As sign-on opened for this classic hill climb, so did the skies and what was promised to be a dry sunny afternoon was far from that for the early...Read article
This morning saw the first time trial of the season. The skies were beautifully blue, but conditions were cold and windy, not exactly ideal! The three riders that braved the cold were well ordered and coming up the final climb to the finish it looked like being a bunch sprint. Thankfully Keith Coffey managed to over take and get up the hill far enough away to avoid anyone feeling the need to sprint for the line.
Have a look at last years season opener report here
As ever the GS281 course proved to be a real lung buster. Although most of the surface's were pothole free (something of a miracle at the moment), it still isn't flat! But there's something fun about hammering it up the Zig Zag blasting past 'fun' riders....
Keith Butler prepares for a fast start
Ricki - Our timekeeper.
Keith and Keith, at the finish line.