2-Day Race Report Rockingham Forest Wheelers 12/13th May 2018, sponsored by Rigid Containers Ltd, supported by Bioracer
Stage 1 50 miles on the Middleton circuit saw 4 riders go clear in the closing laps, with winner Matt Bottrill Team Bottrill - Vanguard bridging the gap and going on to take the lone win, followed by team James Bentley leading the group of 4 in 24 seconds later beating Phil Giles Beeston CC in a sprint.
Stage 2 2.8 Mile Individual TT with two riders only beating 6 minutes Matt Bottrill extended his lead to 37 seconds winning in 5.43 over Chris McNaughton OVB at 5.56. Three riders on 6.01 were split by tenths of a second.
Stage 3 56 miles on the hilly Devils circuit started in nice sunshine and few attempts by riders to break clear. With 2 laps to go 3 riders broke free, Milo Chapman, Matt Bottrill and Gareth Harvey. It came to a final duel with Milo leading Matt in by 5 seconds. Gareth Harvey held out for third with the bunch a further minute behind. Overall Results
Matthew Bottrill extends his lead over the race, Milo Chapman Team Corley Cycles moves into 2nd.
Team Corley cycles take the team prize.
Winner of the KOM Jacob Tresham also of Corley cycles.
Many thanks to Steve Woolmer of RFW who organised the event, and to all the marshals, caterers etc. who helped to make the race happen.