By Bob Jolliffe Contact him on 01425 616525 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTHAMPTON-based Contre la Montre’s Stephen Whitewick and Julian Jenkinson took first and second places in the Bournemouth & District Women’s Cycling Association 25-mile time trial near Poole on Sunday.
Whitewick, from Totton, clocked a rapid 52-13, more than a minute quicker than his teammate who finished in 53min 17sec to beat veteran Poole Wheeler Terry Icke, who is enjoying some of the best form of his long career, by 36 seconds.
New Forest CC club champion John Heffernan was on form again following his win in the inter-club against Sotonia CC, finishing in 12th place with a sparkling 56-13.
Heffernan’s clubmate Chris Hughes was “over the moon” with a three-minute-plus improvement on his personal best to 1-00-54, while Stuart Peckham also went well with 1-02-25.
Other local times: Martin Beale (VC St Raphael/second claim NFCC) 1-00-01, Dave England from East Boldre (Crabwood CC) 1-02-54, Claire Newman from Totton (Crabwood) 1-5-41.
Bob’s best, but Hutch is much better
New Forest CC veteran Bob Jolliffe clocked a best for the past 14 years in the Lea Valley CC Middlemarkers’ 10 near Cambridge on Saturday finishing with a time of 27-41 riding fixed wheel. First place went to Henry Farrell of Welwyn Whrs with 21-04.
In Gear/Quickvit/Trainsharp RT’s Michael Hutchinson powered to victory in the scratch race which followed the middlemarkers’ with a super-fast 18-10, which bodes well for a record eighth win in the National Championship 10 at Sawtry on Sunday.
Second place went to Joe Perrett of Ciclos Uno with 18-49 and Kevin Tye (Data Team All Stars) was third with 19-20.
I’ve had the following information from Bob Jolliffe, many of the long term members or older riders will remember Geoff racing as well as being involved in club organisation. Former long-term New Forest CC secretary Geoff Smith is in Southampton General Hospital with a broken leg after falling from his bike on the A337 at […]
Update from Bob Jolliffe with his weekend activities – New Forest CC’s 66-year-old Bob Jolliffe had a brilliant social weekend at the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists’ Track Championships at the Derby Arena Velodrome, even if his attempts at racing were lacklustre. Despite only finishing in one event of two entered, the Group F (age […]