Yet another windy day seemed to slow a lot of riders in the huge field of 143 riders, while others didn’t seem to be affected. There were only two Sydenham representatives have mixed fortunes. Dave Twin managed a 1.03.47 (68th) on the back of a bout of food poisoning. Jon Coulson finished a very respectable 57.06 (14th). 2nd claim member Mark Newton who was down as the ceded rider to beat was a DNS. The event was won by James Boyman of the promoting club in a time of 50.25, more than three and a half minutes faster than the next man!