Neil has now moved up to A2 which means most of his races in the next few months will be with A1 and A2 riders. The North Tipperary Road Race was held on a 40 KM circuit starting and finishing in Cloughjordan. Three laps of this flattish circuit on a cold Sunday afternoon.
Three men went away from the bunch early and stayed away for half the race until the bunch decided to work hard to catch them. At the beginning of the third lap there was a chasing bunch including Neil that managed to close the gap.
In the end two riders came in a few seconds before the small bunch which included Neil. Neil got twelfth place, which is a good result for his first race at this level.
- Conor Hennebry Dan Morrissey-MIG-Pactimo
- Jamie Blanchfield Panduit Carrick Wheelers
- Keith Gater Waterford Racing
- Conor Kissane Killarney Cycling Club
The NTW Open Road Race A1 A2
The A3 and Junior race was won by Archie Ryan an old team mate of Neil, he rode away from the bunch to win solo. Great effort.
Watch a short clip of the A3 race passing by
A3 and junior race 80 km done 40 to go. #beara #allihies #kilarneycyclingclub #bike #cycling #cyclingireland #race #velo #ireland #irlande #irlanda #irland #huntwheels #planetx #NTW #northtipperarywheelers #cloughjordan
Posted by Balooz on Sunday, 24 March 2019
The A4 race had a team mate John Crowley getting Third place in his “first road race in a while”, John runs Performance bike fit in Killarney.
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