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Kevin Shaw wins the Montney Roubaix Race

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Photo:  Kevin Shaw and Pat Ferris sprint to the finish on a snowy Sunday – Submitted

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Kevin Shaw won the Montney Roubaix race, Sunday, in an exciting sprint with Pat Ferris. Kevin won by inches in a fast downhill sprint after a 30km effort in -14 degree temperatures. Their time was 1:08:37 hours. Gary Hilderman was third at 1:12:01.

      Larry Joice won the one lap event with a time of 30:01 and Adam Currie second at 31:05.

      The Montney Roubaix is the second in the 3 race series. The circuit featured a 2.5 km gravel hill, snow and ice for each 10 km lap.

      There is a tie between Gary Hilderman and Kevin Shaw with 8 points each.  Trevor McDonnell and Pat Ferris are tied for second with 4 points each.

      The winner will be decided at next week’s Two Rivers Roubaix. This 27 km circuit will be snowy and muddy demanding a fast and handy bike rider. The winner gets the ‘Roubaix Cup’.

      Race time next Sunday is 2 pm from the Baldonnel School.

      www.ferrisfastcycles.com 

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