Preview – Cheltenham and County Road Race


The Cheltenham and County Road Race returns this Sunday (13th July) as round four of the Cotswold Cycle Racing League.

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Preview – Cheltenham and County Road Race

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A full field will complete 5 laps of a challenging 12 mile circuit near Bourton on the Water, which completes with a 2.5km to the finish line. Grant Bayton, winner of the previous two rounds, is on the start list though is said to be riding for his Ride 24/7 team mates this weekend.

This leaves the race wide open. Michael Cripps (Army Cycling Union), Christopher Morrison (Cadence Cycle Performance) and Steve Fidler (Dave Hinde Racing Team) have all shown good form this season. Craig Wallduck has featured strongly in the Cotswold league this year and will be competing for the win.

However, the crowd will be cheering for local rider Richard Cleaver (, the housewives’ favourite who missed the wind by a fraction last year

1 Rory Gilling Performance Cycles U23 2nd
2 David Arthur Performance Cycles 2nd
3 Paul Carson Performance Cycles 2nd
4 Robert Edgell Performance Cycles 2nd
5 Daniel Guest Performance Cycles 2nd
6 Matthew Ullmer Performance Cycles 2nd
7 Michael Cripps Army Cycling Union 2nd
8 Richard Bussell Beacon Roads CC 2nd
9 Wayne Coombs BH-Solidor-WAM Youth 2nd
10 Rob Yeatman BH-Solidor-WAM Youth U23 2nd
11 James Cowan Bristol RC 3rd
12 Casimir Ludwig Bristol RC 4th
13 Stuart McCombie Bristol RC 3rd
14 Geoff Ripley Bristol RC 2nd
15 Christopher Morrison Cadence Cycling Performance 2nd
16 Krzysztof Chrostek Cardiff Ajax CC 2nd
17 Michael Auty Cheltenham & County CC 4th
18 Daniel Cooper Cheltenham & County CC 4th
19 Jake Osborne Cheltenham & County CC Day
20 Dean Robson Cheltenham & County CC 2nd
21 Stuart Trigg Cheltenham & County CC Day
22 Joseph Hole Cheltenham and County CC Day
23 Philip Mason Climb On Bikes CC 2nd
24 Aaron Collins Cotswold Veldrijden U23 3rd
25 Matthew Cooper Cotswold Veldrijden 4th
26 Niel Dunnage Cotswold Veldrijden 3rd
27 Callum Lister Cotswold Veldrijden 3rd
28 Trevor Smith Cotswold Veldrijden 3rd
29 Nick Walmsley Cotswold Veldrijden 3rd
30 Steven Fidler Dave Hinde Racing Team 2nd
31 Tom Ilett Dream Cycling 2nd
32 Steve Thomas Dream Cycling 2nd
33 Craig Wallduck Dream Cycling 2nd
34 John Russell Dymag-T-1-D 2nd
35 James Morris Evesham & District Whls CC U23 3rd
36 Ben Carty Felt-Colbornes-Hargroves RT 2nd
37 Scott Chalmers Felt-Colbornes-Hargroves RT 2nd
38 Charles Coleman Felt-Colbornes-Hargroves RT 2nd
39 Christopher Davis Giant Cycling Club – Halo Films 2nd
40 Peter Blencowe Gloucester City CC 3rd
41 Garry Jones Gloucester City CC 3rd
42 Anthony Lake Gloucester City CC 3rd
43 Matthew Woods Hargroves Cycles RT-Specialized-Trant-Next-Elliott’s U23 2nd
44 Dion Black Kenilworth Wheelers CC 2nd
45 Richard Cleaver Leisure Lakes 2nd
46 Tom Marshall Leisure Lakes Junior 3rd
47 James Local London Dynamo 2nd
48 William Corden Lyme RC 2nd
49 Jordan Bason NFTO Race Club U23 2nd
50 Steven Roach Private Member 2nd
51 Simon Coles Norwood Paragon CC 2nd
52 William Baxter Radeon Cycle Coaching Junior 3rd
53 Ross Evans Radeon Cycle Coaching 2nd
54 Stuart Gourley Radeon Cycle Coaching 4th
55 Jamie Penton Radeon Cycle Coaching 3rd
56 Michael Porter Radeon Cycle Coaching 4th
57 Ben Strain Radeon Cycle Coaching Junior 4th
58 Joe Barry Ride 24/7 2nd
59 Grant Bayton Ride 24/7 2nd
60 Mark Perry Ride 24/7 2nd
61 Michael Ward Ride 24/7 2nd
62 Marc Flay Stratford Cycle Studio – RPC 2nd
63 Cameron Thompson VC St Raphael Junior 2nd
64 Liam Walsh VC St Raphael U23 2nd
65 James Coleman Velo Club Walcot 2nd
66 Jonathan Fowles Velo Club Walcot U23 2nd
67 Lee Davis Velosure – Giordana RT 2nd
68 Luke Nolan Westbury Wheelers 2nd
69 Adrian Bird Worcester St Johns CC 2nd
70 Mark Corbett Worcester St Johns CC 2nd

71 Timothy Poole Performance Cycles 4th
72 Adrian Lawson Cadence RT 2nd
73 Daniel McKimm Dream Cycling U23 2nd
74 Stuart Thompson VC St Raphael 2nd
75 Malcolm Dixon Dream Cycling 2nd
76 Luke Souter Banbury Star CC 2nd
77 Jack Billyard Swindon RC Junior 3rd
78 Don White North Cotswold CC 4th
79 Neal Garside North Cotswold CC 4th

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