The New Forest Cycling Club


Club Awards Lunch Report

The club lunch took place on Saturday 26th Jan. The event was put on to replace the more formal awards dinner, to make it cheaper and more accessible to everyone. It was timed to allow the Saturday ride to go ahead, Barry choosing a time and route to allow everyone to get back in time, even though they might not get an afternoon nap!

See the gallery for Gerry’s pictures of the event.

In the end about 30 of us turned up, including most of the award winners. This year we included awards from events other than Time Trialling and the more historic set of NFCC trophies. These awards were presented by Phil Harris, with a set of amusing anecdotes which will need to be matched next year! A set of nice plaques was duly created under Roger’s guidance. The list of award winners is as follows:

Lanterne Rouge – Stewart Ward (for his nosedive on the new P170TT course)

Mechanic of the year – Robert Veal (Regular mechanical ineptitude, services to the bike shop, also managed to put a pedal on backwards!)

Ride of the year – Robert Sweatman (UCI World championships in Varese)

Most real elevation in 24Hrs – Philip Grant, (7,597M at ‘This is not a Tour’ June 2nd))

Most Strava Miles in a Year – Philip Grant, (19,681.9K)

Most Road miles in 24 Hrs – Mark Bolton (415.44 Km)

Volunteer of the Year – John Burridge for being everywhere when you need him.

Most recorded miles in Audax or sportive – David Smethurst (Mille Cymru 1021km)

In the Time Trial awards, there were age related certificates for those gaining the fastest time ever for a particular age at standard distances. These were won by the following and awarded for 2017 and 2018:

Bob Jolliffe, Peter Hawker, Noreen Henderson, Ray Claridge, Sasha Ring, Antony Green, Stuart Peckham, Peter Weaver, Catherine Pascoe and Lyndon Thompson.

The list of trophy winners, presented by Roger Bacon were as follows:

Broomfield Bowl for Fastest Club event 25 – Paul Lockyer 54.16

New Forest Circuits Shield – Ray Claridge 58.08

Wareham Cup for fastest South DC 50 – Ray Claridge 1.51.59

Cook Cup for most ppints in club championships – Paul Lockyer 12 pts

Golden Jubilee Cup for fastest 100 – Ben Boardman

Terry Jefferies Vets short distance BAR on standard – Antony Green

Most Improved Rider shield – Antony Green

Bolderwood Trophy for best Vet over 55 on standard in 5 club 10s – Barry Hard

Hincheslea Cup for clubman of the year – Phil Harris

Thoresby Cooksey Trophy Antony Green 29.47 M.P.H.

Eric Dunstan Vets B.A.R Cup – Antony Green 28.67mph

Division 1 10 trophy – Paul Lockyer

Division 2 10 trophy – Richard Parker

H.E Figgures Bowl Ladies B.A.R – Catherine Pascoe 21.5 mph

Marsh Shield B.A.R (25/30/50 Miles) – Antony Green 28.67 M.P.H.

Road Race Champion – Lyndon Thompson


A list of the plaques awarded for various events and series as follows:

10 SERIES DIV. 1

  1STP.LOCKYER

  2ND S.RING

  3RD R.CLARIDGE

10 SERIES DIV. 2

  1ST R.PARKER

  2ND  B.HARD

  3RD R.MASON

10 SERIES DIV.3

  1STP.JONES

  2ND M.ANGLIM

10 SERIES DIV. 4

  1ST C.PASCOE

  2ND R.JOLLIFFE

  3RD C.MILLS

10 SERIES 1ST LADY C.PASCOE

FOREST CIRCUITS

  1ST R.CLARIDGE

  2NDR.JOLLIFFE

25 CHAMPS.

  1ST P.LOCKYER 57M.38S

  2ND B.BOARDMAN 59M.17S

  3RD R.CLARIDGE 1H.0M.32S

15 CHAMPS

  1ST P.LOCKYER 32M.59S

  2ND B.BOARDMAN 34M.17S

  3RDA.KELLY 34M.36S

50 CHAMPS

  1ST R.CLARIDGE 1H 51M 59S

Handicap Trophy =1ST R.VEAL =1ST I.PARKES

In general, feedback was good. The venue would have benefited from a few more members, so hope to see a few more next year!

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