Club Time Trials
Every year we run a Thursday evening time trial from April to August. We use the 11.2-mile Abbotsley circuit that runs through Abbotsley and skirts Gamlingay. We start at the T-Junction to Croxton 1/2 mile east of Abbotsley. A time trial is a timed ride where you are competing against yourself as well as other riders. Riders are started at one-minute intervals and you basically ride as fast as you can round the course, on your own, without drafting other riders.
There is no need to enter in advance - you can just turn up and ride. You don't need a special TT bike - any road bike will do. Entry for club members is £3 per event and the entry fee for members of other clubs is £5. If you’re new to time trialling and just fancy a go, feel free to come along and we’ll run you through the basics. If you don't belong to a cycling club, you can ride one sample time trial, called "Come and Try", but you must join a club to ride more.
Note 1 - During 2020 due to Covid, only members and invited guests may attend, all riders must pre-register using the online entry form and pre-pay to the club account. Online entry can be found here...
Note 2 - Guidance Note 24 for 2020
A new regulation was voted in at last year's National Council and it is now compulsory for all competitors to fix a working rear red light to their machine in all CTT events, both open and club.
It's an excellent addition to your training and overall cycling enjoyment.