Les Powers 10 minute riders to Victory
Rifle Butts Short Course
Sunday 24th January 2010
a few regulars away in South Australia, watching
the Tour Down Under and dreaming of days gone by,
a smaller field of 12 riders tackled the 46km Rifle
Butts Short Course, at Horsham.
and Larry Bales set off with a 16 minute start over
scratch, but were reeled in about half way by the
10 minute riders Les Power, Tony Rathgeber and Damian
then set their sights on home, and were never sighted
by the chasing 4 minute 30 second riders Peter Mayo,
Tom Eldridge and Daryl Elliott.
riders Drew Heard, Peter Parnaby, Alan Barnett and
Geoff Richards worked hard, and were just behind
the 4 minute riders over the last few kilometres.
by this stage, the 10 minute riders, with Meg Parnaby
in tow had already finished, with Les Power charging
to the line ahead of Damian Rabl. Meg Parnaby
was the fastest scratch rider posting the fastest
time of the day.