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Stockton Wheelers Open '10'

Bate breezes home in record time

BREAKING THE COURSE record with his 22-24 performance, Cleveland Coureur Peter Bate won the Stockton Wheelers ten-mile time trial on the A19 near Crathorne on Saturday afternoon.

Previous holder of the record, Coureur Cliff Davison, took second place with his 22-41 which with the addition of eighth placed Derek Pearson's 23-21, confirmed a Coureur's team victory.

Now well established among the top echelon of local short distance time-trialling, Stockton Wheeler junior Paul Curran recorded 22-54 to claim third place.

With many personal best performances being produced in the calm, warm conditions, Ferryhill Wheeler Roger Anderson's 23-9 finished in fourth position, followed by Richmond rider John Byers with 23-13 which made him three seconds faster than his sixth placed clubmate Chris Row.


1. Peter Bate (Cleveland Coureurs) 22-24
2. Cliff Davison (Cleveland Coureur) 22-41
3. Paul Curran (Stockton Wh) 22-54
4. Roger Anderson (Ferryhill Wh) 23-09
5. John Byers (Richmond & Darlington) 23-13
6. Chris Row (Richmond & Darlington) 23-16