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GDW Mountain Bike Night Race

posted 29 Sep 2011, 00:02 by James Chant   [ updated 3 Oct 2011, 07:58 ]
The first ever GDW night race was a great success, a big thankyou to Vince for organising everything and to all the marshals and timekeepers who turned out.

It was a perfect night for it, warm and the recent dry weather made the going a lot easier than it will surely be for the rest of the series.  First blood went to Andy Parsons, covering 5 laps in the one hour race to take the win ahead of Vince Hounsome in second and Josh Day, who had a couple of spills on his way to third.  Henry Harris rode well to take fourth ahead of Julian Chown.  Jerry Cooper, James Chant and Ashley Martin were the only other riders to finish on the lead lap.

Full results to follow.  Also, there should be some photos of the race as well, thanks to Charles Rees who blinded the riders every lap with his camera equipment (insert your own 'Charles flashing in the woods joke here)

There was talk afterwards of having more night races so watch this space!  The series continues on the following dates -
 
Sun 30th Oct
Sun 27th Nov 
Sun 18th Dec
Sun 29th Jan
Sun 26th Feb
Sun 11th Mar
                                        
 
9.30 race starts, meet at Alfred's Tower car park in time to sign in

I have attached a entry form, you can either email it (vincent.hounsome@sky.com) and sign it on the day or just bring it along with you.


Entry Form can be downloaded below
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