SUNNY and calm conditions made for quick times in Worcester St John’s Cycling Club’s 10-mile time trial at Broadheath.
Thirty-three riders competed the two-lap course and Velo Club Sevale's Jez Pile was quickest with 21 minutes 46 seconds.
Saints’ Rob Nicholls came second, only 12 seconds back, and Keith Peters beat rival Dave Walker into third by six seconds with 22.53.
Meanwhile, Saints rider Terry Slough competed in the Mercia HBM 25-miler near Burton-upon-Trent, clocking one hour seven seconds with an uphill finish slowing him.
In the Redditch open 10-mile at Salford Priors, wind and rain marred the event but Saints’ Martin Lines clocked 23.48.
Terry Slough completed the course in 23.54, Martin Staines 24.00 in his second open this summer, Walker 24.04 and Martin Hawker 28.13.
Other Broadheath times: Gerry Nicholls 23.51, Hugh Fairgrieve 23.51, Slough 23.53, Lines 23.59, Richard Graham 24.03, Richard Gourlay 24.19, Dave Preece 24.22, Simon Garrett 24.36, Nick Bent 25.04, Robert Corbett 25.17, Kean Bendelow 25.18, Steve Clarke 25.24, Andy Corbett 25.38, Jason Milner 25.39, Adrian Cox 26.14, Chris Bradburn 26.42, Rachel Vann 26.54, Steve Freer 27.30, Simon Griffin 27.34, Tony Nolan 27.39, Nic Bradburn 27.41, Andrew Baker 27.42, Hawker 28.00, Richard Finch 28.08, Roz Townsend-Hope 28.11, Ken Inight 28.23, Ellen Winter 29.12, Sam Connell 29.38, Zachary Thomas 46.30.