King’s Lynn CC rider Senter posts personal best and sixth in Eastern Open

From left: Geoff Allum, Simon Hardy, Matthew Senter.
From left: Geoff Allum, Simon Hardy, Matthew Senter.
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Saturday saw three King’s Lynn Cycling Club riders compete in the EDCA (East District Cycling Association) 10-mile Open time trial on the B10/37R course.

Matthew Senter had an amazing ride in 21.52 for sixth spot and a PB.

Simon Hardy finished in 24.19, 32nd, and said: “The wind was really blustery and of no help on any of the parts of the course.”

Geoff Allum also rode for KLCC in a time of 31.52, 66th, and was one of the oldest riders at 76 years.

In a field of 67 riders, winner of the EDCA was Daniel Bloy of Team Velovelocity in 21.02.

At this event KLCC had a stand promoting the club’s forthcoming road race on October 18 with new sponsors of the race Sealskinz of Lynn, offering discounted vouchers. West Norfolk and the Insurance Office are also sponsors.

Wednesday, May 20 saw the clubs return for the next three weeks to the Grimston TT circuit of 11.5 miles.

A dry evening with very light winds saw 22 riders tackle the circuit from Grimston, heading south to Gayton, then East to Great Massingham, and finally heading west back to Grimston.

On the final leg, some riders were exceeding 35 mph as the route then was primarily downhill.

Nathan Corridon rode strongly to finish fastest rider on the night in a time of 25.55 followed closely by fellow KLCC rider Senter in 26.08.

Other KLCC riders times; Steve Neill 26.58, Simon Hardy 28.40, Ian Kidman 29.13, Daniel Guppy 29.14, James Senter 29.22, Simon Light 30.32, Maciej Malyska 30.33, Jamie McRann 31.20, Phil Seaman 31.22, Chris Levy 31.29, Paul Hunt 32.00, Andy Sennett 32.22, Gary Bowles 33.05, Ming Lo 33.10, Emma Thompson 33.11, Jo Brooks 36.52 Peter Barber 37.06, Maureen Wolfe 37.40 and Pauline Sparrow 42.16. Visitor Zac Towler (Mildenhall CC) 31.37.

On the same day KLCC rider Gavin Costick competed in the Breckland B10/3 10-mile TT and finished in a time of 27.07. Fine weather with a light breeze resulted in strong competiton from many other riders.

Sunday, May 17 saw Shelley Walduck participate in a bike sportive called Tour of the Peak in Derbyshire, riding 62 miles including a fully closed road on Winnats Pass.

She completed the sportive in a time of 4hrs 27mins and obtained the Gold Certificate.

For more information on KLCC visit the website www.kingslynncyclingclub.co.uk