The forecast for the hillclimb between the hours of 5 and 7 pm changed from mostly sunny, to rainy, to a weather advisory, to locust and tornadoes, back to full sun and then a tsunami at 6:45 pm. Luckily, I decided at 4 pm not to cancel …
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The dreaded first long time trial of the season, and 16 of us answered the call today, 3 earlier in the day and 13 at the appointed time of destiny, 6 pm. The temperature was a very pleasant 68 degrees, the wind she was a-howling, mostly out of the west.
Great turnout throughout the day today with 13 folks racing together at 6 pm and 8 others doing it sometime earlier. I had wanted to do the 6 pm start but wouldn’t have gotten home before dark so opted for an hour earlier. It’s definitely better to do these with others to work with and chase!
I’ve done a lot of TTs and HCs over the years, but I don’t remember one that was as frigid as today.
The NCC Tuesday Time Trial and Hill Climb series is back in action again for 2022. The series will begin this year on Tuesday, March 29th and end on Tuesday, September 13th.
And so ends a spectacular time trial and hillclimb season. There were a total of 20 events plus 5 that were canceled.
Our final hillclimb of the season featured a special guest appearance by local cyclocross legend Anthony Clark, and ended up with Ben taking the overall season hillclimb championship.
As our TT/HC season meanders towards it’s completion (one more HC and one more TT), we were treated to some rare stunning weather and conditions for the Deerfield Time Trial.