Peterborough Telegraph 5th April 2018
The Northants time trial series started with the familiar 18 miles around the Middleton based circuit near Corby.
With heavy morning rain making the course a little more challenging than normal with the additional muddy sections it was Simon Pitchford who once again led the Fenland Clarion challenge in sixth place with a time of 44:25. He was well supported by Phil Ackerman (46:20), Ian Waddilove (47:01), Steve Maile (48:06) and first placed juvenile rider James Piercy in 51:49. In the Sleaford 10-mile event, Richard Moys finished in 23rd place in 24:03. The National Clarion 10-mile championships were held on the E34/10 course near Southend on a traditional out and back course.
Jack Levick from Tuxford won the event in 21:56 with Steve Clarke the pick of the local riders in fourth place with his time of 25:28. His wife Lindsay was next best and the first lady with 27:22 and Steve Hope completed the scoring for the second-placed Fenland team in seventh place with his 28:48.