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Results

Club Races
Stawell Campbells Bridge 50.5km Handicap
Sunday 28th June 2016

The Field

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  Frank Kean

Scratch
Sean Prins, Peter Wemyss and Frank Kean.

2.15 minutes
Wayne Klauss, Gary Brumby and Grace Phang

5.30 minutes
Edwin Irvine, Dean Hayward and Shaun Blackie

22 minutes
Meg Parnaby

 

Race Results
1st Frank Kean
2nd Peter Wemyss
3rd Edwin Irvine
4th Sean Prins

 

How the Race Unfolded.
Frosty conditions greeted those brave souls who fronted for the 50km Landsborough West out and back handicap.

Meg Parnaby went off as the lone limit rider, and riding with the side to slightly head wind on the way out, had averaged 28.4kph to the 26km turn point. She still led by 7min 30sec over second limit at this stage.

Second limit managed 34.6kph to the turn, and second scratch would have average about 35.4kph, except they got caught at about the 22km mark by the outstanding performers on the day, scratch, who seemed to be much less affected by the conditioins and averaged 37.44kph to the turn.

Once the back 2 bunches got together, it wasn't long before they caught the second limit riders, who had not much over a minute lead at the turn. With 12km to go, the 3 main bunches were together, and eventually caught limit rider Meg Parnaby with 4km to go.

On the first of the 2 short sharp climbs to the line, Frank Kean, Peter Wemyss, Sean Prins and Edwin Irvine got away, with Frank Kean taking advantage of the uphill sprint to take the win from Peter Wemyss and Edwin Irvine.


Winners Time
Frank Kean - 1 hour 19 minutes 49 seconds
Average speed of 37.66kph

Fastest Time
Frank Kean - 1 hour 19 minutes 49 seconds
Average speed of 37.66kph

Weather Conditions
Lightish north north east to northerly winds.





 

 

 

 

     

 

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Fank Kean
along with Peter Wemyss, reeled in the limit riders 1km from the line, with Frank taking out the Landsborough West 50km handicap race win.

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