Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Blacksburg, VA
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Prologue Pacing Stra-tee-jury...?
Just like Bush said.
Anyways, in a somewhat serious manner, I have the state road race weekend coming up, and I'd like to place well in the Cat 3 Omnium. I am by no means a TT monster, but I do have this card to play: the TT is almost entirely uphill, something that is rarely seen in the state of Illinois.
So here's the deal: it's not a true Time Trial, in the 40k, aerobars, tri-geek sense of the word. It's ~6km/3.65mi long, and gains about 250ft total along the way. It should be fast, but the elevation change should be enough to help me along the way.
So, as a person who has done 20km ITTs twice, and a 20km TTT once, how do I deal with an ITT that is 1/3rd the length of the races that I'm "used" to?
Here are the relevant pieces of information:
weight: 65kg at the moment
aerobars: vision tech mini clip ons
5min: unknown. I realize that would be helpful but I always do those as part of a pyramid or after other repeats.
Here's the course: