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This evening event in the 2018 TT League is to be held on the Stoke Hammond 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 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 7.15pm, and entry is on the line at £3.00 (NBRC members), £5.00 (non-members). 

The full events calendar is here

PLEASE NOTE THAT TIME TRIAL RESULTS WILL BE POSTED ONLINE 

Results 

We'll be back on the Astwood course using the version starting in Astwood on Wednesday 23rd May, starting at 7pm. Entry is £3.00 (members) and £5.00 (non-members). For this event, we will meet in Astwood by the juntion with the A422.

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!

If you are riding out to the event, don't forget to bring lights for your return journey!

Download the latest Course Description and Risk Assessment (pdf)

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

PLEASE NOTE THAT TIME TRIAL RESULTS WILL BE POSTED ONLINE HERE. 

Results 

The event was abandoned owing to roadworks in North Crawley and associated three way traffic lights.

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 7.00pm, Wednesday 16th May, and entry is on the line at £3.00 (NBRC members), £5.00 (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. 

Please note that results of our time trials are posted on the club website

Results 

We have a club meeting on Monday 14th May, at the Inn on the Lake.

Please send any agenda items to Robert or Steph (see Contacts page).

This event is scheduled to be held on the Brogborough course (F15/10). This is the fastest of the curses we currently use for our TT league, and it's usually popular. Please note that development activity adjacent to the course may mean a last minute course change - check this page and the Facebook group for any updates.

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 7.00pm, and entry is on the line at £3.00 (NBRC members), £5.00 (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.  Remember to bring lights if you are planning to ride home after the event.

Results 

We'll be back on the Astwood course using the version starting at the BikeBus on Wednesday 18th April, starting at 7pm. Entry is £3.00 (members) and £5.00 (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!

If you are riding out to the event, don't forget to bring lights for your return journey!

Download the latest Course Description and Risk Assessment (pdf)

For riders new to time trialling, here's a brief introduction to time trials.  This event is part of our Newcomers League.

Results 

This event is scheduled to be held on the Brogborough course (F15/10). This is the fastest of the curses we currently use for our TT league, and it's usually popular. Please note that development activity adjacent to the course may mean a last minute course change - check this page and the Facebook group for any updates.

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 7.00pm, and entry is on the line at £3.00 (NBRC members), £5.00 (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.  Remember to bring lights if you are planning to ride home after the event.

The full events calendar is here

Results

Unfortunately this event had to be abandoned. A road closure on the A421 led to severe traffic levels on the course. As an additional hazard, very heavy thunderstorms blew in just as the race was starting.

The club would be grateful if members could offer to help out with warning sign placement in our time trial league. See this schedule of events for more details, and email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to add your name.

In the old days, before this website and the Facebook group were set up, the club had a Newsletter, published on an erratic schedule. These days, El Presidente (Dick Selley), produces an occasional newsletter for the club. The latest has just gone off to the printers for those members who like this things om paper. For the rest of us, here it is as a pdf.