Florida Polytechnic Time Trial Start Location Change!

IMPORTANT information and START LOCATION CHANGE FOR THIS SATURDAY’S Florida Polytechnic Time Trial. This will be part of a special edition time trial route of 8.4 miles. The location of this time trial is one of my favorite roads in all of Florida known for its old country bike trail style road feel accompanied by the fresh smell of orange groves and the real Florida vibe.🌎🍊🌞 

I am choosing this Saturday for this location due to higher traffic expected to be on University BLVD due to an event at Florida Polytechnic University. 

We will be starting the time trial on Old Lake Alfred Road just south (0.3 miles) of the junction of Old Lake Alfred Road and 557A. Not only is Old Lake Alfred road beautiful, but there is almost no traffic here. 👍

New Start Address (0.3 miles south of here):

131 Old Lake Alfred Rd, Lake Alfred, FL 33850

https://goo.gl/maps/iQEpbJp4SNgdkNJn9

Parking:

Perpendicular to Old Lake Alfred road ~0.3 miles south of the junction of Old Lake Alfred Road and 557A

Restrooms:

There will be no restrooms located at the TT start. The closest restrooms are:

1. Loves Travel Stop:

1800 FL-559, Polk City, FL 33868

2. I-4 rest area 

I-4 Rest Area, Polk City, FL 33868

Link to special edition 8.4 mile TT route:

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30846186

This route will have rolling hills and a few straightaways and bends making this a challenging and exciting course!

The start time will be 9:00am promptly for the first rider off and we will have a course warm up preview ride starting at 8:00-8:15am. Registration will be open 7:30-8:00am but Pre-Registration is encourage here:

https://legacy.usacycling.org/register/2019-292

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Look forward to seeing you there!

Old Lake Alfred Road

Old Lake Alfred Road

6-Gap Century Training Plan Starts Soon!

Want to get in the best possible climbing shape and ride at your very best in this years Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty Bike Ride​? I have engineered a powerful two month training program starting July 28th to put you in peak form for this event. Two months has been a proven effective time to prepare and prime for an event, especially if you already have a good base in your training. This training plan includes weekly feedback and is a special discounted price of $189 total.

If you really want to get the absolute best hands on climbing work and an amazing adventure too, then consider coming to the Summer 2019 North Georgia-North Carolina Climbing-Waterfall Camp​ on August 21st. We will be doing the actual Six Gap climbs and also going to the highest point in Georgia on Brasstown Bald for a perfect opportunity to get as much climbing work you could ask for. Combined with training on the Six Gap climbs at this camp, we will also take stops at waterfalls which will not disappoint. We currently only have 1-2 more spots at the cabin for this camp so direct message me to get the last spots!

Register for the 2019 6-Gap Training Plan here:

2019 6-Gap Century Training Plan 2-Months ($189)

Florida Polytechnic Time Trial Champion Point Series!

On October 12, 2019 at the final 2019 Florida Polytechnic Time Trial, we will crown winners to each category! The current standings have been released. There are currently 4 more remaining time trials:

  • Sunday, July 7
  • Saturday, August 17
  • Saturday, September 21
  • Saturday, October 12

The top 3 from each category will receive medals and the winner from each category will receive a champions trophy and a MUMU Apparel Customized Series Champion jersey.

*In order to qualify for the champions jersey and trophy; there must be at least 3 participants in the category and the winner must have attended at least 3 time trials throughout 2019.

Check out the current standings below:


1st Florida Polytechnic Time Trial was a Success!

Results

Today, I held the first 2019 Florida Polytechnic Time Trial Series and had record attendance of 25 registrants. I can’t thank you all enough for the attendance and helping to grow this event. Not only is this an excellent place to run a time trial, but by holding 1 time trial per month, it is the perfect compliment to a training program to have a consistent repeatable test each month. Today, I got to see 4 of the athletes I coach hit peak performances. Nice work Scott Cugno for the fastest time of the day! A year ago, we would go out to Florida Polytechnic University ever other week to pound out a training session. Today, he crushed his time from last year by over a minute and 40 watts more.

I can’t wait for 7 more time trials coming up this year with way more peak performances to be set by more and more riders. I look forward to making each one these time trials the best it can be! Thanks Humayun Qureshi for the assistance and pictures today! Thanks to our sponsors: Hammer Nutrition, MUMU Cycling Apparel, Solowarriorsocks