Florida Polytechnic Time Trial Series

Categories and Styles

  • Open to ages 14-99
  • Time Trial Bike (Aero Style) and Road Bike (Eddy Merckx Style)
  • In order to qualify for “Merckx” style, you may not use any of the following items: Disc wheel, Aero wheels greater than 51mm deep, Aero bars, Aero helmets, Shoe covers. You must declare yourself as “Aero” or “Merckx” either at online registration or in the staging area
  • Handcycles are welcomed


  • 2/17, 3/17, 4/14, 5/12, 6/2, 8/18, 9/22, 10/13

Warm Up and Times

  • 7:45am-Arrive with trainer and be ready to spin at 8:00am. 4 complimentary trainers will be available to use on site (first come basis)
  • 8:00am-Structured warm up with pacing and motivational talk with coach. This is a unique valued offering that will significantly help participants perform at their best and enjoy the event
  • Alternative warm up on road using caution and abiding by traffic laws
  • 9:00am-First rider off. Riders will go in 30 second intervals
  • 10:00-10:30am- Group ride to begin (30-60 miles; moderate-hard pace)

The Course

  • 8 mile time trial out and back
  • Perfect location for a time trial with little traffic, long straight aways, and bike lanes
  • Perfect 20 minute power test location
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  • Florida Polytechnic University: 4700 Research Way Lakeland, FL 33805
  • Parking: On Research Way, just west of western entrance to Florida Polytechnic University (free)


  • $20 entry
  • $25 late entry or on site
  • $36 for entire remaining series 2 events (September 22-October 13)
  • PayPal pre-registration, USACycling registration, or on site
  • USA Cycling Membership Required- $10 for one day license (included for first time registrants)

Group Ride and Awards

  • After each time trial, we will have awards per category (3 minimum per category for awards)
  • Group ride will then take place starting 10:00am-10:30am ranging from 30-60 miles (moderate-hard pace)

2018 Florida Polytechnic TT Series Flyer

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USA Cycling Registration





What is your goal time for riding 8 miles as fast as you can? Visit the pacing chart below to find out!

Florida Polytechnic 8 Mile TT Pacing Chart


Series #1 (2-17-18) 8 Miles

Series #2 (3-17-18) 8 Miles

Series #3 (4-14-18) 8 Miles

Series #4 (5-12-18) 8 Miles

Series #5 (6-2-18) 8 Miles

Series #6 (8-18-18) 8 Miles

2018 Series Course Records:

Men’s TT Bike: Michael Adams (17:00/28.3mph) 6-2-18

Women’s TT Bike: Amanda Coker (17:45/27.1mph) 3-17-18

Men’s Road Bike: Bryce Anderson (18:43/25.7mph) 8-18-18

Women’s Road Bike: B.M. Childs (25:42/18.7mph) 2-17-18

Recumbent: Jesse Groves (17:13/27.9mph) 8-18-18

Hand Cycle: Omar Duran (22:11/21.7mph) 3-17-18

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Florida Polytechnic Time Trial Series Promo Video

Series #3 Video

Photo Gallery:

  1. Series #1 (2-17-18)
  2. Series #2 (3-17-18)
  3. Series #3 (4-14-18)
  4. Series #4 (5-12-18)
  5. Series #5 (6-2-18)
  6. Series #6 (8-18-18)

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