There were 5 Sydenham riders down on the start sheet for this early season classic, however Kevin Beament didn’t ride due to personal reasons and Dave Twin wimped out after being meet by a blizzard on the M25 and deciding bed was a warmer place to be. The riders that did take part were meet by cold windy conditions. Richard Birtwhistle came out on top of the remaining trio with 1.21.11 (53rd), he was shortly followed by Robert Royston with 1.21.55 (55th). Ed Rieu brought up the rear with a 1.27.54 (69th). 2nd claim member Mark Newton turned in a 1.14.11 (20th). The overall was won for another year by Steve Berry, Team Swift in 1.07.05.