McGraw to the fore as Ely Cycling Club’s course record tumbles

Cambridge's David McGraw

Cambridge's David McGraw - Credit: Archant

Cycling Ely and District Cycling Club’s Open 10 time trial course record was smashed at the weekend.

A group of 39 riders lined up at the start to take on the challenging 10-mile Mepal to Witcham course.

But it was the last rider to leave, David McGraw, of Cambridge Cycling Club, who claimed the top spot and the course record in a time of 21 minutes 11 seconds.

Kieran Brady, of CityCycleCentre.com, finished second in 22minutes 3seconds, with Jeremy Hargrave coming in third in 22 minutes and 8 seconds.

The leading Ely rider was Matt Eley, who finished in seventh place, in a time of 23 minutes and 9 seconds.


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The event also saw more success for Cambridge CC, with McGaw, Martin Reynolds and Joey Halloran, taking the team prize. Other home club riders taking part were, Tom Sykes (24:10), Phillip Gosling (24:37), Chris Brown (25:39), Geoff Brewster (25:53), Will Shepherd (25:59), Martin Holland (26:09) and Michael Greunberger (26:31).

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