VC Norwich 10-mile time trial

Location: Attleborough, Breckland District, United Kingdom

Conditions were pretty much perfect for the full field of 120 riders on this dual carriageway event between Attleborough and the Snetterton clover-leaf interchange. Good volumes of traffic provided a bit of assistance, and there was no wind to cause any problems. It was a close battle in the men's competition, with Matthew Senter (Peterborough CC) taking the win in 19:36, just a second clear of Harley Matthews (Team Full results on the CTT website.

Results: Men

1 Matthew Senter Peterborough CC 00:19:36
2 Harley Matthews Team Pedal Revolution 00:19:37
3 Mark Richards VC Baracchi 00:19:59
11 Dougal Toms Iceni Velo 00:20:47
13 John Swindells Iceni Velo 00:20:55
58 Steven Barnes Iceni Velo 00:22:50

Results: Women

1 Verity Smith Stowmarket & District CC 00:22:33
2 Sophie Lankford Cambridge Tri Club 00:22:38
17 Giovanna Bertoldi Iceni Velo 00:30:03

Here's my ride, where I only finished 13th but managed an all-time PB and my first sub-21 ride:

VC Norwich 10-mile time trial (B10/3R) PB with 20:55!

Ride on 2016-08-29 08:31:53, at with 1 others

Gear: Ribble TT bike

16km in 0:21:01

Average speed46.1 kmh
Max speed53.6 kmh
Average heart rate168 bpm
Average power320 Watts
Elevation gain28 metres

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I also rode down to the event, a 60-mile round trip:

To & from the VC Norwich time trial

Ride on 2016-08-29 06:03:51, at Norwich

Gear: Ribble TT bike

101km in 3:00:36

Average speed33.5 kmh
Max speed52.9 kmh
Average heart rate136 bpm
Average power182 Watts
Elevation gain338 metres

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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!