As I’ve been away, the only news submission I’ve had is from Bob Jolliffe, and some disappointing news regarding cancellation of events that NFCC riders were due to take part in. Bob’s report below:
Results from past week follow: 26-43 in very windy a3crg 10 on the Buriton course on Wednesday evening followed by 27-53 on Thursday afternoon in the London and Home Counties’ VTTA 10 on the Maidenhead Thicket course on the A4 road east of Reading. It was a bit of a rush to get to the Thursday event as I had to attend a funeral of a Transplant Games teammate and friend at Wokingham. Arrived at the headquarters with 40 minutes to spare, so no real warm up. Just the ride to the start. I am off to the World Transplant Games on Saturday (Aug 17). This time it’s a home games in Newcastle. 10km time trial beside the Tyne on the Monday and 30km road race, 17 laps of a park circuit, the following day.Oh, nearly forgot: I am riding a veterans’ 25 on the E2 course in Cambridgeshire on the way up to Newcastle on Saturday morning, if I can get up early enough!Backing off training this week.
This Sunday’s Charlotteville CC 25 was cancelled because of the threat of blustery winds forecast for the Petersfield area, as was the Bournemouth & District Women’s CA 15km on the Ringwood-Sopley road on Saturday afternoon. A shame about the 25 on what can be a very fast course. As well as myself, Ray Claridge and Nick O’Hara were down to ride.’
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 […]