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As announced by email, the 2019 NBRC Annual General Meeting will be held at 8pm on 18th November.

The venue will be The Inn on the Lake, Bletchley.

The NBRC Committee are keen to see a good turnout to take the club forward through 2020 - all members are welcome.

Here is the final points tally for the NBRC Veteran Time Trial League.

The points from each rider's 7 best results are added to give the final tally. The points scale ensures all riders who finish an event gain points.

Apologies for the delay, I needed to check how my spreadsheet functioned. In 2020 I hope to post regular weekly league updates.

This year, a tie for first place! 

Here is the final points tally for the NBRC Time Trial League.

The points from each rider's 7 best results are added to give the final tally. The points scale ensures all riders who finish an event gain points.

Apologies for the delay, I needed to check how my spreadsheet functioned. In 2020 I hope to post regular weekly league updates.

This years Hill Climb event will take place on the F5Z/H Bow Brickhill Hillclimb course. It's very brief, so I'll paste it here.

Start opposite war memorial at bottom of Bow Brickhill.
Proceed up the hill, once the climb flattens continue up into the woods
Where you will Finish at large tree opposite car park.

Obviously it's pretty straightforward, except it's a bit steep. The event starts at 9am and we meet near the start. Please avoid making too much noise as we start in a residential area. Entry is £4 (members), and £6 (non members).

All are welcome at our club time trials: make sure you turn up in time to sign on. You'll need a mechanically sound bike and a bike helmet. We recommend the use of a rear light, especially in evening events. You need to be 12 or over to ride time trials. If you are under 18 you will need permission from a parent or guardian to take part (download a permission form in pdf format and in Word format). Each of our courses has a route description and a risk assessment. Make sure you have familiarised yourself with the course!

The results of this time trial will be posted online shortly after the event has been completed. These data include riders’ Names, Club, Category and their Result.

Results

We're racing on the Astwood course using the version starting in Astwood, on Saturday 14th September, starting at 9am. Entry is £4.00 for members, £6.00 for non-members.

All are welcome: make sure you turn up in time to sign on. You'll need a mechanically sound bike and a bike helmet. We recommend the use of a rear light. You need to be 12 or over to ride time trials; if you are over 12 but under 18 you will need permission from a parent or guardian to take part (download a permission form in pdf format and in Word format).

The course has a route description and a risk assessment. Make sure you have familiarised yourself with the course, and remember that time trials are held on open roads - take care and be observant of other road users!

Download the latest Course Description and Risk Assessment (pdf)

For riders new to time trialling, here's a brief introduction to time trials.  

Results, including rider names and club affiliations, will be posted online following the event.

Please remember that the Salford bridge over the A421 is now closed, and won't re-open until May 2020 at the earliest - please factor this in to your ride to the event.

Results

This morning event in the 2019 TT League is to be held on the Stoke Hammond course. In the event of road closures, we will use an alternative course - please keep an eye on this web page and the NBRC Facebook Group for any updates.

If you are new to the course, please review the course description and risk assessment. Here is the Course route - includes download links for many GPS enabled computers.

All are welcome at our club time trials: make sure you turn up in time to sign on. You'll need a mechanically sound bike and a bike helmet. We recommend the use of a rear light, especially in evening events. You need to be 12 or over to ride time trials. If you are under 18 you will need permission from a parent or guardian to take part (download a permission form in pdf format and in Word format). Each of our courses has a route description and a risk assessment. Make sure you have familiarised yourself with the course!

The event starts at 9.00am on Saturday 7th September, and entry is on the line at £4.00 (NBRC members), £6.00 (non-members). 

The results of this time trial will be posted online shortly after the event has been completed. These data include riders’ Names, Club, Category and their Result.

We need more volunteers fo help with our time trial series - without this, the upcoming events can't take place. If you can help, please contact Robert and he'll add your name to the list.

Results 

This event to be held on the Brogborough course (F15/10). This is the fastest of the courses we currently use for our TT league, and it's usually popular. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A SATURDAY MORNING EVENT!

If you are new to the course, please review the course description and  risk assessment. The map of the Course route includes download links for many GPS enabled computers (you need to select "EXPORT" near the right hand edge of the screen to access this).

All are welcome at our club time trials: make sure you turn up in time to sign on. You'll need a mechanically sound bike and a bike helmet. We recommend the use of a rear light, especially in evening events. You need to be 12 or over to ride time trials. If you are under 18 you will need permission from a parent or guardian to take part (download a permission form in pdf format and in Word format). Each of our courses has a route description and a risk assessment. Make sure you have familiarised yourself with the course!

The event starts at 9.00am, and entry is on the line at £4.00 (NBRC members), £6.00 (non-members). The meeting point is under the flyover midway between the start at the top of Brogborough Hill and the finish. We're limited to 40 riders for this event, so make sure to get there in good time to ensure a ride.  If you're riding out to the event, please take care to bring lights for your ride home.

Volunteers to help out with signage and time-keeping for this and future events are welcome. Please review the calendar of time trials and if you can help with some of our events, let Robert know either directly or via the website's contact page.

The results of this time trial will be posted online shortly after the event has been completed. These data include riders’ Names, Club, Category and their Result.

Please, if you can help with running this or any future time trials in our 2019 TT League, please review the Time Trial Helpers listing. If you wish to volunteer, contact Robert and he'll add you to the list.

Results

This week's club time trial is on the Stony 11.4 mile course. If you are new to the course, please review the course description and risk assessment. Here is the course route - includes download links for GPS enabled computers.

All are welcome at our club time trials: make sure you turn up in time to sign on. You'll need a mechanically sound bike and a bike helmet. We recommend the use of a rear light, especially in evening events such as this one. You need to be 12 or over to ride time trials. If you are under 18 you will need permission from a parent or guardian to take part (download a permission form in pdf format and in Word format). Each of our courses has a route description and a risk assessment. Make sure you have familiarised yourself with the course!

The event starts at 6.45pm Wednesday 21st August, and entry is on the line at £4.00 (NBRC members), £6.00 (non-members). Maximum number of riders 40. The meeting point is in the car park by the river, on Calverton Road, near the start by Milford Avenue. 

Remember to bring front and rear lights if you plan to ride home after the event.

The results of this time trial will be posted online shortly after the event has been completed. These data include riders’ Names, Club, Category and their Result.

Please, if you can help with running this or any future time trials in our 2019 TT League, please review the Time Trial Helpers listing. If you wish to volunteer, contact Robert and he'll add you to the list.

Results