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

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

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.