Category: Time Trial

  • The 12 hour Time Trial

    By Richard Bideau Yorkshire district together with cycling team Vive Le Velo are promoting a new 12 hour event in 2023. A lot of work is being done to widen the appeal of what has become something of a niche event. I’m told that there are already a good number of entries, particulary from triathletes.…

  • North Lancs RC 10 on L101

    North Lancs RC 10 on L101

    North Lancs Road Club. Open 10 mile TT on L101. 08/04/2023. Course and Conditions A classic out-and-back 10 mile time trial, L101, on the A6 north of Garstang is a good course to test the rider. Pan-flat it isn’t; the gentle rises and falls are enough to require and adapive strategy to maximise performance. Being…

  • Circuit of the Dales 2023

    Circuit of the Dales 2023

    North Lancs Road Club. Circuit of the Dales 50mile NLTTA SpoCo. 02/04/2023. A Brief History By Richard Bideau First run in 1947, the Circuit of the Dales is among the oldest events of its type. That year it was won by 26 year old Gordon Thomas of the Yorkshire Road Club with a time of…

  • Lazonby 2023

    Lazonby 2023

    Border City Wheelers. Lazonby Hilly 20mile NLTTA SpoCo. 26/03/2023. Course and Conditions Starting just outside the villiage of Lazonby, the course consists of two laps of a 10 mile circuit. From the start there is a short flat section leading to a brief steep climb followed by a fast twisting descent – proper SpoCo challenges.…

  • Circuit Of Ingleborough 2023 Results

    Circuit Of Ingleborough 2023 Results

    Pendle Forest Circuit Of Ingleborough. 27 mile Hilly TT on L271. 18/03/2023. Course and Conditions Promoted by Pendle Forest Cycling Club, the Circuit of Ingleborough is one of the more challenging hilly time trials. The start sets the theme for the entire course – there is no gentle warmup, instead an immediate climb from the…

  • Yorkshire VTTA 10

    Yorkshire VTTA 10

    Yorkshire VTTA / Jem’Hadar. 10mile Time Trial. V212. 04/03/2023. Organised jointly by the Yorkshire VTTA and Jem’Hadar Racing, this 10mile time trial on V212, billed as ‘The Battle of the BBARs’ , attracted 110 riders, impressive for such an early season event. Course and Conditions V212 is a classic out and back 10 on the…

  • Bolton-by-Bowland TT

    Bolton-by-Bowland TT

    Rossendale Road Club. Hilly 10.3mile NLTTA SPOCO L112. 25/02/2023 A good turnout from Pendle Forest riders for the season opener at Bolton-by-Bowland was rewarded with the prize for the fastest team of three. Conditions were fair, though rather cold, for the hilly event organised by Rossendale Road Club. This year a northerly wind made the…

  • Riding a 100 mile Time Trial

    Riding a 100 mile Time Trial

    By Richard Bideau. I am often asked for advice on how to prepare for the 100. Here are some suggestions based on my own experience. 100 miles! There is a certain grandeur about the distance. Mention it and people react. It sounds so hard. For the rider, there is a greater apprehension about competing than…

  • Circuit Of Ingleborough 2023

    Circuit Of Ingleborough 2023

    A classic early season time trial, the Circuit of Ingleborough takes place on Saturday March 18th. Entries are now closed. The rider list and start times are now available on the CTT site. On the day, results will be available in real time. Follow this link for results as they come in.

  • Evening League 21st April 2022

    The Pendle Forest 2022 evening league has begun. Twelve riders took up the challenge of the Skipton 10 on a cool breezy evening. The wind, though strong, was from the northeast, the best direction for fast times, making the return leg from the Skipton to Elslack roundabouts faster than usual but also making the climb…