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Old 12-28-10, 10:51 PM   #1
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time trial length(s)

Aside from championship distances, what are typical lengths of time trials in US amateur racing? 3-6-8 miles or so, mostly?

I'm thinking of weekend stage races and local series, just trying to get a feel for typical distances around the country.
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10 miles is common.

20k is also somewhat common.

40k is the most common championship distance, as you mentioned.
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i would like to see more long TT's... maybe even something like a 100k tt
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TTs vary here. Dunlap - 30K, Berkeley TTT 18 miles, Altamount TTT 20 miles, Calavaras ITT 10 miles, Esparto 18 miles, Topsport Stage Race ITT portion 10 miles, Madera Stage Race ITT portion 12 miles, Mount Diablo Hill climb ITT 10K and the District and Natz championships 40K.
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We have a MegaMonster ITT 100KM and 100 miles.
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10 miles is common.

20k is also somewhat common.

40k is the most common championship distance, as you mentioned.
+1

Also super common in FL are the super short 3-4 mile TT's which are part of the very few stage races here.
I have rarely seen a 40k TT as part of something other than championships or stand alone TT's in amateur racing.
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Also super common in FL are the super short 3-4 mile TT's which are part of the very few stage races here.
I have rarely seen a 40k TT as part of something other than championships or stand alone TT's in amateur racing.
As he said, 3-4 miles is the common distance here in Florida. Personally, I'd like to see more 15k+ distance TT's.
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A lot of ours are 15k/9mi, state champs (T)TT is 40k I think.

Always too long for me though.. hate friggin' TTs.
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i would like to see more long TT's... maybe even something like a 100k tt
move to the UK. it's chock-a-block with boring events like that.
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Creeky we don't get many races with a TT, Ft Davis and Fayetteville both are under 20mi. Most of the other TT event's tend to fall into the 20mile range other than the State Champs. I wish we had more races with TT's though.
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Aside from championship distances, what are typical lengths of time trials in US amateur racing? 3-6-8 miles or so, mostly?
I'm thinking of weekend stage races and local series, just trying to get a feel for typical distances around the country.
Local TT series races tend to be a bit longer, 15 miles or so?
TTs in stage races are 9-12 miles, (a bit more for big stage races like Elkhorn/Hood)
Championship TTs are usually 40km ish

mmmmm, mmmm.... I am in favor of TTs
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In SoCal the stand alone TT series has events ranging from 14km-20km plus a few weekends with 40km options. The district TT is 37.5km. Stage race TTs seem to run anywhere from 5km uphill (Callville Bay) to 22km on a flat course (Valley of the Sun).
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Creeky we don't get many races with a TT, Ft Davis and Fayetteville both are under 20mi. Most of the other TT event's tend to fall into the 20mile range other than the State Champs. I wish we had more races with TT's though.
check the calendar, we have a number of stage races this (coming / 2011) year, including a couple of new ones
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As he said, 3-4 miles is the common distance here in Florida. Personally, I'd like to see more 15k+ distance TT's.
It's the same in Louisiana. Lame distances. I asked a promoter why and he said they were afraid some triathalete might come in and win.

Did I mention lame?

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check the calendar, we have a number of stage races this (coming / 2011) year, including a couple of new ones
Which ones? Alsation has deleted it...New Braunfels hasn't had a TT in 5 years...Mineral Wells can kiss my 40+ ass that promoter isn't getting a dime from me this entire season.
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Which ones? Alsation has deleted it...New Braunfels hasn't had a TT in 5 years...Mineral Wells can kiss my 40+ ass that promoter isn't getting a dime from me this entire season.
What's the deal with mwsr? I raced it last year and really enjoyed it.
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What's the deal with mwsr? I raced it last year and really enjoyed it.
No 40+ open...they are offering a 35+ 4/5 and 40+ 3/4...because it's not fare that slow fat ass guys who shouldn't have ever left the 4's can't beat Ex.
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We have a MegaMonster ITT 100KM and 100 miles.
can you send me a link to this?
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can you send me a link to this?
http://megamonster.lowkeyhillclimbs.com/2011/
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Which ones? Alsation has deleted it...New Braunfels hasn't had a TT in 5 years...Mineral Wells can kiss my 40+ ass that promoter isn't getting a dime from me this entire season.
I was thinking of Texarkana and Kilgore. Also Fayetteville and Fort Davis and Cotton Patch. Plus a few in LA but I don't think the Austin crew ever drives that far.
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Yeah I mentioned Ft Davis and Fayetteville. I'll be doing Joe Martin this year.
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Kilgore.
Donde?
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I was thinking of Texarkana and Kilgore. Also Fayetteville and Fort Davis and Cotton Patch. Plus a few in LA but I don't think the Austin crew ever drives that far.
Wait...Kilgore? What?

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About 30 miles east of me.
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Wait...Kilgore? What?



About 30 miles east of me.
Wow, sure enough, http://www.txbra.org/events/event.asp?EventID=2149 This race will be the closest race to me all season.
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Wow, sure enough, http://www.txbra.org/events/event.asp?EventID=2149 This race will be the closest race to me all season.

So youll be hosting the bf.net afterparty?

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