Location: Thurso, Scotland
Event: 28 April 2013
Report: Snowdon Sports
Near gale-force winds, rain and temperatures that had dropped to around five degrees failed to put off the riders in the Loch Calder hilly 23-mile time trial near Thurso in Scotland on Sunday.
The challenging course was mastered by Allan Sutherland of Caithness CC, who clocked 1-00-28 to take the victory ahead of Henry Blake, the Ross-shire Roads CC rider who had won the previous day’s 25-mile event.
Sutherland was just 12 seconds ahead of Blake, while Cairngorm CC rider Charles Fletcher completed the podium in third with 1-01-27.
Caithness CC’s Lorna Stanger was the fastest woman with 1-15-07, while Dave Harter of Forres CC was best veteran on standard and fifth overall.
1 Allan Sutherland (Caithness CC) 1:00:28
2 Henry Blake (Ross-shire RCC) 1.00.40
3 Charles Fletcher (Cairngorm CC) 1.01. 27
4 Andrew MacLeod (Caithness CC) 1.1.49
5 Dave Harter (Forres CC) 1.04.25
6 Steven Liddle (Ben Wyvis CC) 1.05.37
Ladies: Lorna Stanger (Caithness CC) 1.15.07
Vet on Standard: Dave Harter (Forres CC) 1.4.25 (+3.37).
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