Bank Holiday Preview

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While most attention is focused on the Tour of Yorkshire our TT programme rolls on this weekend, Monday sees the popular Kent Valley RC event at Shap over the 9.1-mile climb. Richard Bickley (Border City Wheelers), Dan Evans (Team Elite-Paul Bethall Electrical), Sam Mansfield (Manchester BC) and Tim Rigby (Springfield Financial RT) are among those facing the challenging ascent. The Dulwich Paragon CC SPOCO 18.6-mile promotion near Dorking sees John Dewey (Team Bottrill-HSS Hire) looking to add to his 2017 tally of wins while the women include Maryka Sennema (Fusion RT- Fierlan), Elise Sherwell (Blazing Saddles) and Jenny Simmonds (London Phoenix) .


Keith Murray (Drag2Zero) and National 12-hour Champion Danny Grieves (GS Metro) face it off in the North Tyneside Riders `10` while Dean Robson (Northover Vets-Rudy Project) heads the field for the 1st Chard Wheelers `10` where the women include Crystal Spearman (NOPINZ). Chris Fennell (Thanet RC), Peter Tadros (In Gear Quickvit-Trainsharp RT) and Kevin Tye (VeloRefined Aerosmiths) do battle in the Wigmore CC `25`.


The VTTA Championship `15` includes Simon Beldon (SSLL RT), Pete Greenwood (Team Swift), Colin Parkinson (South West RC-Evans Cycles) and Daniel Barnett (Team Bottrill-HSS Hire) chasing the medals.