By Bob Jolliffe
NEW Milton’s Tony Green was in his usual sparkling form when he took victory in New Forest Cycling Club’s second evening 10-mile time trial, held on the Kingston course south of Ringwood on Tuesday.
Green, who rides in GA Cycles’ colours nimbly pedalled around the course in 23min 23sec to beat New Forest’s Ben Boardman into second place by 20 seconds.
Third went to Boardman’s clubmate James Bannister with a fine 24-04. Junior Hugo Walters clocked an excellent 24-26 for fourth while multiple national women’s time trial champion Julia Shaw (drag2zero), recovering from a serious shoulder injury, took fifth with 24-28.
Others (NFCC unless stated): James Horton (Come and Try It) 24-44, Sacha Ring 25-15, Neil Richardson (second claim NFCC) 25-22, Stuart Peckham 25-34, Alli Rogers 25-43, Geri Robinson 25-59, Rob Ellis (VC St Raphael, second claim NFCC) 26-00, Josh Green 26-14, Andrew Hanley 26-16, Anja Heijnen (Bournemouth Jubilee Whlrs) 26-42, Konnor Bracher-Walsh 26-48, Sean Williams 27-01, Hugh Roper 27-09, Richard Rajski and Nicholas Kearley tied with 27-13, Edward Thomas 27-25, Graham Lenton 27-30, Dan Mitchell 27-39, Phil Underwood 27-42, Tom Reid 27-54, Neil Stevenson 28-32, Peter Weaver 28-44, Julian McCarthy (Southampton Tri Club) 28-53, Richard Parker 28-35, Phil Jones 29-06, Geoff Weller 29-33, Peter Trunwitt (BJW) 29-41, Jamie Walby 29-54, Antony Moyle 30-23, Chris Ashton (Come and Try It) 32-10, Chris Mills 32-30.
Weymouth’s Parker wins at Wimborne
CC Weymouth rising star Greg Parker was the worthy winner of Bournemouth Jubilee Wheelers’ 24 west of Wimborne clocking 55-32 on the testing hills.
1st Chard Wheelers’ Tom Alliban took second place with 56-36 and super-veteran, Poole Wheelers’ Terry Icke was third with 57-48.
New Forest CC’s Stuart Peckham did well to finish in a rapid 1-01-50 and second claim Forest member Rob Ellis (VC St Raphael) clocked 1-4-10.
Bryson goes “under” to win
Andy Bryson of Peter Hansford Racing was the only rider “under the hour” in Sotonia CC’s 25 around three laps of the Ipley Cross-Beaulieu Road circuit, clocking 58-29 on a bright but tough Sunday morning.
GA Cycles’ Ray Claridge took second with 1-00-26 from the promoting club’s Stuart Martingale (1-02-15) and Colin Yeates (1-02-22).
Bryson’s teammate Ollie Hitchings was fifth with 1-03-59, Sotonia’s Jon Dudley was next with 1-05-06 and his clubmate Philip Connell took seventh with 1-06-34.
New Forest CC’s Andrew Hanley was eighth with 1-08-13. Mick Anglim, now in NFCC colours, was 14th with 1-13-51 while Forest club secretary Martin Balk rode a two-up team trial with Andover Whlrs’ Stewart Harrison in 1-23-08.
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