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January 26/06 7:57 am - Teams Set to Go for Forest City Six-Day, Race with Rendall: Stage 6


Posted by Editoress on 01/26/06
 

Forest City Six-Day Teams Set
Courtesy Rob Good

The Promoters of the Forest City Six-Day Bicycle Race, are pleased to present the teams to contest the 6 Day competition at the Forest City Velodrome in London Ontario Canada.

Teams will come to the line on Friday night for the start of the race. Riders from across Canada have entered and will be contending for the $5,000.00 purse.

"We have increased the prizes from $3,200.00 in October up to the $5,000 level to encourage more participation from the United States", said Bob Schelstreate, the race announcer for the event. The Teams will all be sponsored by local businesses in the London, Delhi areas.

Team London (Blue) Garnet Abbey & Kurt Schreiter
Team Delhi (Green) Mike Reneboog & Dave St. James
Team Vancouver (Purple) Keith Thorarison & Neil Dignam
Team Brantford (Yellow) Peirs Davidge & Eric Robertson
Team Waterloo ( Red) Dave Byer & Rob Good

All of the teams are evenly matched with a Sprinter and a Stayer (endurance) rider. Each night of racing will have 3 x 30 minute Madison's, and will feature Madison team Flying laps, sprints, Miss & Outs, Primes. A
new twist is the addition of Super Subs, These are riders that can't do the entire event, but can fill in for a team that is down a couple of laps.

Racing begins Friday Night at 7pm Continues Saturday at 7pm & Sunday afternoon at 2pm.

The London Track League & Velo-Kids will also be racing during intermission on each night of the Six-Day.


Race with Rendall: Stage 6
Courtesy Glen Rendall

Stage 6 of the RWR/ Peak Winter series is now complete after returning to the time trial course that was previously used in the series.

Since records are meant to be broken, OBC's Aaron Fillion set out to get his course record back from Mike Nash who had handily beaten Aaron in the last tt. At the end of the day, Aarron's new time of 34.36.7 stood as the new record on a course characterized by false flats and shallow climbs. Warren MacDonald from the Ride with Rendall team was the closest rider to Aaron with a solid 36:19.2.

38.02.6 continues to be the bench mark and a rather elusive number in the woman's category despite the podium rides by Team Biovale's Natasha Elliot (38.56.9), Jen Stevenson (40.06.8) and Ride with Rendall's Cynthia Clark (41.16.2). Further results will be available later today on ridewithrendall.com

The next stage will be held Jan 28/29 at the Peak Centre for Human Performance in Ottawa and Tuesday Jan31 at the Peak Centre in Vancouver. To book your start time or for more info call the Peak Centre in Ottawa at 613-737-Peak or 604-299-7959 in Vancouver.

In addition to the heats in Ottawa and Vancouver, Montreal riders will now be able to join the series in Sunday heats at the newly opened Peak Centre Montreal. To book your heat and start time in Montreal call 514-341-PEAK.

Stage 6 Top 5

Men
1. Aaron Fillion 34.36.7
2. Warren MacDonald 36.19.2
3. Marc Boudreau 36.28.9
4. Derrick St. John 36.52.3
5. Sean Wakefield 37.12.6

Women
1. Natasha Elliott 38.56.9
2. Jen Stephenson 40.06.8
3. Cynthia Clark 41.16.2
4. Amanda Shaw 41.53.4
5.Patricia Van Niessen 44.30.8

 


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