The 6th round of the Catalina Architecture TT Series didn’t disappoint and saw some great battles on the night. The weather was dry with a light headwind on the return leg as the riders made their way back down the Rheidol valley.
In the road bike category Adam Hepburn had a storming ride to take the win in 23.53 which also placed him third on the podium for the overall win. Taking second place in the road bike category was junior rider Thomas Mason, with a strong ride of 26.55 and the battle for the 3rd podium spot was between two V70 riders with Caron CC rider Mike Fitch (30.43), edging out Martin Williams (Ystwyth CC) by 7 seconds.
In the women’s road bike category junior rider, Lowri Richards had a great ride and took the win with 27.11, which also placed her third overall.
The overall men’s podium was another hotly contested battle with Henry Moss crossing the line with 22.39 just edging out Caron Pugh (22.48) by 9 seconds. Adam Hepburn completed the overall podium taking third place with his 23.53 time.
The overall women’s podium saw Emma Palfrey with a storming ride to cross the line in 26.11, with Anita Saycell in second place with 26.56 and Lowri Richards in third place with 27.11.
Congratulations and thank you to all the riders that competed on the night, and a very big thank you to the TT organisers, race photographer Aled Richards and to everybody that assisted on the night to ensure the safety of the riders.
With the TT Triple Crown Event fast approaching on the 19-20 June (open to non-club members – temporary weekend membership available) there is one final chance to practice your 10 mile TT before the Triple Crown event on the Llety Gwyn course on the Wednesday 16th June.
Catalina Architecture TT Series Round 6 – Cwm Rheidol 10 Results
Henry Moss (10.50) 22.39
Caron Owen Pugh (10.49) 22.48
Adam Hepburn R (11.28) 23.53
Emma Palfrey (12.28) 26.11
Thomas Mason R (12.41) 26.55
Anita Saycell (12.42) 26.56
Lowri Richards R (13.00) 27.11
Mike Fitch R (14.03) 30.43
Martin Williams R (14.23) 30.50
Michael Clarke R (14.43) 31.41
Time Keepers. Andy Hunt & Derek Rattray
Marshall’s. Scott Tompsett, Gwen & Nia Richards
R – road bike (non-aero)