Wednesday, October 9, 2013
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We are moving the October Time Trial to SPOOKY October 27 to avoid conflicting with the Florida State
Time Trial Championships this weekend October 13 and the Oktoberfest Palm Beach Tour on October 20.
and I want wish all who competing in the State TT GOOD LUCK and great time for the course.
On Oct 20 come
Join Joan and I for the Oktoberfest tour. The events website for the tour is http://garneauflorida.com/oktoberfest/.
The Time Trial series has been well attended with a lot of junior riders competing in either
the 8k or the 15k courses. Ages of the competitors range from 10 thru 75+. Custom Medals are awarded 5 deep in all categories.
Results thru Sept are posted here on the website.
Hope to see you on October 27 then again on
Sunday, April 21, 2013
The day turned out the be wonderful for the great group of racers that took
the chance. The rain clouds went away and the sky got blue. There were a lot of good times today and some very close times. The
fastest Junior woman, Laura (15) did the 15 K in 35:09.46. The fastest woman was Jeanine Seeger (30-39) with a 22:19.13 followed
by Amy Good (30-39) with a 22:34.63 then rounding off the top three fastest women Kathy Petrillo (50-59) with a 22:44.48.
For the men it was Ashton Hulsher with a 21:22.59 followed by Roman Paczka (50-59) of Sarasota with a 21:31.43 then Tom Redpath
(40-49) with a 21:42.79. John Wells won the (65-69) with a 22:07.67, Darryl Troy won the (70-74) with a 24:44.88 and Bob Herbert
won the 75+ with a 28:00.90. On the women's side, First timer, Tiffany Evans won the women's (19-29) with a 25:14.61, Debra
Slifkin won the (40-49) with a 27:38.10. I want to thank our volunteers Wilson Williams for handling the turnaround and
the ice water, Alan Chernin for doing the holding and my wife Joan.
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Hope to see you at the next time trial on Sunday,
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Feb & April TT
Another great group of racers showed up February 24 for the first time trial
of the season. Out of the 40 racers ages 10 to 75+ Greg Cousins had the fastest time for the men with a 20:21.60 with Adam
Furlong a close second with a 20:56.50. For the women Jeannie Seeger had the fastest time with a 22:41.98 with Sheila cousins
just a mere 11 seconds behind her with a 22:53.44. Out of the six juniors, The fastest junior was 14-year-old, John Paul Gilbert
with a 21:54.19 for the full 15 K course. On the 8K course it was 11-year-old Julin Guarniere with a time of 19:37.25 for
the junior men and it was a 15-year-old Laura Gust with a time of 20:49.89 for the junior women.
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trial of the season, on April 7, fastest man of the day was Rudy Robaina with a 21:51.94 and Scott Wu, 29 seconds back, with
a 22:20.65. Jeannie Seeger had the fastest time for the women with a 22:32.72 with Kathy Petrillo a mere 2 seconds back
with a 22:34.75.
The fastest junior on the 8K course was 10-year-old Casey Wiley with the 19:59.44 with 10-year-old Conor
Cane second with a 22:18.53.
I want to thank our volunteers, because without them we couldn't do this: Wilson for setting
up the turnaround, checking the course and bring in the ice water. Alan for being the holder. Alex for setting up the
8K junior turnaround. Gloria for helping out with the timing. And my lovely wife Joan for all her help and support. The next
time trial will be April 21.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
The September TT had 29 riders and great conditions and fast times. 14 year old John Paul Gilbert had a great time of
22:17.31. The fastest Man of the day was Blain Reeves. He rode 2 minutes faster than the nearest competitor with a 19:27.28.
On the women side Jeanine Seeger beat Kathy Petrillo by 35 seconds with the fastest womans time of 22:18.64
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The 2012 Time Trial Series is coming to a close with the last TT on October 21.
A lot of riders have already qualified
and some still need to complete the October 21 TT to get there last qualifying ride in. See you Sunday October
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The August TT had 37 riders. We had 2 Juniors this month, a brother and sister riding for the 1st time.
Luis Restepo (57) had the fastest time for the Men with a 22:02.02. Only seconds faster than Kevin Abbate, Nate Adler
and Hernan Ramirez. In the Women Kathy Petruille edged out Jeanine Seeger by 2 seconds with a 23:30.54 for the fastest
Woman time. The Men 40-49 is a hotly contested group with just seconds separating the top 5 riders with Kevin Abbate coming
in 1st with a 22:22.09.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
What a Great day for a Time Trial
The July 8th Time Trial saw thirty two riders hit the line starting on 1 minute intervals for the 15k Race of Truth. There
were 11 women, 18 men and 3 juniors. Grant Potter, a National Champion, from Parkland, had the fastest
time for the men covering the 15k in 19 minutes 43 seconds and 82/100th. His son, Ben Potter, who will be 10 this year, had
a time of 35:24.94. On the women side Jeanine Seeger from Greenacres, covering the distance in 22 minutes 30
seconds and 14/100th for the Fastest Woman's time. John Paul Gilbert from Ft Lauderdale, had the fastest time for the
Juniors with a 23 minute 11 seconds and 19/100th.
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There were three hotly contested age groups; Men
40-49 with 4 riders within 25 seconds of each other; Men 50-59 with 4 riders within 60 seconds of each other and Women 50-59
with 4 women with 55 seconds of each other. In the Men 19-29 there were 2 brothers Edward and Fred Matute
of Ft Lauderdale racing against each other with Fred out riding his brother by 3 minutes.
The winners of the
various age groups: Juniors - John Paul Gilbert 23:11.19, Men 19-29 - Fred Matute 20:38.53, Men 30-39 - Rodolfo Bermejo
23:08.40, Men 40-49 - Grant Potter 19:43.82, Men50-59 - John Stone 21:37.98, Men 60-65 - Carlos Calero 24:18.37, Men 70+ -
Darryl Troy 24:23.94,Women 30-39 - Jeanine Seeger 22:30.14, Women 40-49 - Giselle Scutari 26:36.98, Women 50-59 - Kathy Petrillo