GUSTY winds prevailed on the Woodstock course in the Steve Spencer Handicap (47km) run by Central Victorian Veterans Cycling Club on Saturday afternoon.
A field of 26 raced along Power's Road, Maldon Highway, past the clubhouse and then back to the clubhouse for the finish.
Scratch conceded 20, 16, 9, 6, and 3 minutes.
Pam Robertson made a brilliant solo attack, but was caught by the chasing pack at 150m to go.
Race winner was Andrew Pascoe (scratch) in 73.13 minutes from Carl Harris (3), Dean McNamara (scratch) and Tony Coombes (3).