August 3/97 22:13 pm - Local News from Across the Country!
Posted by Editor on 08/3/97
Quebec Result (thanks to J.L.)
The young wolves of Quebec cycling took advantage of the fact that Canadian Champion, Czeslaw Lukaszewicz, and a few other of the best cyclists were away to show themselves in the first stage of the Tour Cycliste de Portneuf yesterday.
Andrew Randell, Espoirs Laval, celebrated the return of this event by winning the 60 km criterium (50 laps) presented on the streets of St-Raymond. This win also gives him the lead in the Quebec Cup GC by 7 points.
60 km CRITERIUM:
1. Andrew Randell, in 1h 28m. 43 secs;
2. Eric Lyman, at 13s;
3. Etienne Tremblay, s.t.;
4. Hugo Ledoux, at 14s;
5. Alexandre Bernard, at 18s;
6. Jonathan Tremblay, s.t.;
7. Samuel Thibodeau, s.t.;
8. Luc Provencher, s.t.;
9. Frederic Vachon, s.t.;
10. Rene Fortin, s.t.
The 110 km road race is held today (Sunday), starting in St-Basile and ending in St-Raymond.
NORTHUMBERLAND CHALLENGE STAGE RACE
presented by the Cobourg Cycling Club
SPONSORED BY: Bicycles Plus (Oshawa), Discount Car and Truck Rentals, Pupp's
Rental and Sales, Warkworth Service Club, Cobourg P.U.C., Cobourg Safety Equipment Supply, Ste. Anne's Water, Money Concepts, Proform Cycle, Belden Canada Inc., The Sports Newspaper, Williams Communications.
STAGE 1 - 20 km Criterium August 2, 1997
1. Kathleen Miller, 30 pts. + 1 bonus point
2. Amy Jarvis, 26pts.
3. Linda Simonsen, 24pts. + 1 bonus point
4. Helen Houle, 23pts.
5. Judy Osborne, 22pts.
1. Craig Doucet, 30pts. + 2 bonus points
2. Chris Hooper, 26pts. + 2 bonus points
3. Stef Kramer, 24pts.
4. Steve Narasnek, 23pts.
5. Gord Clarke, 22pts.
6. Aubry Bryce, 20pts.
STAGE 2 - 16 km Time Trial August 2, 1997
1. Amy Jarvis, 26:19, 30pts.
2. Kathleen Miller, 27:09, 26pts.
3. Linda Simonsen, 28:11, 24pts.
4. Helen Houle, 28:44, 23pts.
5. Judy Osborne, 29:09, 22pts.
1. Jorn Hansen, 23:30, 30pts.
2. Desi Desrochers, 23:56, 26pts.
3. Steve Narasnek, 24:05, 24pts.
4. Mark Dwyre, 24:57, 23pts.
5. Gord Clarke, 25:03, 22pts.
OVERALL AFTER STAGE 2
1. Kathleen Miller, 57 pts.
2. Amy Jarvis, 58pts.
3. Linda Simonsen, 49pts.
4. Helen Houle, 46pts.
5. Judy Osborne, 44pts.
1. Jorn Hansen, 50pts.
2. Chris Hooper, 48pts.
3. Craig Doucet, 48pts.
4. Steve Narasnek, 47pts.
5. Desi Desrochers, 46pts.
Stages remaining - 75 km Road race, 7km TT, 50km Road Race
It still isnâ€št too late to get into the Atlantic Canada Road Championships! They will be held in Little Narrows, Nova Scotia on August 11th. For more information, contact Melvin MacLean at (902) 756-2985. Note: if anyone who does go to the race would like to send us a report we would be most grateful.
New Brunswick Century
The Fredericton Freewheelers' Century ride has been set for Sunday, Aug. 17, 1997. It is set for an 8-9 am start with 3 optional routes,50-100km or 100 miles depending on rider ability.The 60 km route if from F'ton to the Burton Bridge and back,the 100 km route is from Fredericton to the upper Gagetown ferry and back, and the 100 mile route includes the previos route plus a loop up to Burtt's corner$10 entry fee plus a sag wagon. Contact the club at firstname.lastname@example.org , or call (506) 454-1707.