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Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2250 on: September 14, 2019, 06:04:35 pm »
ECCA 10 on the E2 today.  Not really my distance but happy to squeeze an 8 second PB with 21:09.

One more race left.

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2251 on: September 21, 2019, 11:11:09 pm »
Final TT of the year today.  Leo 30 on the E2 and not a distance I have raced before.

Bit unwell but made the trip anyway to record 1:08:42.   Hard day all round, but I think I can be happy with the way the year has gone.

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2252 on: September 22, 2019, 07:43:47 am »
Loads of PBs (at long and short distances), club and fixed gear records in the 24. I think you should be enormously pleased with how your year has gone, and if you are going to transition to ultra endurance racing, it sounds like you are going out on a high.
Congratulations on your year - especially since you were struggling with motivation at points it's been awesome.  :thumbsup:

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Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2253 on: October 19, 2019, 05:51:40 pm »
Tomorrow sees an attempt on one of the McNasty tandem RRA records

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2254 on: October 20, 2019, 01:34:30 pm »
Tomorrow sees an attempt on one of the McNasty tandem RRA records

Bugger, just spotted this - they'd have passed a hundred yards from me about twenty minutes ago.

Decent tailwind for them, but a bit damp.

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Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2255 on: October 20, 2019, 05:26:33 pm »

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2256 on: October 25, 2019, 05:40:56 pm »
12hr TTs in 2020

Anyone have details on the (new) Yorkshire one and I'm looking for the date of the Breckland 12.

Ta muchly.

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2257 on: October 25, 2019, 08:05:19 pm »
Breckland provisionally 2nd Aug.   (I asked the organiser)

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Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2258 on: October 25, 2019, 08:19:06 pm »
Nothing confirmed on the Yorkshire yet but I've PM'd you what I know.

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2259 on: October 25, 2019, 08:29:34 pm »
 :thumbsup: both

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2260 on: October 25, 2019, 08:36:39 pm »
Said I wasn’t going to race next year.   I seem to be missing it.

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2261 on: October 25, 2019, 11:38:01 pm »
I haven't ridden the TT bike in anger since early 2018. No harm in hanging it up for a while. I only bring it back out when I think of a goal that motivates me enough to ride it again.
Last one was doing a 49, before that it was holding all the club records and in this case I wanna have a crack at a 300+ 12hr.
I flew to a lot of ultra races this year and I wanna reduce my bike-related 'footprint' on the planet so TTs are decent local options. Plus I raced ultras too much this year. Probabaly took years off my life with all that sleep dep. A 12 is over 'relatively' quickly ;)

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2262 on: October 26, 2019, 08:10:01 am »
Said I wasn’t going to race next year.   I seem to be missing it.

Don't let Nick know, he'll never leave you alone  ;)

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2263 on: October 27, 2019, 07:33:04 pm »
Wheels of Fire is far too polite to mention this but he’s riding the world 24hr champs in California at the end of the week.  I’ll dig the link out when I’m not on my phone.

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2264 on: October 27, 2019, 11:27:47 pm »
Wheels of Fire is far too polite to mention this but he’s riding the world 24hr champs in California at the end of the week.  I’ll dig the link out when I’m not on my phone.

http://24hrworlds.com/

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2265 on: December 08, 2019, 03:17:49 pm »
Next years dates are out on the CTT website.

I shall not be partaking....probably.

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Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2266 on: December 08, 2019, 10:24:28 pm »
I see the best event of the year is on July 18th.  I'll be there ... just not riding.

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2267 on: December 09, 2019, 01:18:36 pm »
Thanks for the heads up.

Looks like if I can leave the Transiberica alone this year, the Breckland 12 will be best for me or perhaps the National 12hr.
Will probably enter both and perhaps some 50s and 100s for testing purposes. Motivation to ride in the UK is pretty damn low though. Might be a highly turbo-oriented campaign in 2020.


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Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2268 on: March 14, 2020, 10:40:38 pm »
After a mediocre 2016 where I had a bit too much life going on, a completely awful 2017 where the life really got out of hand, a 2018 where I went off round the world and a 2019 where once I got back from the same, I was focussed on the Mersey and little else, I've opened my 2020 account and entered the Westerley 10 on the H10/22.  Let's see whether we're still allowed to ride bicycles by then, eh?

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2269 on: March 15, 2020, 08:00:01 am »
I looked at the race bike hanging on the wall the other day and thought I might want to use it again.  It soon passed.

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2270 on: March 15, 2020, 09:10:45 am »
I'm trying to hang on to some motivation to race the Mersey 24 again in July. The impending apocalypse is not helping.

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Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2271 on: March 17, 2020, 12:04:23 pm »
Hopefully will have tailed off by then....(says he locked down in Brittany)

Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2272 on: March 17, 2020, 05:09:11 pm »
All CTT events suspended until 31May announced on the CTT Facebook page.

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Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2273 on: March 17, 2020, 08:34:21 pm »
All CTT events suspended until 31May announced on the CTT Facebook page.
... although I think they're going to review in April I think? So it's not a nailed-on date.
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Re: The TT Thread
« Reply #2274 on: March 19, 2020, 09:36:28 am »
I have one entry for my 50 in June, who entered on 8th January. I'm not expecting a big rush.