There was a small turnout of riders at Betteshanger CP for the first time trial of 2020. Just 17 riders signed on, which included 7 juniors. Conditions were cold and grey, but there was no wind which was very unusual, as regular riders will testify.
Tallulah Butcher was both fastest junior and fastest girl in a time of 28.26, with Ferne Peirce second in 32.43. Third place went to the fastest boy, which was Toby Clayson of VC Deal with a time of 33.26. William Tulett was fastest TRC boy finishing with 39.15 and a puncture too.
Senior honours went to Seb Dickson with a very respectable time of 22.47, with new club member Gary Pullen in second at 25.26. Charmaine Pullen of Folkestone VC was fastest woman in 3rd place in a time of 26.34, whilst Jenny Fearn was fastest club woman in 35.27. Michael Friend made a rare appearance on a TT bike but punctured late on and was a DNF.
Times for all riders to be found in the PDF documents.
As always, we must not forget the helpers; this time they were Sue Shields, Nicola Goodban, Paul Kirkness, David Redmond, Paul Griffiths, Andy McCall and Dave Mastin.
Report by Dave Mastin.