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SUMMER RACE SERIES: TEAM DREAM TEAM TRIAL TIME 

After much deliberation over all the details, Team Dream Bicycling Team and Ride The Black Line have settled on the perfect event to open the 2013 Summer Race Series at Encino Velodrome.

The Team Dream Team Trial Time will be a night full of Team Pursuits, Team Sprints and a dash of Flying 200’s.  This will be an important event in the Summer Race Series because it presents a big opportunity for teams to grab some early points for the Summer Race Series Team Trophy.  Take a look at what the each time trial event will be worth on June 26th:

TIME TRIALS (individual and team time trials)
1st place - 10 points per rider
2nd place - 7 points per rider
3rd place - 5 points per rider
4th place - 3 points per rider
5th place - 2 points per rider
6th place - 1 point per rider

What does that mean?  That means a four-man Team Pursuit all riding for the same club can grab up to 40 points (44 points with the participation points) for their team and get started with a good lead in the SRS Team Trophy standings.  On top of that, since this is the only SRS2013 event in which women race separately and all female racers score DOUBLE POINTS, a three-woman Team Pursuit racing for the same club can pocket up to 60 points (66 including participation points) to get their team started!  How awesome is that?

To sweeten the deal, TDBT and RTBL are putting together some great prizes for the fastest riders of the night just to encourage everyone to pedal that much harder.

Predator Cycling has won the SRS Team Trophy for two consecutive years.  So start putting your DREAM TEAM together for a night of Team Time Trials and remember that any victorious Team Pursuit or Team Sprint composed of riders in different clubs will have the points distributed accordingly.  So choose your teammates wisely and get those points!
SUMMER RACE SERIES: TEAM DREAM TEAM TRIAL TIME 

After much deliberation over all the details, Team Dream Bicycling Team and Ride The Black Line have settled on the perfect event to open the 2013 Summer Race Series at Encino Velodrome.

The Team Dream Team Trial Time will be a night full of Team Pursuits, Team Sprints and a dash of Flying 200’s.  This will be an important event in the Summer Race Series because it presents a big opportunity for teams to grab some early points for the Summer Race Series Team Trophy.  Take a look at what the each time trial event will be worth on June 26th:

TIME TRIALS (individual and team time trials)
1st place - 10 points per rider
2nd place - 7 points per rider
3rd place - 5 points per rider
4th place - 3 points per rider
5th place - 2 points per rider
6th place - 1 point per rider

What does that mean?  That means a four-man Team Pursuit all riding for the same club can grab up to 40 points (44 points with the participation points) for their team and get started with a good lead in the SRS Team Trophy standings.  On top of that, since this is the only SRS2013 event in which women race separately and all female racers score DOUBLE POINTS, a three-woman Team Pursuit racing for the same club can pocket up to 60 points (66 including participation points) to get their team started!  How awesome is that?

To sweeten the deal, TDBT and RTBL are putting together some great prizes for the fastest riders of the night just to encourage everyone to pedal that much harder.

Predator Cycling has won the SRS Team Trophy for two consecutive years.  So start putting your DREAM TEAM together for a night of Team Time Trials and remember that any victorious Team Pursuit or Team Sprint composed of riders in different clubs will have the points distributed accordingly.  So choose your teammates wisely and get those points!

SUMMER RACE SERIES: TEAM DREAM TEAM TRIAL TIME


After much deliberation over all the details, Team Dream Bicycling Team and Ride The Black Line have settled on the perfect event to open the 2013 Summer Race Series at Encino Velodrome.

The Team Dream Team Trial Time will be a night full of Team Pursuits, Team Sprints and a dash of Flying 200’s. This will be an important event in the Summer Race Series because it presents a big opportunity for teams to grab some early points for the Summer Race Series Team Trophy. Take a look at what the each time trial event will be worth on June 26th:

TIME TRIALS (individual and team time trials)
1st place - 10 points per rider
2nd place - 7 points per rider
3rd place - 5 points per rider
4th place - 3 points per rider
5th place - 2 points per rider
6th place - 1 point per rider

What does that mean? That means a four-man Team Pursuit all riding for the same club can grab up to 40 points (44 points with the participation points) for their team and get started with a good lead in the SRS Team Trophy standings. On top of that, since this is the only SRS2013 event in which women race separately and all female racers score DOUBLE POINTS, a three-woman Team Pursuit racing for the same club can pocket up to 60 points (66 including participation points) to get their team started! How awesome is that?

To sweeten the deal, TDBT and RTBL are putting together some great prizes for the fastest riders of the night just to encourage everyone to pedal that much harder.

Predator Cycling has won the SRS Team Trophy for two consecutive years. So start putting your DREAM TEAM together for a night of Team Time Trials and remember that any victorious Team Pursuit or Team Sprint composed of riders in different clubs will have the points distributed accordingly. So choose your teammates wisely and get those points!
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OLYMPICS: WOMEN’S TEAM PURSUIT



At this point it becomes pretty clear which country will “win” the Olympics in track cycling. The British team of Dani King, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell broke the World Record three times — in the qualification round, then again in the first round heat against Canada and one more time in the final heat against USA. The new World Record stands at 3:14.051 (previously it was 3:15.720 set by the same team at World Championships this year).

GOLD — Great Britain (Dani King / Laura Trott / Joanna Rowsell)
SILVER — United States (Sarah Hammer / Dotsie Bausch / Lauren Tamayo)
BRONZE — Canada (Tara Whitten / Gillian Carleton / Jasmin Glaesser)

Full results available HERE. Photos courtesy of London2012.com
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OLYMPICS: MEN’S TEAM PURSUIT


Okay I’ve been on a camping trip over the weekend so I was barely able to watch any more of the Olympic track cycling events. With the last few medals being awarded today, I’ll just post some quick recaps…

Great Britain’s Team Pursuit squad of Ed Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke and Peter Kennaugh broke their own World Record timing twice — once in qualifying and then again in the final heat against Australia. The new record stands at 3:51.659 (formerly 3:53.295 set by Great Britain at World Championships earlier this year).

GOLD — Great Britain (Edward Clancy / Geraint Thomas / Steven Burke / Peter Kennaugh)
SILVER — Australia (Jack Bobridge / Glenn O’Shea / Rohan Dennis / Michael Hepburn)
BRONZE — New Zealand (Sam Bewley / Marc Ryan / Jesse Sergent / Aaron Gate)

Full results available HERE. Photos courtesy of London2012.com
CAMPY CAMPY CAMPY CAMPY 

The Italian National Team’s got swag.  Seen on Campy Only.
CAMPY CAMPY CAMPY CAMPY 

The Italian National Team’s got swag.  Seen on Campy Only.

CAMPY CAMPY CAMPY CAMPY


The Italian National Team’s got swag. Seen on Campy Only.
GT PURSUITERS 

I’m totally loving this shot from the 1996 Olympic Velodrome at Stone Mountain Park.  Check out those GT superbikes!

Photo taken by Russell Ellington.
GT PURSUITERS 

I’m totally loving this shot from the 1996 Olympic Velodrome at Stone Mountain Park.  Check out those GT superbikes!

Photo taken by Russell Ellington.

GT PURSUITERS


I’m totally loving this shot from the 1996 Olympic Velodrome at Stone Mountain Park. Check out those GT superbikes!

Photo taken by Russell Ellington.
TRACK WORLD CUP: BRITISH TEAM PURSUIT 

This is an amazing photo from the Track World Cup in Manchester.  The photographer (Tom Jenkins) uses an off-camera flash pointing back towards the camera to freeze the subject and a slow shutter speed of 1/4 sec at F16 to blur the other cyclists.

Read about Britain’s Gold Medal ride at The Guardian.
TRACK WORLD CUP: BRITISH TEAM PURSUIT 

This is an amazing photo from the Track World Cup in Manchester.  The photographer (Tom Jenkins) uses an off-camera flash pointing back towards the camera to freeze the subject and a slow shutter speed of 1/4 sec at F16 to blur the other cyclists.

Read about Britain’s Gold Medal ride at The Guardian.

TRACK WORLD CUP: BRITISH TEAM PURSUIT


This is an amazing photo from the Track World Cup in Manchester. The photographer (Tom Jenkins) uses an off-camera flash pointing back towards the camera to freeze the subject and a slow shutter speed of 1/4 sec at F16 to blur the other cyclists.

Read about Britain’s Gold Medal ride at The Guardian.
HELENVALE TEAM PURSUIT 

Glasgow circa 1960’s.  Love the shot of the wind rippling through their wool jerseys.

Found on Flickr.
HELENVALE TEAM PURSUIT 

Glasgow circa 1960’s.  Love the shot of the wind rippling through their wool jerseys.

Found on Flickr.

HELENVALE TEAM PURSUIT


Glasgow circa 1960’s. Love the shot of the wind rippling through their wool jerseys.

Found on Flickr.

1993 World Championships - Men’s Team Pursuit


Australia vs. Germany in this great Team Pursuit final. Awesome rides on both sides but there can only be one winning team.

The Team Pursuit is a 4km (16 laps on a 250m track) race where two teams of four start on opposite sides of the track. The teams chase each other around the track, exchanging in the turns so that each rider takes turns in the wind. The race is won when won team catches the other or whichever team completes the distance first. The time is taken on the 3rd rider across the line.
The European Track Championships are starting tomorrow and all the Euro cycling teams are converging on the BGZ Arena in Pruzskow, Poland.  A good opportunity to spot some tasty track bike pr0n like these BH pursuit bikes for the Spanish pursuit team.

Nice shot from British Cycling on Flickr!
The European Track Championships are starting tomorrow and all the Euro cycling teams are converging on the BGZ Arena in Pruzskow, Poland.  A good opportunity to spot some tasty track bike pr0n like these BH pursuit bikes for the Spanish pursuit team.

Nice shot from British Cycling on Flickr!

The European Track Championships are starting tomorrow and all the Euro cycling teams are converging on the BGZ Arena in Pruzskow, Poland. A good opportunity to spot some tasty track bike pr0n like these BH pursuit bikes for the Spanish pursuit team.

Nice shot from British Cycling on Flickr!


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