Team Jewson Finish Season on Top

The  Midland Cyclo Cross season closed on Sunday with the final event a Baggeridge Park, near Wolverhampton and Team Jewson—M.I.Racing riders dominated the Veteran races. Former British Senior and Veteran Champion Steve Knight had a comfortable victory in the Veterans event, his 11th victory of the season and the largest number of wins by any Midland rider. The 40-49 year old riders started 2 mins ahead of riders 50 and over, in 2nd place was team mate Phil Blacker, only just recovering from a broken shoulder received way back in September. In the over 50 yrs race Wellesbourne’s Tim Stowe, left all of his rivals way behind, winning by a massive margin of over 5 minutes, and catching all but the first 5 riders in the 40+ race that started 2 mins ahead, a fantastic performance , which has won him the Midland over 50 Series Championship., a sure reminder that Team Jewson, have some powerful riders for next season, their top rider Darren Atkins was on a visit to the World Championships in Belgium. On Saturday Team Jewson—M.I.Racing –Thule—held their 2012 Team Launch at the Coventry Transport Museum—Star Guest was 81 yr old Tommy Godwin—a winner of 2 Cycling Medals in the 1948 London Olympics, and surprise visitor was team member Clive Pinfold, who only 3 weeks before, had a 5 hour operation to remove a brain tumour. Clive amazed Surgeons with his rapid recovery rate, a tribute to his fighting spirits and superb fitness and received a special ovation at the...

Riders Honoured

Coventry based “Team Jewson – M.I.Racing”  riders were honoured at the Cycling Time Trials National Dinner and Awards evening last Saturday. 18 yr old Josh Teasdale received the Trophy for winning the British Junior Time Trial Championships in 2011, and the British Junior Hill Climb Championships, as a result of his outstanding performances he has won a 2 month Scholarship to go and live and race in Belgium during 2012 (awarded by C.T.T.) Josh is the fastest ever 16 yr old rider over 50 miles. Golden Girl ,Michelle King, was awarded the “Rudy Project” National Time Trial series Championship for the 4th time in as many years, no other lady has ever achieved this. Michelle is the 4th fastest lady rider in the history of time trialing over the distance of 25 mls. And ever green Mick Ives was awarded his trophy for winning the Veterans Hill Climb Championships for 5th time and 2nd place in the Time Trial Championships. The other local rider to figure in the awards was Rob Wear from Leamington who was 2nd in the Veterans Rudy Project...

Cyclo Cross Success

Despite the Cyclo Cross drawing to its season’s end, Team Jewson rider Steve Knight continues to make podium places. On Sunday he finished a close 2nd behind Rugbys, Welsh Champion Phil Roach, who has just returned from America where he finished a brilliant 4th in the World Masters Cyclo Cross Championships. Knight has had a most impressive season with 9 victories, more than any of his team mates In the same race Wellesbourne’s Tim Stow,  achieved a top 6 position despite breaking a seat pillar and having to ride half a lap without a seat before getting to his spare machine. However he still leads the Midland over 50 series, with 1 more event to go. Team Jewson—M.i.Racing’s-Allrounder  Greg Ashley who lives at Branston ,Nr Rugby, started the new season with a most gruelling event The Ultra 90mile Marathon, –45 mls on Saturday Northampton to Tring and 45 miles on Sunday Tring to Northampton , then off to work in London, early next morning.—race turned out to be 48 miles on Saturday where Greg finished 20th in 8 hours 13 mins –80 people raced and day 2 was 50 miles long and he finished 22nd in 10 hrs 17 mins, 50 people raced, only 12 people raced both days and Greg finished 5th an amazing performance considering he is a Cyclist.and a tough one at that. This coming Saturday sees the Official 2012 Team Launch for Team Jewson—M.I.Racing—Thule. It will take place at the Coventry Transport Museum at 11-00am in the Cycle Exibition area on first floor—admission free– all welcome Guests include Tommy Godwin , double Medal winner in...