CYCLING: Axford's team ease to victory

7:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Arctic Tacx Racing Team, headed by Oxford cyclist Danny Axford, made it two wins out of two with a two-minute victory over their nearest competitors in the Antelope 50km three-man team time trial in Chalgrove, Averaging 28mph, the Kent-based team posted the fastest time at halfway by more than a minute from Loughborough University.

The team raced home on the second lap, increasing their pace despite facing an awkward headwind, to stop the clock at 1hr 7mins 10secs.

The event doubled up as the British Universities Championships, which Cambridge won with a time of 1.09.03.

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