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Results

Club Races
O'Brien Charges to Victory
Concongella Handicap
Sunday 25th October 2009

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  Gerard O'Brien
   

Chilly conditions with a strong, gusty wind ensured a tough ride for Grampian Veteran Cyclists as they tackled Stawell’s Concongella 47km circuit on Sunday.

The five minute markers set out aggressively, losing Peter Mayo and Les Power early in the race, leaving Peter Parnaby, Gerard O’Brien and Harvey Lang to chase 18 minute markers Meg Parnaby and Larry Bales.

Scratch markers Frank Kean, Tim Schneider, Drew Heard and Danny Monaghan rode strongly to pick up 2 ½ minute markers Alan Barnett, Sean Prins and Dean Hayward shortly after the turn at Joe Joel.

The combined bunch thundered along the back stretch with aid of the tail wind, touching speeds of 57km/hr as they strived to close in on the leaders.

However, despite losing Parnaby at the halfway mark, O’Brien and Lang maintained a clear lead as they rounded up the limit markers with 5km to ride.

O’Brien broke clear over the concluding stages to record an easy win, with Lang holding on for second place over the fast finishing Schneider, who recorded fastest time of 1 hr 14 mins.


 

 

 

 

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There are usually Training Groups leaving both Stawell and Horsham at regular weekly times.

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