Road Racing & Scottish TT Champs Update
Right, a load of results in the past week for our riders.
First up was the Wanlockhead Road Race in Ayrshire, Francis Chesters, Nico Anelli and I were racing in the 2/3/4 category event.
It didn’t rain however the 60 mph winds were not welcome.
A tough day in the saddle for Nico who got distanced within about 8 miles of the race starting and unfortunately failed to finsh.
Francis and I ended up in a group of 6 in the crosswinds which was whittled down to just the 3 of us in the end, working with a Loudoun Road Club rider (race hosts), finishing 44th and 45th respectively out of the 65 strong field.
Altogether one of the worst experiences in a saddle for both Francis and I.
Elsewhere Simon Arnot was riding in the Tour of the Borders sportive.
This weekend we had both the Nick Hardy Road Race and the Scottish Team Time Trial Champs.
At the ABC run Nick Hardy event, Simon Arnot, Francis Chesters, Nico Anelli and in his first road race (what a one to pick) Peter Forbes all made the start line.
Top marks to the lads for a valiant effort, highest place finisher was Francis Chesters. Results still to be published here
Finally a smashing result for Ingrid Kidd and Pamela Irving who teamed up with former club member Anna Harris to tackle the Scottish Team Time Trial Championships.
The ladies took 3rd place behind Dooleys and ERC A. The ladies bagged the prize money but didn’t get a medal due to not all riders being part of the same club, an unfortunate ruling in our opinion!!