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Hundreds battle for cycle titles

Battle on the Border cycle race- Scott Bud (no 398) mid pack in the Masters Class.
Battle on the Border cycle race- Scott Bud (no 398) mid pack in the Masters Class. Blainey Woodham

THE 2012 Battle on the Border is over for another year with hundreds of riders competing or just enjoying a social ride through the Tweed.

The festival for cycling had plenty of events for all ages and abilities.

The competitive events of the weekend included round two of the Women's National Road Series, as well as Elite A Men's and Junior U17 Men's events.

Pensar Hawk Racing's Ruth Corset took out the general classification being 1:08.8minutes ahead of her nearest rival Rebecca Wiasak from Suzuki/Trek.

Throughout the four stages of racing nine competitors withdrew or did not start in the women's NRS event.

In the Elite A Men's race, VelociSports' Jesse Kerrison won the general classification over Correy Edmed by only 5.5sec.

Throughout the four stages 15 competitors withdrew or did not start in the Elite A Men's class.

In the Junior U17 Men's race, Daniel Fitter from the NexGen team won the general classification by 9.3sec from NexGen/Sonic Cycles' James Thompson.

Throughout the four stage of racing three riders withdrew or did not start in the Junior U17 Men's race.

Topics:  battle of the border, cycle, cycling, race


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