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Results

Club Races
Noragjuha Nurrabiel 45.5km Handicap
Sunday 6th September 2015

The Field

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  Aidan Leahy

Scratch
Peter Wemyss, Frank Kean, Crystal Wemyss, and Geoff Richards.

6:00 Minutes
Aidan Leahy and Drew Heard.

13 Minutes
Alan Barnett, and Meg Parnaby and Kevin Grellet

18.5 Minutes
Peter Mayo

Race Results
1st Aidan Leahy
2nd Drew Heard
3rd Meg Parnaby
4th Peter Wemyss

How the Race Unfolded.
The race started at Lower Norton, with basically a tail or side tail wind out to Noradjuha and down to the Nurradiel Church Road. All bunches took advantage of the tail wind, but the 6 minute riders Drew Heard and Aidan Leahy put in some extra effort and had made some big gains against the other bunches by the Nurrabiel Church Rd. This was the turning point of the race, setting up the 6 minute riders with a good advantage that they fought hard to maintian for the rest of the race.

The 6 minute riders picked up the limit and second limit riders soon after the turn at Nurrabiel. The last 14 kilometres from Nurradiel to Lower Norton was into a strong head to side head wind, giving the 4 strong scratch bunch the advantage over the two man 6 minute bunch, but Leahy and Heard dug deep and made the job of scratch even more difficult, with Leahy finally crossing the line still 50 seconds ahead of scratch, to take out a well deserved win.

 

Winners Time
Drew Heard - 1 hour 19 minutes 8 seconds
Average speed of 34.49kph

Fastest Time
Peter Wemyss - 1 hour 13 minutes 58 seconds
Average speed of 36.9kph

Weather Conditions
Medium to strong north to north westerly.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

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Peter Wemyss
once again recorded fastest time up Mount William in the annual time trial.

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