Almost perfect conditions greeted the three East Grinstead visitors, the only worry being the threat of volcanic ash. Seventeen degrees of warm sunshine and low wind made for a welcome change.
Stefano made the most of it and dipped under the hour for the first time. Ted and Ben put in semi respectable early season times.
To put these times into perspective, 58 out of the 104 finishers managed sub hour rides.
Results 1 S Walkling VC St Raphael 00:51:19 2 S Whitewick utagyamaha.com 00:51:21 3 K Tye DataTeamAllstars 00:51:58 Ladies 1 J Shaw utagyamaha.com 00:56:18 2 J Lloyd-Jones London Dynamo 00:57:49 egcc Stefano Arcidiciano 00:59:08 Ted Boorman 01:03:04 Ben Hardisty 01:03:12