Following his slashing victory of last week, Tahn Dempster scored again on Saturday in a similar small bunch sprint finish in Cobram-Barooga Cycling Club’s 28km handicap.PETER WHITE November 9, 2012 4:00am
Raymond Jarratt, pictured competing in Austria, rode a little closer to home in the Cobram-Barooga Cycling Club event at the weekend.
Following his slashing victory of last week, Tahn Dempster scored again on Saturday in a similar small bunch sprint finish in Cobram-Barooga Cycling Club’s 28
He headed Gifford Crosthwaite, Mick Doyle and Steve Hargreaves on the line.
Kerry Watts and Frank Willet shared the limit mark of 16
A very strong 8
Dempster and Crosthwaite (4
The four scratchmarkers, Christian McDonald, Travis Lindhe, Sam Ward and Raymond Jarratt, reached the turn in 19
Kerry Watts was doing a great job of holding off the chasers into the last 5
At this point through the hilly section, all the pursuing group were together except the scratchmarkers, who had only caught a few dropped riders and puncture victims, Willet and Hyde.
The brave effort of Kerry Watts came to an end with 3
Dempster won in 43
In fifth place, 31
Artavilla didn’t get that far as he became puncture victim number three, with 1500
On Sunday the Hume Veterans conducted the annual Tungamah Criteriums.
Tungamah resident Simon Crawford beat Cobram-Barooga’s Raymond Jarratt and Eastern Veteran Brian Smith in A-grade.
Jarratt was also second in the flying lap contest.
Gifford Crosthwaite won B-grade and also took the intermediate sprint.
Kay Huggins was third in D-grade with another Cobram-Barooga rider Les Harrison in fifth.
This week Kay Huggins is contesting the Australian Veteran Cycling Council’s National Time Trial, Criterium and Road Race Championships in Tasmania.
Saturday’s club race breaks new ground — a 28
The event starts from Barooga Bottlers in Hughes St, Barooga at 1.30
On Sunday Hume Veterans race on the Benalla ‘Lurg’ Circuit, over 52
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