NFCC took on the P341 Thorney Hill 10 mile circuit on warm sultry Tuesday evening. The real sting in the tail of the course is the Braggers Lane climb at the end of the course, your average speed dwindles away as you approach the finishing line. There was no such trouble for 10 series leader Stuart Peckham who prevailed in a competitive time of 24:12. James Bannister held off an improving Adam Waggott to claim runners up spot. The top three spots for the division one title could not be closer, and current leader Stuart Peckham has the slenderest of leads over James Bannister and Sasha Ring by one and three points respectively. Stuart stated that he was aware that James and Sasha were gunning for the coveted top spot and the narrowest of margins could be the deciding factor in who wins the championship
Eliot Wilkes held off all challengers in the div 2, but Gaivin Robinson appears to have the division under control with a 18 point lead over tied for second, Richard Mason and Dan Mitchell. Paula Eardley continues to lead the way in the Ladies category with a decent 13 point lead over Clair Gronow and Tracy Mitchell.
After disappointment due to the cancellation of the TT last week, this week Aron Kelly managed the win he’s been training for. After giving up triathlon to focus on the bike, he’s hoping to have more success this year. His partner Sonia Laurie was also fastest female, with a strong field of 5 NFCC female […]
Forget the hype of Wout Van Aert, the absence of Mathieu Van der Poel, the strength of Phillipe Gilbert and the bad form of Peter Sagan. From an idea 8 months ago, NFCC member Matt Cafferky (and Bill Mayes) tackled the event. Over to Matt in a fantastic report … here