George Smith ventured over to Hereford to tackle the 68 Mile, four lap race on the Weobley Circuit. The rolling roads didn’t slow the 80 rider field and it all stayed together for the first two laps with no one committing to any attacks. On lap three the selections began and a group of nine riders slipped away. George had missed the move but didn’t panic, instead waiting for the peloton to get organised and bring it back. With nerves tested to the limit it came back together on the final lap. Then four riders slipped off the front, they would contest the finish and leave George to secure 10th place in the bunch sprint.
GDW/WheelsofDorset riders have been in action on Thursday nights at Ilton. Last Thursday, Chris Gray took third place in fast bunch gallop to secure the highest place in a race at Ilton this year.
If you’re interested in being part of the clubs Road Race Team (Male or Female) for 2016 – please get in touch with Charles Rees. Contact details here.