Road: Strang wins latest SERRL event

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South East Road Race League Round 17
Location: Horsmonden, Kent
Event: 1 July 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports


London’s Alan Strang stepped on to the top of the podium after powering to victory at the end of round 17 of the South East Road Race League staged near Horsmonden in Kent on Sunday.


Strang, 36 and riding for Dulwich Paragon, held off 21-year-old Matt Hull for victory, while the Kent-based SFA Racing Team rider in turn took second ahead of Margate veteran Shaun O’Regan (Team Toachim).

“It was a good old race,” said Strang afterwards. “There was a break of two or three riders which stayed out there for most of the race, and them a couple of others bridged across and came back.

“But the bunch was never far away and we started putting the pressure on and it was all strung out for the last five or six miles.

“We caught the last of the escapees in the final corner. It was a pretty fast finish, but I got in the right position and nailed it for the finish. I do quite a bit of track racing which I think gave me the legs to hold on for the win.”

Results:

1st Alan Strang Dulwich Paragon 2

2nd Matt Hull SFA Racing 3

3rd Sean O’Regan Team Toachim 3v

4th Nick Dibble 4t+velo club 3V

5th Paul Sewell Bigfoot CC 2

6th Matthew Hinshelwood ViCiOUS VELO 3

7th Dean Corney VC Meudon 3

8th Richard Unwin VC Meudon 2

9th Matthew Miles In Gear RT 2nd vet

10th Wayne van Ry ViCiOUS VELO 2V

11th James Local London Dynamo 3

12th Fraser Wildman Team Toachim 2v

13th Nick Gasson 34 Nomads 3

14th Christian Rudolf De Laune 2

15th Kevin Newland 4T+ Velo Club 4

16th Peter Mahoney Sydenham Wheelers 3v

17th Tristin Hinz Dulwich Paragon CC 3

18th Paul Butler InGear Quickvit Trainsharp 3

19th Graham Hills In-Gear Quickvit RT 2

20th Derek Wiles n/a 3

21st Dave McCann Private 4

22nd Ian Leeding Norwood Paragon CC 3V

23rd Joe Godding PMR@cing 3

24th Liam Walsh VC Deal 3

25th Keith Lea Addiscombe CC 3V

26th Jack Edwards PMR@cing 2J

27th Fabio Amati Aprire bicycles 3

28th Guy Lane Southborough & District Wheelers 4

29th Keith Walker Wigmore CC 2V

30th Chris Wood WyndyMilla 2

31st Cliffe Steele Brixton Cycles 3

32nd David Kennett Norwood Paragon CC 3V

33rd Craig Joy


British Cycling would like to thank the organising team, officials and everyone else who helped promote this event. Our sport could not exist without the hundreds of people, many of them unpaid volunteers, who put in many hours of hard work running events, activities and clubs.

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