THE WINNERS ARE
Caroline Towers (wins
a Cannondale CAAD5 custom frame)
Up: Fred Clausen: (wins
a Saeco Jersey signed by Mario Cipollini)
Up: David Fields: (wins
a Volvo/Cannondale Jersey signed by Cadel Evans)
Towers is an 18-year old rider from the UK. She was on holiday
in Crete when we drew the contest, but according to her mum, she's
thrilled at her win and "I am sure at this time it is just
the motivation she needs to develop her cycling talent". Caroline
watched her first 3 Peaks International Cyclo Cross Event when she
was about 7 weeks old, was lusting after a Cannondale while on holiday
in the US last year and is a fan of the Lion King, as befits a Leo!
Clausen from Denmark is a member of the 150-strong CMO
club, started riding two years ago, trains three times a week
and says "I'm totally crazy about the sport."
will use my new jersey every time I take a part in a official
race here in Denmark, and maybe I will go to Belgium in September
and take part in a race there."
Fred at the 150km 'Langeland
rundt' race last year. "There
was a heavy storm and rain, but we completed the race anyway."
Fields of Bloomington, MN, USA has been riding for five
years, "the first four of those years on an ancient Peugeot,
and this last year on a custom Cannondale cobbled together online
(the upgrade has been nice)."
also tells us, "I'll be trying my hand (or legs) at racing
for the first time this summer, likely clad in the jersey from
this competition (thank you). Here's hoping I can learn to climb
Cannondale Giro d'Italia competition was Cyclingews' most successful
yet, with around 6,000 entries. Many thanks to Cannondale for
sponsoring the competition and providing the great prizes, to
the riders who provided their signed clothing and thanks to all
of you who entered, and above all...
team @ Cyclingnews
Gerard, Jeff, Tomas, Adrian, John, Grant and John