The weather is looking Scorchio (90’s reference for those who were alive!) we head back to last years new course the TLI Tysoe 10. Due to roadwoks on the K4/20 – Warmington Hill is closed for resurfacing so for safety reasons around the Herb Centre turn we have reverted to the reserve course. A usual 7pm start for this time of year shold see a nice evening for a race. Next week we have more silverware up for grabs on the on the K4/30P. The HQ is at the Sun Rising Natural Burial Ground, unfortunately due to an event and building works at the Burial Ground, the car parking is very limited. Please arrange to ride down, share lifts and potentially park elsewhere (NOT on the roads in TYSOE VILLAGE)
The good news is that for 2022, all of the previous Covid restrictions have been dropped, the only thing we have decided to retain is registration but that becomes optional as a way of reserving a starting place. By doing this we have listened to your feedback and can go back to allowing on-the-evening entry, the first time since 2019 but if you chose this you do accept the risk of possibly not getting a starting place because we now have almost 80 club members paying the TT supplement.
This is the order of racing priority we will assign for all who register for our 2022 races:
1) Banbury Star CC members who’ve paid the TT supplement
2) Banbury Star CC members who’ve not paid the TT supplement
3) Team Cherwell members
4) Members of other clubs who have raced a TT with us last year
5) Everyone else including those who turn up on the night without registering
And within each of those categories, entry is determined based on the time you register to race so the earlier you do it the higher your chances of being able to take part.
Registration is now open and closes at 5pm on the Tuesday and we will be sending out an email later that evening to let entrants know if they have been successful (in case of over subscription) and also their start number.
For 2022, our Wednesday evening time trials will remain under the umbrella of The League International rather than CTT. The biggest change introduced by this decision is the need for all riders to hold TLI membership which must be taken out before registering to ride. You must show your 2022 TLI membership card to the time keeper at sign-on to prove you have paid for this year.
Race number collection starts from 6pm in the Sun Rising Natural Burial Ground car park and closes at 6.40pm with the first rider off at 7.01pm. Please remember that working front and rear lights are mandatory, no light equals no start and this rule will be strictly enforced. The other rule change for 2022 is that helmets are now mandatory.
Please do not park on the lane outside the natural burial ground or on the streets of Tysoe. There is a car park in Tysoe village but please be respectful of the villagers.
Timekeepers: Rhys Martin, Oli Wirght, Roger Goddard
Marshals: Martin Ashworth, Stephen Haynes, TC Marshall
After a standing start (which is flat so clipping in shouldn’t pose a problem), the course takes riders down towards Lower Tysoe before turning left and heading back towards the Hq and car park. At the A422 T-junction for Sun Rising Hill Road, riders must look carefully before turning left onto the main road. Proceding along the main road for approximately 5 miles, rider take a left turn at the crossroads onto Kineton Road towards Oxhill. Riders procedd through Oxhill village and turn left at The Royal Oak pub. Here riders will continue down the lane for 1.5miles before turning left at the crossroads. There is then a gradual uphill all the way to the finish line just after the entrance to Upper Tysoe village.
|4 May 2022||Josh Newbould||0:21:15||M||BSCC|
|01 Jun 2022||Jon Simpkins||0:21:43||M||Non-BSCC
|4 May 2022||Naomi de Pennington||0:24:37||F||BSCC|
|17 May 2023||Naomi de Pennington||0:23:33||F||Non-BSCC
|3 Aug 2022||Sam Martin||0:26:05||M U18||BSCC|
|3 Aug 2022||Sam Martin||0:26:05||M U16||BSCC|
|24 Aug 2022||Peggy Simpkins||0:26:07||F U18||BSCC|
|4 May 2022||Poppy Kisley||0:27:09||F U16||BSCC|
All riders who have to pay will do so by contactless means at the race HQ before collecting their number (debit card, credit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Android Pay), no cash or IOUs accepted!
Banbury Star members who’ve paid the TT supplement: no charge
Banbury Star members who’ve not paid the TT supplement: £2
Team Cherwell members: £3 which is paid by your club
Other riders: £3
To manage the demand for our events and provide a smoother, faster sign-on process competitors can chose to pre-register to take part.
When you register using the form at this link you will receive an auto reply emailed to you using the address you enter to acknowledge your registration. If you don’t see the email then a) look in your Junk/Spam folder, then b) register again and then c) contact the club.
We will be keeping a record of those who register but don’t turn up on the evening and reserve the right to withdraw this option if you have a history of no-showing.
Finally, there’s just one more thing to say:
“Do a good ride!”