Reid reaps rewards

Having freshened up from competing in the recent Coast to Coast, Rachel Reid took victory in Tinwald Cycling Clubs, Hinds Seed Cleaning, 49km handicap event at Hinds on Sunday.

Reid’s victory saw her lift the Boomerang Cup, the Club’s oldest cup presented for the hundredth time on the Sunday.

Co-marker Liz Wylie continued her stellar season taking the second place spoils.

Paul Chapman led in the chasing bunch, taking third place in a tight sprint finish.

Matt Ward having his first start charged into fourth place.

Doug Coley pulled out his best ride of the season to claim fifth place, with ever present Paul Williams in sixth.

Scratch marker Kyle Gray secured fastest time honours, riding the distance in 68.35.

Co-markers Tony Ward and Cole Harris recorded second and third time.

The juniors and division 2 contested a 15km handicap event.

Honor Bradford and Leah Reid fought out the finish in a two up sprint.

Honor found the line the strongest to record a good win, with Leah hot on her tail in second place.

Ella Turnbull produced a strong ride to take third place honours.

Sarah Gould and Charlotte Neal, who could not be separated on the line, shared the fourth place spoils.

Fastest time and sixth place went to back marker Flynn Turnbull, who ride the course in 26.47.

Lisa Turnbull took division 2 victory from Kerry Clough, and home town boy Brian Ellis.

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

Leary holds on

It was a day for the front markers in Tinwald Cycling Clubs, Netherby Meats, 48km handicap event around the Grahams Road block on Sunday.  

Nigel Leary dug deep to maintain the tight margin he had over the chasing duo of Helen Bancroft and Liz Wylie.

Leary held on to record the victory and lift the McElhinney Trophy.

Bancroft prevailed in the two sprint to the line claiming second place from Wylie.

They would have been well aware of a solid bunch of riders bearing down on them in the concluding stages.

Gary Weston had the best of the bunch charge to the line to secure fourth place.

Michelle Knight had a great race to take fifth, with Chris Reid backing up from last week’s good effort rounding out the top six.

Tony Ward led in a solid group of scratch markers to claim fastest time honours, riding the course in a quick 65.33.

Kyle Gray and Larry Neal secured second and third time.     

The juniors and division 2 battled it out over 16km.

Zac Brookland produced a sterling effort to take the win and lift the major spoils.

Ella Turnbull turned in another good performance to claim second place.

Last weeks winner Daniel Gould rode strongly to take third place.

James Reid was right in the hunt with a top ride to take fourth place.

Fifth place getter Mitch Brookland secured fastest time honours, riding the distance in 26.17.

Honor Bradford was right in the mix securing six place.

A good field of division 2 riders were led in by Lisa Turnbull.

Second place getter Brian Ellis secured fastest time honours, with Debbie Skinner stepping onto the final podium position.

Next week the Club heads to Hinds to contest a 50km handicap event.

Williams all the way

Tinwald Cycling Club competitors took to the picturesque Terrace Downs – Lake Coleridge course on Sunday to contest the Jasma Farm, 45km handicap event.

Paul Williams excelled on the rolling course with a field-splitting climb mid race.  Williams made a bold move in the second half of the race and soloed to the finish line to deservedly record a long-awaited victory.  

Chris Reid will be pleased with his weekends efforts, taking the second place spoils.

Mark Smitheram produced another solid ride to secure the final podium position.

Richard Kirwan led in the chasing bunch to take fourth place, with Neil Wylie and Gary Weston rounding out the top six.

Christchurch visitor Scott McDonnell recorded the fastest time, covering the distance in 64.48.

Kyle Gray and Glen Gould recorded second and third time respectively.

The juniors and division 2 contested a 15km handicap event.

Daniel Gould pulled out a top shelf ride on the hilly country to take the win.

His little sister Sarah held on gamely to secure second place.

Ella Turnbull finished off the race strongly to claim the third place spoils.

Scratch marker Mitch Brookland secured fourth place and fastest time honours, riding the course in 26.09.

Penny Marriott and Zac Brookland filled out the top half dozen.

Janette Hooper had the final say in the charge to the line to claim division 2 honours.  Brian Ellis was in second place with third place getter Kenny Johnston recording fastest time.

Next week the Club will contest a 48km handicap event around the Grahams Road block.   

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