Weekend of 23rd / 24th August

Back to back 25 mile TTs was Mark Newton’s Bank Holiday weekend enjoyment as he travelled the South of England chasing a quick end of season time. Saturday afternoon was a trip to Bentley for the H25/8 where he had to contend with a deceptively strong wind but recorded a commendable time of 55.22 (18th place). Ed Rieu also rode in a time of 1.01.48 (83rd place), the event was won by Richard Prebble GS Strada in 51.27. Sunday meant Mark was up early travelling north to Newmarket for Redbridge event on E2/25, the weather was horrid a strong blustery wind and rain. Mark recorded a slower time that the previous day of 55.51 (20th place). Bob Loader also braved the weather recording a time of 1.10.58, the event was won by Richard O’Rourke 51.14