Hawera's Graeme Bycroft came with a well-timed ride to win the Ngaronga Block cycle handicap on Saturday.
He surged to the line to beat Hawera's Peter Bayley, with team-mate Guy Oakley winning a bunch sprint.
The scratch riders struggled to shut down the front markers, but Hawera's Grant Deam did manage to take fastest time in the 41km race from team- mates Seth Colman and Mike Woodhead.
- Taranaki Daily News
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