Headlines - 27/10/2008

Twickenham CC Promoted
Surrey League Ottershaw Series
Race 2- 26/10/08

Squally conditions affected this race in more than one dimension on Sunday morning.

As the start time approached, Race Organiser, Doug Collins, changed the proposed combination of Staple Hill / Kitsmead Lane circuits, with a potentially processional 16 laps of the triangular Accommodation Road route due to safety concerns.

27 riders signed-on, and from the off, Paul Holdsworth hit the nail & broke away (yes, again!), and despite being caught, was prominent throughout, as was his favourite sparring partner, Lewis Atkins. As the race progressed, more & more riders suffered deflations of either spirit, or tyre, and Neil Bradford found himself unable to continue the fight, leaving the race split over 3 groups on the road.

Wildside's Jason Edwards took the win from Andy Davies riding for Fit-For, with privateer Jason White competing the podium.

Perseverance was the keyword for the likes of Bill Butterworth & Harry Webb, whose efforts were rewarded with 13th & 14th places respectively - Chapeau Guys, the conditions were horrible!

Paul Holdsworth's 5th position leaves him in 3rd place in the series overall, behind the lively Jason White, who is a meagre 1 point adrift of last weeks winner Steve Golla, so all to play for next week.

Thanks to those who braved the elements to came along & helped out.

Don't Forget - Race 3 Next Week, & your help would be appreciated !

London Cross League - Round 7

Corrine Hall kept up her winning ways at Sunday's race hosted by the San Fairy Ann CC near Marden, Kent, taking the spoils.

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