Cycling: Sudbury club celebrates winners

Cycle Club Sudbury held their annual dinner and presentation evening at Newton Green Golf Club. The awards for the 2008 season saw new names on the trophies.

Cycle Club Sudbury held their annual dinner and presentation evening at Newton Green Golf Club. The awards for the 2008 season saw new names on the trophies.

Chairman Dave Fenn outlined successes from the past. These included four long distance Audax rides, the Open Hill climb at Semer, the new 10-mile Open time trial, the annual 'Raid' to Dieppe and the jewel in the club's crown, the highly regarded evening TT series from Lavenham.

Founding member Harold Raymond presented the trophies. Main prizewinners were Len Finch for the Veteran's Best All Rounder cup, Doz Bree for the 50-mile TT cup, Rob Davies for the 25-mile TT cup and Barbara Law, who picked up the ladies 25-mile TT cup.

Club Person of the year deservedly went to the hardworking Lucy Jay, with the Ladies' trophy going to timekeeping stalwart Alison Steed.


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Rider of the Year was shared between husband and wife Terry and Barbara Law for their outstanding achievements in World and National championships and also in local and open time trials.

The Audax trophy was again claimed by evergreen Brian Mann, who rode an incredible 6,516 kms in Audax long distance events.

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James Rush took the senior Hill Climb trophy with George Hoppit claiming the schoolboy version. Simon Wright was again the club's 10-mile TT champion, with Barbara Law winning the ladies' cup for the same distance. John Steed reclaimed the Evening Points TT series, after a few barren years, with an astonishing 1,047 points, which was nearly 400 more than his closest rival.

Lastly, the Evening TT Series, Best all-rounder over the four circuits, was won by Rob Davies.

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