Club TT #3 – Wed July 19/17

The third TT of our 4 event time trial series is this week, with first rider starting at 7:00pm!

For 2017: Due to the ongoing road closure on 4th Line, we will be using the same course as last year, on 6th Line East.

Note the schedule for the other events in the series:

  • August 16

Time trials are a great way to test your fitness.  It is a race against yourself and the clock. Riders start at 1 minute intervals and the challenge is to try to catch the rider ahead of you and not to be caught by the rider behind you!  No drafting is allowed.

We use the same course for each of the 4 TT events allowing you to measure your training progression throughout the season.

The course is 16.7km long, an out-and-back route on the rolling hills of Sixth Line East just north of County Road 51 (road to Ariss)

TIPS

  • maintain a steady power output and heart rate throughout the event
  • have a smooth, regular pedalling technique
  • position yourself to be extremely aerodynamic
  • discipline yourself to operate just below your anaerobic threshold until near the end of the course.

REMINDER

  • please exercise caution during the TT, especially at the turn around, as the roads are open and vehicles can be expected
  • please remember that while waiting for your start to not obstruct traffic
  • please remember to bring your club membership card.

Course Record:
Men: Andy Mill           23:41.0      42.30 km/hr      July 20/16
Women: Tara MacDonald    26:55.6      37.21 km/hr      May 18/16

Meeting Location:  Start Line – 6th Line East, just north of County Road 51 (road to Ariss)
Meeting Time:  Sign-in: 6:45pm, First rider start: 7:00pm

RESULTS
TBD

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Club TT #2 – Wed June 21/17

The second TT of our 4 event time trial series is this week, with first rider starting at 7:00pm!

For 2017: Due to the ongoing road closure on 4th Line, we will be using the same course as last year, on 6th Line East.

Note the schedule for the other events in the series:

  • July 19
  • August 16

Time trials are a great way to test your fitness.  It is a race against yourself and the clock. Riders start at 1 minute intervals and the challenge is to try to catch the rider ahead of you and not to be caught by the rider behind you!  No drafting is allowed.

We use the same course for each of the 4 TT events allowing you to measure your training progression throughout the season.

The course is 16.7km long, an out-and-back route on the rolling hills of Sixth Line East just north of County Road 51 (road to Ariss)

TIPS

  • maintain a steady power output and heart rate throughout the event
  • have a smooth, regular pedalling technique
  • position yourself to be extremely aerodynamic
  • discipline yourself to operate just below your anaerobic threshold until near the end of the course.

REMINDER

  • please exercise caution during the TT, especially at the turn around, as the roads are open and vehicles can be expected
  • please remember that while waiting for your start to not obstruct traffic
  • please remember to bring your club membership card.

Course Record:
Men: Andy Mill           23:41.0      42.30 km/hr      July 20/16
Women: Tara MacDonald    26:55.6      37.21 km/hr      May 18/16

Meeting Location:  Start Line – 6th Line East, just north of County Road 51 (road to Ariss)
Meeting Time:  Sign-in: 6:45pm, First rider start: 7:00pm

RESULTS
TBD

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Club TT #1 – Wed. May 17/17

The first TT of our 4 event time trial series is this week, with first rider starting at 7:00pm!

For 2017: Due to the ongoing road closure on 4th Line, we will be using the same course as last year, on 6th Line East.

Note the schedule for the other events in the series:

  • June 21
  • July 19
  • August 16

Time trials are a great way to test your fitness.  It is a race against yourself and the clock. Riders start at 1 minute intervals and the challenge is to try to catch the rider ahead of you and not to be caught by the rider behind you!  No drafting is allowed.

We use the same course for each of the 4 TT events allowing you to measure your training progression throughout the season.

The course is 16.7km long, an out-and-back route on the rolling hills of Sixth Line East just north of County Road 51 (road to Ariss)

TIPS

  • maintain a steady power output and heart rate throughout the event
  • have a smooth, regular pedalling technique
  • position yourself to be extremely aerodynamic
  • discipline yourself to operate just below your anaerobic threshold until near the end of the course.

REMINDER

  • please exercise caution during the TT, especially at the turn around, as the roads are open and vehicles can be expected
  • please remember that while waiting for your start to not obstruct traffic
  • please remember to bring your club membership card.

Course Record:
Men: Andy Mill           23:41.0      42.30 km/hr      July 20/16
Women: Tara MacDonald    26:55.6      37.21 km/hr      May 18/16

Meeting Location:  Start Line – 6th Line East, just north of County Road 51 (road to Ariss)
Meeting Time:  Sign-in: 6:45pm, First rider start: 7:00pm

RESULTS
TBD

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New Ontario ITT Series

Today we received the following press release from the Ontario Cycling Association (OCA) announcing a new Ontario ITT Race Series organized by RaceTiming.ca.

Club members may be interested as one of the events is being held in Fergus. In addition, club members who do not have an OCA racing licence are eligible to participate!

Registration for the first event closed this coming Thursday May 4/17 at midnight.

Racetiming.ca is proud to bring to you the brand new Ontario ITT Series. The series will feature three events across the province, all of which will run with traditional Regional categories (ability based) as well as U17 & Para.

Here’s the best part: OCA club members can participate without a racing licence.

Each event will have a Sportif category where any member of an OCA Sanctioned Club (ACM) will be allowed to participate in. Various distances will be offered, both for Men & Women, and will each have a podium ceremony and awards! Series points will be awarded to top finishers and a final series standing will tell us who the best club riders of 2017 are!

The three dates within the series are:

Ingersoll, ON – Saturday, May 6th, 2017
Fergus, ON – Sunday, June 11th, 2017
Dundalk, ON – Sunday July 23rd, 2017

Registration for the first event is now up on CCN Bikes:

https://ccnbikes.com/#!/events/racetimingca-2017-ontario-cup-time-trial-1

The other two events will be online shortly. Entry fees are the excellent price of $30 for club members racing Sportif.

Hope you can all make it!

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Club Time Trial #4 – Wed Aug 17/16

RIDE CANCELLED DUE TO INCOMING RAIN AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH. Please add a comment below if you are interested in having the TT rescheduled for next Wednesday. Good last chance prep for Provincials next weekend!

The final TT of our 4 event time trial series is this week, with first rider starting at 7:00pm!

New for 2016: Due to a road closure on 4th Line, we have moved the Time Trial course one concession west, to 6th Line East. When riding out to the course please allow yourself a few extra minutes, as the course is just over a km further west than in previous years.

Time trials are a great way to test your fitness.  It is a race against yourself and the clock. Riders start at 1 minute intervals and the challenge is to try to catch the rider ahead of you and not to be caught by the rider behind you!  No drafting is allowed.

We use the same course for each of the 4 TT events allowing you to measure your training progression throughout the season.

The course is just 16.7km long, an out-and-back route on the rolling hills of Sixth Line East just north of County Road 51 (road to Ariss). The new course has received lots of positive feedback.

TIPS

  • maintain a steady power output and heart rate throughout the event
  • have a smooth, regular pedalling technique
  • position yourself to be extremely aerodynamic
  • discipline yourself to operate just below your anaerobic threshold until near the end of the course.

REMINDER

  • please exercise caution during the TT, especially at the turn around, as the roads are open and vehicles can be expected
  • please remember that while waiting for your start to not obstruct traffic
  • please remember to bring your club membership card.

Course Record:
Men: Andy Mill               23:41.0      42.30 km/hr      July 20/16
Women: Tara MacDonald    26:55.6      37.21 km/hr      May 18/16
Meeting Location:  Start Line – 6th Line East, just north of County Road 51 (road to Ariss)
Meeting Time:  Sign-in: 6:45pm, First rider start: 7:00pm

RESULTS
TBD

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