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Results

Club Races
Landsborough West 50km Handicap
Sunday 28th April 2019

The Field

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  Meg Parnaby

Scratch
Sean Prins, Peter Wemyss, Edwin Irvine and Frank Kean.

7.00 minutes
Tony Lloyd, Danny Monaghan, Les Dunn and Dean Hayward.

17.00 minutes
Meg Parnaby, John McIntyre

24.30 minutes
Kevin Grellet and Peter Mayo

 


How the Race Unfolded.
A tail wind assisted riders out to the turn at Landsborough West, with most bunches close to expected handicap times, except for second scratch who lost Tony Lloyd early on due to an injury.However, they were still only about 30 seconds down on expected time.

On the return journey into the wind the wheels fell off a bit for the second scratch riders who were caught by scratch at the top of the first long hill, with about 13km to go.

The second limit riders caught the limit riders with about 8 kilometers to go, after the limit riders stopped for a nature break!

The outstanding ride of the day was the two second limit riders Meg Parnaby and John McIntyre who went on to win by 1 minute 45 seconds from scratch, who also rode very well. Meg Parnaby took line honours from John McIntyre and Kevin Grellet.

Fastest time went to Peter Wemyss from Frank Kean.


Race Results

1st Meg Parnaby
2nd John McIntyre
3rd Kevin Grellet
4th Peter Wemyss



Winners Time
Meg Parnaby - 1 hour 33 minutes 36 seconds
Average speed of 32.05kph

Fastest Time
Peter Wemyss - 1 hour 18 minutes 27 seconds
Average speed of 38.24kph

Averages at the turn (26km)
Limit - 30.43kph
Second limit - 33.79
2nd scratch - 36.3kph
Scratch - 40.7kph

 

Weather Conditions
10 to 15kph south westerly.

 





 

     

 

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Peter Wemyss
took out his second win in a row after scratch caught the rest of the field with about 8km to go.

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