Adam Topham dominated last Sunday’s Ron Brown Memorial 100 Mile Time Trial with the stunningly fast time of 3 hours 34 minutes 01 second.
This gave him a winning margin of nearly 12 minutes over second placed Pete Harrison (GS Henley) who recorded 3.45.50, an improvement for this 33 year old rider of just over 10 minutes and a time which, under normal circumstances, might have been good enough to win.
This result gave Topham almost every prize that was on offer since he also took the fastest 50 award, was the first veteran on standard and led the High Wycombe CC to take the team prize (the other counters were Jeff Roberts, 4.10.25, and Cynthia Kunschke, 4.14.41). His time is the course record.
However, so far as the Hounslow is concerned, the most impressive aspect of the result is that Adam Topham has now won a record five consecutive Ron Brown Hundreds. The previous record of four wins (also consecutive) was held jointly by those two great centurions of the seventies, Martyn Roach and Gary Woodward, and since this record had stood for three decades before Mr. Topham came along, it had appeared to be permanently on the shelf… Read More >
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