Summer Time Trial Series
We are proud to announce that the 2019 Greenville Spinners Summer Time Trial Series will return with the first event in the series on Thursday, May 9th.
Never done a time trial before? We have all levels of riders at our time trials so don’t be intimidated. It is a great way to test and improve your fitness. You do NOT need a time trial bike to race. For 2019, all categories will remain the same and are listed below.
Juniors (under 18)
Men cat pro 1,2,3
Men cat 4,5 or unclassified
Men Merckx (NO aero equip)
Men Masters 50+
Women cat pro 1,2,3
Women cat 4,5 or unclassified
Women Merckx (NO aero equip)
The Time trial series is FREE for Greenville Spinners Members. You must be a Spinners member to participate – we will be checking to verify membership at registration. If you are not a member, you will not race. You can sign up online by going here. or you can sign up at the time trial.
For each event, registration will begin at 5pm at the registration tent set up at the Spinners parking area at SCTAC. The address is 642 Perimeter Road, Greenville, SC 29605. First rider off at 6:01pm at 1 minute intervals. Registration will be set up in the same parking area as the porta-johns.
The course is a 10 mile out and back route. The start and finish line will be located at the Spinners Parking area. It will start in a clockwise direction out to (just before) Echelon Road where riders will do a u-turn and return to the start / finish line. The course uses perimeter road and passes the golf course as well as climbs (and descends) 3M hill. There is new pavement on 100% of the course. Details can be found here: https://www.strava.com/segments/9542180?filter=overall
For 2019, the series will award prizes to the top overall point winners in each category. Each race will award 5 points for 1st place, 4 points for 2nd, 3 points for 3rd, 2 points for 4th and 1 point for 5th. Awards will be handed out at the conclusion of the August race. In the event of a tie, the rider with the faster time at the August race will win.
The four dates for the events (all Thursdays) are: May 9, June 13, July 11, and August 22. We WILL have a rain date if we have to cancel. Cancellations will be made by 4pm on the original race date and the rain date will be one week following.
If you have questions, please contact Jeff Michenfelder – 864.363.7399 / [email protected]