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Bended Elbow Time Trial series - week 7

Bended Elbow Time Trial series – 5 March 2015

A thumping great westerly greeted riders on Thursday evening.  The sort of wind that would have a Tuesday night World Cup A grade field salivating at the prospect of cracking 50km an hour average speed on the journey home.  This was not a bunch ride though and it would be rider against the elements, or more specifically the wind, facing 8km of the same intense head wind before turning around, finding the smallest cog on the cassette and winding it up to the sort of speed that is prohibited in suburban streets.  Fortunately the time trial is on the old Barnawartha Rd so speeds in excess of 50 km an hour are not only legal but desired.

It was a night of multiple PBs, with only a few riders missing out on creating a new mark.  Those that could push that extra bit harder into the wind were rewarded with fast times.  Tully Lister had clearly been checking the weather forecasts and came prepared, sporting a new crankset with 55 tooth chainring and all. His time of 22:13 was a PB for him, and he probably would have reached the magical 21 minutes if his crank set hadn’t started loosening.   This effort places him just 33 seconds slower than Tomarsh Loki, and with one week left to ride expect to see nothing left on the road.

The standard bike time was smashed by visiting NRS rider Tim Guy, whose time either suggests that TT bars and aero helmets could be overrated, or he is just plain strong.  His time of 23:15 is the first sub 40 km an hour ride on a standard bike.

Worth mentioning from the night was Lindsay French who sliced almost a minute off his time, and is now looking a bookie’s favourite for the B grade title.  Tim Winkleman and Murray Wallace both took Around 35 seconds off their best times.

With one week to run, Kirrilie de Athridge is keeping consistent times for the women’s standard bike, and it is great to see Ruth Little and Sue Armstrong pushing their limits each Thursday.

A big thanks to Geoff Damm, Tim Huggins and Paul Burns for running the night.

After the final ride this week there will be a brief presentation.  Check the weather forecast, adjust your cranksets and we look forward to seeing you Thursday evening.


Date: 5 March 2015


16 km


Place

Rider name

TT Bike Category (includes clip-on bars)

Race time

average speed km/hr


 

A Grade

 

 

 

 

1

Tully Lister

TT

0:22:13

43.21

 

2

Aaron Moffat

TT

0:22:25

42.83

 

3

Charlie McMillan

TT

0:22:46

42.17

 

4

Matt Hamblin

TT

0:22:57

41.83

 

 

B Grade

 

 

 

 

1

Lindsay French

TT

0:24:44

38.81

 

2

Josh Banks

TT

0:26:17

36.53

 

3

Tim Winkleman

TT

0:27:12

35.29

 













 

Standard road bike category

 

 

 

 

1

Tim Guy

Standard

0:23:15

41.29

 

2

Paul Ingwersen

Standard

0:24:58

38.45

 

3

Murray Wallace

Standard

0:26:55

35.67

 

4

Kirrilie De Athridge

Standard

0:27:58

34.33

1st woman standard bike

5

Chris Little

Standard

0:28:14

34.00

 

6

Nahum Little

Standard

0:28:46

33.37

 

7

Tony Egan

Standard

0:30:14

31.75

 

8

Ruth Little

Standard

0:35:13

27.26

 

9

Sue Armstrong

Standard

0:32:37

29.43

 

 

Average speed comparison by week.

 

Name

wk1

wk2

wk3

Wk 4

Wk 5

Wk 6

Wk 7

Tomarsh Loki

 

42.95

 

 

 

44.86

 

Tully Lister

 

 

 

42.17

42.48

42.89

43.21

Aaron Moffat

42.11

41.89

42.23

42.14

42.48

42.2

42.83

Charlie McMillan

41.81

41.8

41.83

41.44

41.86

41.17

42.17

Gordon Sutherland

41.81

41.03

 

 

 

 

 

Ryan Allen

41.12

 

 

41.65

41.59

35.02

 

Matt Hamblin

 

40.91

40.82

41.05

41

41.83

41.83

Tarryn Heather

 

40.94

40.03

 

 

 

 

Michael Pearce

40.33

39.43

 

 

 

 

 

Ryan Clifford

 

35.87

37.72

 

 

39.26

 

Craig McMillan

 

 

 

 

38.68

39.26

 

Lindsay French

36.17

35.84

36.18

36.11

37.4

37.04

38.81

Tim Winklemann

34.49

34.04

 

33.14

 

34.53

35.29

Josh Banks

 

33.45

34.99

35.49

36.97

 

36.53

Tim Guy







41.29

Declan Gregory

39.42

39.61

38.32

38.15

39.21

 

 

Ben Hartwig

 

 

 

37.8

38.15

 

 

Paul Ingwersen

 

36.55

 

37.11

 

 

38.45

Murray Wallace

 

34.55

34.89

 

 

 

35.67

Kirrilie De Athridge

32.95

32.71

33.86

33.57

34.72

34.35

34.33

Chris Little

32.81

 

33.39

33.51

32.6

 

34

Nahum Little

30.34

 

33.03

 

 

 

33.37

Tony Egan

 

31.81

32.75

32.38

 

 

31.75

Sue Armstrong

 

 

28.47

27.2

 

29.6

29.43

Ruth Little

 

 

27.81

 

28.57

 

27.26

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