NEW Milton’s Tony Green was in his usual sparkling form when he took victory in New Forest Cycling Club’s second evening 10-mile time trial, held on the Kingston course south of Ringwood.
Green, who rides in GA Cycles’ colours nimbly pedalled around the course in 23min 23sec to beat New Forest’s Ben Boardman into second place by 20 seconds.
Third went to Boardman’s clubmate James Bannister with a fine 24-04. Junior Hugo Walters clocked an excellent 24-26 for fourth while multiple national women’s time trial champion Julia Shaw (drag2zero), recovering from a serious shoulder injury took fifth with 24-28.
Others (NFCC unless stated): James Horton (Come and Try It) 24-44, Sacha Ring 25-15, Neil Richardson (second claim NFCC) 25-22, Stuart Peckham 25-34, Alli Rogers 25-43, Geri Robinson 25-59, Rob Ellis (VC St Raphael, second claim NFCC) 26-00, Josh Green 26-14, Andrew Hanley 26-16, Anja Heijnen (Bournemouth Jubilee Whlrs) 26-42, Konnor Bracher-Walsh 26-48, Sean Williams 27-01, Hugh Roper 27-09, Richard Rajski and Nicholas Kearley tied with 27-13, Edward Thomas 27-25, Graham Lenton 27-30, Dan Mitchell 27-39, Phil Underwood 27-42, Tom Reid 27-54, Neil Stevenson 28-32, Peter Weaver 28-44, Julian McCarthy (Southampton Tri Club) 28-53, Richard Parker 28-35, Phil Jones 29-06, Geoff Weller 29-33, Peter Trunwitt (BJW) 29-41, Jamie Walby 29-54, Antony Moyle 30-23, Chris Ashton (Come and Try It) 32-10, Chris Mills 32-30.
Parker relegated by Dighton at Bere
Following two wins this season, CC Weymouth rising star Greg Parker was relegated to second in Poole Wheelers’ 27km test near Bere Regis by former 25-mile competition record holder Gary Dighton.
Parker, winner of the Bournemouth Arrow CC’s Good Friday 10 and last week’s Bournemouth Jubilee Wheelers 24-miler, clocked a rapid 36min 49sec on the shorter Gallows Hill circuit. But the far more experienced Dighton took seven seconds less to ride to victory in 36-42.
VC St Raphael’s Bryce Dyer was third with 38-15 and super-veteran Terry Icke was another three seconds in arrears for fourth.
New Forest CC’s Stuart Peckham did well to finish the previous weekend’s Bournemouth Jubilee event in a rapid 1-01-50 and second claim Forest member Rob Ellis (VC St Raphael) clocked 1-4-10.
Walkling wins at Andover and Jones at Yeovil
VC St Raphael’s Steve Walkling led teammates Jake Prior and Mick St Leger to an outright win in Andover Wheelers’ 10 wrapping up first, second and third places in 20-48, 20-56 and 21-00 respectively.
Waterside rider Ray Claridge (GA Cycles) finished with an excellent 21-25, b eating beaten into fifth by East Street Cycles’ Chirs Birch with 21-07.
Poole Whlrs’ Paul Jones took seventh with 21-38, former British Best All-Rounder Glenn Longland (Antelope RT) showed he has not lost a lot of speed taking ninth with 22-10 and beating Sotonia CC’s Stuart Martingale by 14 seconds.
Sotonia’s Philip Connell clocked 23-57 and clubmate Chris Summers 27-48.
2011 British Best All-Rounder, Jeff Jones was the rapid winner of the Yeovil CC 10, just breaking 30mph with 19-58. Poole Wheeler Darren Lewis was 26th with 22-52.
Bryson goes “under” to win
Andy Bryson of Peter Hansford Racing was the only rider “under the hour” in Sotonia CC’s 25 around three laps of the Ipley Cross-Beaulieu Road circuit the previous weekend, clocking 58-29 on a bright but tough Sunday morning.
GA Cycles’ Ray Claridge took second with 1-00-26 from the promoting club’s Stuart Martingale (1-02-15) and Colin Yeates (1-02-22).
Bryson’s teammate Ollie Hitchings was fifth with 1-03-59, Sotonia’s Jon Dudley was next with 1-05-06 and his clubmate Philip Connell took seventh with 1-06-34.
New Forest CC’s Andrew Hanley was eighth with 1-08-13. Mick Anglim, now in NFCC colours, was 14th with 1-13-51 while Forest club secretary Martin Balk rode a two-up team trial with Andover Whlrs’ Stewart Harrison in 1-23-08.