Report: Beyond Circuit Race Rd 2

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Report: Beyond Spring Circuit Series Round 2

The second of the Beyond Spring Circuit series was run in much better conditions than the opener - until the race was over, at which point the heavens opened!

The 4th cat race was a well-contested event ending in a bunch sprint taken by Ed Clemens (private member) after numerous attempts to break away by various riders failed. The Regional A event was taken by club rider Paul Crook after a four man break was almost caught on the line. The riders from Team Wyndymilla started the race by attempting to control the race from the beginning, this lasted a few laps, and this was followed by a lone attempt by David Baker (PSUK CRT) for about five laps when the bunch brought the race back together again.

Baker again broke away, this time with Luke Merrilees (Wyndymilla) and Gavin Atkins (Hemel Hempstead CC) for another few laps. Other attempts to split the field also failed. With five laps to go a small break with Scott Merrilees (Wyndymilla), Daniel Rudd (Arctic Premier RT) and Crook broke away, which all but got caught on the line. However, Rudd hung on for second, followed in by Gavin Atkins.

Result

4th Cat Only (Regional C)

1 Ed Clemens Private 00:45:47
2 Carl Stukenbrock Team Corley/Alpha Rc St
3 Dan Gillow Wyndymilla St
4 Neil Reeder Gwr Team St
5 Adrian Parry Beyond Mbc St
6 Chris Sellings Twickenham Cc St
7 Thomas Rawlinson Oxford Univ Cc St
8 Greg Barber Charlotteville Cc St
9 Ben Smith Welwyn Wheelers St
10 Nick Holmes Private St
11 William Slack London Dynamo St
12 Thomas Mclaren East London Velo St
13 Mark Ordman Dulwich Paragon St
14 Jerry Pike Private St
15 Edward Francis Kingston Wheelers St
16 Andrew Mcc? Cc Basingstoke St
17 Lawrence Hutchings Exiles St
18 Warren Low Dulwich Paragon St
19 Anthony Lockyer Rollapaluza Cc St
20 Julian Mills Team Corley/Alpha Rc St
21 Richard Coppinger Lichfield Cc St
22 Chris Hathaway Kingston Wheelers St
23 Stephen Jones Inverse/Bikefood St
24 Phil Pearson Private St
25 James Curry Inverse/Bikefood St
Dnf Alex Osborne High Wycombe Cc
Dnf Seb Greenwood Hounslow & Dist

Regional A

1 Paul Crook Beyondmbc
2 Daniel Rudd Arctic Premier Rt
3 Gavin Atkins Hemel Hempstead Cc
4 George Olive Finchley Rt
5 Jo Skelton Brixton Cycles
6 Arjan Planting Affinity
7 Stephen Bradbury Aw Cycles.Co.Uk
8 Jerzy Kuzminski London Phoenix
9 William Platt Kingston Wheelers
10 Tom Kirk Team Zappi's
11 Phil Holloway Southend Wheelers
12 Martin Dawkins Team Quest
13 Tom Fitzpatrick Extreme Sports Therapy
14 Nick Faint Finchley Rt
15 Yasuyuki Sakurai Brixton Cycles
16 Mike Diggins Gregarios
17 Jim Kent London Dynamo
18 Scott Holmes Hillingdon Cc
19 Adam Elderfield Inverse Racing
20 Costa Pierides Finchley Rt
21 Unidentified
22 Peter Jones Hillingdon Cc
23 Joe Harris Reading Cc
24 Chris Irlam Lsu Cycling
25 Rupert Beale Onelife Fuga Rt
26 Laura Trott Welwyn Wheelers
27 Andrew Brown Gregarios
28 Tom Gallagher Welwyn Wheelers
29 Samuel Grant Beyondmbc
30 Harriet Owen Bmcc
31 Richard Jerome Willesden Cc
32 John Snead Reading Cc
33 Dave Woods Cc Luton
34 Rob England Private
35 Rob Griffiths London Pheonix
36 Rich Cooper Willesden Cc
37 Ludomir Belak Imperial Rt
38 Luke Merrilees Wyndamilla
39 Andy Hibberd North Hants Rc
40 Mark Smith Welwyn Wheelers
41 Gavin Mitchell Twickenham Cc
42 Bill Butterworth Team Quest
43 Unidentified
44 Gordon Spencer Team Milton Keynes
45 David Hutchison Vc St Raphael
46 David Swan Cycles Dauphin Rt
47 Trevor Bradbury Reading Cc
48 Greg Keers Ful On Tri
49 Kate Slotter Est Street Life
50 Dave Harnsworth Reading Cc
51 Martin Jones Team Quest
52 Nick Beale Onelife Fuga Rt
53 Wayne Thomas Reading Cc
54 Ed Osbourne Addiscombe Cc
55 Alan Davies Psuk Crt
56 Mike Joseph Private
58 Stoyko Bussirov Imperial Rt
59 Gavin Spiers Aw Cycles.Co.Uk
60 Pete Smith Team Endura
61 Rudie Marias Archer Rc
62 Simon Williams Hillingdon Cc
63 Trevor Burke Finchley Rt
64 Andrew Barnes Hillingdon Cc
65 Adrian Trott Welwyn Wheelers
66 Tom London Willesden Cc
67 Nick Abraham Private
68 Darren Parker Python Rt
69 David Baker Psuk Crt
Dnf Russell Painter Norwood Paragon