Several club members helped to man the stand and answer questions from prospective members.
The steady flow of visitors to the stand obviously weren’t put off by the scary bunch in this photo. One new member joined on the spot (welcome to the club Mark David Hill) and there was a lot of interest, mainly centred on the group rides. Around 60 information leaflets were taken and in the words of Phil Underwood ‘I think the aim of raising the club profile a bit has been achieved. The Expo certainly appeared to be a success and it was enjoyable to view the bikes I can’t afford‘.
Congratulations & thanks to everybody that gave their time to the club, particularly to Phil for leading the project.
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 […]