Tejvan Pettinger, of Sri Chinmoy Cycling Team, set a new record time for Shap Fell hill climb (organised by Kent Valley R.C), near Kendal, Lake District, UK. He covered the seven mile hill, in a time of 16.36, breaking his own record from the previous year. The climb, which averages just under 3%, was done at an average speed of 25mph (40km/h)
Photo: Kenny Roberts - Tejvan Pettinger on his way to 1st place Shap Fell hill climb.
Since winning the Kent Valley RC hill climb, Tejvan has also achieved three consecutive second places.
On May 10th, He came second in the Charlotteville CC 50 mile TT in a time of 1.43.59 (average 28.9mph) He finished 2nd behind Best British all rounder Adam Topham (High Wycombe CC)
This weekend, Tejvan did two 10 mile time trials, finishing 2nd on both occasions, but managing to ride at 30mph in both races.
- June 6th - North Hampshire R.C. 10 mile TT - 19.49 (30.2mph) - 2nd place
- June 7th - West London C.A. 10 mile TT - 19.59 (30.0mph) - 2nd place.