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Alan Thomson – Scottish 50 Mile TT Champion 2015

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VeloVeritas didn’t make it to the National ’50’ but we did pick up the phone and ring the winner, Alan Thomson.

Congratulations on another ’50’ title, Alan – remind us about the basic stuff.

“I ride for Sandy Wallace Cycles, I’m 34 years-old, live on the Southside of Glasgow and work as a charter surveyor.”

Scottish 50 Mile TT
Alan Thomson. Photo©Ed Hood

Remind us of your palmarès please…

“I won the ’50’ champs in Fife in 2011 and the Olympic TT champs when it was on The Meldons in 2013 and I’ve had medals in the ’10’ and ’25’ champs – I’ve never had a medal in the ‘100.’

“I rode one once – never again!”

I believe it was a tough shift up there in the North East?

“Nuts!

“The course rolls and there were spells of brutal headwind whe