It’s a tour de force

Sleaford Wheelers took on the Tour de Yorkshire.
Sleaford Wheelers took on the Tour de Yorkshire.

Members of Sleaford Wheelers Cycling Club took on the Tour de Yorkshire Sportive.

With three courses to choose from, a good spread of riders could be found in the 100km, 75km, and 50km routes, all including lots of hill climbs.

Justin Williams, who completed the 50km route, took first Wheeler with an impressive time of 3:23.04.

Of the event, Rob Frisby said: “With all the team standing by the finish line cheering on each rider as they came in, there was a feeling of achievement which was felt by all at the end of a great ride and event.”

The results of the Sleaford Wheelers riders were: 100km route - Paul Burrows 4:19.23; Rob Frisby 5:28.44; Nigel Hurst 5:50.07; Dennis Owen 5:04.31; Ian Paul 5:43.08; Micheal Speight 5:48.22; Richard Yates 4:30.02; 75km route - Chris Close 4:18.43; James Cragg 4:37.25; Paul Durnin 4:01.10; Linda Hurst 4:44.30; Tasha Laming 4:58.22; Christine Yates 4:44.30; 50km route - Denise Buckley 3:50.15; Karen Durnin 4:19.16; Lucy Frisby 4:06.58; Justin Williams 3:23.04.