Time Trial National Series Round 1
Credit: Toby Watson
Marcus Christie (Banbridge CC) and Eva Brennan (UCD Cycling Club) took top honours in the opening round of the new Time Trial National Series held in Dungannon, Co Tyrone hosted by Island Wheelers Cycling Club.
Christie finished the course in a time of 50:37 beating Conn McDunphy's (EvoPro Racing) time of 51:04. Lindsay Watson (Powerhouse Sport) claimed the final spot on the podium with a time of 51:52.
Brennan proved fastest in the women's category winning in a time of 1:06:10. Masters rider, Ciara Havern (Newry Wheelers) was next fastest just two seconds off Brennan's time. Katie Neill ( TC Racing) and Maria Mc Allister (Island Wheelers CC) finished second and third respectively in the senior women's category.
In the junior men's race, Conal Scully (Carlow RCC) claimed the top spot on the podium clocking a time of 52:39, beating Adam Rafferty (US Colombiers) and Liam O'Brien (Fermoy CC).
The National Series features four rounds located in all four provinces and caters to all categories, including Masters. North Tipperary Wheelers plays host to Round 2 of the series on June 4th.
Images by Jerome Rafferty