Category Archives: Hillclimbs
There was a decent turnout for tonight’s event with 29 riders taking part.
There was a tussle for first place with Richard Lilleker edging out Ross Turner by one second, 6:16 to 6:17.
Boompods’ rider Hannah Farran took the honours for the ladlies with a super fast 7:12.
Cameron Turner rode fixed.
The timekeeper’s sheet is below :-
Don’t forget that next week’s event starts at the earlier time of 6:30.
The first night of the Hill Climb series saw Richard Lilleker set the fastest time with a 6:26. Annabel Sill was the fastest lady with an 8:32. Unfortunately Richard Weatherill experienced a mechanical problem and did not finish.
Three more events to go in the series. Aug 29 – first rider off 6:45. Sept 5 and Sept 12 first rider off at the earlier time of 6:30.
Tonight’s timekeeper’s sheet is below.
Only one rider broke the 20 minute barrier tonight. That was Richard Lilleker with a 19:54. Fastest lady was Annabel Sill in 24:41.
This was the last event of this year’s Evening Series Time Trials. For the next four Thursdays we are on Clay Bank for a short series of Hill Climbs.
More information about these can be found on the website at :-
There’s still time to register for this year’s Evening Series.
Details can be found here where there’s also a list of those who have already signed up.
Many thanks to Brian Gleeson for his report and photos from the Hill Climb which have been published in the sports section (page 84) of this week’s Darlington and Stockton Times.
John Kettle, Ben White, Peter Hook, Gemma Pearson, Howard Heighton and Ross Turner feature in the photos.
The article can be found online at www.darlingtonandstocktontimes.co.uk.