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Ely & District Cycling Club - B&T Motor Repairs Press Release 19th February 2019

MOUNTAIN BIKE RACING FOR ELY RIDERS


Riders of all ages from the Ely & District Cycling Club - B&T Motor Repairs took part in mountain bike races at the weekend. Junior rider Ollie Sinden was racing downhill in the second race of the 100% Minidownhill series at the Forest of Dean. Ollie's first run went well, leaving him in 4th place and less than a second behind the rider in 3rd place. Ollie was hoping to improve on this in the second race, but crashed towards the end of the run and ended up 7th overall.


Sunday also saw the final round of the Revel Outdoors Winter Series cross-country races at Shouldham Warren. Dan Bromilow took part in the 3 hour race for Veterans and finished in 40th place. In the 1.5 hour races, Matt Eley took a podium place in the Senior Race finishing in 3rd place while Mikie Burrell finished in 15th place in the same race. In the Veteran 1.5 hour race Cliff Loveday was the first Ely rider to finish, in 47th place, followed by Martin Holland in 62nd place and George Hallam in 94th place.


Cliff Loveday racing in the 1.5hr Veterans race. Credit Fergus Muir.

Matt Eley racing to 3rd place in the 1.5hr Senior race. Credit Fergus Muir

Ollie Sinden racing over the roots in the 100% Minidownhill race. Credit Mark Sinden