VC St Raphael Cycling Club

St Raphael storm to win in Poole Wheelers 10

Greg Parker (VC St Raphael/Waites Contracts) won the Poole Wheelers Summer 10 with a personal best 19:39, on a super-fast morning in Dorset. In-form Parker pipped teammate Steve Walking by just 2 secs and was the fastest of four riders inside 20 minutes.

Gary Dighton ( clocked 19:55 for third place with his teammate Paul Jones just scraping under the 30MPH barrier in 19:59. Jimmy Little backed up Parker & Walking to give VC St Raphael the team award with a combined time of 59:53, believed to be a South DC Record.

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Known locally as the "Ski Slope" the P415 at Upton has a reputation as a fast course and a light easterly breeze, high pressure & a host of personal best times made it a "float day" on the south coast!

Lesley Walking riding for VC St Raphael took the award for fastets lady clocking 22:21!


Many thanks for this report from Eamonn Deane.