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August 1/02 6:18 am - Midweek Novice and Bicicletta Prestige Events

Posted by Editoress on 08/1/02

Midweek Novice Race July 29, 2002 24.0 km (shortened)
Courtesy Amit Ghosh

1. Chris Ainsworth (Mississauga) 40:35*(34.6 km/h)
2. Wayne Henry (Madonna) at 0:03"
3. Nick Swyszcz (Skiis & Biikes)
4. Bruce Camacho (D'Ornellas)
5. Gary Hirsch (Pavan)
6. 490(?)Colin Campbell (Skiis & Biikes)
7. Matt Ringley (?) all st.

29 Starters (*Scratch group time)

Thanks to Peter and Kit McCaffery for helping run the race and to the rider coaches this week Pierre Perrin, Scott Doel and Phil Moore.

La Bicicletta Midweek Series July 31
Courtesy Peter McCaffery

Prestige Event # 4
61.5 km
32 deg. C. stiff breeze

1. David Fry (Midweek CC) S2
2. Bryan Truman (MBRC) S2
3. Jeff Hansen (ItalPasta) S1
4. Chris Kiziak (HRT) MA
5. Tim Oliver (Independent) S2
6. Peter Morse (Midweek CC) S1
7. Mike Rutledge (Pavan/Lindeberg) MA
8. Ed Maset (Pavan/Lindeberg) MA
9. Ed Makarchuk (HRT) S2
10. Mark Shaw (Midweek CC.) MB
11. Attila Hadju (Racer Sportif LCW) S1
12. Greg Cavanagh (Oakville C.C./Cyclepath) MA

42 starters

An early break including the top 7 finishers stayed away and was never in danger of being caught, taking about 5 seconds per lap out of the peleton. About half way through the race, a Pavan trio driven by Don Zuck tried to bridge but was abdorbed by the bunch after three laps. At the line, MBRC's Brian Truman and Midweek C.C's Dave Fry pulled ahead by a few meters, Fry just edging out Truman in the straightest sprint of his career.

Note: There will be NO MONDAY or WEDNESDAY event next week - long weekend plus the National Championships in Woodstock.

Congratulations to Midweek juniors Brenden Hurley and Andrew Wilson on being selected to the Ontario squad for the Nationals


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