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Podium finish for our lovely ladies

We are delighted to announce that our Condor Ladies A team won the Bicester Millenium 9-up Team Time Trial at Silverstone last night. Zappi's ladies had previously taken the title every year but with their absence the title was wide open and competition was fierce. Battling against several other womens teams including Lovelo and the Crankettes, our ladies worked well together and dug deep to get results. Our Ladies B also did extremely well and came 4th, as did our Men's A team coming 7th with the Veterans in at 10th! Well done to all the teams racing at Silverstone.

For the first time we were allowed to enter 5 teams, which meant we are able to take 2 men's, 2 women's and a male veterans team. It was a very proud moment to see 45 Condors lined up at the start, representing the club in a sea of 'pink & black'. With strong winds and tough competition from other clubs, our riders all worked really hard and earned their drinks at the post-Silverstone knees up. Chapeau!

Battle of the Ages

The hotly contested battle between the Mens B team and the Veterans was decided by a mere 2 seconds, with the Mens B coming out on top. Depending on who you spoke to afterwards, 2 seconds is either a tiny or enormous margin.

2017 Results

Mens A: 23 min 37 sec
Matt Thomas (captain), Andy Ruane, Nick Sanderson, Joe Kang, Ali Cigari, Andy Wilde, Paul Boden, Rob Freshwater, Arran Curran

Mens B: 25 min 23 sec
Peter Smith (captain), Jamie Kirby, Berwyn Jones, Matt Wicks, Philip Ross, David Holland, Dennis Wan, Andy Haines, Alistair Harrison

Ladies A: 26 min 30 sec
Aimee Jones (captain), Cyndi Goh, Tyra Rivkin, Cathy Kirby, Helena Coker, Mimi Harrison, Kristen Lovelock, Helen Keay, Maxie Scheske

Ladies B: 28 min 44 sec
Kat Young (captain), Jackie Robbins, Josie Eade, Lucy Wicks, Harrie Drage, Eleanor Law, Inês Rahtz, Ruth Corrigan, Jess Reynolds

Male Veterans: 25 min 25 sec
Chris Jones (captain), Will Pepper, Ludovic Phalippou, Mark Glendinning, Stephen Tearne, Martin Crane, Joe Graystone, Nick Green, Alistair Goodall

Historical records of Condors results can be found here

Thank you to BMCC

We would like to say a very special thank you to all the volunteers at BMCC who take the time to organise the event. From the 18+ pushers, to the time keepers, scrutineers, photographers and everyone helping with admin and finances in the background - it is a big undertaking and you do an excellent job every year. On behalf of all the Cowley Road Condors, thank you very much. Hope to see you again next year :)

Last modified on June 13, 2017
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