Don’t forget that this coming Sunday sees the start of the Sotonia club time time trial season.  This year we are organising a total of 13 events plus competing against New Forest CC in an “inter-club” 10.

Taking part in these events means that you can qualify for the prestigious Time Trial Points Competition.  The series of time trials is divided into two sections as follows:

Section 1
1st March – 10 miles – P182 Nomansland (Road Bike Challenge)
22nd March – Hill Climb – Dean Hill
19th April – 25 miles – P166c Forest Circuit
23rd April – 10 – P140 Romsey
5th May – 10 – P164 Forest Circuit (Inter Club, New Forest CC organising)
14th May – 10 – P164 Forest Circuit
21st May – 15 – P164/15c Forest Circuit (Inter Club, Sotonia organising)

Section 2
4th June – 10 – P140 Romsey
18th June – 10 – P140 Romsey (Club Championship 10)
2nd July – 25 – P128/25 Netley Marsh (Club Championship 25)
16th July – 10 – P140 Romsey
6th September – 10 – P101 Fawley
20th September – 10 – P182 Nomansland (Road Bike Challenge)
11th October – Hill Climb – Dean Hill

To qualify for the Points Competition you will need to marshall and ride at least once in each section.  There are new awards this year with not only one for the rider gaining the most points but also for the best 40-59 year old, best 60+ as well as for the best woman.