Two personal bests for ‘The Machine’

Adrian Marshall.
Adrian Marshall.

IT’s been a good week for Adrian ‘the Machine’ Marshall.

He recorded a personal best time of 57 mins 19 secs in the Sleaford Wheelers 25m Time Trial on Saturday, as well as destroying the competition at the Boston Wheelers’ 10-League TT on Tuesday.

He clocked his 10-mile PB of 22 mins 14 secs, nearly a minute ahead of second-place Wheeler Craig Thursby.

Results: Adrian Marshall 22-14, Craig Thursby 23-13, Dan Carr 23-16, Darren Smith 23-21, Earl Taylor 24-05, Alan Wheeler 24-19, Neil Coles 24-46, Charlie Porter 25-10, Pete Flint 26-14, Richard Leggate 26-24, Debbie Barnett 26-37,Dave Grayson 27-24, Kenny Doig 27-34, Richard Cripps 29-28.

Private trials: Richard Hamblin (Sleaford Wheelers) 22-11 (course record), Gary Foreman (Yello Velo) 23-37, Nick Millward (Sleaford Wheelers) 24-36, Gareth Hodgson 25-52.

The next Go-Ride session for youngsters will be held at the Peter Paine Sports Centre on Saturday (10.30am-11.30am, while Boston Wheelers are hosting a Cycling Skills and Racing event tomorrow (Thursday) for seven-15-year-olds at the Princess Royal Sports Arena, Boston.

Details are available from the club website:

Monday saw the first Inter-School Go-Ride race, contested between Staniland, Boston West Academies and Lincoln Washingborough.

For a report see next week’s Standard.