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Joe Wilson – Scottish 12 Hour TT Champion


Joe Wilson
Joe has had a great season.

It’s official, if you want to do a big mileage in a 12 hour time trial, forget the energy food, drinks and gels – macaroon bars are what you need. Joe Wilson (Sandy Wallace Cycles), who successfully defended his Scottish 12 title and narrowly missed breaking his own record for the event last Sunday, on the roads near Invergordon explains;

‘I was catching Carlos on that long leg out to Portmahomack, but I was feeling terrible, I had a macaroon bar and the bad patch passed quickly!’

Sadly, it was an Asda macaroon bar and not the authentic Lees item, if it had been, then maybe the record would have been his?

VeloVeritas didn’t make it to the 12 champs; we were busy sitting at Meadowbank watching the boards not-drying-out for the British madison

We rang Sandy Wallace Cycles on Tuesday morning to chat to Joe, but he was on his day-off (careful Sandy, he’ll want one every week).

Club sponsor and a former Scottish 12 hour champion himself, Sandy Wallace filled-in a bit of the background for us;

“Joe did 279 miles, missing