Melton Olympic riders tackle notorious Griffydam course

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Melton Olympic Cycling Club riders were in action at the BDCA 30km 2-up Team Time Trial at Griffydam.

The weather was kind on the warmest day of the year, but the stiff breeze made the going tough on the notoriously hilly course which took in the villages of Breedon and Newbold.

Stu Faver and Jeff Snodin paired together and finished in a creditable fifth with a time of 46min 48secs, and new members Steve Savage and Louis Fairbrother teamed up and clocked 48.38 The event was won by Matt Bottrill and Dan Barnett (Drag2zero) in 41.25.

* The annual run to Skegness takes place for the 35th edition this weekend with the riders leaving at 9.15am.