Paul Lockyer again proved to be the class of the field as New Forest CC held round two of the “10” series on the P311 course this Tuesday. The course runs south from Ringwood to Sopley and back to Ringwood. Paul knocked out a 21.33 in testing conditions as the participants were subjected to a nagging cross wind for the majority of the event, taking nearly forty five seconds out of the runner up rider Antony Green (22.15) who’s also in terrific form. Paul said after the event, “I was a bit nervous at the start and got held up a little at the roundabout and had to unclip briefly. I think I was running on adrenaline for a few minutes, but soon settled back down again”. Antony was delighted with second place, edging out Ben Boardman into third by eleven seconds. A vexed Ben (22.26) commented after the event, “I was all over the place today and couldn’t really find that sweet spot, I’ll be hoping for better next week”.
Division 2 points went to Bob Dowling who got home in a great time of 25.34, ahead of Phil Harris (26.00) and NFCC new comer Jon Gregory who was thrilled with his ride in 26.24, made up the top three positions
Division 3 honours went to Andrew Weighill in 28.16, sneaking head of seasoned campaigner Peter Weaver (28.24), who in turn edged out Junior Oliver Moody in 28.41. Peter was pleased with his efforts and commented “The road surface is not ideal on stretches of the course, it can disrupt your rhythm and you really have to focus”.
For full results please visit the NFCC web site results page
There is a discrepancy between the South DC and NFCC web sites. I’m hoping that the NFCC is more accurate and that the correct police forms have been submitted. Start time is 19:00, meet at Parc pale HQ and note that there are NO prior signing on facilities as Margaret is not available, just turn […]
A busy weekend for racers as well as the well supported Saturday and Sunday rides. A number of club members raced the Poole Wheelers Gary Dighton Memorial this weekend. Aron Kelly was 7th overall and 3rd Senior male with 20:40, Sonia Laurie was 3rd female with 25:22, Barry Hards was third Vet with 22:46. Bob […]