Hardriders 25: The start of British time trial season (gallery)

Cycling Weekly hails the start of the time trial season by hanging out at the HQ of the Ely and District CC Hardriders 25

All photos: Andy Jones

Taking place in early to mid-February, the Ely and District CC Hardriders’ 25 is the traditional opener of the time trialling season in East Anglia.

The Fenland location may be relatively flat (the old Isle of Ely itself does make for a few undulations), but the winter wind and cracked, exposed lanes more than justify the event’s moniker.

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