Norwich ABC Open 25 mile (B25/24C)

Sunday 8 October 2006

This was a cool but sunny and calm morning, with temperatures and breeze rising slowly. Road traffic was quite light.
PositionNameClubTimeAvg Speed
1Martin PyneAnglia Velo54:4327.4mph
2Peter BallsWest Suffolk Wheelers56:1226.7mph
3Dave StaffAnglia Velo56:1926.6mph
4Lee BarkStowmarket & District CC56:3826.5mph
5Guy StevensEast Anglia CC57:0626.3mph
6Duncan MurphyCambridge CC57:1226.2mph
7Gary RushmoreKings Lynn CC57:2526.1mph
8Bobby De'AthCC Breckland58:0025.9mph
9David BradnamTeam JD Cycles58:1325.8mph
10Clive LingDiss & District CC58:1725.7mph
11Neil VaughanEast Anglia CC58:2725.7mph
12Patrick EllisDiss & District CC58:3825.6mph
13Dave GreenRAF CC58:4925.5mph
14Chris NuddsCC Breckland59:1325.3mph
15Michael WoodCC Breckland59:1825.3mph
16John SwindellsCC Breckland59:4725.1mph
?Alan StevensonCC Breckland59:5725.0mph
?Geoff MullerCC Breckland1:00:2624.8mph
?Keith GrasbyCC Breckland1:06:1122.7mph
I was suffering from tired legs from the day before, and for the last five miles or so had to contend with calf cramps, which isn't fun if you're riding fixed. I rode a Dave Lloyd fixed (53x14) which was mostly a suitable gear for the conditions.


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My name is John Swindells and I'm a keen recreational cyclist with a preference for long one-day rides. I've also previously dabbled in time trialling and cyclo-cross. See more of what I get up to on Strava!