Wheelers on track

Wheelers members took part in the Sandringham Saunter. UZIE_QRkXWVnB9GOPeBF
Wheelers members took part in the Sandringham Saunter. UZIE_QRkXWVnB9GOPeBF

The first Boston Wheelers youth race meeting of the season was held at Tattershall Go Kart Track.

There was a fantastic turnout, with riders travelling from all over the county.

Results: Under 10 boys - 1 Lewis Self (Boston Wheelers), 2 Henry Sutch (Sleaford), 3 Finley Saggs (Sleaford); Under 10 girls - 1 Jael Maw (Boston Wheelers), 2 Rachael Aldridge (Sleaford); Under 12 boys - 1 Alex Galpin (Bourne), 2 Cassey Rook (Boston Wheelers), 3 Dan Galpin (Bourne), 4 Hayden Baxter (Sleaford); 5 Connor Wilkinson (Boston Wheelers); Under 12 girls - 1 Paige Elding (Boston Wheelers), 2 Abigail Saggs (Sleaford); Under 14 boys - 1 Bryn Richards (Bourne), 2 Sam Trotter (Boston Wheelers), 3 Dylan Snoek (Bourne), 4 Samuel Howes (Sleaford), 5 Rory standish (Bourne), 6 Luke Issitt (Sleaford), 7 Joshua Gibson (Witham Wheelers), 8 Bradley Worth )Boston Wheelers); Under 16 boys - 1 Joseph Laverick (Flex-Tech Ettridge Cycles), 2 Jake Jackson (Arrow Cyles), 3 Thomas howes (Sleaford), 4 Ehren Courtman (Witham Wheelers), 5 Seth Parrott (Sleaford), 6 Harry Foster (Boston Wheelers); Under 16 girls - 1 Alice Standish (Bourne Wheelers).

Neil Booley had a very impressive ride at the Lincoln Grand Prix - taking 5 hrs 8 mins to cover the 100-miles course, which also involved more than 5,000 feet of climbing.

This performance gave him a finishing place of 18th out of 455 starting riders

Sam Trotter, competing in his first National MTB race, held in Dalby Forest, Yorkshire, gridded at the back in a field of 38 riders and made his way through the strong field to finish a very creditable 17th.

Jael Maw once again finished on top of the podium at the Midland Cross Country mountain biking series at Harlow Woods.

The young Boston Wheeler has now made it three wins from three races and is in a great position to take the under 10s championship.

Stuart Crunkhorn entered the male fun race at the event.

Sam Trotter again earned a podium place in the Mud, Sweat and Gears MTB series, finishing on the podium in a fantastic second place.

Sixteen members took part in the 60 mile Sandringham Saunter, a Boston Wheelers social ride in Norfolk.

Boston Wheelers 10-mile TT results (May 3): 1 Shane Gowling 23.27, 2 Martin White 24.42, Leigh Burgess 26.02, Sam Trotter 26.23, Neil Booley 26.43, Kenny Doig 26.56, Johnathan Self 27.21, Julie Ellis 27.58, Alan Sharpe 29.14, Stuart Bartholomew 29.20, Debbie Winrow 30.35, Paul Winrow 31.11, Helen Bartholomew 33.02, Darren Smith DNF; Private trials- Neil Palmer (Velo One) 21.56, Anthony Gough (Velo One) 22.30, Dan Carr (Velo One) 24.15, Earl Taylor (Velo One) 24.22, Stuart Burgess (Arrow Cycles) 26.17, Simon Price (RAF CC) 27.54, Nick Millward (Velo One) DNF.

The May 10 TT was postponed due to weather conditions.