11 August 2016
Nick Ryles, Amateur Male Champion of the SuperFinals.
Chain Reaction employee Nick Ryles competed in Round 4 of the UK StreetVelodrome Series in Ballyclare back in June and won this round. Part of Nick’s prize was the chance to compete at the SuperFinals, hosted by Prudential RideLondon, in front of Buckingham Palace in July.
The event saw thousands of spectators enjoy the World’s most accessible cycle sport and the climax to the televised UK Pro / Am Series. After seven qualifying events, held throughout the UK, the SuperFinals brought together the best amateur competitors to race alongside the professional racers, who competed in the Series representing the various regions the tour visited.
Nick went in determined to do Northern Ireland proud to the best of his abilities and was victorious in the SuperFinals to become the Amateur Male Champion! The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor John Scott, commented: “This is a fantastic achievement and the Council is extremely proud and delighted for Nick.”