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RCUK photo competition - winners announced

RCUK photo competition - winners announced

Timothy John Timothy John

Today we announce the winners in the RoadCyclingUK photo competition.

We received hundreds of entries from talented snappers in RCUK’s online community, who sent pictures of bikes, riders, races, and landscapes, among others.

The 10 winners named below will receive prizes from the likes of Balint Hamvas, Dromarti, Endura, Human Race, Hammer Sports, Muc Off, Southern Sportive, Velopress, and Vulpine.

Many thanks to all who took part.

Category one: the Rural Landscape

Prize: four tickets and ferry crossing to the Southern Sportive IOW Riviera

Tracey Laird, RCUK photo competition, Rural Landscape, Winner Tracey Laird’s winning entry is a picture taken from a viewpoint on the climb to the Superbagnères ski resort in the Pyrenees

Category two: the Track

Prize: a pair of Dromarti track mitts, with crochet back and Nappa leather palm

William Harrod, RCUK photo competition, the Track, Winner

 William Harrod’s winning entry is a picture of riders warming up on the track at Meadowbank

Category three: the Urban Landscape

Prize: lightweight, showerproof Harrington jacket by Vulpine

Duncan Manuel, RCUK photo competition, Urban Landscape, Winner

Duncan Manuel’s winning entry is a picture taken on his morning commute through Brixton, south London 

Category four: ‘Cross

Prize: Cyclo-Cross 2011/12 coffee table photo book by Balint Hamvas

John Taylor, RCUK photo competition, 'Cross, Winner

John Taylor’s winning entry is picture of defending champion, Paul Oldham, in the Rapha Super Cross series at Broughton Hall, Lancs

Category five: the Bike

Prize: Muc Off ultimate bicycle cleaning kit

Simon Connellan, RCUK photo competition, The Bike, Winner

Simon Connellan’s winning entry is a picture of Bradley Wiggins’ rear wheel taken as Wiggo warmed up for the Col d’Èze time trial at Paris-Nice

Category six: the Club

Prize: Prendas Ciclismo Thermolite hat, winter gloves, and 2013 Les mémoires du peloton calendar

Andrew Tombs, RCUK photo competition, the Club, winner

Andrew Tombs’ winning entry is a picture of a veteran fan of Exeter Wheelers

Category seven: the Climb

Prize: free entry to the Hammer sportive in Devon’s notoriously hilly South Hams area

Dom Horton, RCUK photo competition, the Climb, winner

Dom Horton’s winning entry is a picture of his brother near the summit of the Col du Tourmalet

Category eight: the Sportive

Prize: two entries to the Etape Cymru from Human Race

Marco Misticoni, RCUK photo competition, Sportive, Winner

Marco Misticoni’s winning entry is a picture of more than 12,000 riders on the start line for the 2012 Nove Colli Gran Fondo

Category nine: the Seasons

Prize: Photon jacket from Scottish cycle clothing company, Endura

Mark Blakeley, RCUK photo competition, the Seasons, Winner

Mark Blakeley’s winning entry is a picture of a rider on a leaf-strewn road in autumn

Category ten: the Road Race

Prize: Merckx 525 coffee table book, published by Velopress

Ross Dymock, RCUK photo competition, the Road Race, Winner

Ross Dymock’s winning entry is a picture of Bradley Wiggins leading Mark Cavendish up a climb from Dumfries in the 2012 Tour of Britain

Jason Rourke, Chas Roberts, Bespoked Bristol 2012

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