JLT Condor and Drops were the winners as the 2017 Tour Series reached a conclusion in Stevenage, rounding out a packed Bank Holiday Monday in the Hertfordshire town that had seen cycling activities taking place around the Old Town circuit for almost 12-hours.

Connor Swift of Madison Genesis repeated his solo win from Bath in the evening’s men’s race, snatching an advantage with a handful of laps remaining to cross the line along and help his squad to the team victory on the night.  That trimmed JLT Condor’s final advantage to just two-points, but more than enough to secure the team their fourth Tour Series title, and make them the first team to defend their title since the inception of the Series in 2009.

It’s been a tough three weeks and really tough week this week but I’ve managed to get an individual win and we’ve taken many team wins and that’s the most important thing in this Series so we’re really happy. We’ve gelled well as a team and bringing the new members in who’ve done really well, it’s been great.

Graham Briggs

a member of the team for all four victories, JLT Condor

It’s been fantastic! I heard a lot about The Tour Series coming into the team and to have finished the Series as overall winners and take a couple of round wins as well was a bonus! I’ve had an amazing time here and I’d definitely recommend the racing to many Australians back home and I’d love to come back and do it in the future.

Brenton Jones

winner of two rounds - Stoke-on-Trent and Motherwell, JLT Condor

Sebastian Mora of Team Raleigh GAC confirmed his grip on the Wiggle Points Jersey, taking the competition that he has led since Round One in Redditch, while Spirit Tifosi Racing won the final round guest team competition, against the winning teams from the South, North and Midlands areas.

 

Interview – Jon Mould – Stevenage Tour Series 2017 – Final Race by Cycling Shorts

Interview with Jon Mould post race at the Stevenage round of the Tour Series 2017 Image ©www.chrismaher.co.uk | www.cyclingshorts.cc

 

 

Interview – Connor Swift – Stevenage Winner – Tour Series 2017 – Final Race by Cycling Shorts

Interview with Connor Swift of Madison Genesis, winner of the Stevenage round of the 2017 Tour Series. ©www.chrismaher.co.uk | www.cyclingshorts.cc

 

1, Connor Swift, GBR, Madison Genesis, 50-laps, 1:05:30.801
2, Steele Von Hoff, GBR, ONE Pro Cycling, + 9.0893,
Graham Briggs, GBR, JLT Condor, + 9.379
4, Brenton Jones, AUS, JLT Condor, + 11.093
5, Enrique Sanz, ESP, Team Raleigh GAC, + 11.180
6, Marcus Burnett, GBR, Spirit Racing Tifosi, + 11.529
7, Tobyn Horton, GBR, Madison Genesis, + 11.530
8, Bertie Newey, GBR, Metaltek Kuota, + 12.267
9, James Lowsley-Williams, GBR, BIKE Channel Canyon, + 12.401
10, Alex Paton, GBR, Madison Genesis, + 12.454

Connor Swift, GBR, Madison Genesis, 1:11.974

1, JLT Condor, 101pts
2, Madison Genesis, 99pts
3, BIKE Channel Canyon, 83pts
4, ONE Pro Cycling, 82pts
5, Team Raleigh GAC, 72pts
6, Metaltek Kuota, 55pts
7, Morvelo Basso, 47pts

1, Sebastian Mora, ESP, Team Raleigh GAC, 84pts
2, James Lowsley-Williams, GBR, BIKE Channel Canyon, 54pts
3, Brenton Jones, AUS, JLT Condor, 50pts

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