RUDY PROJECT WIN NUMBER TWO FOR PREBBLE
SLICING 16 seconds from his own course record, Richard Prebble (Pinarello RT) won the sixth round of the RTTC-Rudy Project Time Trial Series at Bruton in Somerset on Saturday.
Prebble, winner of the last round in Staffordshire, secured his second win of the series when he covered the 19-mile course in 42-14, winning by exactly one minute from Paul O?Mahoney (Pro Bike Kit).
While O?Mahoney still leads the competition with 294 points from his five rides so far, Prebble is in the driving seat with 236 points from just four rides. With two rounds left for Prebble to improve on his tally, just one more victory should be enough to secure the competitions he last won in 1998.
Julia Shaw (GS Strada) won the women?s event with 49-22 to extend her lead in the series, while leading espoir was once again Nathan Simmonds (Kings Lynn CC), whose time of 52-02 was good enough for 13th spot and leaves him third overall behind O?Mahoney and Prebble.
See this week?s Cycling Weekly for more on the Rudy Project Series.
RTTC-Rudy Project Series (Round Six, Bruton, Somerset).-
1 Richard Prebble (Pinarello RT) 42-14 (course record)
2 Paul O?Mahoney (Pro Bike Kit) 43-14
3 Richard Simmonds (London Dynamo) 44-08
4 Jeff Jones (Chippenham & Dist Wh) 44-17
5 George Richardson (Kona UK) 45-09
6 Derek Smetham (Dursley RC) 45-57
Thank you for reading 10 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access
Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription
Join now for unlimited access
Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
Snowdon Sports is a long-established independent sports news agency, which supplies editorial to a range of media outlets - such as Cycling Weekly - as well as sports governing bodies. Snowdon Sports often covers results at Cycling Time Trials events in the UK and has long been a source of information and imagery to Cycling Weekly.
Dr Hutch: WLTM someone to join him on long rides
Doctor Hutch leaves sightseeing for others and dedicates his long rides to the pursuit of solitary suffering. But now he’s looking for ride-mates - A GSOH is a must
By Michael Hutchinson • Published
Carolin Schiff makes huge solo effort to take victory at women's Unbound Gravel 200
German off-road pro takes a massive solo victory at gravel's premiere event, Unbound
By Henry Lord • Last updated