The rescheduled Champion of Champions 25 mile time trial, that had been cancelled on the 11th August due to a road traffic accident, took place this morning, although the organisers got a scare when another RTA blocked the road again today. Luckily the start was only delayed by half an hour. On the plus side, it meant that the riders missed the worst of the rain. Over half the field beat the hour, and Stephen Colbert (Ballymena) emerged as the winner with 56:03, ahead of Kevin Lynch (Newry) on 56:32 and John Rafferty (Ards CC) 56:45.
At the other end of the final standings, the penny-farthing Velo of Alaister Martin (Ards CC ex-international rider) split the two hand cyclists, with Jim Corbett (Banbridge) fastest