PREBBLE PUSHES OUT THE DOCTOR
RICHARD Prebble (Pinarello RT) won the fifth round of the RTTC-Rudy Project Series at Bobbington, Staffordshire, beating former series winner Michael Hutchinson (In Gear RT) by 22 seconds.
Prebble covered the 33-mile, three-lap course in 1-13-41, while Hutchinson clocked 1-14-03, beating third-placed George Richardson (Team Kona) by exactly three minutes.
Olympic hopeful Wendy Houvenaghel (Science in Sport.com) was best of the four women having clocked 51-44 for their 22-mile version of the course, almost four minutes quicker than second-placed Pippa Handley (Edinburgh RC).
Tom Yeatman (Agiskoviner.com) was best junior with 53-24, while John Woodburn (Maidenhead & Dist CC) won the target time category with a plus of 12-45 and Ian Dalton (Cherry Valley RT) was fastest veteran with 49-44.
RTTC-Rudy Project Series.- Rd 5 (Bobbington, Staffs).-
1 Richard Prebble (Pinarello RT) 1-13-41
2 Michael Hutchinson (In Gear RT) 1-14-03
3 George Richardson (Team Kona UK) 1-16-03
4 Simon Baxter (Adept Precision RT) 1-17-21
5 Ian Houvenaghel (Bike Chain-Ricci) 1-18-33
6 Stephen Price (Worcester St Johns CC) 1-19-45
Women.- Wendy Houvenaghel (Science in Sport.com) 51-44. Juniors.- Tom Yeatman (Agiskoviner.com) 53-24. Veterans.- Ian Dalton (Cherry Valley RT) 49-44.