CYCLING: Witham Wheelers go off-road in Norfolk

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Four members of Witham Wheelers competed in the third round of the Thetford MTB Series.

Competing in the age 18-39 group, Gary Symons was the first home, finishing a respectable 48th.

In the over-39s, Dave Moulds and Mark Kokocinski crossed the line together in 45th and 46th place. Paul Green rode well but pulled out after two laps.

The final round of the competition is next Sunday.

l A respectable 18 riders turned out in the rain for Witham Wheelers’ latest reliability ride on Sunday.

The 50-mile route took in a rolling course via Castle Bytham, Pickworth, Cottesmore and back through Saltby.

This Sunday’s ride is a 60-mile route taking in Heckington and Bourne. The first, slower, group leaves Grantham Cricket Club in Gorse Lane at 9pm. Shorter route options are available for less experienced riders.