Bridlington Cycling Club’s Hilly 10 Time Trial would be not just a battle against the clock, but also against a strong north-easterly wind for the evening.
The race would be won and lost during the opening three miles, and with a full head wind to overcome only the stronger riders would record a fast time.
It may have been the beginning of a new month but the was no change for first place, as Stew Pickard again took the honour.
However, with 10 races under his belt, Martin Cockerill has ridden himself into form. Only four seconds kept him off top spot and he now looks likely to claim his first Division One win sooner than later.
Adam Yates had comfortable victory in Division Two and he now tops that table by five points. With his closest challenger Brian Parling, nearly a minute down, Yates’ position appears safe.
New faces made an impression in Division Three with husband and wife Simon and Kay Walters making their debuts and both recording impressive times despite the challenging conditions.
The division’s other riders will need to improve, with Simon claiming the quickest time, he already looks like the man to beat.