COVENTRY Road Club's Terry Meechan took the silver medal in 60-65 age category in the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
region seven championships at Milton Keynes.
Les Bailey, of the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
, wrote a letter of thanks for our comprehensive coverage of the Tour de France.
But comeback rider Barrie Mitchell, from Marton, who is currently subject to a 16-month ban by all the main cycling bodies other than the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
, stormed round the course in 47 mins 51 seconds to win the event for solo riders on 'standard' and finished third fastest overall, despite giving away 26 years to the youngest rider and winner, 40-year-old Connor O'Brien (43-31) from Solihull.
WILLI MOORE,52,life member of Merseyside Wheelers, scored a fine win in the second of the new national series of road races staged by the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
However, the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
do not agree with the penalty handed out - which his club, Team Jewson, feel was harsh in the extreme given that you only get a two-year ban for taking performance enhancing drugs - and have therefore welcomed his entry to Sunday's first time trial of the new season in the area at Napton.
WARWICK road racer Jon Stephenson retained his championship title in the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
Percy Stallard Spiuk national race series.
He is a most highly respected rider and an excellent organiser who is on the Board of Directors of the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
, and serves on their executive committee.
COVENTRY'S Team Endura recorded an excellent result at the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
National Track Championship at Newport, South Wales.
The opening event in the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
season, the Nene Valley road race at Towcester, was called off after 24 miles following a collision between a rider and a car which blocked the road.
Maris had also won the silver medal in the 40-44 category at the British masters road race championships and he started his season by winning the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
time trial title for the same age group.
MI Racing's Barrie Mitchell and Mick Ives finished second and third in the inaugural League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
cyclo-cross championship at Darley Moor behind Chris Gooch - Ives winning his age category.
Coventry Olympic promote the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists
hilly time trial championship on Sunday over a 24-mile Marton-based course which goes to Southam, Staverton and back.