by Times News ServiceCyclists will face demanding hill climbs
during the race.
The club, which hosts a number of similar show events throughout the year, was formed in 1905 and specialises in trials and classic vintage sprint and hill climbs
At that time, it was used by the West Lothian Motorcycle Club for speed hill climbs
but was attractive enough to come to the attention of the Scottish Sporting Car Club and, in 1934, the first combined car and motorcycle event was held there.
Huddersfield Star Wheelers (HSW) and Holme Valley Wheelers (HVW) hill climbs
were staged at Holme Moss and were followed by a meeting at Meal Hill, Jackson Bridge.
Evans, who had a number of top placings in hill climbs
in the run-in to this ultimate challenge of the short 'anti-gravity' season, recorded a time of 13 minutes 42 seconds for the 4.
He added: "It looks like it is going to be a great event with fantastic scenic cycling along the coast and through the glens with some challenging hill climbs
to look forward to.
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His fitness from a season of road racing in France and an intensive fourweek build-up of 12 hill climbs
came through, however, as he moved up the order from tenth place at the midway split to finish a superb third.
The youngster, though, excels at cyclo-cross and hill climbs
, and he took the bronze in the BSCA national hill climb
championships in 2002-2003.
Shaun Palmer continues to push the envelope in action sports with his involvement in motocross and hill climbs
along with his renowned accomplishments on the snowboarding circuit.
At 435 metres in length and with an average gradient of 17% the Monsal climb is considered one of the most prestigious hill climbs
in the country.
Matt Limacher (Onimpex-BioRacer) and Anthony Farrell (Alf Jones Cycles) won the Rhyl CC and Rhos-On-Sea CC hill climbs
at Rhuallt and Llanrwst respectively, both achieving personal bests.