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Rob the Centurion PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 18 July 2016 14:46

On Sunday 17th Rob D took part in the East District Championship 100 mile Time Trial. The first rider set off at 06:01 and as this took place on the B100/4 course around Wymondham in Norfolk, it was an early start both for Rob and for Graham M who acted as his "helper".

Rob's time of 4:09:04 was a creditable result bearing in mind that the wind picked up a bit as it got hotter and hotter.......and he was 5 minutes 20 seconds faster than his recent ECCA 100 mile ride. He finished in the top third of the field of 80 riders.

Good ride Rob!

Last Updated on Monday, 18 July 2016 16:32
 
Hainault Ride the Dunwich Dynamo PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 17 July 2016 12:36

Saturday evening 16th July saw Ken, Sparky and John join about 7000 other riders in tackling the Dunwich Dynamo. They picked up the ride at Chingford and pedalled through the night, with three short stops to re-fuel, arriving at the beachfront cafe at 04.59 on the Sunday morning.

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Luckily they found the queues at the cafe fairly short and they were able to enjoy their pasties and sausage rolls as the sun was rising and other riders were rolling in. They had covered the 105 miles in 5 hours, 55 minutes, giving them an average of 17.7mph. Fortunately they had arranged transport for the way home!

Well done guys.

 
Not a Day for PBs PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 26 June 2016 10:37

On Sunday 26th June on the E34 course, Dan S and John W tackled the Counties 10 in conditions more suited to March than June.

The early morning drizzle had left the road damp and with a cross-wind, both of the riders were about 2 minutes off their respective PBs. Additionally, the road surface of the A128 has deteriorated even further and there were some sizeable pots to negotiate. Times were:

Dan S        23:57

John W     27:04

But at least they both finished safely!

 

 
Hainault Quartet at Counties 25 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 30 May 2016 10:37

On Sunday 29th May on the E2/25 course starting in Newmarket, Hainault had a Team of 4 riders. It was a grey morning and there was an unpleasant headwind on the A14 between miles 15-20 but all the riders came through unscathed.

Dan Smith 55:34

Howard Staunton 56:39

Rob Dulson 59:27

John Witchell 1:08:20 (a new PB beating previous by >4 minutes)

 

Fastest time was recorded by Alex Dowsett (Movistar) in 44:29

 

Keep up the good work guys!

 
Hainault Pair at the Counties 10 PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 22 May 2016 20:51

On Saturday 21st May on the E2 course, Rob D and John W tackled the latest ECCA 10 mile Time Trial in the afternoon. It was a tough outbound ride with a gusty SW headwind, but after the turn at Four Went Ways it gave them a push home. As first solo rider off, John escaped the rain showers that made it even more interesting for those further down the startsheet (like Rob!)

Provisional times were

John W 27:12

Rob D   23:20

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Well done guys!

Photos by Davey Jones

 

Last Updated on Monday, 23 May 2016 07:23
 
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