Silver finish for Trish Goulden

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West Suffolk Wheeler and Triathlon Club member Trish Goulden stormed to a silver medal in her age category at the National Women’s 50-mile Time Trial in Poole, Dorset, on Saturday.

Goulden recorded two hours 11 minutes 53 seconds to take 17th overall, one week after she recorded 22.35 at the Eastern Counties 10-mile Time Trial.

n David Young, Mark Eastwood and Gerry Barton rode in the Plomesgate CC 25-mile time trial on Saturday.

First Wheeler home was David Young in 1.10.11 for 30th, followed by Mark Eastwood (31st, 1.10.57) and Gerry Barton (35th, 1.17.36).

n On Sunday, David Howes posted 25.42 in the Ely CC 10-mile TT.

n Almost perfect weather masked the treacherous conditions under wheel that greeted riders at the fourth round of the Mud Sweat and Gears mountain bike race at Ickworth Park on Sunday.

A tough and uncompromising course was worsened by a blanket of thick cloying mud in the wooded sections, which played havoc with riders and machines.

Rising to the challenge were seven Wheelers — Rhys Holland-Jones (juvenile male, eighth, 1.09.43, three laps), Robin Lines (youth male), 12th, 59.59, two laps), Paul Watson (grand vet male, seventh, 1.39.22, five laps), Malcolm McFarlane (grand vet male, 16th, 1.29.11, four laps), Ross McKenzie (junior male), sixth, 1.35.25, four laps), Jamie Wightman (master male, fifth, 1.27.52, five laps), Malcolm Borg (sport male, 30th, 1.40.13, four laps).