It's another open win for Gelsthorpe

There was more success for Peterborough Cycling Club at the weekend as their Stamford-based rider James Gelsthorpe won the Bourne Wheelers promoted open 50-mile time trial near Aslackby.

Thursday, 4th August 2016, 8:57 am
Updated Thursday, 4th August 2016, 10:05 am
James Gelsthorpe.

It was Gelsthorpe’s fourth open win of the season as he scorched round the course in 1:49:22 to becoming the second club rider to beat the one-hour 50-minute barrier, his time falling just short of the club record set by Jason Burrill.

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On the same day Malcolm Smith rode the Melton Olympic 25 and finished in third place

Still on the time trialling scene, the club’s King’s Lynn-based postman Matthew Senter rode the Team Jadan 10 near Hull and his time of 19-24 knocked eight seconds off the club record.

On the road-racing front, Martina Doreshenko scored the club’s first ever win in a ladies road race when she cleverly outsprinted a number of fast finishers in the Darley Dale series for ¾ category riders.