Simon Yates’ new year got off to a flying start with a couple of new year Revolutions!
The honorary Bury Clarion member came third to the Olympic and world champion, Ed Clancy in the men’s points race in the final of the winter-race series. Yates also went on to post fifth in the men’s elimination race at Glasgow’s Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.
In the previous week’s ACT track league at the Manchester Velodrome, Paul Whatmough finished 2nd in The Devil Takes The Hindmost and 3rd in the 12-lap scratch race.
At last week’s event Geoff Downs made 2nd in the 12-lap scratch race, 3rd in the 30-lap points race and also took two laps in the Course De Primes.
These results place Paul Whatmough 1st in the veterans league, Geoff Downs 3rd and Martin Usher 8th.