The latest from organiser John Rawnsley is that the next Three Peaks cyclocross will have electronic timing. This means that the 2007 event will have more detailed breakdown of different sections, like the Three Peaks Fell Race results or sportive rides like the Fred Whitton Challenge.
The use of an electronic ‘dibber’ is pretty straightforward, although a certain six times winner was’nt too chuffed when I ran the idea by him, saying that wasting five seconds three or four times in the race might not be good if you’re going for record attempts. Fair point, but I think he’s just not looking forward to finding out how fast I come down Penyghent. Now if only I could get the uphill bits sorted….