Posted by Editoress on 06/24/11
MIVA 25km Hilly Time Trial on Gabriola Island, BC, June 23rd
A small turn-out for this hard, hilly time trial but a number of good comments about the course. Fast man Don Gillmore and Test of Metal age group winner Janna Gillick both established the records for the course, with Don averaging a shade under 40kph and doing over 85kph down the steep descent on Brickyard. Master D, Charlie Cheffins did an excellent ride in his first ever cycling competition, having been a distance runner in a previous life. Also, thanks to Charlie for holding the other starters before his own departure.
This is a great course and we will be adding it to MIVA's other time trial venues.
1 Don Gilmore (O2) 0:38:07
2 Charlie Cheffins (Gabriola Casuals) 0:51:35
1 Janna Gillick (HCTC/MIVA) 0:44: 55
2 Cheryl Morch (HCTC/MIVA) 0:49:02
3 Colleen Wtorek (HCTC/MIVA) 0:57:12*
* off course
Instead of the Saturday club ride, some of the members are riding the 50km/100km Randonneurs event this weekend. Details at www.bikeracing.ca
Courtesy Peter McCaffery
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