A slightly warmer morning than the last few, but a rising easterly wind, at least helpful on the leg back from Ipley. A full complement of helpers, meaning a reduced field but made for a smooth running event. Volunteer marshals are also coming forward for the 10 series – don’t forget, you need one marshal session to qualify, but late volunteers may find they are forced to do one that they would prefer to ride!
Fastest home was Richard Parker, beating second claim Mike Anderson in his French racing team colours. Richard Mason claimed another final step of the podium. Young George Weller wasn’t put off by the previous week, but his mechanic obviously needs to brush up his skills and remember to tighten cleats! Full results and photos in the usual locations on the site.
Stuart Peckham rode the Poole Wheelers ‘ski-slope’ event, recording a time of 23.25 for 12th place.
Don’t forget the Round the Forest Open on the 5th May. John Burridge will need helpers, or represent the club and ride.
It may seem a bit early to be talking about cyclocross but, to quote the organiser of the first race “it is only 32 sleeps to the first race of the season!” The New Forest Cycling Club is now affiliated to the Wessex Cyclocross League for the 2019/2020 season. This means that NFCC riders will […]
Ray Claridge won last night’s TT with a 36:04, a very good time that would likely have had his 3 minute man and second placed rider Stuart Peckham just in sight on the last rise to the finish. The evening had an unhelpful wind direction, but was warm and at least rain free. A further […]