TrackCyclingSA club 500m tt championship (11/9/21)

TrackCyclingSA cycling club held our 8th annual 500m TT club championship at Bellville velodrome today. The 500m is one of the first events that our new riders experience. It is part of our Ride the Wall track intro. It is incredible to see how riders progress over the years.

The overall winner is crowned based on a handicap system that takes age in to consideration. This year overall winner was quickest on the clock and on the handicap system.

Well done Dirk van Zyl on retaining the club champion trophy for the 3rd consecutive year and on setting a new club record of 36.54s. Photos courtesy of Jarred Brown.

Awards:

Final podium l to r: Devaroux Jacobs, Dirk van Zyl and Jaco Scholtz
1st woman – Donna Marriott
Fastest new riders from left to right: Simon Augustyn (2nd), Nelson Sardinha (1st) and Sean Howard (3rd)
Winner of the fastest lap, Dirk van Zyl. First lap 20.26s and second lap 16.28s

Gauteng and Northern regions Track Cycling Championship 2021 (from 21/08/21)

The Gauteng Track & Northern regions Cycling championship was held over two weekends at Hector Norris Park in Johannesburg.

Here are the results of the elite men’s and women’s races:

1500m Men

  1. R. Broxham
  2. J. van Wyk
  3. B. Moqumo

1500m Women

  1. C. Gnudi
  2. E. Gianchino
  3. V. Bester

Match Sprint Men

  1. D. Abbot
  2. M. Abrahams
  3. B. Moqumo

Match sprint Women (Open)

  1. K. Uys
  2. C. Gnudi
  3. M. Roller

Keirin Men

  1. J. van Wyk
  2. M. Abrahams
  3. B. Moqumo

Keirin Women (Open)

  1. E. Gianchino
  2. C. Gnudi
  3. V. Bester

TT men

  1. M. Abrahams
  2. B. Moqumo
  3. D. Abbot

TT Women

  1. C. Gnudi

Elimination men

  1. J. van Wyk
  2. M. Abrahams
  3. B. Moqumo

Elimination women

  1. C. Gnudi

Scratch men (open)

  1. J. van Wyk
  2. J. Dyke
  3. R. Broxham

Scratch women (open)

  1. C. Gnudi
  2. E. Gianchino
  3. M. Roller

Points men (open)

  1. J. van Wyk
  2. M. Broxham
  3. J. Dike

Points women (open)

  1. E. Gianchino
  2. K. Uys
  3. M. Roller

Individual pursuit men

  1. J. van Wyk
  2. M. Broxham
  3. M. Abrahams

Individual pursuit women

  1. E. Gianchino
  2. L. Labuschagne

Ride the wall

It was awesome to introduce new riders to the track at Bellville velodrome on Sunday. Big smiles all around.

TrackCyclingSA club hosts regular intro sessions at Bellville velodrome. For more detail email us at jaco@trackcyclingsa.co.za

Congratulations to our virtual track league winner!

Our first virtual league has finished. Thanks to the riders who pioneered the inaugural series. There is definitely more to come.

It was a tight finish. Two riders ended on 42 points each and with 5 wins each. The winner then had to be decided by the rider who supported the league throughout.

There was one rider who completed all 11 stages to take the title. Well done to Dirk van Zyl from TrackCyclingSA club who was the only rider to complete all of the stages. He is the first ever TrackCyclingSA virtual track cycling champion! 2nd was the Spaniard, Jolasher. Pierre van Zyl who started on the track with TrackCyclingSA earlier in the year finished third.

Dirk van Zyl at the Bellville velodrome (photo: Owen Lloyd)

Overall virtual track leauge results:

  1. Dirk van Zyl (RSA) 42 pts
  2. Jolasher (ESP) 42 pts
  3. Pierre van Zyl (RSA) 27 pts
  4. Jaco Scholtz (RSA) 17 pts
  5. Per (SWE) 17 pts
  6. Mick (GB) 16 pts
  7. Marco (AUS) 12 pts
  8. Michael H (AUS) 5pts
  9. Michael (RSA) 4pts
  10. Anton (RSA) 2 pts
  11. Luis (ESP) 2pts
  12. Reuben (ESP) 1pt
The virtual track series took place on the Virtual velodrome.

Virtual league standings

The first month of the TrackCyclingSA virtual league has wrapped up. The league runs up to the end of May and there are 7 more events (stages).

Riders on the BKOOL virtual velodrome

Here are the standings as at the end of March

There are still 42 points up for grabs over the next 7 events.

Join us now on the TrackCyclingSA group on BKOOL to compete.

TrackCyclingSA virtual league update

Riders have up to 31 March to complete the first 4 rounds of the TrackCyclingSA virtual track league. The events are 250m, 1500m, 3km and 40km long in distance. Join the TrackCyclingSA group on BKOOL to compete.

Riders can ride the rounds of the league on their own or they can link up with friends to push for better times and faster racing. Riders can view the times for group efforts on the TrackCyclingSA group calendar on BKOOL.

Here are the top 8:

Pos.UserTimeDifferenceCountry
1Jo1:10:36,00:00:00,0 
2Jaco1:13:06,00:02:30,0 
3Dirk1:19:28,00:08:52,0 
4Mick1:30:43,00:20:07,0 
5Per1:34:04,40:23:28,4 
6Marco1:35:18,40:24:42,4 
7Michael1:36:16,90:25:40,9 
8Pierre1:39:23,00:28:47,0 
Notice – riders need to make workouts open to groups and friends for it to appear on the league table.

Virtual league standings

TrackCyclingSA virtual league standings

21 March 2021

Join the TrackCyclingSA group on BKOOL to compete.

Here are the virtual standings to date. Our club champion, Dirk van Zyl, moved in to the top spot after setting the fastest time in the 40km race. That is a great effort since he specializes in the sprint events ranging from the 200m qualifying up to the keirin race in distance.

RankNameTimeDifferenceCountry
1.Dirk1:19:280:00:00
2.Jaco1:21:490:02:21
3.Mick1:30:430:11:15
4.Per1:30:450:14:14
5.Pierre1:34:450:15:17
6.Michael1:35:040:15:36
7.Anton1:35:340:16:06
8.Marco1:36:030:16:35

Can I still join?

Yes! The events are open to riders from across the globe. Ride the event any time that suits you or link up with others in the group to ride together. Be sure to finish it before the end date to set your own time. A rider will be allocated the time of the last rider +5% if he/she missed an end date. The league runs up to 31 May 2021.

Events calendar:

Start dateEnd dateStage nameDistance
1 March31 MarchStanding start250m
1 March31 March6-laps1500m
1 March31 March3000m3000m
1 March31 March160-laps scratch race!40km
1 April30 April1000m tt on the track1000m
1 April30 April2000m on the track2000m
1 April30 April15km track blast15000m
1 April30 April4km4000m
1 May16 May1 lap all out!250m
1 May16 May7.5km7500m
17 May31 MayThe season finale. 500m!500m

Find out more about joining and connecting on Smart or regular resistance trainers.