3rd Cat Road Race – Sunday 26th March 2017
Sunday 26th March 2017 the De Laune co-organised the South
East Road Race League 3rd cat road race with the Medway Velo
at Benenden in Kent.
Last minute instruction from the BC Commissionaire
Marshals head for the cars to get in position
Race convoy heads off from the HQ at 10:00h
Followed by the bunch
Five riders broke away on the first lap
With the bunch chasing behind
Two riders dropped off the pace – leaving three riders off the front to
With the bunch behind failing to pull them back
The three riders stayed together until the end where no. 53 John Hale
dropped his breakaway companions for the victory.
Cliff Steele had a mechanical that cost him his place in the bunch but
he rode on solo to finish the race
Eddie Buckley (far right) who did a fantastic job organising this for
the club with his band of De Laune volunteers, Royboy, Christian, Bill
and Jeremy. Dave King too who isn’t in the photo.
Roly and the San Fairies came along for cake