Ron ‘Back’ to his best in time trial

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West Suffolk Wheeler and Triathlon Club member Ron Back produced a superb ride to finish first in his age group standard at the Veteran Time Trial Association’s 25 mile time trial held on Saturday.

Beginning at the Stetchworth roundabout on Saturday, the two lap circuit took riders south of Newmarket, the second lap of which was into the south easterly breeze and finished with a long incline uphill from six Mile Bottom to the finish.

Ron recorded an impressive time of one hour, seven minutes and 54 seconds, while club mate David Howse in his first time trial over this distance finished in 1:10:47.

Henry Wood and Gerry Barton also rode in their first 25 mile two up time trial, whereby two cyclists ride together, each taking turns at the front for a mile or so, withtheir time taken as the second rider to cross the line, and will be pleased with their joint time of 1:19:37.