50-mile East District Champs

Location: Broome, United Kingdom

Headed by John Pugh, Godric CC put on a fantastic event from the Broome village hall, with a generous buffet spread greeting riders after their rides. Daniel Bloy won the men's event with 1:49:59, and Verity Smith was fastest woman at 2:09:29. I managed to set a faster time than the previous week's '50 (same roads, different course), having gone out at a steadier pace and leaving something in reserve for the last 10 miles. In the process I caught rider numbers 40, 30 and 20, which leaves me wondering if there was a problem with the seeding...

Results: Men

1 Daniel Bloy Team Velo Velocity.co.uk 01:49:59
2 Scott Davidson Team Velo Velocity.co.uk 01:53:21
3 Charlie Nurse North Norfolk Wheelers 01:54:05
4 John Swindells Iceni Velo 01:55:02

Results: Women

1 Verity Smith Stowmarket & District CC 02:09:29

Godric CC 50-mile time trial

Ride on 2015-06-28 06:40:58, at Ditchingham

Gear: Ribble TT bike

81km in 1:55:05

Average speed42.1 kmh
Max speed57.2 kmh
Average heart rate161 bpm
Average power319 Watts
Elevation gain173 metres

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Thanks to Jack Payne for contributing the shots of me!

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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!