King’s Lynn CC’s James Senter in the thick of the bunch at Chelmer.

CYCLING: Home riders picked up third place in the King’s Lynn Cycling Club’s two-up 25-mile open time trial on Saturday.

Paul Hunt and Trevor Marshall finished in a time of 1.08.54 in the BBAR, WERL and SPOCO qualifying event at Fincham.

The first team home, in 1.06.08, was Performance Coaching’s Stuart Emmett and Adrian Whiting, with Rebecca Murley and Jane Holmes, from Wisbech Wheelers, third in 1.07.41.

A composite team of Lynn CC’s Matthew Senter and James Senter, of Peterborough CC, completed the course in 58.09 and a mixed team of Elaine Roesner and Ken Roesner (Lynn CC and Lichfield City CC zipvit Sport) completed the course in 1.12.25.

The top three places in the solo scratch races all went to visiting riders.

Daniel Bloy, from Team Velovelocity, came home first in a time of 55.49.

Second was North Norfolk Wheelers’ Charlie Nurse in 55.58, with Angus Jardine, from Ipswich BC, clocking 58.07.

Handicap prizes were won by Richard Yates, from Sleaford Wheelers CC, first in 45.56, Gary Smith, Team Velovelocity, second, 47.08, and Ian Short, from API, third 47.34.

The quickest Lynn CC solo rider was Steven Neill, in a time of 58.29, followed by David Procter, 58.58.

Justin Gyton clocked 1.04.39, ahead of Miles Thomas 1.05.45, Simon Hardy 1.06.55, Chris Levy 1.08.17, Kay Burgess 1.14.12, and James Dewart 1.14.56.

Seventeen Lynn CC members were competing for points in their second time trial four days earlier.

David Procter stormed ahead with a time of 22.49 with James Senter closely behind in 23.54.

Other Lynn CC riders’ times were Justin Gyton 24.30, Ben Smith 25.02, Jonathan Kidman 25.10, Miles Thomas 25.26, Simon Hardy 25.33, Chris Levy 25.58, Martin Johnson 26.40, Richard Watson 26.43, Trevor Marshall 27.10, Paul Hunt 27.25, James Dewart 27.56, Alec Marshall (junior) 30.34, Flo Thatcher 31.35, Peter Barber 33.44 and Sam May 37.23.

Lynn CC rider James Senter finished seventh of 40 riders in a challenging Chelmer Road Challenge 3/4 in Chelmsford.

It was his first race of the season and riders kept trying to break away bunch kept pulling them back.

Senter made a sprint for the line two miles out but suffered cramp in his legs and was among 25 riders trying to find space in the narrow lanes at the finish.