Another hot night, another late course change (let's not talk about it) and another top night on the Wormington Circuit.
It was simply brilliant to see Graham Steer on the start line, which means he has now done a club TT every single season since our electronic records began in 2004, and probably a few more going back. It won't surprise you that he has a rock solid case in the 'who is the greatest' debate' with a mind boggling 233 appearances. That's a lot of safety pins!
Julian Bullas (189 appearances, the second greatest of all time) clocked up his 12th appearance on the Wormington circuit and bashed out a breezy 19:49 for his second fastest time ever. He is tied with Neil Dooley (101 appearances, 9th greatest) for most appearances at Wormington, though Julian's ride on 17th April 2014 was a "Did Not Finish (DNF)" so he slips to second. But Julian can take comfort in being the leading all time DNF-er with with 5 DNFs to his name. Graham and Neil have never recorded a DNF, so have some work to do.
In the fastest times competition, Abigail Wade and Tom Biggs both beat their own course PBs to record the fastest female and male times we've ever seen, with Abi taking the record well under 20 minutes. We probably need to start thinking about if Tom can get us under 16 minutes, which would be a 30mph ride and the equiv of a sub 20 on the 10 mile course.
In the road bikes, congrats to George Sheppard for sneeking under 19 minutes to take the win. George is a regular in the hill climbs but this was his first ever flat club TT. Not bad, eh?