Ward all the way
Amanda Ward saw off all challengers to secure victory in Tinwald Cycling Clubs, Canterbury Tree Topping Ltd, 48km handicap event around the Wakanui Beach block on Sunday.
Starting off the front mark, Ward made a solo bid for glory early and held on bravely to find the line first and lift the Ineson Cup.
Ward would have been only too aware that the chasing group were making a solid charge to the line, finishing inside 20 seconds behind.
Shane Brookland led the bunch in to secure second place and fastest time honours, riding the distance in 69.56.
Myles O’Donnell made his trip south worthwhile securing the third place spoils.
Fourth place getter Steve Hands took second time.
Richard Kirwan and Paul Macfie rounded out the top six in a tight finish.
The juniors and division 2 contested a 16km handicap event.
Zac Brookland made it a good day for the Brookland barn, securing the victory with a well-executed ride.
Brooke Wylie produced a top shelf effort to claim the second place spoils.
Zoe Spillane continued her good form to take the final podium position.
Mitch Brookland ensured he didn’t leave empty handed with a good ride to take fourth spot, ahead of the fast finishing Caitlin Titheridge who lifted fastest time honours, riding the course in 28.53.
Janette Hooper turned the tables on last week’s race to take division 2 victory from Harriot Sutton and Debbie Skinner.
Next week the Club travels to Mt Somers to contest 45km mass start event.