Race Report:    Fine conditions greeted the riders today with light winds making the course easier to handle.  It was thought by the handicappers that the large scratch group that consisted of 11 would get back the 36 minutes start given to the limit group.  This was not to be and Narelle Talbot was not only too strong for her group but also too quick for all the other chasers and held on to win with just over 2 minutes up her sleeve.  Great effort Narelle !.  A strong ride from Andrew Jackson who came in a lonely second and a sprint for third place from the remains of the 17 minute group which was taken by Anthony Limare from the Marconi Club.  Fastest rider of the day was Gerald Walsh from the Southern Highlands Club who narrowly beat Trent Butler in a sprint to the line by less than half a wheel.  A big thanks to the group of riders who came out from the Dulwich Hill Cycle Club, hope you enjoyed your afternoon.  Thanks to all who participated and to the club members who ran/marshalled the event.     PB

1/9/07 Menangle - Camden Bicentennial Shield 60km Handicap
Placing Rider Club Start Time Finish Time Actual Time Ave Speed Fastest
1st   Narelle Talbot Macarthur 0:00:00 1:58:14 1:58:14 30.45  
2nd Andrew Jackson Macarthur 0:10:00 2:00:24 1:50:24 32.60  
3rd Anthony Limare Marconi 0:17:00 2:04:40 1:47:40 33.44  
4th   Adrian Emilson Dulwich Hill 0:17:00 2:04:40 1:47:40 33.44  
5th   Geoff Martin Dulwich Hill 0:10:00 2:04:43 1:54:43 31.38  
6th   Jersey Ostrowski Macarthur 0:17:00 2:04:44 1:47:44 33.41  
7th   Michael Lord Macarthur 0:00:00 2:05:07 2:05:07 28.77  
8th   Gerard Walsh Southern H 0:36:00 2:08:22 1:32:22 38.97 1st Fastest
9th   Trent Butler Macarthur 0:36:00 2:08:22 1:32:22 38.97 2nd Fastest
10th   Huw Morgan Dulwich Hill 0:27:00 2:08:24 1:41:24 35.50  
11th   Brodie Talbot Macarthur 0:36:00 2:08:26 1:32:26 38.95 3rd Fastest
12th   Rob Calladine Southern H 0:27:00 2:08:29 1:41:29 35.47  
13th   Paul Hume Macarthur 0:27:00 2:08:37 1:41:37 35.43  
14th   Ron Webster Dulwich Hill 0:00:00 2:09:17 2:09:17 27.85  
15th   Peter McLean Macarthur 0:36:00 2:09:22 1:33:22 38.56  
16th   Justin Young Macarthur 0:36:00 2:09:23 1:33:23 38.56  
17th   Eugen Schilter Dulwich Hill 0:36:00 2:09:25 1:33:25 38.54  
18th   Peter Farrell Macarthur 0:36:00 2:09:26 1:33:26 38.54  
19th   Martin Lord Macarthur 0:17:00 2:10:14 1:53:14 31.79  
20th   Michael Burke Macarthur 0:10:00 2:11:24 2:01:24 29.65  
21st   Lee Smith Macarthur 0:36:00 2:11:31 1:35:31 37.69  
22nd   Barry Bance Macarthur 0:36:00 2:11:31 1:35:31 37.69  
23rd   Ron Reinhold Macarthur 0:10:00 Puncture      
24th   Ian Adams Macarthur 0:36:00 Puncture      
25th   Conor Kiernan Macarthur 0:36:00 Puncture      
26th   Danny Gatt Penrith 0:10:00 DNF      
27th   Mark Anthony  Macarthur 0:10:00 DNF      
28th   Troy Lewis Macarthur 0:17:00 DNF      
29th   James Mabbott Dulwich Hill 0:27:00 DNF      
30th   Matt Bush Penrith 0:27:00 DNF      

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The riders before the start

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10 minute group at the turnaround

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27 min group at the turnaround

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Scratch group at the turnaround

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Stuart O'Grady out testing the ribs

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Conor after flatting

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Barry and Justin working well

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Brodie stepping on the gas

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Narelle time trialing to her win

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Floyd Landis and Christian Moreni slipped quietly into the race

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Andrew time trialing to a lonely second

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Remains of the 27 minute group

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Looking every bit the fastest rider of the day

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Brodie on his new machine

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Barry and Peter powering along

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'THE' trailer, now where to put the coffee machine ?

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First and second 'waiting' for the rest

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Third place

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Andrew taking the cash for second place

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Winners are grinners ! Well done Narelle

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