Twelve riders entered the 15 mile event, hoping that the rain would hold off, which looked unlikely at times. Paul Lockyer hasn’t raced much this year due to unexplained poor form, but turned in a very good ride to take the win, just missing out on his course record from 2017. Barry Hards and Richard Parker were second and third respectively. Some riders lost a few seconds riding with caution round the usual P164 wildlife, including nervous foals.
It may seem a bit early to be talking about cyclocross but, to quote the organiser of the first race “it is only 32 sleeps to the first race of the season!” The New Forest Cycling Club is now affiliated to the Wessex Cyclocross League for the 2019/2020 season. This means that NFCC riders will […]
Ray Claridge won last night’s TT with a 36:04, a very good time that would likely have had his 3 minute man and second placed rider Stuart Peckham just in sight on the last rise to the finish. The evening had an unhelpful wind direction, but was warm and at least rain free. A further […]