THE Isle of Wight cycle team of Kev Chant, Adam Holleyman and Clint Oliver enjoyed success in the annual Julian Jenkins Memorial Time Trial.

The Wightlink-Wight Mountain (WWM) riders were among a 180-strong field, which comprised many top riders from around the UK.

Isle of Wight County Press: Clint Oliver, Adam Holleyman and Kev Chant of Wightlink Wight Mountain.Clint Oliver, Adam Holleyman and Kev Chant of Wightlink Wight Mountain.

The ten-mile course was staged along the A3 (P881), with riders reaching speeds of more than 30mph.

Chant , in the road bike category, set a winning time of 19.35, while Holleyman, in the TT bike section, sett a PB time of 19.55, followed by Oliver in 20.22.

In the final round of the WWM Time Trial Series, on the tougher new Chessell TT course, with several challenging climbs, more than 60 cyclists battled it out over the longer distance of 40km for the seniors and 20km for juniors.

Isle of Wight County Press: Kev Chant has been in blistering form this season.Kev Chant has been in blistering form this season.

WWM team members were joined by riders of various Island clubs, which included Team Spy, Wight Tri, Isle of Wight Triathlon Club, West Wight Wheelers, Bike Jockey CC and a number of independent cyclists, who competed in various categories.

The final round decide the overall series winners and, after two rounds, it was far from certain who would be taking podium places.

Despite the testing course, some very fast times were set.

Isle of Wight County Press: Kev Chant.Kev Chant.

The fastest riders on the day were from the WWM team, with Chant taking the overall win, with an average speed of over 26mph — making him the only rider to finish in under an hour 59.46.

Simon Ambrosini (1.00.35) came second and won the Vets 50+ category, closely followed by Holleyman (1.00.40), third.

In the other categories, the fastest non-WWM rider was Dave Dent (1.04.19) and Faye Faber (1.04.33), the first woman.

In the junior event, over one lap, Ewan Cook (West Wight Wheelers) continued his winning streak to record an impressive 35.12, with Sophie Nolan (43.25), the fastest girl.