Team Enable Victorious

In the last few days, Team Enable—M.I.Racing—McCann has been clocking up more victories around the UK, quickly approaching the 50 race victories predicted by Team Boss Mick Ives by the end of the road season.

Hinckley member Kirby Bennett won Rd 5 of the National MTB series held at Cannock Chase for riders 60+, beating the current National Champion in the process. Kirby led from start to finish.

Wellesbourne member Tim Stowe was the winner of the British Masters Cycle Racing National Mountain Bike Championship for riders 60+, held at Tibtoft, Nr Hinckley—the first national championship for the team this season.

Nick Whitley was the winner of the latest round of the Welsh National MTB series and is leading the competition. He also finished 2nd in the Southern Region Championships for riders 50+.

Roy Hunt, a multi Cyclocross Champion and former European Champion, won his age group again in the Midweek Madness MTB series, nr Bolton, and followed it up with 9th overall in an 88 km Gravel Bike Race, a new adventure for him. A brilliant performance.

Team Enable riders have dominated the Midland Friday Night MTB series once again, this time at Pro Logis Park, Kettering, Northamptonshire. Ryan Henry won the Veteran race (40+). Nick Popham won the 50+ category, and Kirby Bennett won the 60+ category. Pete Busby finished 3rd in the same event. Lindsay Newman, Ryan Henry, and Nick Popham have already won their series categories, which have not finished yet, and Kirby Bennett is in 2nd place in the 60+ series. Photo of Ryan Henry crossing the finish line attached.

The Hill Climb season will soon be with us, and Tom Parsons managed to get 2 early season events into his program. Tom won the 10.2-mile Hilly-Sharrow C.C. promotion nr Sheffield and followed that up with 2nd place in the Matlock C.C. race. Photo of Tom Parson in action attached.

Time Trial rider Andy Oliver continues to improve on his fastest time when he competed in the VTTA London and Home Counties 10-mile event held nr Tring, Buckinghamshire, recording a time of 21 mins 52 secs. Earlier in the year, Andy won the cycling event at the Warrior Games in America, representing Great Britain.

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