Dylan Kerfoot-Robson on his way to winning the Welsh Road Race Championships title. Pic: Welsh Cycling.

Kerfoot-Robson Proves King Of The Road And Cross County

Dylan Kerfoot-Robson saw off a strong line-up to be crowned Welsh Road Race Champion at Cerrig-y-drudion.

The St Asaph-born rider who competes for Team Wiggins completed three laps of the challenging 33km Brenig course in an impressive time of two hours 35 minutes 27 seconds.

Kerfoot-Robson was followed by Gruff Lewis of Madison Genesis who took silver with Dan Evans of Team Elite taking bronze.

The victory follows the 21-year-old’s third consecutive Welsh Mountain Bike Cross Country win at the Royal Welsh Show Ground earlier in the summer.

Welsh Cycling’s Head Coach Darren Tudor said: “2017 has seen a change of direction for Dylan, with a focus on road following many years within mountain biking.

“Opportunities through Team Wiggins have offered Dylan the chance to learn and develop further within the discipline.

“An area, I’m sure he will continue to be successful in within 2018.”

Welsh Road Race Champions also included Dan Coombe, Richard Harris, Timothy Davies, Jessica Roberts and Ruth Metcalfe.

Amy Gornhall of Secret-Training.cc stole the Senior Women’s Road Race Championship title on Sunday – 24 hours after winning the Time Trial Championship title which saw her complete one lap of the 20.5 mile course in a speedy time of 57:36.45.

Time Trial Championship titles were also awarded to George Evans, James Tillett, David Poval, Garry Ellis, Gwenno Hughes, Annie Glover and Sally Cunliffe.

Chief Executive Officer at Welsh Cycling, Anne Adams-King said: “What a fantastic weekend of racing it has been.

“On behalf of Welsh Cycling, I’d like to congratulate all of our well-deserved, hard-working and talented Welsh Champions”.

“Thank you to all of the riders, supporters, volunteers, NEG, Marshalls and of course VC Melyd for organizing and helping to make such a successful event. Without your support, our Welsh Championships would not be possible.”

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