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ARTHUR SECURES RESPECTABLE FINISH IN 10 MILE TIME TRIAL

VIDEO: Isle of Wight cyclist Arthur Venables, who rides for the mainland team …a3crg, lined up for the 10 mile individual time trial between Liss and Liphook on Wednesday (31st May). The conditions for the time trial were fairly favourable, with warm temperatures and a light wind from a South Westerly direction. Venables rode the 10 miles in a fast …

BUSY MAY FOR WIGHTLINK-WIGHT MOUNTAIN CYCLE RACE TEAM

May was a busy month for the riders of the Wightlink-Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team, who competed up and down the country with varying success. On Sunday 21st May 2 team members travelled to North Winchcombe in the Cotswolds to take part in an 85km road race. The race consisted of 9 laps of the 9.5km circuit with an uphill …

ISLAND RACE TEAM COMPETE AT THE FAMOUS GOODWOOD CIRCUIT

Matt Allsopp, Stu Waite and Ian Hayden of the Wightlink-Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team made their way to the Goodwood race circuit on Tuesday for the 4th race in their competitive series. Allsopp lined up in the E12 race, which was 12 laps of the famous circuit. The Wightlink rider made plenty of attempts to breakaway from the main bunch …

BUSY AUGUST FOR WIGHTLINK-LCM SYSTEMS CYCLE TEAM

Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team rider Matt Allsopp went to Mountbatten Circuit in Portsmouth for the 2nd to last race in the series on 17th August, one of many events attended by the team during August. Allsopp sat 4th in the series of the E12 category, and with only a couple of points between 3rd and 4th he was planning …

EBDON GAINS NEW CATEGORY LICENCE AT PORTSMOUTH RACE

Last Wednesday (3rd August), Matt Allsopp, James Ebdon, Kev Foster and Adam Holleyman from the Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team competed in the 7th round of the Mountbatten Evening Circuit races in Portsmouth. First up were Ebdon and Foster in the 3rd category race. With Ebdon only needing 5th place or above to secure his 2nd cat licence for next season, the …

THOMSON TAKES THE WIN AT THE MOUNTBATTEN CENTRE

The first 4th category cycle race for over 2 years was held at The Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth on Sunday, with Wightlink-LCM Systems members Martin Sanders and Russell Thomson taking to the track to try and gain more points to jump to 3rd category. As the race started on what was a summery Sunday morning a few riders went off the …

BUSY WEEK FOR WIGHTLINK-LCM SYSTEMS CYCLE RACE TEAM

6 Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team members competed at the 6th round of the Mountbatten Circuits in Portsmouth last Wednesday. Racing in the 40 minute plus 3 laps 3rd category race were Sam Baker, James Ebdon, Kev Foster, Ian Hayden and Austin Head. The pace was high from the start but a brief lull saw Hayden attack with another rider which soon …

STEVE SADDLES UP FOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

It’s Portugal here I come for Steve Dines, as he makes himself temporarily unavailable as a volunteer deputy launching authority for Cowes RNLI while he participates in the European Triathlon Championships this coming weekend. Steve, who lives in Gurnard and runs his own garden maintenance business, is 1 of 5 people from the Island’s Wight Tri Club taking part in the …

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