A cold morning with another nagging wind from the east. The wind proved helpful on the leg back from Brockenhurst, but hindered on the first leg out. The course has a long climb, a couple of fast descents, but also a couple of short sharp ascents to keep upsetting the rhythm.
First home was Primera rider Paul Jones; like most, riding full TT spec and hoping the weather would warm up, with a very good 57.29. Only he and Andy Rivett (VC San Raphael) made it under the hour. First New Forest rider was Richard Parker, claiming another early season win, with Phil Jones second NFCC and Richard Mason third home rider.
Ray Claridge (TT bike) rode the Jubilee 42k in a time of 1.06.34 for 8th place. Stuart Peckham (Road bike) came 17th with a 1.12.56.
After the confusion of the course and HQ, with the NFCC events list differing from the South DC, the event was finally run on the official P165/15. The NFCC event listed P164/15 couldn’t be used due to the police forms stating the route via Balmer Lawn and Beaulieu, and the historic NFCC variant starting at […]
There is a discrepancy between the South DC and NFCC web sites. I’m hoping that the NFCC is more accurate and that the correct police forms have been submitted. Start time is 19:00, meet at Parc pale HQ and note that there are NO prior signing on facilities as Margaret is not available, just turn […]