There's no keeping up with Jones at Dursley time trial test
DURSLEY Road Club held a ten mile time trial, attracting another good field of 30 riders.
Jeff Jones (Drag2zero) made a rare visit to take the win and took one second off his course PB with 20 minutes, ten seconds, an average of 27.8 miles-per-hour over the course.
Derek Smetham took another three seconds off his course PB with 21.08 (28.4mph) for second place.
Lee Aston claimed third place in 21.47 (27.5mph).
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Results, Club Time trial U7b 8-8-2013 (10 miles): 1 Jeff Jones Drag2Zero 20.10; 2 Derek Smetham DRC 21.08; 3 Lee Aston Sodbury Cycle Sport 21.47; 4 Mike Davis DRC 22.30; 5 Jim Peters LVRC 22.49; 6 Rich Smith DRC 22.52; 7 Sam Butler Severn RC 23.00; 8 Jerry Seymour Severn RC 23.15; 9 Mark Wilkinson Avonlea-Treasure 23.26; 10 Ian Kenny Roberts DRC 23.40; 11 John Sirett DRC 23.48; 12 Sam Evans DRC 24.44; 13 Paul Winstone Gloucester City CC 24.47; 14 Niall Ingebly Gloucester City CC 25.15; 15 Gra Everett 25.32; 16 Chris Gaze DRC 25.44; 17 Glenn May DRC 25.55; 18 Nigel Burford DRC 26.10; 19 Rich Pitts DRC 26.34; 20 Jack Thompson CC 26.36; 21 Steve White DRC 26.49; 22 Martin Thompson CC 27.06; 23 David Dew Bath CC 27.10; 23 Felix Wilkinson DRC 27.10; 25 James Smith DRC 27.27; 26 Tony Emery DRC 27.30; 27 Mary-Jane Hutchinson Bristol South CC 28.02; 28 Dave Cole DRC 28.38; 29 Robert Hutchinson Bristol South CC 30.30; 30 Kathryn White DRC 31.56.
Three DRC riders took part in a 25 mile time trial held at Usk in Wales.
It was a pleasant summer's afternoon with a light breeze and Garry Strickland took full advantage, taking a massive nine minutes off his 25 mile PB and achieved one of the biggest time trial benchmarks – going under the hour with a time of 59.32.
Also riding were Derek Smetham who took 1.41 off his course PB with 51.45 to claim third, and on the comeback after injury, Tony Emery with 1.08:53 (21.8mph).
The final ten mile event of the season, starts near Newport Towers tomorrow evening at 7pm.
The last two events are hill climbs of Frocester and Stouts Hill.