University of Plymouth Cycling Club get podium finish

On the 20th October the University of Plymouth Cycling Club (UPC) took part in the British Universities and Colleges Sport Hill Climb Championship at Edale in the Peak District National Park. 

The race captain Nicole Coates came second in the female hill climb catergory with a time of 8:38,367, averaging 13.8km/h. The course had a 2Km long 25% gradient section, that was a challenge to even the strongest of riders. James Hywel-Davies was the best placed male rider in 20th out of 260 riders.

Nicole Coates
‘I gave it my best effort and was really pleased that my training had payed off. Really happy to have achieved a BUCS medal’

Callum Mullett Nice: 
‘7 hours of driving for 7 minutes of riding a bike. Worth every minute!’

See full results here