Pettinger goes close to Boardman's Nick O'Pendle hill-climb record

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A tail wind up the hill helped Tejvan Pettinger go within five seconds of Chris Boardman's long-standing course record for the Nick O'Pendle climb in Lancashire on Sunday.

The Sri Chinmoy CT rider from Oxford clocked 3min 34.5sec to win on the day by more than six seconds, and go closest than anyone for several years to Boardman's 1988 mark which he set in that year's National Championships.

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