After finishing third in the Southdown Bikes 34-kilometre time trial a fortnight ago, Sebastian Ader (a3crg) stepped up to take victory in the Redhill CC 18-mile event on Sunday.

Ader clocked 40-56 to win by 19 seconds in the event at Dorking, Surrey, where the 90-strong entry was around 30 more than over the previous two years.

In Gear-Quickvit Racing Team took the team prize, and were led home by second-placed Pete Tadros with 41-15, while Conall Yates took third with 41-21.

The winning team were completed by Charl Jordaan with 44-24, and fastest of the women was Suzetta Guerrini (London Dynamo) with 49-09.

Elsewhere, over in Somerset Cycology Bikes rider Ben Anstie took a narrow victory in the Frome and District 10-mile time trial at Nunney on Sunday.

He clocked 21-26 to win by just three seconds from Tejvan Pettinger (Sri Chinmoy CT), while Paul Jones (Bristol South CC) was third with exactly 22 minutes.

In road racing, Wayne Crombie (East London Velo) took victory in the final round of his own club’s Six Days of Winter Series at the Redbridge Circuit in Essex on Saturday.

The 40-year-old Londoner, who won the second cat race at the IG London Nocturne Bike Show Crits last month, was winning his first National B race, and aims to go on to put in a good performance at the Crest Spring Road Race on March 3.

Further south in Devon, the first of three Springtime Pursuit Races was won by Alex Murison (Equipe CMI) at Broad Clyst on Saturday.

The 20-year-old Exeter rider proved too strong in a large sprint finish, edging ahead of two rivals to take the win from Mid-Devon CC duo Tom Bayliss and Joel Kelly at the end of the 33-mile handicap race.

Further north, Jack Rees (Achieve Skinnergate Racing) proved victorious in the third round of the Velo29 Winter Series at the Croft Motor Circuit in North Yorkshire.

The 23-year-old from Stockton held off the promoting club’s James Alder to take the win.

And in the sixth round of the Army Cycling Union’s Winter Series at Ludgershall in Wiltshire, in was AW Cycles’ James Wilson who secured his second victory in the series on Saturday.

Strada Cycles’ John Russell took second, while James Phillips (Severn RC) was third in the E12 race.

This article is from

Cycling Weekly – In print and online, Cycling Weekly is the best source of breaking news, race reportage, reliable fitness advice, trustworthy product reviews and inspirational features. First published in 1891, the magazine has an amazing and unrivalled heritage, having been at the heart of British cycling for over 120 years.

Subscribe to Cycling Weekly in print » | Read the digital edition »