Team Jewson–M.I.Racing–Polypipe–once again hit top form , with rides producing fantastic results up and down the U.K.
Former Professional and International Rider–Mike Twelves , who lives near Hinckley. Added another British Cycling Championship to his collection, when he won the T.L..I. National Circuit Championships at Rhyl , N.Wales
Mick is the current British Cycling Circuit Champion.–What was most remarkable was that this was only Mike’s 2nd Race this season , due to Injury, Early in the 1 hour and 5 laps race, he bridged across to the lone leader, and despite strong winds making things exceptionaly hard, the 2 were never seen again by the rest of the field–Mike left his rival , near the finish to cross the line alone,
This is the 7th British Championship the Team has won this season , and the 2nd in 7 days .
Team member 68 yr old Mike Allan–who has been side lined with a broken wrist, was back in action on Saturday at Darley Moor circuit nr Ashbourne , Derbyshire.
Mike made Cycling History, by winning the 1 hr and 5 lap race for riders 60 yrs and over, and then riding the race for riders 40 yrs and over , which started directly after his earlier race, this time a distance of 1 hour 20 mins + 5 laps , and he duely won that one–a remarkable feat–this has never been achieved before–and was a big embarrassment to the younger riders, some as much as 28 yrs younger.
Team mate Derrik Woodings won the race for riders 75 and over.
Continuing the winning run –Pete Smith kept the teams colours to the fore by winning the Milton Keynes circuit race at the Milton Keynes Bowl.
Jonathan Wears continued his excellent form in Time Trials with a 5th place in the Beacon R.C. 10 mile event Nr Eversham Worcs. –32 secs. covering the top 5 riders–Jonathans time in windy conditions was 20 mins 59 secs
Then a few hours later, not fully recovered from the Saturday afternoon race, he competed in the CTT Time Trial Classic series event in Oxfordshire, where he finished a brilliant 7th fastest and 2nd fastest under 23 yr old rider.
Lady team member Stephanie Peters ( Atherstone ) recorded 25 mins 28 secs in the Beacon R.C. 10 for 5th place, and like Jonathan , competed again on Sunday , this time in the Royal Sutton 10 mile event where she recorded a personal best ever time of 24 mins 34 secs
Veteran Russell Green ( Rugby ) another team rider back after injury, recorded his fastest 25 mile time this season , with a 59 mins 28 secs ride in the Rugby event ,mid week , a sure sign he is back on form
Triathlete team member–Mark Styles ( Nuneaton )–finished a brilliant 4th fastest in the Belvoir Castle ½ Iron Man Triathlon–his first Triathlon for 15 months, again due to injuries–finishing in a time of 4 hours 18 mins
Cyclo Cross star, Phil Blacker , finished 5th and Richard Allcock 9th in the Stourport on Severn Circuit race–( Worcestershire )
And Mountain Biker –Peter Busby ( Coventry )–finished 6th in Rd 2 of the Midland series with team mate Tim Stowe ( Wellesbourne ) 7th, at Harlow Woods nr Mansfields ,Notts, on a course which contained a lot of single track, making it hard to overtake especially if you were gridded at the rear.
5 brilliant victories , backed up with many other solid performances–in events across the U.K.