Bikestyle Mtb Winter Series (Juvenile and Under) Round 5.
Sixty competitors burned off their Christmas dinners at Round 5 of the Bikestyle Winter Series (Juvenile and Under). The races took place during a lull in the Christmas storms at South Barrule Plantation on Sunday the 29th of December. Conditions were still windy on the exposed parts of the course, but there was plenty of shelter between the trees. Scoring his first victory of the series Harry Beattie won the Balance Bike / New to Cycling class from newcomer Callum Christian , with Ealee Cubbon 1st Girl. Myles Le Geyt won the Short Course Under 8 race ahead of series rival Alec Sorby. Fearne Bregazzi was first girl. Ivan Sorby was the clear winner in the Long Course Under 8 race with Niall Colquitt second. Mairi Harrison was 1st u8 Girl again, and is now the clear favourite for her category’s series jersey. In the Under 6 category, Isaac Batty was denied another win by Dominic Dunwell.
Round 2 of the Bikestyle Winter Mtb Series (Juvenile and Under) takes place this Sunday at Conrhenny Plantation from 1pm, - the forecast is good! Allow 20 minutes before your race for signing on.
Prize Presentation Night is going to be held on the 15th November at the Douglas Old Friends Association which is just off Prospect Hill Douglas
The evening only costs £10 - for this you get a hot supper, games and a Question of Sport style quiz. Sam, the club's social sec, is working hard preparing all the entertainment and having attended his summer fun day I can imagine this is going to be a really entertaining evening!
Not just for club members, feel free to bring friends or partners. This year we are in the centre of Douglas so sure some will be making a night of it in town afterwards!
Please buy your tickets NOW either online or at a the bike shops - need to know numbers for caterers and prizes! Cut off for catering is Wednesday 13th November.
The following people will have trophies or medals to collect on the night - for the Winter Series 2012/13 and 2013 National Champs.
Paul Kneen, Nick Corlett, Mark Harrison, Paul Renshaw, Graham Hughes, Ian Brookfield, Glyn Thomas, Les Corrin, Adam Henderson, Julie Lyness, Peter Houghton, Peter Harrison, Steve Franklin, John Venables, Darren Murphy, Stephen Collins, Mickey Grose, Emma Atkinson, James Nolan, Andrew Quayle, John Parsons, Debbie Parry, Sally Burman
The Monday Night Series Results will be presented too however I don't have the names yet but Adrian has and we will post them ASAP.
Downhill awards will also be presented, and Bryan will also be posting these up as soon as possible.
Thanks for your continued support - looking forward to a busy presentation night
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the sign on time for Saturdays race has changed to 1230 and racing will start from 1300. The first race will be the balance bike category / new to cycling.