Preview 6/7 May

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Plenty to look out for this weekend. Joshua Williams (Team Bottrill-HSS Hire) ups his race distance to 50 miles in the Duckinfield CC event where he meets Marc Turnbull (TORQ Performance), David Crawley (Velotik RT), Chris Hopkinson (CC Desiragear) and fellow Team Bottrill clubmate Charles Taylor. The classic Charlotteville CC `50` has John Dewey (Team Bottrill), Pat Wright (Paceline RT), Conrad Moss (Mid Devon CC) and Peter Harrison (AS Test Team) in the line-up. A strong women’s field includes Kate Allan (Drag2Zero), Laura Bartlett (…a3crg), Alice Lethbridge (Drag2Zero) and Katja Rietdorf (Born to Bike – Bridgtown Cycles)

Derwentside CC 40-mile test includes Carl Donaldson (GS Metro), Jon Shurman ( and Mark Nulty (Glossop Kinder Velo CC) in the field. Chris Fennell (Thanet RC) is favourite for his club’s open `25` while the Plomesgate CC `25` includes Lloyd Chapman (Banks/Catford CC Equipe).

The Bournemouth & District WCA `25`sees James Copeland (Fareham Wheelers), Lewis Keightly (Team Bottrill) and Gary Chambers (NOPINZ) up against each other. Redditch Road & Path CC event features Stewart Smith (Stocksbridge CC), Xavier Disley (AeroCoach), Thomas Brazier (Team Elite-Paul Bethall Electrical), Jon Simpkins (Drag2Zero) and Danny Axford (Arctic-Tacx RT).


James Hayden (Paceline RT), Alice Lethbridge (Drag2Zero) and Geoff Platts (Team Bottrill) go for the Northampton & District CA `10` while Geoff’s brother Ken (Cambridge CC) rides the Lea Valley CC `10`.