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.
New Forest CC held round seven of the 10 series after a few weeks of longer club championship rides. Round seven was held on the P164, Boltons Bench course on a stiflingly hot evening with little breeze to cool the riders down. Paul Lockyer did not display any of the fatigue he was describing before […]
A high quality field came out on a scorching early summer evening to participate in the New Forest Club Championship 25 mile TT. The course was two laps from Ringwood down the Winkton, Bransgore and Crow. Paul Lockyer managed his effort perfectly to record an incredible time of 56:04. At the half way point […]