Congratulations to NFCC rider Stephen Skinner, who over the weekend rode the Newbury RC 12 hour TT. Stephen completed a whopping 234.12 miles in the 12 hours, a herculean effort if ever there was one. Stephen had to wait for a few days for his distance to be confirmed as his cycling computer packed up after 6 hours of riding so had no idea about the distance he had covered, and had to wait for a few days for confirmation. Rather disappointingly, Stephen did not participate in the club’s 25 mile TT on Tuesday evening….something about a bit of fatigue after riding over 230 miles over the weekend. Chapeau Stephen!
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 […]