The 15 mile Time Trial due to be held this Sunday – 30th June – has been postponed
The kit was being dispatched from Italy last Friday. It is hoped that it will arrive in the UK by tomorrow and that it maybe sent out to the Island by the weekend.
Giordana report that the kit will be arriving in the UK from Italy next week and all being well will be with the club the following week.
Giordana have stated that the kit is delayed and has not yet been received from Italy. They are hoping to receive it early in May.
Giordana have given a delivery date of the 27th April for the new kit.
Darren Bell (EVCC) was the winner of this year Colin Nelson Memorial Mountain Time Trial, in a time of 1:33:51. Darren was 2m 53s ahead of Gianni Epifani (MVW), with Colum O’Shea (MVW) in third.
The fastest vet was Juan Kinley (TMT) in a time of 1:39:01, who broke Eddie Murphys record for the course.
Jonathan Cregeen (TMT) was the first Junior and Jake Kelly (RL360) the fastest Juvenile.
The quickest lady was Alison Clague (EVCC) in 1:57:02.
The start sheet for this Sundays mountain time trial is now availalble to view
With the first rider off at 7.00am
Andrew Roche (EVCC) won the Tour of the Middle, which was the third round of the Black Grace Cowley sponsored road series 2010.
The 60 mile race held over 10 laps of the Stuggadhoo circuit saw an early break of five riders which included Roche and fellow Vannin rider Darren Bell. Rochie attacked on the last climb of the Red Lion and rode to a solo victory, finishing 28 secs ahead of Christian Varley (MVW). With Steve Williams (MVW) leading the rest of the breakaway group home a further 46 secs back.
Peter Kennaugh Snr (TMT) took the B race ahead of Jake Kelly and Alex Haddock. With Eve O’Hare (MVW) being the winning lady of the day.
Julian Sutton (EVCC) took the C race, over 4 laps as he out sprinted juvenile RL360 riders Matt Davies and Andrew Reeday.
See the full results here. The series standings will be published soon
Andrew Roche (EVCC) made it 5 wins out of 5 in the latest 10 League held on the St Judes course in a time of 21:22. He was one minute ahead of fellow Vannin rider Darren Bell with Tom Black (TMT) in third.
Chris Nicholson (TMT) was the fastest junior in 23:25 and Thomas Mazzone (R/L360) the best juvenile in 24:17.
Alison Clague (EVCC) was the quickest lady on the night in a time of 26:44
Despite the closure of Richmond Hill, Sunday’s Tour of the Middle, the third in the 2010 BlackGraceCowley Road Race Series will take place however it will not be a two stage event as advertised.
The road race will start earlier at 8.30am in an attempt to avoid the anticipated heavier traffic. Sign on will be from 7:45 to 8:15am at the Braaid Hall.
The A race will be 10 laps (approx 60miles) and the B race (42miles) will be 7 laps. A C (approx 24miles) race is being offered to those new to racing.
If you have not entered the Road Race Series please send your TLI entries to Brian Johnson at Cintra, Alexandra Drive, Douglas, IM2 3QX by Thursday, 13 May. Once again, the Wheelers are offering cash prizes to those placed first in each of the races, the first lady and the first Junior.
It was cool, sunny with a medium strength NE Wind for round 2 of the IOMCA Road Race Series took place last Sunday.
The Roy Killey road race promoted by EVCC covered 60 miles and was based on the Jurby course.
Steve Williams (MVW) took the top spot finishing 23s ahead of Darren Bell (EVCC), with junior Adam Johnson (MVW) completing the top three a further 37s down.
In the B race it was Scott Morgan (TMT) who was first accross the line in a bunch finish
The full results are available here.
Steve also now leads the Series with 138 point, 20 ahead of Tom Black (TMT) in second place with Colum O’Shea in third.
The full standings list is available here
Please be advised that signing on for the 10 league will take place at Jurby Parade Ground even though it is the St. Jude’s course.
This is following complaints from police regarding cars parked around the Cronk and bunches of riders stoppped in the road. The only vehicles parked in the start/finish area should be those belonging to timekeepers and the ‘push’ marshals
PLEASE NOTE : THIS APPLIES TO ALL FUTURE 10s, not just this weeks
We need two lead cars and service/following car for the Roy Killey RR this Sunday along with any other help you may be able to assist with.
I know many of you have been helping with the Youth Tour but the club really needs your help this weekend. If you are not riding or know someone who can help PLEASE LET IAN BRAND KNOW ASAP.