Adam Kenway and Lou Bates win Monsal Hill-Climb (gallery)

Lou Bates sets a new women's course record at the annual Monsal Hill-Climb in the Peak District - Photos by Andy Jones

Adam Kenway, Monsal Hill-Climb 2016

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Adam Kenway (Metaltek Kuota RT) and Lou Bates (Veloschils Interbike RT) came away with the victory in the respective men's and women's categories in the 2016 edition of the annual Monsal Hill-Climb in the Peak District on Sunday.

Kenway clocked 1-16.5 to top the men's standings, with last year's winner Jospeh Clark (Envelopemaster Giant Sheffield) in second place with 1-16.7 and event veteran Russell Downing (JLT Condor) in third with 1-17.8. Downing has previously won the event four times - the first time was 20 years ago, in 1996.

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