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Result - Club Event - 27/06/19 - R25/3L

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It's the second of our 25's this week and we have a good weather forecast with plenty of sunshine, reasonably warm (21C) but just a tad breezy.

Don't forget, we don't meet at Resolven for the 25's. Instead, we meet at the lay-by at the far end of Glynneath (go past McDonalds stay on the A465 and then take the first exit off) and please sign on at between 18.30hrs and 18.45hrs for a prompt 19.00hrs start outside The New Inn, Rhigos. Enjoy the warm-up!

For the noobs, here is the course description.

Start on the unclassified “Old Neath Bank” road at Cefn Rhigos village approx 26 yrds west of electricity pole No B29016. Proceed east to the former Tower Colliery rbt at the junction with the A4061 and take the 2nd exit (straight on) to the A465 rbt taking the 1st exit (left). Proceed west along the A465 dual-carriageway to the Blaengwrach rbt taking the 2nd exit (straight on) to the Resolven rbt taking the 2nd exit (straight on) to continue on the A465 dual-carriageway to the first junction left signed A4109. Bear left to take the slip-road off and curve up and around the loop to the small Tonna rbt taking the 1st exit (left) to the Aberdulais rbt. Circle the Aberdulais rbt to take the 4th exit and proceed down the slip-road with care to rejoin the A465 dual-carriageway. Retrace along the A465 dual-carriageway to the Resolven rbt taking the 2nd exit (straight on) continuing on to the Blaengwrach rbt taking the 2nd exit (straight on). Continue on the A465 dual-carriageway to take the first junction left descending the slip road to finish at the centre of the first drain on the left after crossing the 2nd river bridge.(25.014 miles)

This next bit is important...

Please do not urinate near the start or anywhere within view of the good residents of Rhigos or Glynneath. Use the facilities at Resolven or McDonalds.

PLEASE DON'T BE THE PERSON WHO LOSES US THIS 'QUEEN COURSE'.
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« Last edit by Alfie on Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:07 pm. »
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Well, sadly, the weather forecast was quite correct. Sunny, dry, warm... and WINDY.

It looked like an absolute grovel coming back from the turn and nobody felt it more than Michael and Gavin. Our 'beauty and the beast' 2-up team battled bravely around whilst our middle-markers (John, Ross, Bill and Heath) had a good scrap with Ross getting the upper hand tonight but Bill can perhaps be excused for getting used to his new lo-pro. We had a sensational debut ride by Ryan Dummer (listed as Come and Try It for the moment) who guesstimated his time at about an hour and comfortably exceeded that despite the wind and despite being on a roadbike. Well done Ryan. It's a tough call on Alfie's 'man of the match' and Ross and Ryan were strong contenders but tonight's award goes to Neil Seaward for admitting it was tough whilst slipping under 56 minutes. Class.

As always, thanks to Will and Dai for their support on the night.
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