Dubbo cycle club held their club championships on the weekend with riders contesting both road races and time trials. On Saturday riders in A, B and C-grade took on the 63km South Geurie road course while D and E-grade riders' rode for 31kms. All riders then took on the 17km Wongarbon time trial course on the Sunday.
Luke Ensor and Tim Hines shared the honours in A-grade. Ensor won a sprint finish in the road race to take the win from Jason Farr, while Hines was dominant in the time trial. Combining results, Hines was able to claim the A-grade championship.
B-grade riders had it all in front of them with Simone Grounds bringing her good form to the event. Taking the road race on Saturday, Grounds was able to back up and win Sundays' time trial to take out the B-grade championship. A strong time trial saw David Gerrish finish second overall.
Zara Fuller lead home an experienced field in the C-grade road race, winning a six way sprint. The time trial saw old stayer Jason Billsborough finish in first position. This result, combined with his fourth place in the road race had him declared the winner of the C-grade club championship.
The field in the D-grade event was the biggest of the day. 14 year old Isabelle Russell toiled hard all day only to be robbed on the line by Mark Fuller who took first position in the road race.
Jeff Sargent was a clear winner in the D-grade time trial which saw Russell back up to finish third. Despite these consistent results Russell was beaten to the D-grade club championship by Mark Fuller.
Jason Canobie took out the road race and time trial in E-grade to be declared the E-grade club championship.
A number of Dubbo riders head to Coonabarabran this weekend to take on the Coonabarabran to Gunnedah road race on Saturday and the Gunnedah to Tamworth road race on the Sunday. This is always a big weekend of racing which has seen Dubbo riders finish very strongly over the years. Locally club racing will take place on the 37km Mogriguy course with sign on starting at 1pm on Saturday.