Gronlund in driving seat

A NUMBER of Matlock Cycling Club members took part in the ten-mile Open Event hosted by Fusion Cycling Club, near Dronfield.

National Hill Climb Champion Gunnar Gronlund won the event in a new course time of 20 minutes and 15 seconds.

Matlock’s fastest rider was Patrick Gould, joint 11th place overall on 22:04, while Gareth Ferguson rode out of his skin to record a superb 22:32.

Chris Sharp also showed he’s finding his form as he finished in a season’s best time of 24:20 for the distance.