Calm benign spring conditions greeted the participants for New Forest Cycling Clubs 25 mile Time Trial this Sunday morning. The event was held on the “sporting” forest P335 course. The course is one of the more picturesque in the New Forest, taking in Wilverley Plain, Brockenhurst, Rhinefield and Burley en route. Club secretary Stewart Ward was in dominant form finishing the course in respectable 1:04:31, ahead of the previously dominant Nick Buck in 1:06:50. Rob Ellis made the top three, recording a competitive time of 1:07:25. Stewart underplayed his performance and commented that he was just pleased to have been able to deliver a competitive time at this stage of the season. The NFCC 10 Series which starts on Tuesday looks to be very competitive this season, with fireworks expected all the way. Nick Austin representing Sotonia CC, came home in the fastest time overall in 1:02:05 from Matt Dixon riding for Soton Tri Club in 1:04:11 and Paul Lockyer (DH Cycles)made up the top three in 1:05:57. For full results, please look at the NFCC results page.
After a week of no club activity (well nobody sent anything) there was apparently a historic local two day event on, with 5 NFCC riders spotted on the start list. Gerry Read has some photos on the gallery pages, so it must be true! Reports anticipated… Wessex Cyclocross League round 4 at Standlake Arena, Witney […]
Update from last week – Peter Weaver made another attempt on the 71 year old’s 25 mile record, his previous attempt thwarted by the event being cancelled! He rode the Southdown Velo event in 1.12.38 and claims the age related record. Further to last week’s cyclo-cross opener, event registration is with Poole Wheelers (the event […]