Ayr Roads Cycling Club / Harry Fairbairn BMW had another podium finish at the weekend. David Torrance of Dailly put in a superb ride sprinting to 3rd place at the second road race in the South West Scotland Cyling Project series held around Dumfries on 9 laps over 104km.
Robert Kelly put in a solid performance finishing 28th out of 60 riders, however Mark Skilling and Paul Torrance were unfortunate to puncture, while the in-form Owen Ross crashed out.
The first Roads CC / Harry Fairbairn BMW club 10 mile Time Trial of the season was held Thursday on the A78 at Loans with personal bests for ladies Toni McIntosh (26m8s) and Lynne Wardrop (27m 39s). Mick Robb posted fastest time of the night with 22m 10s. Full results: 1. Mick Robb 22m 10s; 2. Mark Skilling 22m 55s; 3. Neil Campbell 23m 12s; 4. Gavin Kerr 25m 19s; 5. John Paul Baxter 25m 32s; 6. Barry Dawson 25m 44s; 7. Paul McGhee 25m 54s; 8. Toni McIntosh 26m 08s PB; 9. Ross Lyall 26m 32s; 10. Peter Ferrier 27m 20s; 11. Sam Wakeling 27m 24s; 12. Lynne Wardrop 27m 39s PB; 13. Vic Possee 27m 43s; 14. John Mason DNF.
Ayr Roads CC / Harry Fairbairn BMW will be represented at the Scottish National 10 mile Time Trial Championship next weekend on the Westferry course near Greenock, with Robert Kelly, Kenny Armstrong, Mick Robb, Mark Skilling, Neil Campbell, Lynne Wardrop, and Toni McIntosh all confirmed on the start list. It promises to be an exciting and competitive day with Ayr Roads CC / Harry Fairbairn BMW aiming for top 10 and 5 finishes in the male and female events respectively.
The Ayr Roads Cycling Club / Harry Fairbairn BMW Sunday club run departs Beresford Terrace every Sunday at 0930. All riders with all abilities are more than welcome.