cycling Club members as 39 riders met up and cycled 42 miles from Sandringham Visitor Centre to Holkham Hall and back.

On this ride a journalist and photographer from national magazine Cycling Weekly rode along the whole route with the club and many members were interviewed and photographed throughout the day.

MLNF KLCC group

MLNF KLCC group

As KLCC is celebrating its 85th year, this event was planned to celebrate by inviting Cycling Weekly, the UK’s best-selling cycling magazine, along to one of their rides.

Geoff Allum, Monica Williamson, club president, and Owen Crisp, vice-chairman, met the riders at Holkham Hall to share club information to the journalist.

Also interviewed was Annie Thompson who organises the annual KLCC Road Race in October each year. Other riders were interviewed along the route.

Riders from all ages and abilities cycled together on a 42 mile route. Cycling Weekly will be publishing this in their “Ride With Us section” in a few weeks’ time.

From left to right Trevor Marshall, Alec Marshall and Ellie Marshall

From left to right Trevor Marshall, Alec Marshall and Ellie Marshall

Chairman Phillip Seaman wishes to thank all who attended and did the club proud.

l On a unseasonably cool damp and drizzly evening, 27 riders participated in KLCC’s second Wednesday evening 11.5 mile time trial.

This was the second visit out of three on the KLCC Grimston, Gayton and Great Massingham circuit.

Fastest rider was Jorge Vieira 26.21 followed closely by David Procter in 26.44 and Nathan Corridon in 27.04.

Other KLCC riders’ times: James Senter 0:27:40, Simon Hardy 0:29:33, Jonny Falcao 0:29:43, Justin Gyton 0:29:46, Maciej Malyszka 0:30:17, Simon Light 0:30:35, Gavin Buffham 0:30:54, Ray Barnett 0:31:03, Peter Elsegood 0:31:18, Phillip Seaman 0:31:45, Kevin Piggott 0:32:03, Chris Levy 0:32:26, Paul Hunt 0:32:35, Andy Coker 0:32:41, Lewis Fulljames 0:33:09, Ming Lo 0:33:30, Emma Thompson 0:33:34, Kay Burgess 0:33:41, Martin Hayes 0:34:04, Elaine Roesner 0:35:35, Sarah Hardy 0:39:26, Bethany Barnett (junior) 0:40:21, Pauline Sparrow 0:41:53.

Visitor: Ben Keeley (TVV) 0:29:23.