A relatively unhelpful wind, strengthening throughout the race, hampered an otherwise pleasant sunny evening event with less traffic than usual between Lyndhurst and Beaulieu. Resulting times were down in the first of the club championship events on what can be a fast course, with only one rider under the hour. Punctures and a mechanical saw one DNS (Richard Parker with Di2 issues) and 2 DNFs (Matt Cafferky and Bob Dowling) in a field of only 12, with another DNS due to work commitments.
A very good field for an evening 25, with the Jubilee slightly outnumbering the Forest, but also a trio of Fareham Wheelers riders. However, with one DNF each for the two clubs due to punctures, and one DNF for the Jubilee due to going off course, the finishing numbers for the Inter-club were the same. […]
Bob Jolliffe has been in touch with some of his recent results. On Weds, July 3, he rode the a3crg Middlemarkers’ 25 on P884b/25 finishing with 1-06-47 which he says is his best in England since 1983, giving him a plus of 5-18 on standard for a 66-year-old. The following Weds he clocked his best […]