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Evans Cycles - Surrey League 5 Day - NE

UK, August 13-17, 2004

2003 results     Stage List     Preview     Past winners

The Stages

  • Stage 1 - August 13: Chobham Common,, 101 miles
  • Stage 2 - August 14: Newdigate, 99.8 miles
  • Stage 3a - August 15: Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit ITT, 2.4 miles
  • Stage 3b - August 15: Goodwood & South Downs circuit, 84 miles
  • Stage 4 - August 16: Daneshill, 98 miles
  • Stage 5 - August 17: Crowborough, 73 miles

Battle of the Brits

Claimed to be Britain's biggest domestic stage race, the Evans Cycles - Surrey League 5 Day kicks off on August 13 with a 101 mile circuit race around Surrey's Chobham Common.

The field of 75 riders for this year's event includes the professional X-Power squad as well as teams from Ireland, Jersey and the Isle of Man. Also competing will be some of England's top Elite-category riders, including the best riders from the South-East. An 8-man Evans Cycles team is lead by national elite mountain bike champion Jody Crawforth and last year's sprints jersey winner Justin Hoy, while Prestige have southern counties champion, Rob Enslin and Scottish international Duncan Urquhart among their number. Also hoping for a slice of the glory is South East Road Race Series leader, John Ibbotson, who has returned to England after a number of years racing professionally in Belgium and Italy.

Meanwhile, Matt Melville, who is fresh home from finishing 4th in last week's Giro dell'Umbria will be looking to defend the king of the mountains jersey which he won in last year's race.

Past winners

2003 Paul Griffin (GBr) Team Ras Mumhan
2002 Kristian House (GBr) GB 'A' Team
2001 Gary Dodd (GBr)
2000 Gethin Butler (GBr)
1999 Chris Lillywhite (GBr)
1998 Gordon McCauley (NZl)
1997 Barrie Clarke (GBr)