Tuesday, June 13, 2006


On Saturday 10th June the Toowoomba Cycling Club ran a Teams Time Trial race.
The rules were a team was to be made of 4 riders with at least one female and a cumulative team age of 160 years. Team Dalby racing under the Club Bikeline jersey entered the team of - Damian 54 years, Andrea 40 years, Luke 37 years and Brady 32 years, Total 163 years. Chippo also raced on the day with another Bikeline Team.

The race was a short 20km out and back course (which happens to be the same course that will be used for the Queensland State Time Trial Championships)and teams were sent at one mintue invervals. Team Dalby were the 5th team to leave the start finish line with 4 teams in front and 5 mins behind the first team. We hammered the first 10km catching our first scalp at about 7km and at the turn around we could see how we were fairing with 3 teams in front not far away and teams behind us losing ground.

We caught the next two teams at around the 16km mark and Andrea started to tire but it didn't matter we were on track for victory. On the last hill of the day we caught the final team with 800m to go, crossing the line first in a time of 35min and 20sec.
3 mins ahead of our nearest rivals. BikeLine clean sweeped the day with 1st, 2nd and 3rd with Chippo's team coming 2nd. A great time was had by all and we blew our prize money back in Dalby at the Duck Inn with celebration cappachino's.


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