Scorey lands Wheelers’ 25-mile club title

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The final round of this year’s Border Trophy series was held in Hawick on a warm but windy night.

Kelso Wheelers were holding a good lead over the rest of the clubs so realistically the race was on for the runner-up spot.

Berwick unfortunately found themselves with only six starters with a number of riders being unavailable through injury and other commitments, this left them in fourth place overall which was a disappointing end to the series. Despite this there were notable performances on the night with Dom Blythe placing ninth on a 23.45 ride for the 10 hilly miles and Doug Robertson posting a 24.29 on his spare bike after his mishap in the Kelso leg the previous week.

Onto Thursday and the second club championship of the season, the 25 miler. All eyes were on Andrew Scorey but the big question was, what time could he do on a warm summers evening. It was tougher out to the turn than expected but Andrew posted a 58.44 to take another The final round of this year’s Border Trophy series was held in Hawick on a warm but windy night.

title, Dom Blythe continued his great form to beat the hour for the first time in taking second place in 59.54 and Doug Robertson placed third in 1.02.09,

In the ladies race Joyce Mark came in first with a 1.08.36 Wanda Field was second in 1.11.04 and Alison Kerr took third in 1.18.00. The veterans standard was taken by Doug Robertson, Joyce was closed behind in second and Steve Rowley took third.

This weeks race is the fourth round of the time trial league with riders racing over 10 miles and meeting at Hutton crossroads 6.30 for a 7pm start on Thursday evening.