Photo by Lynda van Kempen.
The second wave of cyclists competing in the Lake Dunstan
Cycle Challenge heads over Deadman's Point bridge at
Cromwell, at the start of the 96km race.
Mosgiel cyclist Brad Evans won the event, which was held on
Sunday, finishing just one second ahead of his nearest rival,
Glenn Gould, of Timaru. Evans beat 160 competitors, in a time
of 2hr 24min 49sec. The event is the final one in the
Cromwell Summer Series and organisers said a thunderstorm
earlier on Sunday morning may have deterred cyclists, causing
a drop in entries compared with the previous year. The
weather was sunny for the race but cyclists faced a gusty