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Time Trials

phoca thumb l fccc 20110611 05The club has a very full Time Trials (TT) schedule in both open and club categories attracting riders from across the South East. Club events are open to all riders including non members, whilst open events are for riders from all CTT affiliated clubs.


Getting Started

Riding a TT is often a first step into competitive road cycling. Competitors (individuals or teams) set off at intervals and are timed over a fixed distance course. A time trial can be a test of a rider’s ability to beat earlier personal best whilst also being a race in which riders compare their performances to others. There are few tactics; in a time trial you ride against the watch – with no one to slipstream or set the pace. A special bike is not essential.

For club events you can just turn-up, pay your entry fee (£2 for members - £3 for non-members) and ride. Open events have to be booked in advance.

We have provided an introductory article on TT plus some FAQs.


FCCC Time Trial Courses

We have 9 set TT courses and you can view them in more detail (including where to park) here.

  1. 10 miles:-  North of Hartley Wintney, Heckfield, Mattingley, Hook, Phoenix Green (HCC216).
  2. 10 miles:-  Fast downhill start from Ewshott, A287 along Odiham bypass and return to near Bowling Alley (HCC175).
  3. 8.5 miles:_  Winchfield, loop of Odiham bypass and back (HCC255).
  4. 25 miles:-  A31 west of Farnham to Chawton and back (H25/88).
  5. 25 miles:-  Bentley, Farnham. Holybourne (H25/8).
  6. 8 miles:-  A31 Bentley, Chawton, Farnham, Holybourne, Bentley (H30/8).
  7. 20km:-  Hartford Bridge, Eversley, Heckfield, Hook, Phoenix Green (HCC257).
  8. 10 miles:-  A31 near Bentley to Holybourne (H10/8).
  9.  This is the hill climb course used by the club, starting just north of Holybourne and climbing Brockham Hill Lane (HHC018).


TT Events and Results

For a calendar of our TT events click here.

Past results can be found here.


 

 

Surrey League 4 Up TT

surrey league 4 upThis 34 mile event will take place on the combined Alfold/Kirdford Circuits and the HQ is at Alfold Village Hall on 6th September 1:30pm.

The teams can be Mens, Womens, Mixed, Vets, Juniors, Under 23, etc.

If you would like to take part or are able to help coordinate a team for the event, please contact Bob

Latest News on Club TT Handicap Competition

RESULTS ARE PROVISIONAL WHILE WE ARE IN BETA TEST (we might find some bugs in the calculations...)

The April Monthly Handicap competition, shows some good early season improvements by many riders. Fast conditions on the last 8.5m gave some riders v good improvements. On the podium are:
 
1st      Dave Triska
2nd=     Helen Wiles
2nd=     Simon Hunt
 
In the April Monthly Full PointsTrophy competition, on the podium are:
1st      Matthew Charlton
2nd      Dave Triska
3rd      Jane Morris
 
With all 4 races potentially counting towards the Summer-Series, the tables show
a slightly different picture. Helen Wiles leads the Summer Series Handicap from Matthew Charlton and C Gray, while Matthew Charlton leads the Summer Series Points competition from Martin Blyth and Dave Triska. Early days though on both of these.
 
Click here for 2013/2014 'ladder' of rider hcap times (CC175 'par' times), expected 'par' times on other club courses, and recorded best times for each rider on each club course.

Dave 

New Handicap Competition Latest News - (mid April 2014 report)

beta testingIn the April Monthly Handicap competition, Matthew Charlton is currently leading by virtue of having completed 3 races. But with 2 races still to go, his position is likely to be challenged by a few others who have not yet completed their 3 qualifying races. Dave Triska, as well as doing some very fast times, has shown a good improvement rating, while Helen Wiles (F) has shown a big improvement in her second race. Below that, Simon Hunt, Kelly Miller and Nigel Rigby have shown good early season improvement. Vernon Schutte has shown a big improvement over his first race in the Winter. Giles Short had a good first race, but a disappointing second race.

In the April Monthly Full Points competition, Matthew Charlton has an unassailable lead, by winning all his 3 races. Several are in contention for minor places.
Summer-Season news reports will be added in May.

You can link to the page about the competition here.

 

Pictures from the Open 25 TT

Thanks to Bob Fudge for providing a link to his pictures from last Saturday's Open 25 event.

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