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Chambers tied second as McNamara regains crown

Gary Chambers had to settle for tied second in the VC St Raphael ‘Hardriders’ time trial on Sunday.

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Alex Paton wins the Perfs Pedal. Picture: Hugh McManus

Perfs relief for Paton after double trouble

Alex Paton breathed a sigh of relief as he won the 53rd Perfs Pedal against the odds on Sunday.

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Eventual winner Alex Paton on the front of the peloton. Picture: Keith Woodland (180117-059)

Waite salutes ‘magnificent’ Perfs team

Mick Waite toasted a successful 53rd Perfs Pedal and said: See you next year.

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Defending champion Chris Opie, centre, with last year's runner-up Jacob Vaughan, left, and third-placed Rory Townsend. Picture: Hugh McManus

Hungarian threat as Perfs gets all-clear

Mick Waite has given the 53rd Perfs Pedal the all-clear after a final course inspection.

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Chris Opie after his Perfs Pedal victory in 2017. Picture: Hugh McManus

Opie: Why Perfs is crucial springboard

Reigning champion Chris Opie has underlined the importance of the Perfs Pedal to UCI Continental outfit Canyon Eisberg.

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Bognor's Nyewood Lane. Picture: Tommy McMillan

Pompey switch reserves tie to Bognor

Pompey have moved Tuesday night’s reserve-team clash with Leicester City to Nyewood Lane (7pm).

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Chris Opie wins the 2017 Perfs Pedal from Jacob Vaughan (VC Londres) and defending champion Rory Townsend. Picture: Hugh McManus

Perfs Pedal entries revealed

Reigning champion Chris Opie is among the 85 entries for the Perfs Pedal unveiled today.

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Andy Shackel. Picture: dhb

Portsmouth racer determined to take Vitus chance

Andy Shackel recognises he is a lucky man.

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Andy Shackel in action for Wiggle. Picture: Eamonn Deane/localriderslocalraces.co.uk

Shackel’s released! Andy on...

Andy Shackel discuss his early days on the bike, working and racing for Wiggle, Vitus bikes, his new team kit and ambitions for 2018.

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Fourth Act and Harry Cobden on their way to victory on Sunday. Picture: Fontwell Park

Fontwell glory caps fine weekend for duo

Fourth Act helped trainer Colin Tizzard and jockey Harry Cobden cap an excellent weekend at Fontwell Park.

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Gosport Borough boss Alex Pike. Picture: Keith Woodland

Borough make triple swoop to boost escape bid

Alex Pike has made a hat-trick of signings as he continues his hunt for a first win since returning to relegation-threatened Gosport Borough.

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Mickey Parker fought at the O2 just 72 hours after chopping off the tip of his right index finger. Picture: Habibur Rahman

WARNING - GRAPHIC IMAGES: Leigh Park boxer’s glory after gruesome loss of fingertip

A bare-knuckle boxer won the biggest fight of his career just 72 hours after chopping off the top of his finger.

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Mickey Parker fights at the O2 on Saturday. Picture: Keith Woodland

Parker vows to light up O2

Mickey Parker insists fight fans at the O2 will be getting plenty of bang for their buck when he returns to the ring on Saturday.

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Mickey Parker on the pads with his boxing trainer Billy Bessey. Picture: Keith Woodland (171415-0127)

Talking points with bare-knuckle boxer Mickey Parker

Mickey Parker gives us the lowdown on his start to life as a bare-knuckle boxer.

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Abbie Manley leads her Hargroves Ridley Montezuma's team-mate Amy Perryman through a corner at the Swanmore Motocross Track. Picture: Neil Marshall (171339-131)

Fareham Wheelers dream of national service

Fareham Wheelers are dreaming of hosting a National Trophy cyclocross event.

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Two Swallows and Nico de Boinville on their way to victory at Towcester last season

Pauling excited to unleash star on Fontwell fences

Ben Pauling is relishing the opportunity to hand Two Swallows her debut over fences at Fontwell Park on Friday.

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