Road: Rose blooms for Pimbo League win

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Location: Pimbo, Skelmersdale
Event: 8 July 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports

A previous winner on the popular Pimbo circuit, Graeme Rose (Dirtwheels Cycles) proved fastest in a sprint finish to the tenth round of the Cycling Development North West Road Race League on Merseyside.

With team-mate Mark Perry giving a numerical edge at the head of the race, 33-year-old Rose, from Leeds, relegated younger rivals Dillon Byrne ( and Michael Rawson (Champion Systen/Maxgear) to the minor places after 90-km of racing.

The supporting race for third and fourth categories ended in a maiden win for 30-year-old Lee Carter (Ribble Valley CRC), from Preston.


1 Graeme Rose (Dirtwheels Cycles) 1-47-20
2 Dillon Byrne (
3 Michael Rawson (Champion System/Maxgear)
4 Steve Abbott (Teamwallis CHH)
5 David Williams (Kuota GSG Spinergy)
6 Chris Southworth (Leigh Premier RC)
7 Jeff Vernon (Birkenhead North End CC)
8 Daniel Drake (Lancashire RC)
9 Mark Perry (Dirtwheels Cycles) all same time
10 Martin Woffindin (Cycle Sport Pendle) at 5 sec

1 Lee Carter (Ribble Valley CRC) 1-33-15
2 Phil Gray (Kuota GSG Spinergy) same time
3 Lee Brotzman (Wills Wheels) at 3 sec
4 Adam Blakeley (Pendle Forest CC)
5 Mark McGavock (Southport CC) both same time
6 John Clegg (Ribble Valley CRC) at 12 sec
7 Shaun Pearson ( same time
8 Sandy Lockett (Biketreks RT) at 16 sec
9 Philip Knupfer (Manchester Wheelers)
10 Tom Dalton (Bill Nickson Cycles) both same time

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.