Wheeler Martin’s perfect 10

Martin White.
Martin White.

Martin White recorded a personal best time of 23 mins 45 secs to claim his first victory of the season in Boston Wheelers’ 10-League.

Results: 1 Martin White (23-45), 2 Darren Smith (23-52), 3 Earl Taylor (24-01), 4 Charlie Porter (24-24), 5 Pete Flint (26-25), 6 Nick Chapman (26-39), 7 Dave Grayson (26-48), 8 Chris Clayton (27-39), 9 Martin Roberts (31-27).

Private trials: Richard Hamblin (Sleaford Wheelers, 22-17), Ian Fensom (Fenland RC, 23-56), Oliver Fensom (Fenland RC, 26-18), Richard Cripps (32-25).

On Saturday, Nigel Clare and Dan Carr raced in round six of the Elveden Race Series.

Neither placed, but both gained vital experience.

Also at the weekend, June Adrian and Alison Marshall, Rick and Julie Ellis and Chris Clayton and Martin Roberts rode the Grimsthorpe Sportive.

The event starts and finishes in front of the 16th century Grimsthorpe Castle, with the first five miles of all routes on a traffic-free tarmac, before taking on the more challenging Rutland and Northamptonshires roads.

Dan Carr and Earl Taylor raced the Pedal Pushers CAT Four Circuit Race at Barkston Heath, with Dan finishing in third.

Craig Thursby and Charlie Porter raced in the CAT Three Circuit Race, Craig finishing just out of the points in 12th.

On Saturday, 20 riders took part in the Wheelers’ Go-Ride event for juniors looking to take up the sport.

Rides take place at the Peter Paine Sports Centre (10.30-11.30am) on Saturdays.