A cool northerly wind and bright sunny conditions greeted 11 riders for the Balmer Lawn based 16 miler. Fastest round was visitor Andy Rivett, with a minute in hand over New Forest’s Ben Boardman. Barry Hards time was good enough to clinch the two event series overall. A couple of riders tackled the course on road bikes, but most were on their full TT machines. Richard Mason had the dubious pleasure of winning the ‘rear light warning’ prize as the club introduces its policy of ‘no working light, no ride’!
Ray Claridge and Stuart Peckham were in action in the Wessex Road Club 24 the latest in the Sigma Sport Classic series. Ray was 11th in the combined Vet/Female category and Stuart 19th.
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 […]