braved the elements at the Thursday evening Helpston circuit with veteran Nick Hitchens being the fastest City rider in a time of 25.07. Eye professional Steve Lampier, competing as a guest, was quickest though in 22.33. Results - 1 N. Hitchens 26.07; 2 S. Wood 26.09; 3 M. Greenway 27.34; 4 M. Ledlie snr 27.450; 5 N. Smith 29.13; 6 S. Leversidge 29.29; 7 M. Smalley 29.53. Guests: S. Lampier 22.33; S. Piddick 34.35.
DAVE Langlands of Fenland Clarion led the local challenge when finishing seventh in the Melton Classic Kermesse which was held in awful conditions with strong winds and heavy rain on the hilly Owston circuit.
It was also tough going in the third round of the late