Michelle King, who rides for Coventry based Team Jewson—M.I.Racing, proved once again, that she is without doubt the “Queen” of Midland Time Trials, and one of the very best in the U.K.
Michelle is the current Rudy Project National Time Trial Champion, and holder of many course and event records up and down the country, and on Saturday evening, set another course and event record, when winning the Leamington C and A.C. Open 10 ml Time Trial on the Fosse Way, Nr Offchurch, Warwickshire, with the incredibly fast time of 22 mins 22 secs
After finishing 5th in both the recent British 10 ml and 25 ml Championships, Michelle was taken ill with some sort of Bug, and had to stop Cycling for 2 weeks, Saturdays event was her first race in 4 weeks and she certainly proved that she is back on form, her next targets will be to win the Midlands Championship and retain the Rudy Project Championship.
Team Boss and Veteran World Champion, Mick Ives (Baginton), defied his 71 yrs of age, when he won the 70+ section in Belper R.C. 25 ml Time Trial nr Derby on Saturday, with a time of 57 mins 58 secs–recording his fastest time at the distance for 49 yrs, (way back in 1962 he set a new course and event record in the Lichfield 25 ml event with a 56 min ride) his latest time is the fastest ever recorded by a 70 yr old Coventry area rider. Ives is the current British Cycling 70+ Time Trial champion, and defends his title in September, having won the 60 + and 70+ Championships, 7 times in past 8 seasons.
In the same event Junior Team member 17 yr old Josh Teasdale continued his winning run and won the Junior section with an incredible 52 mins 22 secs. Josh has just won the “Jewson rider of month” award for June.
In East Yorkshire Veteran Jack Watson, won the Vic Sutton Mem. Road Race, on a very hilly course at Pocklington, it is the 3rd time Jack has won the 30 ml race
Former British International, Paul Wain finished 2nd in the British Cycling 15km Scratch National Championships, at Newport , S.Wales.
Former British Veteran Road Race Champion, Pete Smith finished 2nd in the Dave Griffiths Mem Road Race at Ottershaw.