Our final championship event is the Rossendale RC hill climb championship on Saturday 3 October and there is still time to enter with entries closing in 5 days.
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109 riders for the NLTTA 25 mile championship and combined clubs event.
North Lancashire Time Trial Association Combined Clubs 25 Incorporating NLTTA 25 mile Championship
Promoted for and on behalf of Cycling Time Trials under their rules and regulations on Sunday 6th September 2020 0801hrs
Entry fee =£5 seniors, £3 juniors (consent form required)
Electronic transfer to NLTTA account and email entry/rider list required
North Lancashire Time Trial Association 05-05-55 19376594
Entries via club secretaries. Entries close 1st September.
Event Secretary – Derek Parkinson (Springfield Financial RT/Cleveleys Road Club)
No Headquarters. Sign on = Table at car boot on Park Lane B5272. Park on South West side of road only.
- Maintain social distancing at all times
- Sign on with OWN pen
- Collect number
- Warm up/ride solo to start
- Complete event
- Return number to tub of disinfectant liquid at sign on table
- Leave event without changing
- Results will be on NLTTA webpage and Facebook by evening time – no results at finish
PLEASE NOTE – It is about 2 miles to the start/finish area Island Ln, Preston PR3 0LA.
Congratulations to Sam Kelly – Junior Champion (East Lancashire RC), Erica Booth (Lancashire RC) and Philip Jones (DRAG2ZERO), our 2020 NLTTA 10 champions.
Sam Kelly (East Lancashire RC) 22:04 fastest Junior on the day, 2nd place went to Daniel Porter (Horwich CC) 23:55.
Erica’s impressive form produced a fabulous 20:55 to win the Women’s prize from Rebecca Rimmington (Team Merlin) with an equally fast 21:18. Charlotte Boothman (Team Lusso) took 3rd place on the podium with 21:39. Erica’s winning time also sets a new NLTTA record for the women beating Charlotte’s 2019 time of 21:04.
Phil, last years champion recorded a new pb and new NLTTA record time of 18.29 surpassing Steve Irwin’s time of 18:49. On the podium in 2nd place was Rossendale RC’s Patrick Hickey with 19:07. The third podium spot went to Tony Greenhalgh (Team Chronomaster) with a 19:29.
The 10 mile team champions are the VC Cumbria trio of David Hill (20:22), David Gleave (20:25) and Kenneth Brown (21:23).
Sunday morning’s Wigan Wheelers 30 saw both the men’s and women’s records fall on the Levens L308 course.
Erica Booth (Lancashire RC) knocked 58 seconds off Lynn Hamel’s 2006 time with a stunning 1:9:32.
Brian Fogarty (Fogarty’s Insurance Tri Team) broke the men’s record set by Tom Rigby in 2018 with a 1:2:00.
Still waiting for confirmation but unofficially the previous nights 10 mile TT saw both the men’s and women’s records fall as well – more to follow…
The Velo Club Cumbria 50 mile event on Sunday was the venue for this seasons 50 mile championships. It’s been a long wait for racing to resume on L courses, but my word there were some great performances.
Rebecca Rimmington of Team Merlin and Tom Rigby of Croston Velo are your 50 mile champions for 2020. Rebecca recorded a fabulous time of 1:56:34 which is also a new NLTTA Ladies record. Tom recorded a very fast 1:41:03 which is also another NLTTA record for the Men.
The Team Champions are Velo Club Cumbria winning a close battle with Fogarty’s Insurance Tri Team by just 39 seconds (5:33:51).
Next up is the Wigan Wheelers 10 on Levens (15 August), the event chosen to host this years 10 mile championships.
In view of the current Covid-19 situation and the effect it is having on the 2020 season, the NLTTA has reluctantly taken the following decisions regarding the Association’s Competitions for the 2020 season.
- Championship events: The Jnr/Snr 10, 50, 12, and HC will go ahead as original list. The 25 Championship will be decided at the Combined Clubs 25 on 6/9/20. There will be no 100 Championship this year.
- Points Competition will not be run this year.
- Distance BAR, BAR and Speed Championship will not be run this year.
- There will be no SPOCO competition this year.
- All 2020 Affiliation fees paid by clubs will be carried over to the 2021 season.
- There will be no Annual Awards Dinner this year.
The Association would like to thank all clubs and their members who have supported us over the years and we look forward to their continued support in 2021, when there will hopefully be a full season of racing.
Secretary to NLTTA
*************** COMBINE CLUBS 10 IS CANCELLED FOLLOWING ADVICE FROM CTT *************************************
For entering the event electronic transfer of fees to NLTTA account and email entry/rider list preferred:
North Lancashire Time Trial Association 05-05-55 19376594
And email entry forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
For postal entries please send to:
18 Garratt Close
In order for the event to go ahead, marshals and event assistants will be required from clubs who have members riding. Please can you arrange for someone in your club to contact me with a firm offer of help in running the event. Thank you.
See you there,
Guidance Note 24 – Jan 2020 (Rear lights) final (please read; all riders are required to have working rear light at the start of the event).
NLTTA Boxing Day Ten – report
There were nine starters in this year’s Boxing Day Ten braving the cold, showery and windy conditions on the L101 at Garstang.
John Huggon of RVCRC was best on the day recording 24.26. First and only lady riding was the evergreen Sharon Clifford with a 33.50. Special mention to Richard Morgan, Barrow CW’s who travelled the 120m round trip to record a 25.30.
Also thanks to the following who made the event possible David Bisset Bolton Clarion event organiser, Geoff Duteson Preston Wheelers, Roy Bowles Bolton Clarion, Paul Fleming Preston Wheelers, John Ward Preston Wheelers, and Simon Myerscough Ribble Valley CRC.
John Huggon RVCRC 24.26
Richard Morgan Barrow CW 25.30
Andy Horner Ribble Cycles 26.01
Nick Higginson Cleveleys RC 26.27
Dave Hilditch RVCRC 29.25
Sam Jackson Chorley CC 33.30 2 min late start
Simon Horner Ribble Cycles 33.35 15 sec late start
Sharon Clifford SheHair RT 33.50
John Francis Chorley CC 34.45 2 min late start