The Chain Gang this week was scuppered by a sudden storm that hit Brockenhurst half an hour before the planned start. Only 4 riders were at the start and a decision was taken that the sudden downpour on roads that had been bone dry for several weeks were an unnecessary risk.
So the Chain Gang was cancelled and Neil, Russ, Rob and Barry decided on a social ride out to East Boldre / Beaulieu was a better bet and also helped avoid the traffic existing the New Forest Show.
Hope for better luck next week and as it will be August the start time will come forward to 1845.
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 […]