The Victories and Championships keep coming for Coventry based Cycling Team ” Team Jewson–M.I.Racing–Polypipe–McCann”
On Saturday Eve, several members of the M.I.Race Team were attending the
British Cycling Awards, in Birmingham. Among the winners were Kirby Bennett for Burbage nr Hinckley and Mike Twelves.
Bennett collected awards for winning the season long Nat. Mountain Bike
series during the summer months and winning the season long Cyclo Cross Nat. series during the winter.
Twelves received a host of awards for winning Nat. Championships on the
Then on Sunday morning–Mike Twelves and 3 of his team mates competed in the LVRC National Track Championship at the Newport Velodrome in South Wales.
Richard Oakes won the Elimination Race and the Individual Pursuit and was 2nd in the 10km Scratch for riders 50 and over, while Mike Twelves won the Elimination race –the Ind. Pursuit and the 10km Scratch for riders 55 and over.
Richard Oakes and Mike Twelves broke the event record for the Individual
Pursuit, both approx. 1 second off the World Record them on Monday Richard Oakes won the Points race, and was 2nd in the 500 meter
Time Trial and the Flying Lap.
Mike Twelves was 2nd in the 500met Time Trial–3rd in the Flying Lap, and
then won every Sprint in the Points race.
Both Richard and Mike also winning the Overall in the Omnium, with new
member Andy Langdown 3rd and Rob Muzio 4th.
A complete domination by the Team Jewson–Polypipe–McCann riders.