Matt Bottrill continued his good run of form by winning round four of the National time trial series in Weston, Staffordshire. The www.drag2zero.com rider covered the 22 mile course in an blindingly fast 45'55, setting a new course record in the process.
The race was run over a testing, undulating course in gusty conditions, although luckily ...more
Drag2Zero's Matt Bottrill continued his early season run of form by winning the Coalville Wheelers Bridget Bailey Memorial 10 mile time trial, breaking the course record in the process. Bottrill's winning time of 20'50 took 1'25 off the previous record of 22'15 set by Matthew Sinclair (Lutterworth Cycle Centre).
The race was held on a twisting, ...more
Matthew Bottrill (www.drag2zero.com) was in fine form at the weekend taking victory in the first round of the National Time Trial Series, held in Finchingfield in Essex, promoted by Chelmer CC. The country's top riders competed over a distance of 25.5miles through undulating lanes. The circuit was very technical and rolling. with the hardest section ...more
On Saturday afternoon the season got underway for Matthew Bottrill (www.drag2zero.com) in the A5 Rangers Hilly 31 mile time trial. A warm dry afternoon was the perfect way to start the 2014 season.
The event was held at Towcester in Northamptonshire. Riders would complete two laps of an undulating and technical circuit, the hardest part being ...more
Greetings from the sunny Lancashire coast. It has been some time since I have added to the D2Z site and with the dawning of a new season it seems the perfect moment as we see 2014 before us. A disastrous 2013 which saw me cram every major personal life stress into it along with a ...more
It's not every day you get to race against an Olympic gold medalist, even in a friendly competition. So when DBMax, the organisers of the 9Bar Chilly Duathlon at Castle Combe, asked me to form part of a relay team going up against a Team 9Bar duo featuring Ed Clancy, I jumped at the chance.
Matthew Bottrill (www.drag2zero.com) finished an excellent second place in the 1485 No Frills Duathlon at the weekend - his first ever attempt at this discipline.
The event, based at Market Bosworth, consisted of a 5km run followed by a 21km bike then another 5km run. High winds and rain made things tough going for all 79 ...more
Drag2Zero's Matthew Bottrill and Julia Shaw won the men's and women's categories in the eighth and final round of the National Time Trial Series, held on Saturday in Northamptonshire.
Bottrill took 2'50 off Stuart Dangerfield's course record to win the men's 28.7 mile event in 58:29, with Josh Teasdale (In-Gear Quickvit Trainsharp RT) second in 1:01:20 ...more
Saturday afternoon saw the VTTA 25 mile time trial, where Matthew Bottrill (www.drag2zero.com) notched up his 27th victory of the 2013 season with a stunning 47 minute course record breaking ride.
The course based in Nottinghamshire, started in the village of Flintham, turning at Stragglethrope, and finished in the the Village of Elston. It was a ...more
Drag2Zero's Matt Bottrill continued his winning streak in round 7 of the National Time Trial Series in Harby, Lincolnshire, winning the men's event and breaking the course record in the process, despite appalling weather conditions.
The event was over a distance of 24.5 miles with a course record of 51:37 set by Jeff Jones (www.drag2zero.com) in ...more