Matt Bottrill and Dame Sarah Storey win National Time Trial series opener

British time trial round-up (March 22-23): News and results from around the UK

Matt Bottrill

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Defending champion Matt Bottrill drew first blood in the National Time Trial Series when he took a convincing victory in Essex – despite puncturing five miles from the finish.

The rider covered the 25.6-mile course at Finchingfield in 55-58, winning by more than two minutes from Edmund Bradbury, the in-form Cambridge University CC rider who won several rounds of the East London Velo Winter Circuit Series.

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