Clarion man Langlands is top veteran

Jason Burrill.
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Two Fenland Clarion riders picked up top three placings in the Northants& District CA 18.7-mile time trial at Middleton.

Dave Langlands finished fourth overall out of the 100 riders with his time of 43.27 and that was comfortably good enough to take the first vet award.

And clubmate Simon Pitchford was third vet with 45.38.

Other Clarion times: Malc Jacklin 47:00, Steve Kaye 47:16, Mark Ingram 47:29, John Royle 54:32, Phil Merritt 54:38, Alison Lilley 57:58, Chris Shaw 58:00.

Other Clarion results:

British Universities Champoinships, Oxfordshire: Sam Widdess (Swansea University) 25:02.

Kings Lynn 25: 21 Sean Beard 1:06:02.

Lea Valley 25: Paul Lilley 57:23.

Peterborough Cycling Club’s second claim member Brett Harwood from Market Deeping finished second in the hotly contested BDCA 25 in Derbyshire.

Favourite Matt Bottrill won in 47:28 with Terry Wright Cycles rider Harwood clocking 49:25.

Peterborough Cycling Club’s Jason Burrill from Bourne clocked a very promising 54:06 in only his second ever 25-mile test.

The club’s resident professional Steve Lampier, riding for his Raleigh GAC trade team, contested the two-day Tour of the Reservoir in Northumberland and continued his run of form with second place on stage one.

The club’s Summer League at Helpston kicked offlast week with Dave Sargent winning in 23:50 from the 15 starters with Annette Wyld the leading lady in 31:52.

Other Peterborough CC results:

Northants & DCA 18.7 mile time trial: Steve Wood 44:42; Paul Pardoe 47:13.

Beds Road 25, Tempsford: 15 Nicholas Hitchens 1:00:36.