The New Forest Cycling Club


Time Trialling

Time Trials are ridden as a test against the clock … and yourself (and hence the term ‘testers’ is often applied.) They can vary in distance (usually starting at 10 miles, but sometimes less) and with many different courses to choose from (particularly here at New Forest CC) the rider can expect some varied and undulating challenges.

New Forest CC encourages non-members to ‘come & try it’ and at £3 to compete you’ve lost nothing in dipping your toe into the sport.

For those already competing, it’s always worth getting clarification on the odd ‘nuance’ here and there .. and one common misunderstanding is the difference between a ‘Club’ event and an ‘Open’ event. In essence, anyone can ride a Club event and some of these events may form part of a wider club competition or series. An ‘Open’ event costs a little more to enter and requires an official entry form to be completed and submitted a couple of weeks in advance – and you must be a fully paid up member of a cycling club. Open events can be hosted by any club and New Forest CC host some too … taking place on 1 of our registered courses (P303, P311 etc)

If you need help in entering an Open event (because it can be a bit confusing first time) please ask a member of the club.

Finally … did you know .. the course numbers you race on actually mean something ..the 100’s are centred around Lyndhurst .. the 300’s around Ringwood .. and so on.

As a club, we encourage all riders to wear a helmet, although it is only compulsory for riders Under 18.   We also require all riders to use a rear light during our time trials.

What we do

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Time Trialling Road Racing Track Cycling Sportives

Group rides

Club records

TT Events

Follow this link NFCC 2018 Events Calendar for all this year’s events. The PDF download includes details of all the club time trials and contact details for Margaret in order to ring up on the day and reserve a start slot (NFCC members before midday, non members after midday).   For the Training Blog, with details […]

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September Events

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TT results

P164 10m TT 26/08/2018

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Ten Series Results Tables after 12 Events

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Club news

Weekend Round-up 16th Sept

The Cyclo-cross season has started! More news on the NFCC event will be sent out via BC email in the next week or so once the event has formally been registered with British Cycling. The club is an affiliated member of the Wessex League, so all NFCC riders can take part. Report from the first […]

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Weekend Round-up 9th Sept and Varese TT

Varese TT – Report from Paul Lockyer TT course wasn’t as bad as I first thought. The climbing was pretty gradual and only a couple of big kicks which zapped some speed. Didn’t really train for the event, went to have fun and enjoy the experience. Happy with my power hoped to hold 300w, more […]

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