Record rides by Junior rider

Team Jewson—M.I.Racing—Thule—CNP—Kinesis—Junior Star—17 yr old Josh Teasdale, continues to amaze with yet 2 more personal best times for 25 and 10 ml Time Trials. On Saturday afternoon–Josh competed in the Wansbeck C.C. Hilly 21 ml Time Trial at Morpeth .Northumberland–.and finished in 5th place despite loosing some time when he went wrong at one of the roundabouts, but easily took first place as fastest Junior. Then a traveled directly down to South Wales to compete in the Acme Wheelers 25 ml Time Trial –the following morning–where he recorded a personal best time of 52 mins 14 secs to win the Junior race by almost 9 minutes. Then just 3 days later Josh recorded his fastest ever 10 ml Time Trial on the course to be used by for the British Championships in just a few weeks time—His time was 20 mins 14 secs. In the British Championships ,Josh will lead a very strong Team Jewson—M.I.Race Team challenge for Junior honours, including the Junior Team Championships , with team mates Hugh Carthy, and Rob Yeatman—Yeatman is currently recovering from a broken Collar Bone, from the recent Bristol 2 Day race, but hopes to fit in time for the championships. In the Classic Beacon Mt Time Trial, in Worcestershire–held this year on a modified course due to road works, and avoiding the very tough climb of the Ankerdine. Team Jewson’s Rugby based rider Ryan Ballard, surprised many with his brilliant 9th place——out of a field of 100 riders in a time of 1 hr 52 mins 46 secs, competing against some of the best Time Trialists in the U.K. –RYAN WAS...

Local Star in form (Cycling/Running)

Braunston Athelete Greg Ashley who competes for Team Jewson—M.I.Racing, and has been selected to represent Gt.Britain in the World Long Distance Triathlon Championships in Las Vegas later in the year, , was if terrific form the past 2 weeks, Last Sunday he competed in the Paris Marathon and recorded a personal best time of 3 hrs 16 mins, and then followed that up with 2nd place in his Cat in the Duston Triathlon (Northants)  with an overall time of 1 hr 51 secs., despite still feeling the effects from his Paris Marathon. At the end of May, Greg competes in the Lanzarote Iron...

Preston Racing Cyclist

16 yr old Hugh Carthy from Fulwood nr Preston, who has been signed up by the top Coventry based Cycle Race Team—Team Jewson—M.I.Racing—Thule—CNP. Was the first member of the team to win on the Road this season, and as a result receives the Jewson “ Rider of the Month “ award for February.—Hugh  will be concentrating on all of the major Junior events in the UK , throughout the 2011 season, and  has just finished a very creditable 12th overall in the Bristol 2 Day Race one of the National Junior series events, and competing against riders 2 years older, –his team mate 17yr old Rob Yeatman was not so lucky as he crashed towards the end of stage 2 , but finished , only to find out that he had broken his Collar Bone ,and will now be out for several weeks. Hugh followed this ride with a brilliant 5th place in the Classic Circuit of the Dales Time Trial , the highest ever placing by a 16 yr old rider- At the end of the month Hugh takes part in the Isle of Man 3 day race for Junior...

Win for the Boss

Team Jewson—M.I.Racing—Thule=–CNP, Owner and Team Director—Mick Ives ( Baginton ) showed signs of getting back to some sort of form , when he won the fastest Veteran on Standard award , in the tough Wyre Forest 14 ml Hilly Time Trial, Nr Gt Whitley Worcestershire on Saturday. Ives won by 40secs, but was over 1 minute slower , than his winning time 12 months ago.—“I will just have to step up the training” Ives said, as he continued to mix Road Racing and Time Trials for next few months.before going out to do some riding in the French Alps, over many of the climbs used for the Tour de France, and back in time to lead riders on the very tough 2 day Tom Sabin Mem. Challenge ride from Coventry to Much Wenlock ( Shropshire ) –the birthplace of the Modern day Olympic Games—the 186 ml ride was the idea of Ives to celebrate both the Olympic Games and the fact that the first 3 Cycle Racing events were won by Coventry Cyclist Tom Sabin from Earlsdon—riders wishing to participate in the Challenge can obtain details from  enquires@transport-museum.co.uk max of 50 riders will be on the ride, so interested riders better hurry. Team Jewson’s Coventry star Triathlete, Samantha Anderson , competing for Gt .Britain in the European Duathlon Championships in Ireland, finished a brilliant 9th, despite obtaining mechanical problems on the Cycling leg, when she hit a large Pot Hole , and needed to stop to attend to the rear wheel, the incident possibly cost her 6th place. The Event was made up of 10km Run, followed by 40km...

Another brilliant weekends racing

Another brilliant weekends racing for Coventry based Team Jewson—M.I.Racing—Thule—CNP—Kinesis team, with results from 5 different events across the country. Smith gets his first Victory Pete Smith –one of the really hard men in British racing, who has been riding for M.I.Racing for 2 years , and a former British Road Race Champion, competed in his first Road Race of the season, and came away with Victory—The event was Round 1 of the season long “Mstina Jersey” series at Basingstoke over 50 mls, Smith who was a member of the Jewson team that won the British  Veterans Cyclo Cross Team Championship in January, won the event in a tight uphill sprint –Like many members of the successful team, Smith will mix his 2011 season with Road Racing—Mountain Bikeing and Time Trials, before concentrating on Cyclo Cross in the winter months. On Saturday Triathlete Stacey Penn won the Ladies section in the Stratford 10 ml open time trial, on the very tough course nr Alcester, made even tougher by a strong wind. Stacey won in a time of 25 mins 14 secs, her first victory of the 2011 season, Team mates Adrian Kerby finished with 25-51,       Mick Ives 26-31      and Wendy Kerby 28-18 Warwick’s John Stevenson continued his good form , with another 2nd place, this time in the 53 ml V.C./ Sevale Road Race nr Malvern.—Stevenson and Leicestershire champion Phil Rayner , broke clear of the field in the closing stages, to fight out the finish—Raynor a former British Champion and International just edging out Stevenson on the line In the Race for older riders Derrick Woodings finished 2nd ....