U19 Women's Road Race - Text Updates

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CNZ Elite Road National Championships 2021 v2

U19 Women's Road Race - Text Updates

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This morning we have the U19 Women's Road race kicking off! It's a beautiful sunny Saturday morning over here and looking like a great day for racing- 73km of road racing ahead!

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Time Event
 10:02am  Sprint finish for our 3 chasers- results to come!
 10:02am  Finella, Eliana and Ava coming up- Kirsty watts has crossed the finish line
 10:01am  3 chasers coming into the 1km mark to go
10am 1km to go for Kirsty Watts- leading by 23 seconds
 9:57am  23 second time gap
9:56am 3km to go!
9:54am Time gap of 25 seconds
 9:53am  5km to go mark
9:52am Kirsty pushing on the pedals up the hill- trying to maintain the gap!
 9:49am  Lead rider Kirsty watts is starting to head off up the climb
9:47am heading towards the climb for one last time- time gap of 32 seconds lead by Kirsty
 9:43am  Women coming in with 10km to go- Kirsty Watts holding out at the front
 9:42am  Gap has gone out by 25 seconds
 9:39am  Time gap now at 24 seconds
9:37am Time gap of now 20 second- Kirsty still taking the lead
 9:34am  Time gap of 17 seconds between Kirsty Watts and our 3 chasers
 9:31am  Time gap of 15 seconds
 9:26am  Finella leading at the front and pushing the pace along
 9:22am  Second lap completed by our riders- one more to go- a quicker lap on the second time round, 39.30
9:18am 3km to go till we approach the finish line for lap 3. Kirsty Watts out solo by about 50 meters from 3 riders Eliana, Finella and Ava
 9:14am  Over the top of the climb- lead 5 riders starting to put the pressure on- 225, 252 coming up close behind them- passing through the feed zone
 9:12am  Riders about 50m from the top of the climb
   Group gradually starting to stretch
 9:10am  Riders getting ready to head up the hill for the second time
 8:59am 7 riders still ticking along in the peloton- riding around 40 km p/h 
8:56am Peloton of 7 still sticking together
8:51am Fog is starting to lift on the course for our riders
 8:49am  Riders pacing along about 50 km p/h- all riders rolling through nicely
 8:42am Riders approach to complete first lap of three. 7 riders of the peloton in a tight bunch, 4 from back magic still up at the front of the peloton 
 8:39am  Peloton are coming up 1 km to finishing the first lap of the course
 8:37am  Peloton of 7 well dominated by Black Magic
8:36am 2 riders slightly dropped from the peloton- 7 riders still in a tight bunch. 21km covered of the race so far, last 3km of lap one to go
 8:29am  Coming into the steepest part of the climb- riders still altogether
 8:28am  Turning into the start of the climb! Peloton still altogether
 8:26am  Riders are starting approach the first climb/hill of the race
 8:23am  15km into the race of 73.5km- peloton is still together, working at a nice tempo and rolling through- no wind on the course so far
 8:11am  Peloton still riding together in a bunch
 8:05am  Peloton are sitting around 40-42 km p/h
 8:02am Cold start with 11 degrees racing conditions for our riders! but a nice steady start into the rice. The peloton of 9 are working well together 
 8:00am  The U19 Women's road race has started and they are off!



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