Church Creek Time Trial #2 Results

Thanks to everyone who came out today. The final results are here: 2017 CCTT2 Results

We had a professional photographer on the course name Ted Morgan and he will post all of the pictures on his Flickr site full resolution for free downloads for non commercial use.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ted_morgan/albums/72157685272820634

Pictures of podiums (sorry many competitors just did not stick around after getting their medals so we were not able to get group pictures):

https://goo.gl/photos/AShkAWuiqDxQx4y37

Church Creek #2 Start Times

The weather is looking great for Saturday’s Church Creek Time Trial #2. Rain should clear out Friday night and be very sunny and warm. The start times are here: 2017 Church Creek 2 Start List

Be sure to note your start time and keep in mind the Approximate Transfer Times. Please allow ample time to ride from the middle school to the start line. The following table should help you determine the minimum amount of time your transfer will take. Do not overestimate your average speed during your transfer as traffic and wind conditions may adversely affect your transfer time. Obey all traffic laws while riding to the start line. The event staff will supply a synchronized clock at the exit of the middle school parking lot to assist riders.

Parking: Parking will be provided at the Mace’s Lane Middle School, 1101 Mace’s Lane, Cambridge, MD 21613. No participant parking will be allowed at the Start / Finish Areas. Parking along either Route 355 / Route 16 may result in receiving a parking citation from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Department. The Park & Ride area will be reserved for Event Staff, Emergency Personnel, and USAC Officials ONLY. Time trial participants who park in the Park & Ride will be disqualified and will forfeit all awards and prizes. Parking will not be allowed in the Church Creek volunteer Fire Department parking area.

Church Creek Time Trial #1 Start Times

The weather is looking much cooler for the Church Creek Time Trial #1 on Saturday. The start times are here: 2017 Church Creek 1 Startlist

Be sure to note your start time and keep in mind the Approximate Transfer Times. Please allow ample time to ride from the middle school to the start line. The following table should help you determine the minimum amount of time your transfer will take. Do not overestimate your average speed during your transfer as traffic and wind conditions may adversely affect your transfer time. Obey all traffic laws while riding to the start line. The event staff will supply a synchronized clock at the exit of the middle school parking lot to assist riders.

Parking: Parking will be provided at the Mace’s Lane Middle School, 1101 Mace’s Lane, Cambridge, MD 21613. No participant parking will be allowed at the Start / Finish Areas. Parking along either Route 355 / Route 16 may result in receiving a parking citation from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Department. The Park & Ride area will be reserved for Event Staff, Emergency Personnel, and USAC Officials ONLY. Time trial participants who park in the Park & Ride will be disqualified and will forfeit all awards and prizes. Parking will not be allowed in the Church Creek volunteer Fire Department parking area.

2017 Membership Is Open

Are you a local cyclist that is interested in stepping you game up? ABRT is a group of accomplished riders who train and race together throughout the Mid Atlantic region (MABRA) and are always looking for cyclists who want to improve their group skills and compete in cycling events, such as road races, time trials, cyclocross races and local grand fondos. While we are a racing team, racing is not mandatory and we do have a number of members who like to train to keep at top form and enjoy the competitive environment of group rides. We also enjoy various after ride social events and non-competitive rides at the end of the season.

“ABRT has been a great experience for me. I joined in 2007 after riding recreationally for many years because I wanted to ride with racing cyclists so I could get faster and learn about group riding and racing. Yes, I got dropped a lot on the Saturday ride initially, but the ABRT members and the group rides taught me how be smart about conserving energy, riding smart in a group and racing tactics. I have matured greatly as a cyclist in the years since thanks to my association with ABRT. I’ve also met and ridden with some awesome people. It’s been such a great experience, not only am I the president, but I’m also a member.”

–Alex Pline, ABRT President

If this sound like a match with your goals, or if you have more questions about ABRT, please contact abrtmembership@gmail.com and check out our membership page.

Congratulations to 2016 ABRT MABRA Champions

ABRT had a very successful year in MABRA with a number of individual and Best All Around Rider (BAR) Champions. Congratulations for all the hard work to win these championships. As a reward for this hard work ABRT and Pactimo have produced a customized MABRA Championship jersey.

2016 Time Trial Champions:
M 15-16 Vincent Madaffari
W 17-18 Nicole Madaffari
W 35+ Sue McQuiston
W 45+ Ainhoa Perez-Diez

2016 Criterium Champion:
W 1/2/3 Sue McQuiston

BAR Champions:
M 15-16 Vincent Madaffari
W 17-18 Nicole Madaffari
W 35+ Sue McQuiston
W 45+ Ainhoa Perez-Diez

AACX Results

The 2016 edition of AACX at South River Farm was  a great success. We had nearly perfect weather and some new challenging feature to the course, notably the new “run up” that that challenged people to ride it successfully. Thanks to all who came out for the race and spread the word about the more interesting course for next year. Each year we make it even better. Full results with lap times from RaceWorksTiming.com: 2016 AACX Results. A big thanks to Race Director Iain Banks who worked tirelessly to put on the race. Also thanks to our partner Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks for the use of the park and the help with course grooming – everyone needs access to a backhoe! – we couldn’t do it without them.

Ride or Run, that is the question of the day!

Ride or Run, that is the question of the day!


Mens 3/4 Race from Facebook “Live” – Who rides, who runs?! Traffic management is really key.

Congratulations to all of the winners!

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Junior Girls 9-10 Podium

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Junior Boys 11-12 Podium

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Junior Boys 13-14 Podium

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Junior Boys 15-18 Podium

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Junior Girls 15-18 Podium

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Mens 5 Podium

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Mens 4/5 Podium

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Womens 4 Podium

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Womens 3/4 Podium

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Womens 1/2/3 Podium

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Womens 45+ Podium

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Mens 3/4 Podium

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Mens 45+ 3/4/5 Podium

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Mens 35+ 1/2/3 Podium

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Mens 45+ 1/2/3 Podium

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