SPRINTING: Brendan Hinchliffe is forced to put in one last effort as he makes his way to the front to win the Stawell Great Western Cycling event. BRENDAN Hinchcliffe showed his strength and versatility lastTuesday, takinghis first Stawell/Great Western Cycling Clubwin from a two up sprint.
Thirteen riders competed in what were yet again windy conditions.
The first group wascasual in getting the race underway, but the next three groups were eager to get things moving.
The scratch group of Peter Wemyss, Brendan Hinchcliffe, Sean Prins and Frank Kean showed they were up to thetask,rollingthrough nicely and catching the front with only 2.5 kilometres to go.
With a crosswind blowing along thelast piece of road,the triosubsequently blew the race apart. In the end, it wasHinchcliffethat prevailed after a spring to the finish line.It washisfirst victoryin only his second race riding off scratch.
Frank Kean was awarded secondwith third going the way of Sean Prins.Peter Wemyss took fastest time for the first time this year.
Racing continues every Tuesday until December 15.
RELAXED: Brendan Hinchliffe looked comfortable starting from the scratch mark during the Tuesday night Stawell Great Western Cycling event which he was able to win. Pictures: CONTRIBUTED
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