Richardson bikers eye series success

The Richardson CC members at the Mountain Marathon
The Richardson CC members at the Mountain Marathon

The final event for 2012 in the Youth Mountain Bike series organised by Richardsons cycling club is being held on Sunday.

This takes place on Adderstone field in Dalby Forest, starting at 9.30am.

This is exciting entry level competition for novice cyclists under the age of 16 years.

These events offer girls and boys the chance to try the sport of competitive mountain bike racing. Riders must wear a helmet.

The group photograph shows members of Richardsons Cycling Club celebrating after completing the mountain bike marathon.

Six members of Richardsons CC took part in the two-day event organised by North Yorkshire Mountain Bike Orienteering.

The weather was warm and sunny, the trails were dry and fast, competitors had to navigate their way around the forests of Langdale and Dalby.

Lorraine Naylor competed on both days, riding with Tim Watts on Saturday the duo achieved third place in the two hour orienteering event, on Sunday Lorraine completed 50 kilometres through Dalby Forest and out onto the north yorkshire moors.

On Saturday in the four-hour event Paul Marr, a novice orienteer, managed eighth place in the over 60 years age category.