As the evenings start to draw in, New Forest CC held the opening on the Autumn series on Sunday morning on the P164 Boltons Bench course. The weather conditions were changeable and with heavy showers forecast a limited field of 15 riders took to the start line and hoped for the best conditions. Antony Green was the fastest NFCC rider home in 23.11. Antony has had an excellent first season back with the club and maintained his fine form with this ride. Antony had over a minute from Graham Lenton in second place who recorded 24:33. A slightly disappointed Graham had hoped to get close to 24 minutes, but with a disrupted start to his season due to a fall has always played catch up. Graham commented that he was looking forward to an uninterrupted autumn and winter to start next season strong. Tom Butler had a strong ride to finish third in 25:23, but also took the scalp of former club champion Stuart Peckham in the process, who recorded a time of 26:00.
Matthew Downie representing Eden Veranda was the fastest rider home in the field in an impressive time of 22:54. Gary Ferrett, 25.01 from Hants RC was the second non club rider ahead of Alan Emmott from Fareham Wheelers in 25:23. For full results please look at the NFCC results page
Four NFCC riders were entered for the event. Bob Jolliffe, getting ready for the international Transplant Games next week where he is riding both road and TT events, was a bit disappointed with his 27:00 time. Sacha Ring was even more disappointed, having his second puncture in recent events due to a seemingly badly made […]
NFCC won the recent inter club event, though we may not have beaten VC Venta! See below from the Crabwood Facebook report: The three Crabwood riders who rode tonight (where were the others?) were no match for the New Forest CC team, which included the winner Antony Green in 33.36. VC Venta riders filled the […]