Saturday 17 March 2012

Primera-Specialized Ready to Race!

New team, Primera-Specialized recently took delivery of their team issue bikes. The four man squad, Jason Eastwood, Ian Legg, Will Stephenson & Toby Neave will be riding Specialized Venge frames with Shimano Ultegra components & Enve wheels. Toby Neave got the team off to a great start last weekend, winning at the Mountbatten Circuit in Portsmouth.
Photo, Graham Robbins
Expect more of the same; the Primera-Specialized team intend to target the southern area circuit races as well as the Moreton evening series. Eastwood has won the Moreton race series for the last two seasons and will be looking to make it a hatrick of wins in 2012. There is no leader in the team; senior rider Eastwood explains the teams racing approach: “The race rule is we will ride for who is ever doing best in the race or, depending on the type of race, whoever we feel has the best chance. If it’s really hilly we will be riding for Will or if its flat we will look for the sprint.” Eastwood is pleased with his fitness “My weight is down and my power is up, I have been working with power a lot and my figures are better than ever”
Track racing will also feature in the teams programme. The new Bournemouth track is on the doorstep so the Tuesday track league and the BH postcode championships should see the team in action. Primera manager Alex Croucher added “Winning would be good but really we are happy to have a presence and a team back out on the road. We have some good riders, we are really pleased with the look of the new kit and the specialized bikes are great” Junior Will Stephenson is looking forward to riding with and for team mates. Stephenson will also be riding the national junior series and is a regular at local club time trials. Eastwood, Legg and Neave will be riding at Thruxton this weekend; Stephenson rides the Peter Young Memorial race in Surrey.

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