Border City Whs CC(Hilly) (NLTTA Spoco)(Lazonby Circuit)

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  • Date: 26-Mar-23
  • Time: 10:00
  • Distance: 20.2 Miles
  • Course: L202
  • Closing Date: 14-Mar-23 23:59
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Lazonby victory for Bideau and Maxwell

  • Published: 26 Mar 23
  • Written By: Snowdon Sports
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Rachel Maxwell

Richard Bideau earned success as fastest male at Border City Wheelers 20.2-mile time trial in Cumbria on Sunday morning, with Rachel Maxwell the quickest female on the course.

Pendle Forest CC rider Bideau secured victory with a time of 47-27, comfortably ahead of runner-up Richard Nesfield ( who recorded 48.02, while Marc Anderson (GTR Return to Life p/b Streamline) came home in 48-37 for the final podium spot.

Aside from Bideau’s success, Pendle Forest enjoyed a fruitful day out with Darren Harvey registering 52-19 in the Veteran 40 category ahead of Paul Braithwaite, and Martin Welsh finishing in 58-48 in the Veteran 60 grouping.

Maxwell, riding for the promoting club, clocked 1:05.47 to finish as fastest woman.

Bideau recorded his first win of the 2023 season, having managed runner-up at the Pendle Forest CC 26.2-mile time trial on March 18, seventh at the Yorkshire VTTA 10-mile on March 4 and the 10.3-mile Rossendale RC time trial on February 25.

Richard Bideau

This 20.2-mile event, run on the L202 course, sees riders complete a two-lap circuit which starts one mile west of Lazonby and heads west for 3.4 miles before reaching the junction with the A6 to take a left and continue south to Plumpton then left again at the junction with the B6413, following it east then north and west to join the start and complete a second lap with the finish just short of the start.

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1. Richard Bideau (Pendle Forest CC)           47.27

2. Richard Nesfield (             48.02

3. Marc Anderson (GTR – Return to Life p/b Streamline)     48.37

Women: Rachel Maxwell (Border City Wheelers)     1:05.47