Preview 18-19 March

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Another busy weekend for our sport with several riders choosing to race both days. JLT Condor’s James Gullen and David Allonby (Springfield Financial RT) both go for the West Pennine RC Hilly `14` and the Lancashire CC Hilly `21` while Dan Evans (Team Elite-Paul Bethell Electrical) lines up in two `10s`, the Manchester & District TTA and Yorkshire RC  Hilly event, where he faces Adam Duggleby (Vive le Velo) and Alastair Wareham (SSLL RT)


Wareham’s team mate Joel Wainman is the man to beat in the Harrogate Nova `24` while Rob Sharland (Paceline RT) heads the listing in the Maidenhead & District 15-mile event along with Liam Maybank (Twickenham CC).


Kieron Davies (Drag2Zero) is the big hitter in the Royal Dean Forest CC `25` where opposition is led by Pat Wright (Paceline RT). Julian Ramsbottom (Pedal Pushers) goes for the Lincolnshire RRA `25` with Richard Sharp (York Cycleworks) and Alexander Colman (Arrow Cycles) out to challenge.


Peter Tadros (In Gear Quickvit Trainsharp RT) defends in the East Sussex CA Hardriders `15` where Richard Cortland (Team Boardman), Peter Morris (Team ASL), Marc Townsend (Eastbourne Rovers) also compete as does the young Tadros, Theo.


Rob Pears (Bath CC) and Dean Robson (Northover Vets-Rudy Project) do battle in the Bath CC Hardriders `24` where Joanna Knight (Bristol South CC) and Joanna Jago (Performance Cycles) are among the women’s entry. The Sotonia CC Sporting 23-kilometre time trial for Road and Time Trial bikes has the club’s Phil Wilks, Matthew Downie and Thomas Key (Primera-Teamjobs) and David James (Veloton) hoping to shine.

The Southern Counties Hardriders `21` has a good entry of women including Lizzy Brama (Crystal Palace Triathletes), Kathryn Morris (Dulwich Paragon) and Mathilde Pauls (Sigma Sport) while men include Steve Dennis (East Grinstead CC) and Mark Emsley (Team ASL).