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Copeland back with a bang

James Copeland banished painful memories of a broken shoulder blade with victory in the VC St Raphael Hard Riders time trial on Portsdown Hill last Sunday.

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Jacob Vaughan leads Chris Opie, Rory Townsend and Jack Billyard into Boarhunt on the final lap of Portsdown Hill. Picture: Hugh McManus

Opie lauds Vaughan talent

Chris Opie has predicted a bright future for Perfs Pedal runner-up Jacob Vaughan.

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Persf Pedal winner Chris Opie with runner-up Jacob Vaughan, left, and third-placed Rory Townsend, right. Picture: Hugh McManus

Perfs chief delighted by Pedal power

Mick Waite has saluted everyone who got behind Sunday’s Perfs Pedal – from his own support team to those in the wider cycling community.

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Tim Mackew has been inspired by the work of his late mother, Rose

Cycling for children in the heart of the South Downs

A MOUNTAIN biking event is taking place to fundraise for the Chestnut Tree House.

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Chris Opie celebrates victory. Picture: Hugh McManus

Opie: Perfs glory was a big deal

Chris Opie got BIKE Channel Canyon off to a winning start at the Perfs Pedal and insisted: It was a big deal for us.

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Tim Elverson and Rory Townsend celebrate victory in last year's Perfs Pedal. Picture: Hugh McManus

BIKE Channel Canyon chief relishes Perfs opener

Tim Elverson admits BIKE Channel Canyon remain a work in progress but insists his troops are ready to put on a performance at the Perfs Pedal on Sunday (11am).

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Gary Chambers in time trial action for Fareham Wheelers last season. Picture: Eamonn Deane/localriderslocalraces.co.uk

Chambers: Perfect time to get back on the road

Gary Chambers has chosen the Perfs Pedal to relaunch his road racing career after a five-year break.

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Perfs Pedal race organiser Mick Waite. Picture: Eamonn Deane/localriderslocalraces.co.uk

Drop in temperature is biggest Perfs threat

Ice is the only major threat to the 52nd Perfs Pedal.

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Rob Partridge. Picture: Hugh McManus

Partridge: Heat is on for Perfs glory

Rob Partridge knows the pressure is on to deliver BIKE Channel Canyon a debut victory at the Perfs Pedal on Sunday (11am).

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Alex Richardson, second left, in action during last season's Leicester Castle Classic. Picture: Hugh McManus

Richardson’s bid to prove worth begins at Perfs

Alex Richardson has vowed to prove his worth among cycling’s elite.

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Chris Opie during the Perfs Pedal in 2015. Picture: Allan Hutchings (150213-679)

Opie eyes Perfs quadruple

Chris Opie is hoping to toast a fourth Perfs Pedal win on Sunday, February 12.

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Reigning champion Rory Townsend. Picture: Eamonn Deane/localriderslocalraces.co.uk

Perfs Pedal entries revealed

BIKE Channel Canyon have named two former winners in a powerful six-man line-up for the Perfs Pedal on Sunday, February 12.

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Caitlin Peters

Perfect 10 for Peters

Caitlin Peters is relishing the 2017 campaign after scooping 10 gongs at the Cycling Time Trials awards ceremony in Oxfordshire.

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Gary Chambers on his way to second last year. Picture: Eamonn Deane/localriderslocalraces.co.uk

Entries open for ‘Pain on Portsdown’

Entries are open for the annual VC St Raphael Hard Riders time trial on Sunday, February 17 (9.30am).

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Brendan Drewett, Alex Collins, Harvey McNaughton and Thomas Key sporting the south region's grey and black colours on the podium in Wales

Former Wheelers in national pursuit challenge

Brendan Drewett and Alex Collins are gearing up for a National Track Championship charge in Manchester on Sunday.

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Geogina Mulhall with Sarah Bottriell, right, with pupil from Gomer Infants and Juniors

Gosport students learn about being seen in the dark

CHILDREN got the chance to learn about keeping themselves visible in the dark thanks to a fun-themed day.

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Security and safety advice for Gosport cyclists

CYCLISTS can get safety and security advice at an upcoming event.

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Action from the Perfs Pedal in 2016. Picture: Mick Young

Countdown to Perfs Pedal is on

Entries for the 2017 Perfs Pedal close on Sunday, January 22.

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Shane Ruddock, from Waterlooville, will embark on a 516-mile cycle around Scotland's north coast for disability charity Scope

Keen cyclist to take on gruelling winter challenge for charity

CYCLING has given him something to focus on over the past five years, especially during tough times.

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i-Team's 2016 junior race team, from left: Nick Kimish, Thamana Nel, Jack Noble, Victoria Lovett, Joe Clark, Kyle Henderson and Harvey McNaughton. Picture: Sarah Standing (151998-6275)

i-Team boss reveals race squad will adapt to survive

Guy Watson can take pride in a job well done as he tucks into his Christmas pudding on Sunday.

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