Congratulations to Phil Jones, Transition RT, and Charlotte Boothman, ABC Centreville, our 2019 NLTTA 10 champions.
Phil’s impressive time 19.38 was the only ride under 20 minutes on the day and 53 seconds quicker than 2nd placed rider Craig Horseman, Beacon Wheelers (20:31). The third podium spot went to Team ASL-Bolton rider, Graham Balshaw, with 21.35.
Charlotte’s great form continues with a brilliant winning time of 22:20. Deborah Moss, Team Merlin, took silver with 23.05. 45 seconds behind, Lindsey Styler, Croston Velo, was a close third with 23.08.
David Bigio led Croston Velo to the NLTTA 10 Team Championship, along with Lindsey Styler and Dan Styler.
The NLTTA Speed BAR (2 x 10’s + 2 x 25’s) is nearing its conclusion with 5 events remaining.
Current standings are:
Philip Jones (Transition RT) 30.245mph
Richard Bideau (Pendle Forest CC) 30.045mph
Richard Bickley (Border City Wheelers) 29.952mph
Andrew Whiteside (Bella in Sella) 29.629mph
Derek Parkinson (Springfield Financial RT) 29.346mph
Charlotte Boothman (ABC Centreville) leads the Women’s competition with an impressive 27.061mph average from Erica Booth (Lancashire RC) with an equally impressive 26.324mph.
The team prize is led by Pendle Forest CC with 28.732mph from Coveryourcar.co.uk RT with 27.979mph.
Photo from Riding For Love, Giant Blackpool
Congratulations to our 2019 NLTTA 25 Mile Champions – Charlotte Boothman (ABC Centreville) and Richard Bideau (Pendle Forest CC) 👏 👏 👏
Richard took the top spot on the podium with a sterling time of 54:46 on a tough morning. Second place went to Richard Bickley (Border City Whs) in 55:38 and third, Phil Jones (Transition RT), in 56 minutes dead.
Charlotte’s winning time of 1:03:29 was 41 seconds quicker than second placed lady, Debbie Moss (Team Merlin).
The 2019 Team Champions are Coveryourcar.co.uk RT. John Morgan (57.58), Dan Taylor (59.22) and Paul Blackburn (1:00:00) recorded a team time of 2:57:20.
A huge thank you to Gethin Butler and the Preston Whs team for hosting the championships 👏
Congratulations to Aidan Lawrence, Green Jersey RT, who smashed the NLTTA juvenile 10 mile record in the Nelson Wheelers event on Levens (L1015) last night by 51 seconds with a stunning 19:41
The previous holder was James Knox with 20:32 in 2008. He’s just been riding the Giro d’Italia for Quickstep team. (DP)
Please find attached a document showing the full results from Saturday’s NLTTA Combined clubs ‘10’. Thank you to the clubs who supported the event by riding and marshaling.
A huge thank you to event organiser, Derek Parkinson, who ensured that the event went ahead despite trying circumstances.
We are taking entries for our first event of 2019 – the Combined Clubs ‘10’ on 2 March.
Details have been sent to all club secretaries/TT secretaries and entry is via a single club entry form. Entries close on 22 February.
We can have 150 riders – let’s get the season off to a flying start with a full field!
Congratulations to Stuart Crawford and Fran Counsell on their wins in the NLTTA Boxing Day 10 … a great day for it!
Enjoy the rest of your festive break and we will see you all in 2019.
It is with great sadness that we inform you all that George Nowland, the NLTTA President, passed away this morning.
George was admitted to Preston Royal Hospital last Sunday, following a stroke.
He passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside.
Funeral service details:
All welcome. Dress as you wish. Friday 21st September 2018, 1:00pm at Preston Crematorium.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made at the funeral to the Stroke Association and ward 21 at RPH.
As a tribute to George, we would like to invite his fellow cyclists to lead the cortege from the entry gates to the chapel at the crematorium.
Cyclists to meet at Preston Crematorium gates at 12:50pm. You will then be asked to ride ahead of the hearse, leading George to the front of the crematorium.
Following the service you are welcome to join us at the Norman Jepson Beefeater.
Thank you for all of your wonderful memories and comments xx