UK Youth fill podium in Circuit of the Fens road race
In-form Polish rider Marcin Bialoblocki led Team UK Youth to a 1-2-3 in the Circuit of the Fens in Cambridgeshire on Sunday.
The 29-year-old Bridgwater based rider, who won the An Post Ras in Ireland last month, added another win to his impressive 2013 palmares when he crossed the line at the end of a tough 125-mile race.
Team-mate Yanto Barker had attacked as they hurtled toward the finish, but Bialoblocki countered and was strong enough to cross the line around ten seconds clear of team-mate Niklas Gustavsson, while Josh Hunt ensured UK Youth dominated the podium with third.
Elite Cycles rider Harry Shackleton took victory in the Tom Simpson Memorial at Harworth, North Nottinghamshire, on Sunday.
The youngster broke clear on the final climb to the finish up Wrights Hill along with Elliot Pike (Zipvit), but proved too strong and took a solo victory.
A round of the National Road Race Series, overall leader Jake Kelly (Manx Viking Wheelers) strengthened his lead with fourth spot in the 65-mile race.
In the latest round of the Women's National Road Race Series, the Surf n Turf Weekend on the Palatine circuit near Blackpool, Lancashire, Wiggle Honda rider Amy Roberts took the overall victory.
After finishing second in the opening prologue behind Katie Archibald (City of Edinburgh RC) Roberts won stage two and successfully defended the leader's blue jersey through Day Two.
Eileen Roe (Breast Cancer Care) won stage three, but the Wiggle Honda team successfully controlled the race to allow Roberts the overall GC.
Premier Calendar leader Evan Oliphant (Team Raleigh) continued his preparation for next weekend's National Road Race Championships in Glasgow when he took victory in the Hugh Dornan Memorial at Garelochhead in Scotland on Sunday.
The 31-year-old Scot sprinted to a tight win over Hope Factory Racing rival Ben Greenwood at the end of the 80-mile race which took in some tough territory.
Oliphant left it late before lighting his fuse in the sprint, and battling through the final 250 metres of an uphill finish, where he took the win ahead of Greenwood, while Herbalife's Alex Coutts was third.
In Staffordshire, Will Goulbourne (Team V Sprint Racing) won the Stafford Grand Prix on Sunday, attacking on the final big climb and opening up a lead of around ten seconds which he held to the finish.
Kenilworth Wheelers' Dion Black took second, and Simon Alexander (Bush Healthcare) third.
Yorkshire teenager Joe Moses (Sportscover) raced to victory in the City Road Club Road Race in East Yorkshire on Sunday.
The in-form 19-year-old, who will also be riding the National Championships this week, missed the initial break by Ashley Brown (Sportscover) and Sam Ward (Dirtwheels) but managed to get across to join his team-mate.
Moses and Brown worked hard to drop Ward, and by the finish they had more than three and a half minutes' lead.
At the Redbridge circuit in Essex, Beeline Bicycles' Ben Sumner secured his first win of the season at round three of the CC London Crit Series, holding off Gunther Bechmann (Zappi's CC) for the win.