Malcolm is the Master

Jerry Norman and Mia Purnell.Jerry Norman and Mia Purnell.
Jerry Norman and Mia Purnell.
Peterborough Cycling Club's Malcolm Smith, a former Masters world champion, won the latest LVRC (League of Veteran Racing Cyclists) race in Yorkshire in a hotly contested two-man sprint finish.

Two other Peterborough CC veterans contested the VTTA 10 at Six Mile Bottom. Dave Yarham, the club’s hard-working TT secretary, produced a season’s best of 23:43 while his younger compatriot Kevin Hobbs clocked 21:47.

Matt Garfield contested the CC London 60-mile event and finished eighth.

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James Gelsthorpe and Matthew Senter contested the RTTC National Circuit Championship (over 25 miles) at Alcester in Warwickshire and were 16th and 17th respectively in 54:48 and 54:49.


Fenland Clarion had three junior riders qualify for this year’s George Herbert Stancer Trophy final in Warwickshire.

The national 10-mile race involves 170 of the country’s top young riders who qualified from regional races.

Jerry Norman was the first Clarion rider home in 22:19 for 29th place. Jonathan Toma (13) was 98th in 26:39 and Mia Purnell was 99th in 26:45.