New Forest CC held the second Sunday morning events on the P337 course. The course starts at Goatspen near Burley and heads towards Brockenhurst, keeping left through Rhinefield, before taking another left towards the start on the A35. Sunday mornings conditions were not for the faint hearted as a stiff cold easterly, made the first leg of the course particularly testing for the competitors. A reduced field of 21 riders braved the temperatures, as New Forest CC member Ben Boardman again showed the form of two years ago by prevailing in fine time of 31:33. The first four riders finishing times were punctuated by minute intervals as Hugo Walters claimed second, Stuart Peckham third, and Graham Lenton a fine fourth after spending the winter on the turbo trainer. The men to beat however were once again Steve Whitewick and Julian Jenkinson on the rapid tandem roaring home in 29:39. For full results and time Trial programme visit the NFCC web site.
Martin Balk and Bob Jolliffe represented New Forest CC at the Farnborough and Camberley Open 10 TT on Saturday 14th March. The event was won by James Boyman in an impressive time of 20:37, with Martin and Bob recording times of 28:21 and 29:11 respectively.
After disappointment due to the cancellation of the TT last week, this week Aron Kelly managed the win he’s been training for. After giving up triathlon to focus on the bike, he’s hoping to have more success this year. His partner Sonia Laurie was also fastest female, with a strong field of 5 NFCC female […]
Forget the hype of Wout Van Aert, the absence of Mathieu Van der Poel, the strength of Phillipe Gilbert and the bad form of Peter Sagan. From an idea 8 months ago, NFCC member Matt Cafferky (and Bill Mayes) tackled the event. Over to Matt in a fantastic report … here