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NC&TC TT - Bottisham 10 mi - Wed 16th June - Report/Results

21st June 2021

Brief report from Wednesday's TT at Bottisham...

On a quick evening, Jordan Black was fastest man overall in 21:11, with both David Halliday (21:19) and Simon Plant (21:48) breaking 22 minutes.

Charlotte Smith was fastest lady overall in 24:26 with Sophie Lee second in 25:52. Rob Speers was fastest man on a road bike (and 6th overall) with 23:17, and Kerry Louise Brennand was fastest ladies road bike in 27:02.

In the newcomer competition, James Canham was fastest male in 25:18, and Kerry Louise Brennand also fastest ladies newcomer.It was a night of many PBs. I know of PBs for Simon Plant, Rob Speers, Kerry Louise Brennand, Bethany Broughton, and Mark Careless. Mark knocking over a minute off his previous best. Let us know below if you managed to beat your best on Wednesday 👍.

Special mentions for NCTC members Denys Taylor, and Marion Denby, and Ely & District rider Martin Lewis riding their first TTs!

Big thanks to David Cheshire, Jackie Henley and Mark Gibbs for time keeping and marshalling. We've made it to round 10, so I will endeavour to get league tables posted over the next week. Ashley B next week. Solo TT or road bike 2-up (basically a chain gang... Andy Bathe 😉), one or two laps!

PS. One final mention for our esteemed Chairman David Cheshire who rode the course for an on-the-day risk assessment before the event, knocking 2 minutes off his best ever race effort. There are rumours he was on a TT bike with pointy hat. The force is strong in this one, and as the Jedi Master Yoda said "the dark side of the Force are they, easily they flow… If once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny. Consume you, it will…"

We’re at Ashley next week. 1900 start. Check your inboxes.

NC&TC TT Co-ordinator - David Halliday

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