New Forest CC riders took to the reliably quick P128 course on Tuesday evening, which circles from Netley Marsh to the Totton ring road, to Copythorn and Cadnam. Conditions were ideal for fast times as a warm south westerly aided the 36 riders in the event. Again it was Ben Boardman setting the pace to beat in the Division One Competition in a sporting time of 22:06 from Sasha Ring in 22:25. Stewart Ward broke up the top three monopoly ahead of Stuart Peckham in 22:52 and 23:22 respectively. Graham Lenton and Nick Buck also dived under 23 minutes to average over 25mph on the course. Long distance specialist Steve Skinner just gained the better of Peter Trunwit in div 2 with times of 24:38 and 24:42. Phil Harris made it into the top three with a great time of 25:18. Darren Ridge (27:06) had to dig deep to claim his second straight win in div 3 from Mark Webb (27:07) and Chris Mills in third (28:18). For full results please visit the NFCC results page.
New Forest CC held round seven of the 10 series after a few weeks of longer club championship rides. Round seven was held on the P164, Boltons Bench course on a stiflingly hot evening with little breeze to cool the riders down. Paul Lockyer did not display any of the fatigue he was describing before […]
A high quality field came out on a scorching early summer evening to participate in the New Forest Club Championship 25 mile TT. The course was two laps from Ringwood down the Winkton, Bransgore and Crow. Paul Lockyer managed his effort perfectly to record an incredible time of 56:04. At the half way point […]