FCA Midweek Series – Event 22 – 1 Mile Sprint

Report from north of the border by Paul Lawson.

The final FCA evening event of the season was run off in fine weather with no wind to hinder the riders on a quiet B road in Fife. Having never ridden a 1 mile TT before I was unsure of what sort of time could be accomplished but my hope of covering the distance in 2 mins (30mph average) was not too far wide of the mark. I recorded a 2-03 with the winner clocking 1-51. Reviewing the data from my Garmin though the statistic I was most pleased with was 0 to 31.6 mph in 6 seconds. Although staying at that speed was perhaps a little harder than for those on TT bikes and disk wheels my WVCC powered Bianchi road bike was probably quicker off the line.

PositionNameClub nameTime
1Mr Stephen DavidsonPerth United Cycling Club00:01:51:000
2Mr Robert CarsonTeam Leslie Bike Shop - Right Move Windows00:01:52:000
3Mr Graham BarclayTeam Leslie Bike Shop - Right Move Windows00:01:53:000
4Mr Keith Johnston00:01:54:000
5Mr John WoodrowSandy Wallace Cycles00:01:54:000
6Mr Paul GallacherFife Cycling 200000:01:55:000
7Mr Brian ThomsonTeam Leslie Bike Shop - Right Move Windows00:01:55:000
8Mr James DavidsonPedal Power RT00:01:56:000
9Mr Graham JonesEdinburgh RC00:01:58:000
10Mr Andrew AllanTeam Leslie Bike Shop - Right Move Windows00:01:58:000
11Mr James TrevorHull Thursday RC00:01:58:000
12Mr Brian ChristieTeam Leslie Bike Shop - Right Move Windows00:01:59:000
13Mr Robert AirdFife Cycling 200000:02:00:000
14Mr Barry DuncanKennoway RC00:02:00:000
15Mr Iain TaylorDunfermline CC00:02:01:000
16Mr Donnie MacleodKinross CC00:02:01:000
17Mr Paul LawsonWeaver Valley CC00:02:03:000
18Mr Kenneth OgilvieKinross CC00:02:03:000
19Mr Stewart HerdKinross CC00:02:04:000
20Mr Robert MarshallFife Cycling 200000:02:06:000
21Mr George CarrattFife Century RC00:02:06:000
22Mr George GrahamFife Cycling 200000:02:07:000
23Mr Steve WallaceDunfermline CC00:02:08:000
24Mr Neil PattersonSandy Wallace Cycles00:02:08:000
25Mr Alan SolwayKennoway RC00:02:08:000
26Mr Robert Murray00:02:09:000
27Mr Fred TurveySandy Wallace Cycles00:02:10:000
28Mr Alistair SpeedFife Century RC00:02:12:000
29Mr Stevie OggDunfermline CC00:02:12:000
30Mr Thomas CummingsFife Century RC00:02:13:000
31Master Gavin LaffoleyFife Century RC00:02:18:000
32Mr Craig BuchananDunfermline CC00:02:19:000
33Mr John DobbieKennoway RC00:02:27:000

The only bad news up here is that a landslide on the Crow Road has caused the cancellation of the Tour of the Campsies TT that I was due to ride on Sunday.

Your not going to hill climb over that son...

Club runs are back in the calendar for our members and new riders who are looking to join.

Upcoming Events

Aug
13
Sat
2022
09:00 Training Rides 1 & 2
Training Rides 1 & 2
Aug 13 @ 09:00 – 13:30
Saturday Training Rides RIDES STARTING AT 09:00 & 09:01 FROM THIS SATURDAY (12th March) Ride 1 – off at 09:00 from Hatchmere . Distance around 80 miles – pace 18mph ish Ride 2 – off[...]
Aug
17
Wed
2022
18:30 Club 10 Mile TT series
Club 10 Mile TT series
Aug 17 @ 18:30 – 20:00
For new club riders, just come along and have a go. It’s all about you and the clock, and measuring your own performance. It’s therefore open to all club members, no matter what you ability[...]
Aug
20
Sat
2022
09:00 Training Rides 1 & 2
Training Rides 1 & 2
Aug 20 @ 09:00 – 13:30
Saturday Training Rides RIDES STARTING AT 09:00 & 09:01 FROM THIS SATURDAY (12th March) Ride 1 – off at 09:00 from Hatchmere . Distance around 80 miles – pace 18mph ish Ride 2 – off[...]

Club Meeting Times

Sunday runs:

09:30 - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club - see calendar for updated start times (Most runs 10:00 during the winter months)

Tuesday evening (informal - usually a small gathering!)

20:00 onwards - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club

Wednesday runs:

10:00 - Hatchmere

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