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National Hill Climb Champs 07

James Dobbin in action

James Dobbin (Arctic Shorter Rochford Racing Team) recorded his second successive
win in the National Hill Climb Championships at Cheddar Gorge on October 28 in a time
of 6 min 51sec.

In damp and blustery conditions, his winning margin of 6 seconds proved
decisive, relegating David Clarke (Blue Sky Cycles) to the silver medal position. Matt Clinton
(mikevaughaun.co.uk) was a further 11 seconds away for the bronze medal.

James, who lives nearby in Bath and who has spent many hours training on the hill , commented
" I was really worried about David Clarke. We have had a tussle on more
than one occasion in this year’s hill climb season. I feel really pleased
to win, considering I have missed most of the road season due to injury"

Other results include:
Best Junior – 9th Adam Pinder (Blackburn & Dist CTC) 07:29.1
Best Young Vet .12th Chris Myhill (API-Metrow)07:29.7
Woman 39th Caroline Kloiber(Chirio Foron D’Asolo) 08:00.3
Best Team : Arctic -Shorter Rochford RT ( James Dobbin 06:51, Danny Axford 07:12,
Peter Bissell 07:37)

Top 20

1 James Dobbin, Arctic Shorter Rochford RT 06:51.5
2 David Clarke, Blue Sky Cycles 06:57.6
3 Matt Clinton, mikevaughaun.co.uk 07:08.5
4 Jim Henderson, SouthportCC 07:10.3
5 Geoffrey Beetham, Retrobike.co.uk 07:11.7
6 Danny Axford, Arctic Shorter Rochford RT 07:12.6
7 Tejvan Pettinger, Sri Chinmoy CT 07:14.4
8 lan Stott, Blackburn & Dist. CTC 07:23.6
9 Adam Pinder, Blackburn & Dist. CTC 07:27.1
10 Ben Pochee, Bike & Run London 07:29.1
11 Alastair Kay, York Cycleworks 07:29.7
12 Chris Myhill, API-Metrow 07:29.7
13 Carl Saint, Yorkshire RC 07:31.7
14 Robert Gough, Johns Bikes 07:31.9
15 Daniel Soltys, Wrekinsport CC 07:32.2
16 Mart Lelliot, Severn RC 07:32.9
17 James McLaughlin, Guernsey VC 07:33.0
18 Max Bienkowski, Oxford University CC 07:33.4
19 Mark Perry, Bournemouth Arrow CC 07:33.8
20 Matthew Jones, Merlin RT 07:33.9

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