Friday 29 May 2020

Racing Finally Returns to the British Isle's: Guernsey VC Club Time Trials

Racing finally returns to the South this weekend with the Guernsey VC Club 10. Thought to be the first racing in the British Isle’s since the start of the Covid 19 lockdown measure’s since March 23rd, the Guernsey Velo Club will run 10 mile time trials on both Saturday & Sunday. The Cobo Bay course on the West Coast starts at the South end of the Bay and heads down the coast to Rocquaine Bay and then back up again to the finish at Albecq. Fairly flat the whole way, with a small rise around Albecq headland just after the start and dead turn at the halfway point. First rider off at 06:45 then 2minute intervals with fastest riders first in the interest of social distancing. Current course record is 19:55 held jointly by Seb Tremlett & James McLaughlin. Saturday’s race includes Guernsey Commonwealth Games riders, Jack English (pictured) & joint course record holder, Seb Tremlett, another games competitor James Roe rides on Sunday.
Guernsey Velo club treasurer Alex Margison told us..
We haven’t had any new cases of Covid on Guernsey for 28 days now, and there are no known cases in the Bailiwick currently, so we’re moving to Phase 4 of our lockdown exit strategy from midnight Friday/Saturday which includes the resumption of non-contact sports. All going well, Phase 5 is a maximum of 8 weeks away and will see the resumption of road racing, MTB racing & our hopefully Academy and Junior training & racing leagues, but I’m afraid travel restrictions won’t be lifted until Phase 6 so the opportunity for off-islanders to come over & race is limited!” Margison added “ I wont miss Zwift this weekend
Rider List
Saturday 30th May
Claire Allen Veteran 40+ Female
Andre Carre Veteran 40+ Male
Dan Clark Under 16 Male
Jack English Senior 23 - 39 Male
Andy Gibson Veteran 40+ Male
Andrew Godfrey Grand Veteran 50+ Male
Chantal Green Senior 23 - 39 Female
Dani Hanley Senior 23 - 39 Female
Jack Hoskins Espoir 18-23 Male
Paul Jackson Grand Veteran 50+ Male
Chay Kennedy-Cook Under14 Male
Iain Kilpatrick Grand Veteran 50+ Male
Miles Le Prevost Under14 Male
Charles Lowe Senior 23 - 39 Male
Nathan Medlock Veteran 40+ Male
Charlie Pimlott Veteran 40+ Male
Nick Ravenscroft Grand Veteran 50+ Male
Jack Reed Junior 16-17 Male
Neil Ridley Grand Veteran 50+ Male
Gregory Robert Super Veteran 60+ Male
Joshua Saunders Under 16 Male
Richard Saunders Grand Veteran 50+ Male
Philip Touzeau Senior 23 - 39 Male
Seb Tremlett Senior 23 - 39 Male
Ade Vaudin Grand Veteran 50+ Male
Kylie Vaudin Junior 16-17 Female
Gary Wallbridge Super Veteran 60+ Male
Alex Ward Under 16 Male
Maddie Wilson Senior 23 - 39 Female

Sunday 31st May

First name Last name Category Gender
Marina Bleasdale Veteran 40+ Female
Tony Bleasdale Veteran 40+ Male
Karina Bowie Veteran 40+ Female
Marc Cox Senior 23 - 39 Male
Steve Dawes Senior 23 - 39 Male
Helena Duguid Under 16 Female
Ollie Duguid Under14 Male
James Duguid Grand Veteran 50+ Male
Nathan Gosling Senior 23 - 39 Male
Sergio Henriques Veteran 40+ Male
Thierry Le Cheminant Under 16 Male
Alex Margison Veteran 40+ Male
Kyle Nelson Senior 23 - 39 Male
Matt Osborn Senior 23 - 39 Male
Philip Reid Veteran 40+ Male
Ed Rocha Veteran 40+ Male
Kiko Rocha Under14 Male
James Roe Senior 23 - 39 Male
Mark Smith Veteran 40+ Male
Dianne Tierney Veteran 40+ Female
Oscar Webber Junior 16-17 Male

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