Madeline claims 11th

Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk/sport, on Twitter @standardduncan
Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk/sport, on Twitter @standardduncan

Velo-One Cycling Team riders Madeline Verdegaal, Adam Ellis and Justin Parr raced at round three of the Milton Keynes Bowl Spring Circuit Series.

The Bowlhas been stronger and faster than ever this year, a clear indication of the increasing popularity of cycling in the UK.

In the Women’s British Cycling E/1/2/3/4 race, a group of eight riders broke away, but Madeleine missed the break and contested the sprint finish with the main group finishing 11th.

Damp conditions in the Men’s British Cycling Category 4 race tested Justin’s bike handling skills in only his second-ever race, the V1 rider finishing top 20.

The British Cycling Category 2/3 race saw a field of 70 plus riders lapping the circuit at an average of 25mph.

Adam finished within the main group in the top 20.

The Spalding CC 27 Mile Hilly Time Trial took place on Sunday with V1 riders Neil Palmer, Joshua Wallis and Dan Carr in action.

This is a testing early season event with over a 1000ft of climbing, not allowing riders to get in a rhythm.

Neil continued to show great form, finishing fourth overall and first veteran with a time of 1 hr 18 secs.

This was Joshua’s first ever time trial, and he clocked 1 hr 4 mins 11secs.

Dan started his season with a time of 1hr 13 mins 57 secs.