Summerfield has final say

In excess of 50 riders went to the starting line in Tinwald Cycling Clubs, Aaron Stewart Memorial, McDonalds Family Restaurant, 48km handicap event around the Grahams Road block on Sunday.

With half the field in contention leading onto the final kilometres the result was wide open.

Mark Summerfield proved to have the strongest finish to take the well-earned victory in a tight finish.

Christchurch visitor Mark Taylor produced a solid ride to secure the second place spoils.

Flynn Beeman continued his good form with a gutsy ride, seeing him fill the third place podium position.

Quinten Lawler, Paul Sinclair, and Jake Beeman rounded out the top six.

Scratch marker Darryl Kircher covered the distance in 68.50 to claim fastest time honours and in doing so lifted the Arron Stewart Memorial Cup.

Co-makers Oliver Davidson and Stu Lowe took second and third time respectively.

The juniors and division 2 contested a 16km handicap race.

Tegan Marriott dug deep in the final stages of the race to keep the chasing riders at bay by the barest of margins to take the win and major spoils.

Sarah Gould had an awesome ride to take second place.

First time starter Eliza McKenzie was in the thick of finish to secure a well-deserved third place.

Penny Marriott, Lily Davidson, and Jack Templeton filled the top six places.

Back marker Ethan Titheridge rode the course in 26.21 to secure fastest time honours.

Kenny Johnston took division 2 honours.

Next week the Club will contest a 60km handicap event around the Blackbridge block.

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