Pound Creek 27th April 2013

“Brett Franklin forged ahead in the blustery conditions to take an easy win.”

In warm and windy conditions the McIndoe and Dancs trophies were contested at Pound Creek on Saturday.

There were twenty senior riders divided into two grades of which the A group rode for the honour of winning the McIndoe trophy over 51 Kilometers.

“Brett Franklin, Thomas McFarlane and Ronald Purtle broke away from the bunch…”

The pace was on from the start with the A group and after about four kilometres three riders consisting of Brett Franklin, Thomas McFarlane and Ronald Purtle broke away from the bunch to form a handy one minute lead from a chasing Peter Hollins who was a minute 20seconds ahead of the main bunch at the turn into Pound Creek road.
On the second lap of the Pound Creek circuit, Brett Franklin forged ahead in the blustery conditions to take an easy win ahead of Ronald Purtle. Thomas McFarlane who had been picked up by main bunch sprinted for third, closely followed by seven riders. Fourth place to Phil Camenzuli, 5th Peter Hollins, 6th Clem Fries, 7th Neil White, 8th Chris Rowe, 9th Jason Scott and 10th David McFarlane.

“The win went to Alex Bennett off a handicap of 3min 30sec”

The B grade group also racing over two laps resulted in Rod Chenye winning comfortably ahead of Cameron Wyatt and Will Lumby in third place.
The juniors consisted of four riders contesting the Dancs trophy, an out and back handicap event over 8.5 Kilometres. The win went to Alex Bennett off a handicap of 3min 30sec from Matt Winchester on 5min 30sec and third to scratch rider Austin Timmins.

report by Lynton.

Brett Franklin winner of the McIndoe trophy.  27th April 2013

Alex Bennett winner of the Dancs trophy.   27th April 2013

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