Sheed lifts Wylie Memorial
Bridget Sheed dug deep in hot summer conditions to take the victory in Tinwald Cycling Club’s, Wylie Family, 45km handicap event around the Christys Road block on Sunday.
Riding off the front mark Sheed paced herself perfectly, ensuring the chasing bunch was kept at bay and lift the Alan Wylie Memorial Cup.
Cole Beeman led in the chasing group to secure the second place spoils.
Susie Stewart produced a solid ride to claim the final podium position.
Fourth place getter Penny Costello was in the thick of the finish.
Dave Shurrock and Jamie Smitheram rounded out the top half dozen.
Scratch marker Tony Ward secured fastest time honours, riding the distance in 69.51.
Nigel Douglas and Sam Clement-Stewart secured second and third time.
The juniors and division 2 contested an 18km handicap event.
Holly Douglas-Crawford produced an awesome effort to take the victory in the junior race.
Tom Reid pulled out a top shelf ride to take the second place spoils.
Zac Brookland rode strongly, charging into third place.
Tegan Marriott held on gamely for fourth place.
Scratch marker Ferg Sail stormed into fifth place and in doing so secured fastest time honours.
Zoe Spillane rounded the out the top six.
Brian Ellis nosed out Kenny Johnston to take the division 2 spoils with Janette Hooper securing third place.
Next week the Club travels to Methven to contest a 45km handicap event.