Jamie Whitcher (Bournemouth Cycleworks - Vitec Fire - Ford Civil – Trek) and Amber Junker Brameld (VC de Londres) won the boys’ and girls’ junior events respectively at the RTTC National 10 Mile Championship.
Whitcher used his local knowledge of the Dorset area to clock a winning time of 21 minutes and 14 seconds to clinch his first national open time trial title.
Similarly, Junker Brameld also took her maiden open national title in the girls’ event covering the course in a time of 26-13.
The B454/10 saw riders head out south from Wool along the B3071 which climbed away from the start before descending into the first turn at Burngate.
Riders continued heading east downwards towards East Lulworth on the B3070 and passing Lulworth Castle.
Continuing on the B3070 in a north easterly direction riders headed through the Lulworth Range before turning onto Holme Lane and then onto Bindon Lane for the finish.
Last season Whitcher medalled in the National Youth Championship final taking third clocking 21-23 on that occasion.
Despite the tough course Whitcher showed his improvement by recording an average speed of over 28.25 miles per hour on his way to victory.
Mattie Dodd (Team Backstedt Bike Performance) won his first open time trial national medal placing second in 21-50.
A close battle for third in the junior boys’ event saw Hamish Forsyth (trainSharp Development Team) complete the course in 22-09 which was eight seconds faster than Cormac Nisbet (
High Wycombe CC) in 22-17.
Quickest juvenile was Ollie Boarer (Flanders Color Galloo Team) who finished in 23-29 ahead of Rhys Edwards (Edinburgh Road Club) in second (24-47) and Emil Howell (Matlock CC) finished third in the age category (25-19).
In the junior girls’ event Junker Brameld recorded an average speed of over 22.88 miles per hour on her way to a maiden national open time trial title.
Juvenile rider Sophie Heighton (Ferryhill Whs) finished second overall girl in 29-14 ahead of fellow juvenile Maia Howell (Matlock CC) clocking 29-43.
Third juvenile girl and fourth overall was Abbey Thompson (Stonham Barns Park – SYRT) clocking 29-49.
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