The 2019 Awards Lunch

The Awards Lunch will take place noon on Sunday, 17th November 2019 at The Crofters, Garstang. Contact David Bisset on 07896 983134 or to get your ticket.

We respectfully ask that all last years’ prize winners contact David about returning any trophies asap.

Tickets are £22.50 and include a superb 3-course meal.

We are delighted that our Guest of Honours are Si Wilson and Bex Rimmington.

NLTTA Award Winners – 2019

NLTTA Hill Climb Championship

Your NLTTA hill climb champions for 2019 are:

Male: Alex O’Brien (Garstang CC) 2:27.9
Female: Erica Booth (Lancashire RC) 3:51.6
Junior: Francis Woodcock (Bury Clarion CC) 2:47.6
Team: Barrow Central Wheelers (D. Huck, R. Helm, R. Morgan) 8:43.6

The race was held on the Ramsbottom Rake promoted by Lancashire RC in slippery damp road conditions.

Affiliation Fees to INCLUDE SpoCo SUBSCRIPTION

To All NLTTA Club Contacts

Affiliation Fees to INCLUDE SpoCo SUBSCRIPTION

Affiliation fees for the 2020 were set at the recent AGM, please see minutes attached. The new fee for clubs is £25 and this includes the SpoCo subscription.  Please do not send a separate subscription to SpoCo as their bank account has now been closed and the competition is being run by the NLTTA.

 Affiliation fees are due by 1 January.  Payments can be made by bank transfer (preferred method) or by cheque.

Transfer to:  North Lancashire Time Trial Association Ac No: 19376594, Sort Code: 05-05-55 and add your club name as your reference.

Cheque to: John Ward, 6 Hill View Road, Garstang, Lancashire, PR3 1JU

The NLTTA Awards Lunch will take place on Sunday, 17 November 2019 at the Crofters Hotel, Garstang, PR3 1PH.  For tickets please contact David Bisset on 01204 853127  or at

Thank you for your continued support of the NLTTA.

Veronica Swift
NLTTA Secretary

NLTTA 2019 AGM Minutes

Points Competition Winners 2019

The season long points competition came to an end last weekend with Richard Bideau of Pendle Forest CC coming out on top with a maximum 960 points followed closely by Philip Jones of Transition RT with 959 points. Richard Bickley, Border City Wheelers is 3rd with 954 points. Charlotte Boothman, ABC Centreville won the Women’s competition with 888 points from her 8 rides.

The team winners are the RT trio of John Morgan, Dan Taylor and Paul Blackburn.

The Junior winner is Tristan Pilling, Team SB Hub with 783 points and the Juvenile champ is Aidan Lawrence, Green Jersey RT.

Other category winners:

M40: Andrew Whiteside, Bella in Sella 950 points
M50: Paul Fleming, Preston Wheelers 923 points
M60: Peter Leonard, Southport CC 817 points
M70: David Hargreaves, North Lancs RC 794 points

Speed BAR Champions 2019

Following the final counting events at the weekend, Philip Jones, Transition RT and Charlotte Boothman, ABC Centreville are the confirmed 2019 Speed BAR champions. The competition is based on your best 2 counting 10’s and 25’s throughout the season and after a fantastic 19:09 in the weekends Springfield Financial RT 10 on Levens, Phil improved his average speed to 30.438mph to beat Richard Bickley, Border City Wheelers who also improved at the weekend with 30.376mph.

The Team winners are Pendle Forest CC, the trio of Richard Bideau (who also won the M40 category), Paul Braithwaite and Andrew Dent averaged 28.732mph; followed by RT (John Morgan, Paul Blackburn and Paul Shallicker) averaging 27.988mph.

The Junior BAR champion is Tristan Pilling of Team SB Hub with a super 27.235mph average speed.

Other winners:

W40: Deborah Moss, Team Merlin 26.261mph
W50: Sue Cheetham, North Lancs RC 24.410mph
M50: Paul Fleming, Preston Wheelers 28.248mph
M60: Peter Leonard, Southport CC 26.715mph
M70+: David Hargreaves, North Lancs RC 25.963mph

NLTTA Speed BAR 2019 – excel

Distance BAR Champions 2019

Congratulations to Andrew Whiteside (Bella in Sella) who has won the NLTTA distance BAR championships with an impressive average speed of 26.347 mph over the classic distances of 50, 100 & 12 hour. 2nd place was a hard fought battle between Dan Shackleton (ABC Centreville), Paul Blackburn ( RT) and Aidan Holgate (North Lancs RC) with Dan recording 24.759 mph, Paul 24.259 mph and Aidan 24.126 mph. In the recent 12 hour event they were split by a few miles with Dan recording 258.68 miles, Aidan 258.09 miles and Paul 255.03 miles; Andrew Whiteside was our fastest rider who claimed 2nd place overall in the event with 281.08 miles in challenging conditions. Paul Russell (Springfield Financial RT) was our final qualifier with 22.993 mph

Notice of 2019 Annual General Meeting

The NLTTA AGM will take place at 6:15pm on Wednesday, 25 September 2019 in Winmarleigh Village Hall, Winmarleigh, Garstang, PR3 0LA.

 The AGM will be followed by the CTT North District AGM at 7:00pm.

 If your Club have any agenda items for the AGM please could you get them to me by Wednesday, 4 September at

 The NLTTA Awards Lunch will take place on Sunday, 17 November 2019 at the Crofters Hotel, Garstang, PR3 1PH.  For tickets please could you contact David Bisset on 01204 853127 or at

 If you are no longer the NLTTA contact person for your club please could you forward this notice to the relevant person and copy me in.

Many thanks,

 Veronica Swift
NLTTA Secretary

Association Champions 2019

A stellar year of time trials in the North Lancs and Lakes area has seen a fantastic 27 riders qualify in the Association BAR Championships for the best average speed over 25, 50 and 100 miles.

Erica Booth (Lancashire RC) is the Ladies champion with a fantastic average speed of 24.860mph from Debbie Moss of Team Merlin with 24.473mph and Joanna Cebrat (Bury Clarion CC) in 3rd.

The men’s champion is Richard Bideau of Pendle Forest CC with a tremendous average speed of 29.083mph for the 3 distances from Andrew Whiteside (Bella in Sella) in second place with 28.414mph and Richard Bickley (Border City Wheelers) in 3rd with 28.387mph.

The Springfield Financial RT trio of Derek Parkinson, Matt Stell and Paul Russell are the team champions with an average 26.360mph.

The category winners are:

  • M40 Craig Horseman (Beacon Wheelers)
  • M50 Paul Fleming (Preston Wheelers)
  • M60 Kenneth Addison (Southport CC)

We would also like to wish fantastic good luck to our 5 riders who are going for the long distance BAR competition and riding the WCTTA 12 Hour event this coming Sunday. The 5 riders are Andrew Whiteside, Dan Shackleton, Aidan Holgate, Paul Russell and Stuart Crawford.

George Nowland Memorial 100 TT Report – L10010 (Keswick)

Congratulations to our 2019 NLTTA 100 Mile Champions – Richard Bideau (Pendle Forest CC) and Debbie Moss (Team Merlin).


49-year old Richard took the top spot on the podium with a great time of 3:32:29 on a bright and occasionally breezy morning. Second place went to Andrew Whiteside (Bella in Sella) 7 minutes back in 3:39:36 and third, Craig Horseman (Beacon Wheelers) another couple of minutes down in 3:41:50.

Debbie’s winning time of 4:15:46 was 16 minutes quicker than second placed lady, Joanna Cebrat (Bury Clarion CC) 4:31:55.

Debbie Moss (Team Merlin)

The 2019 Team Champions are Springfield Financial RT. Derek Parkinson 3:47:14, Matt Stell 4:00:47 and Paul Russell 4:04:08 recorded a team time of 11:52:09.

A huge thank you to Nigel Clementson for promoting the NLTTA & VTTA Championships and special thanks to the Nowland family, Val, Sue and Janet for presenting the prizes in this the George Nowland Memorial 100.

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