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Written by Jonathan Spicker   
Saturday, 18 January 2014

We are pleased to announce that the QCW Spring Time Trial Series will return to Cleves again in 2013. 

  The purpose of the 33k Time Trial Series is to give our members an opportunity for training at a distance which is greater than what is typically available in this area.  It more closely replicates the distances that you might expect at the District or National Time Trial Championships.  This event is also great experience for road racers who want to improve their skills at breakaways or bridging the gap back to the peloton after being dropped (should that ever happen to any of us!).

In past years, the series was held on the second Saturday of each month from March through June.  PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT, FOR 2013, QCW WILL ONLY BE SPONSORING EVENTS FROM APRIL THROUGH JUNE.


For your information, Colavita will be using the Cleves course for their first scheduled Time Trial Series event on March 9, 2013.  Please visit their website for additional details and cost information. (Please note the information on their webiste refering to their event as being "The Midwest's Best! The Midwest's Largest!" to be a total fabrication on their part, as we all know this claim belongs to the Cleves Tuesday Night Time Trial Series , now in its 40th year.) 


The QCW 33k TT Series will be held at 10:00 AM on the second Saturday of each month as follows:

  1. Saturday, April 13
  2. Saturday, May 11
  3. Saturday, June 8


REGISTRATION / START / FINISH
    William Henry Harrison Tomb State Memorial
    North Bend, OH
    

DIRECTIONS FROM DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI

From downtown Cincinnati travel west on US-50. Turn right on Miami Avenue in Cleves and proceed about 200 meters to Brower Road. Turn left on Brower Road and proceed about 500 meters to the finish & parking areas located at the intersection of Cliff and Brower roads just down the hill from the William Henry Harrison Tomb State Memorial.

You can also get directions from Google Maps with this link : 

33k Time Trial Parking and Start/Finish is located at the  at the intersection of Cliff and Brower roads.

DETAILS

  • Participants are strongly encouraged to sign in by 9:30
  • The start order will be announced at 9:55
  • First rider off at 10:00 followed by the remaining riders at one minute intervals
  • Finish times to be announced immediately after completion of the event
  • All rider categories (age, gender) are welcome and will be acknowledged
  • All bicycle types are welcome (standard road, aero road, tandem, recumbent, fixed gear, HPV)
  • Event is held rain or shine
  • No entry fee or pre-registration
  • Current QCW membership required
  • Current QCW TT Series release form required
  • No prizes, but we'll post your results on this website FOREVER!

 
COURSE
This is a simple out and back course which utilizes the same roads as the popular summer Cleves Tuesday Night Time Trial series.  In fact, the start/finish line is the same as the finish line for the Summer Cleves TT series.  There are no traffic signals or stop signs and no possibility of straying off course.  Traffic is very light with speed limits no greater than 35 mph.  This is a flat to moderately rolling course with a maximum gradient of 3-4%.

QUESTIONS
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As with the Cleves Time Trial Series, there is no fee, but you must be a member of Queen City Wheels to participate. 

  Memberships are available at BikeReg.com. Memberships will NOT be sold at the event

All riders must complete and sign a QCW 2013 Time Trial Series release form. The release form must be filled out and signed only ONCE to participate any QCW TT series.

 

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