TT: Murdoch Battles To Drumclog Hilly Win

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Location: Strathaven, South Lanarkshire
Event: 9 March 2013
Report: Snowdon Sports


Roadman Peter Murdoch (Paisley Velo RT) justified top seeding with a winning ride in Loudoun RC’s 12.5-mile Drumclog Hilly time trial over a rolling South Lanarkshire course.

Snow cleared away before the start to be replaced by rain on a day which wasn’t for the faint-hearted with a tailwind start nullified by a tough head to crosswind return, and 33-year-old Murdoch dug deep to finish in 29-54 for a winning margin of 16 seconds over Steven Lawley (Bicycle Works).

Ben Peacock (Paisley Velo RT) was a further six seconds back in third place ahead of top veteran Jim Cusick (Glasgow Couriers).

Murdoch's winning time of 29-54 was later confirmed as a new course record performance.


Result:

1 Peter Murdoch (Paisley Velo RT) 29:54
2 Steven Lawley (Bicycle Works) 30:10
3 Ben Peacock (Paisley Velo RT) 30:16
4 Jim Cusick (Glasgow Couriers) 30:28
5 Jamie Kennedy (Paisley Velo RT) 30:49
6 Gerry McGarrity (Inverclyde Velo) 30:56
7 James McPake (GJS Racing) 31:23
8 Derek McMillan (St Christophers CC) 31:38
9 John Paterson (Classic RT) 31:58
10 Paul Friel (Glasgow Couriers) 32:20
Veteran:
Jim Cusick
Woman:
Valerie Martin (Dooleys RT) 39:18

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