Hilly 21

Promoted for and on behalf of the Cycling Time Trials under their rules and regulations.

Online entries:https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-details/25803


New national rules, and one local rule you must be aware of.

  • Working FRONT AND REAR lights MUST be fitted to your bike. No lights – no ride.
  • Hard-shell helmets are now mandatory for all riders – no lid, no ride.
  • District Regulation re Right Hand Turns (T-Junction off the B6343 on the return leg, and the RHT turn at Scots Gap. You must not cut the corner when turning. 8 Riders where disqualified last year for breaking this rule.  


Belsay School NE20 0ET.


There is very little parking in Belsay and we advise all riders to ride to the start or to be dropped off/collected away from Belsay. DO NOT PARK in BELSAY, on the course or anywhere that would be a hazard or inconvenience anyone. DO NOT park on grass verges and take care not to block drives. Please use the litter bin provided for drinks and gels etc. No rubbish to be left on the course. If you do decide to drive to near the event, ensure any vehicles are parked safely and without hindrance to other road users. CTT advise no parking on verges.

Signing on and off

Each rider must sign the sign-on sheet before collecting the designated number. Each rider must sign for themselves and nobody else. Once the course has been completed, riders must sign off. Failure to do so WILL result in disqualification. Any juniors, who have not completed a parental consent form, must do so before signing on. Sign on will be open from 11am.

CTT regulations state that all competitors MUST SIGN OFF. Failure to do this will result in a DNF.


Provisional results will be posted on the Barnesbury website after the event: http://www.barnesbury-cc.co.uk/events/2023/detail/2433/Hilly-21 & CTT in due course.

Course and Rider Information

Safety notes:

  • Vehicles of competitors / officials / marshals / helpers to be parked safely and without hindrance to other road users. Riders:
  • Take extra care at road junctions, and particularly those when turning right.
  • No U-turns to be made in the vicinity of the timekeeper.
  • GENERAL RIDER SAFETY NOTE: o Road surface conditions may change depending on the season, weather or condition of the road. It is the riders’ responsibility to ride in such a manner that allows them to ride safely and with consideration to other road users at all times
  • Head down riding is dangerous.
  • It is the responsibility of the rider to check the Risk Assessment on the dsy to be aware of any extra hazards or changes they should be aware of.
  • Every Competitor MUST have, fixed to their machine, both a front and rear facing, working light. These must be clearly visible (Regulation 14)
  • Every rider MUST wear a helmet that conforms to current Safety Standards (Regulation15) and it is their responsibility to ensure it fits correctly and is in good condition/undamaged.

New District Regulation re Right Hand Turns

Riders shall not cut corners at right-hand turn junctions on courses i.e. they must observe road markings and not move to the right-hand side of the road being turned out of or in to. Any rider reported not following this District Regulation shall automatically be disqualified from the event.

Start at Belsay on unclassified road 200m north of junction of A696 and B6524.

Proceed north on unclassified road via Bolam Lake to junction with B6343 (6.4 miles).

Turn left to Scots Gap taking the first right onto unclassified road to Rothley Cross Roads (9 miles).

TAKE CARE at right turn to look up for oncoming traffic. At Rothley Cross Roads turn left onto B6342 to Cambo where left onto B6343 to Scots Gap.

Continue along B6343 to first turn right TAKE CARE at right turn to look up for oncoming traffic onto unclassified road in direction of Belsay to finish opposite start.

Safety Notes

This course is set in beautiful countryside; however, it is challenging to even the most experienced riders with high speed descents, some poor road surfaces and early season weather conditions.

Riders should obey the highway code at all times and in particular not cut corners or takes risks with control of their bike on steep/long descents and into corners.

In addition to their personal safety riders also have a responsibility to the sport to ride in both a fair and safe manner.

Safety information and on the day risk assessment will be available when you sign in for the race and an experienced club member will be available for younger riders and novices to discuss any concerns about the course and conditions.

You are advised that:

No U-Turns are to be made in the vicinity of the timekeeper and no dismounting in the finishing area.

Take extra care at road junctions and particularly at the T-junction for Scots Gap and the right turn for Rothley Cross Roads.

No cutting corners or crossing white lines – if witnessed by an official you will be disqualified.

Head up and watch out for potholes and oncoming traffic.


You are responsible for navigating the course – familiarise yourself with the course – a map is available on the CTT website


To assist the timekeepers at the finish line can you please ensure that your number is correctly placed and visible from the rear in line with CTT regulations noted below. If your number is too high, the Time Keepers will not be able to see it. “The number shall be centrally positioned below the waist so as to be clearly visible from the rear when in his normal riding position. Position number as shown:” If the timekeepers cannot see your number clearly by being too high or obscured by outer garment such as a gillet, your time may not be recorded resulting in a DNF.


Bib Start Time Rider Name Club
2 12:02 Adam Harrison Barnesbury CC
3 12:03 Simon Crisp Gosforth RC
4 12:04 Matt Ellis North Tyneside Riders CC
5 12:05 Chris Mather Derwentside CC
6 12:06 Darren Williamson Muckle Cycle Club
7 12:07 Jacob Anderson Protech Velo
8 12:08 Tom Guy Sunderland Clarion
9 12:09 Frank Devlin South Shields Velo Cycling Club
10 12:10 Alexander Milne Muckle Cycle Club
11 12:11 Simon Emsley Velo Culture
12 12:12 Keith Sibbald Zeus CRT
13 12:13 David Milton Vector Racing
14 12:14 Mark Duffy VO2MAX Race Team
15 12:15 Tom Campbell Muckle Cycle Club
16 12:16 Ian Elliot Hawick Cycling Club
17 12:17 Paul Barrett Velo Culture
18 12:18 Ray Bell Derwentside CC
19 12:19 Joe Applegarth Durham Triathlon Club
20 12:20 Philip Kennell GS Metro
21 12:21 Zach Haigh Barnesbury CC
22 12:22 Joshua Hodgson GS Metro
23 12:23 Ian Gallon North Tyneside Riders CC
24 12:24 Stephen Armstrong Chester RC
25 12:25 Rob Graham GTR - Return To Life p/b Streamline
26 12:26 Lee McCarron Vector Racing
27 12:27 Peter Harridge Tyneside Vagabonds CC
28 12:28 Michael Hindmarch VO2MAX Race Team
29 12:29 Natalie Lye Muckle Cycle Club
30 12:30 Adam Smith Team Kirkley Cycles
31 12:31 Alessandro Marvaldi Vector Racing
32 12:32 James Corfield GS Metro
33 12:33 Phil Cook Velo Culture
34 12:34 Darren Robson Muckle Cycle Club
35 12:35 Harry Walker Revolver Racing
36 12:36 Jack Smith Vector Racing
37 12:37 Justine Norman Velo Culture
38 12:38 Christopher Wilcock Muckle Cycle Club
39 12:39 Francis Smith Derwentside CC
40 12:40 John Bowman Muckle Cycle Club
41 12:41 Mark Whaley Blaydon CC
42 12:42 Keith Davison Hadrian R.T
43 12:43 Mal Gray Velo Culture
44 12:44 Lois Jarvis Muckle Cycle Club
45 12:45 John Routledge GTR - Return To Life p/b Streamline
46 12:46 Colin Atkinson Muckle Cycle Club
47 12:47 Richard Glennie Barnesbury CC
48 12:48 Philip Gilbanks Muckle Cycle Club
49 12:49 James MacLean Barnesbury CC
50 12:50 Hugo Storey Muckle Cycle Club
51 12:51 Peter Stokoe Reifen Racing
52 12:52 Dean Madden Barnesbury CC
53 12:53 Jen McMahon Jadan Vive Le Velo
54 12:54 Paul Cottrell Sunderland Clarion
55 12:55 Harris Hall Velo Culture
56 12:56 Kris Whitelaw Vector Racing
57 12:57 David Pritchard Kennoway Road Club
58 12:58 Ed Gaskarth Durham University Cycling Club
59 12:59 Tracey Sample Alnwick & District Triathlon Club
60 13:00 Lewis Wake Team Kirkley Cycles
61 13:01 Daniel Nieto Loughborough Students Cycling Club
62 13:02 Stephen Boxall Houghton CC
63 13:03 Scott McCance Derwentside CC
64 13:04 Barry Holyoak South Shields Velo Cycling Club
65 13:05 Graham Crammond Vector Racing
66 13:06 Tim Burdon Allen Valley Velo
67 13:07 Jonathan Cairns Muckle Cycle Club
68 13:08 Michael Charlton Barnesbury CC
69 13:09 John Davidson Reifen Racing
70 13:10 Chris Smart GTR - Return To Life p/b Streamline

Event Info

Team Results

Position Club Riders Time
1 Muckle CC A Milne/J Bowman/H Storey 02:23:55
2 GTR - Return To Life P/B Streamline C Smart/J Routledge/R Graham 02:23:56
3 Muckle CC D Robson/C Atkinson/J Cairns 02:33:16
4 Velo Culture H Hall/S Elmsley/P Cook 02:37:21
5 GS Metro P Kennell/J Hodgeson/J Corfield 02:37:55
6 Vector Racing J Smith/A Marvaldi/L McCarron 02:39:16
7 Muckle CC C Wilcock/P Gilbanks/T Campbell 02:42:19
8 Barnsesbury CC Z Haigh/M Charlton/J McLean 02:47:07
9 Derwentside S McCance/F Smith/R Bell 03:15:17

Prize List

Cat Postion Amount  
Male 1st £40.00 Chris Smart/GTR
  2nd £30.00 L Wake / Kirkley
  3rd £20.00 A Smith / Kirkley
Women 1st £40.00 Lois Jarvis / Muckle
  2nd £30.00 Natalie Lye / Muckle
  3rd £20.00 Jen McMahon / Jaden Vive
Junior 1st £20.00 Harris Hall / Velo Culture
Team 1st £45.00 Muckle CC
  2nd £30.00 GTR - Return To Life P/B Streamline
  3rd £15.00 Muckle CC
V-STD-40   £15.00 J Bowman/Muckle +20:54
V-STD-50   £15.00 P Kennell /GS Metro +20:35
V-STD-60   £15.00 T Guy/Sunderland Clarion +17:55
V-STD-70   £15.00 F Smith/Derwentside +04:10

* One prize per rider excluding team prizes.

Full Results

PositionRiderNameClubTimeAvg Spd
1C SmartGTR - Return To Life p/b Streamline 45:28 27.71 1st Men
2L WakeTeam Kirkley Cycles 45:59 27.40 2nd Men
3A SmithTeam Kirkley Cycles 46:23 27.16 3rd Men
4A MilneMuckle CC 46:49 26.91  
5J BowmanMuckle CC 48:04 26.21  
6P KennellGS Metro 48:32 25.96  
7Z HaighBarnesbury CC 48:32 25.96  
8H StoreyMuckle CC 49:02 25.70  
9D RobsonMuckle CC 49:06 25.66  
10P StokoeReifen Racing 49:08 25.64  
11J RoutledgeGTR - Return To Life p/b Streamline 49:10 25.63  
12R GrahamGTR - Return To Life p/b Streamline 49:18 25.56  
13H HallVelo Culture 50:27 24.98 1st Junior
14J AndersonProtech Velo 50:29 24.96  
15S EmsleyVelo Culture 51:34 24.43  
16C AtkinsonMuckle CC 51:55 24.27  
17P GilbanksMuckle CC 51:55 24.27  
18S CrispGosforth RC 52:13 24.13  
19J CairnsMuckle CC 52:15 24.11  
20J SmithVector Racing 52:22 24.06  
21T BurdonAllen Valley Velo 52:48 23.86  
22S BoxallHoughton CC 53:12 23.68  
23A MarvaldiVector Racing 53:19 23.63  
24L McCarronVector Racing 53:35 23.51  
25J HodgsonGS Metro 53:50 23.41  
26S McCanceDerwentside CC 53:51 23.40  
27C WilcockMuckle CC 53:57 23.35  
28T CampbellMuckle CC 54:20 23.19  
29E GaskarthDurham University 54:25 23.15  
30M CharltonBarnesbury CC 54:50 22.98  
31T GuySunderland Clarion 55:08 22.85  
32J CorfieldGS Metro 55:13 22.82  
33P CookVelo Culture 55:20 22.77  
34L JarvisMuckle CC 55:58 22.51 1st Women
35P CottrellSunderland Clarion 57:41 21.84  
36M GrayVelo Culture 57:47 21.81  
37I GallonNTR 57:49 21.79  
38N LyeMuckle CC 57:59 21.73 2nd Women
39J McmahonJadan Vive Le Velo 58:39 21.48 3rd Women
40K DavisonHadrian CRT 58:43 21.46  
41K SibbaldZeus CRT 59:39 21.12  
42P BarrettVelo Culture 59:44 21.09  
43J McLeanBarnesbury CC 1:03:35 19.82  
44M EllisNTR 1:03:59 19.69  
45J NormanVelo Culture 1:04:46 19.45 W
46F SmithDerwentside CC 1:09:41 18.08  
47R BellDerwentside CC 1:11:45 17.56  
48S ArmstrongChester RC 1:12:27 17.39  
49F DevlinSouth Shields Velo Cycling Club 1:21:42 15.42