Hands too strong

As is often the case, the back markers fared the best in the tough rising windy conditions in Tinwald Cycling Club’s, Wylie Family, 45km handicap event around the Christys Road block on Sunday.

Carrying on from his recent success in the Club Championships, Steve Hands produced another strong ride to take the win in a bunch sprint with his co-markers.

Hands efforts also saw him lift fastest time honours, covering the distance in 63.14.

Kyle Grey continues to impress with a strong ride to secure second place and second time spoils.

Tony Ward claimed the final podium position and in doing so took third time honours.

Sam Clement-Stewart put in a solid ride to take fourth spot.

John McIntosh and Rob Hooper rounded out the top half dozen.

The juniors and division 2 contested a 18km handicap event.

In a two sprint to the line, it was Ryan Gallagher who found a little bit extra to secure a great win from a gallant Jack Templeton.

Both these two had ridden strongly from the middle marks to find the front and hold on strongly to stay away from the chasing riders.

Daniel Gould had a great ride to take third place and fastest time honours, riding the course in 37.08.

Tom Reid, James Reid, and Sarah Gould also put in a good days work to fill the top six spots.

Kenny Johnston had his best race of the season to take division 2 honours and record the fastest time.

Merv Grewar was back on the podium in second place.

The Skinner duo of Debbie and Andy took third and fourth places respectively.

Next week the Club will travel to Methven to contest a 45km handicap event.

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