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Jake continues to show his dominance in thoroughly unpleasant conditions

Despite the unpleasant weather, the first round of Mildenhall Cycling Club’s Off-Road Championship attracted more than 20 members.

Fifteen-year-old Jake Towler has continued this year where he left off last season.

Having cruised comfortably around six laps of the figure-of-eight course, two ahead of his nearest rival Calum Mitchell-Fuller in the under-18s section, he continued for a further four laps to beat all but one of the men.

Due to the bitterly cold wind and rain, all the categories rode in one race, rather than the under-18s and women racing for 30 minutes, followed by a separate 40-minute race for the men.

Alexander Robb was the third fastest in the under-18s, while the fastest female was Mandy Burchett.

Lee Woodcock powered round to win the men’s category in 10 laps, with Pete Clements a lap down in second place, albeit with young Towler between them.

There are 11 more rounds in this season-long competition, with the best eight rides counting towards the final positions. The next round is on March 3.

This weekend the club holds its annual dinner and prize presentations.

 

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