King’s Lynn CC riders at the end of The Prudential Ride London 100-mile Sportive near The Mall. From left: Gary Bowles, Jo Brooks, Peter Barber, Kay Burgess, Kersten Muller, Carole Seaman, Simon Hardy, Julie Allum, Phillip Seaman and Francesca Hall. Not pictured are Nicola Pocklington and Paul Hunt, who also completed the ride.

CYCLING: Members of King’s Lynn Cycling Club were among 25,000 riders at the Prudential Ride London 100 Bike Sportive on Sunday.

A total of 11 people from the club took part with three of them riding for charity – Kersten Muller and Simon Hardy rode for Meningitis Now and raised more than £1,000 and Peter Barber raised more than £500 for the British Lung Foundation.

Both charities have Just Giving pages still open for donations – see for details.

The riders set off from the Olympic Park in Stratford and cycled on closed roads around London into the Surrey countryside.

  •  Matthew Senter won Stowmarket and District CC’s Open 10 in a time of 21.11 against a strong field of 60 riders.
  •  Twenty club members and their guests were in action at Lynn’s Tottenhill 10 Time Trial on a perfect summer’s evening.

Gary Empson from Anglia Velo was the fastest rider of the night in a time of 20.28.

Matthew Senter was the first Lynn rider home in a time of 20.57, followed by Marcus Hopkins in 23.19.

Other Lynn riders’ times were: Simon Hardy 23.24, James Senter 24.03, Miles Thomas 24.06, Chris Levy 24.52, Phil Seaman 24.57, Steve Green 25.33, Ben Smith 25.40, Simon Howling 25.49, Jamie McRann 25.54, Emma Thompson 26.26, Neil Holland 26.52, Kay Burgess 27.13, Glynn Smith 28.13, Paul Freear 28.44, Jo Brooks 29.26, Peter Barber 29.32, Andy Sennett 29.39, Maria Frary 30.50.

Other guest riders were: Ian Higgins 26.08 and Chris Harrison VCM 27.18.