This weekend the Southern XC was the big race with 5 podium spots for the team. Riders were also in action at the National Circuit series in Hillingdon and the Local Heath Road Race on Tuesday night. (Cover photo - Heidi Gould)
Julia Hamlyn, Carol Tilley, Jon Clemas, Ross Smith, Roland Tilley and Richard Irvine were all competing at the Southern XC on Sunday. Many of our riders had close fought battles and it was Julia and Carol with the top results winning their categories, Jon, Ross and Roland 3rd in theirs and Richard 6th only loosing out on 5th by 2 seconds. In Ross' own words:
"3rd place vet at the Southern XC MTB race today. Cracking course and always a friendly atmosphere. The was set over 6 laps on a new course, which was very bumpy with a few draggy climbs. This was definitely a full suspension course and the Trek Top Fuel made it a whole lot smoother. First podium for me in the vets so definitely chuffed with that one!"
Jamie Whitcher was competing at the National Circuit Series in Hillingdon at the weekend. With a big field of riders, Jamie was a very strong 4th over the line.
With the usual Moreton half term break from racing it was just the Heath road race this week. The team were well represented with the best results from Roland Tilley and Malcolm Scott with 4th and 8th respectively in their category.
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