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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 …

TRIO FLY AT LISS 10 MILE TIME TRIAL

A trio of Wightlink-LCM Systems cycle race team riders travelled to Liss on the A3 last Wednesday (11th May) for the first of the a3crg evening 10 mile time trials. With no wind, warm temperatures and high traffic levels it was a fast night to post some fast times. James Ebdon started at number 50 on the flat, out and back course, …

FABER AND SOMERVILLE TAKE CATEGORY WIN

Last Sunday (24th April) Liam Somerville and Faye Faber from the Isle of Wight Cycling Club travelled to Liss to compete in the Mixed 2-up category of the Wessex 2-up Grand Prix des Gentlemen. Despite freezing temperatures and not having ridden the course beforehand the pair managed to win their category by an impressive 3 minutes. The duo will be racing …

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