EVENT CALENDAR

May
2
Thu
Alabama West – Thursday Night Training @ Alabama West
May 2 @ 6:00 pm
Alabama West - Thursday Night Training @ Alabama West

Alabama West - Thursday Night Training

Event Chairs: Steve Mongielo and Tom Robinson

Racing coaching & tactics for the B group, skills work depending on weather & turn out. Highly encouraged for new racers to attend!Fast and Flat! A RaceLaps: 8 » Distance: 37.52mi » Elevation: 680ft B RaceLaps: 6 » Distance: 28.14mi » Elevation: 510ft

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May
9
Thu
Grand Island Skills/Drills – Thursday Night Training @ Beaver Island State Park
May 9 @ 6:00 pm
Grand Island Skills/Drills - Thursday Night Training @ Beaver Island State Park

Grand Island Skills Clinic

Event Chairs: Tom Robinson and James Thompson

Training racing practicing cornering, pack skills, handling (emergency stop, bunny hops, etc) Will strive to group by experience level. Practice races of 20 minutes on a 1/3 mile 4 corner course as daylight permits. While one group races with coaching, the other will work on skills and/or have a chalk talk about tactics. Experienced riders will provide mentoring/coaching.

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May
16
Thu
Shipyard Crit Skills, Drills, & Mock Race – Thursday Night Training @ Ship Canal
May 16 @ 6:00 pm

Shipyard Crit Skills, Drills, & Mock Race - Thursday Night Training

Event Chairs: Steve Mongielo and Tom Robinson

New course: https://www.strava.com/segments/4170978

Note: This will NOT be a closed course.Training ride to practice cornering, pack skills, and bike handling. Will strive to group riders by experience level for pace lining and pack skills. Practice races of 5-10 laps as daylight permits. While one group races with coaching, the other will work on skills and/or have a chalk talk about tactics. Experienced riders will provide mentoring/coaching.

FOR SAFETY, YELLOW LINE RULE WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.

Jun
20
Thu
Boston Colden Short Course – Thursday Night Training @ Buffalo Ski Club
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm

Boston Colden Short Course - Thursday Night Training

Event Chair: Tom Robinson

Training race, may include in race coaching. Great course to strengthen your climbing skills!

 

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Aug
8
Thu
W. Tillen Hill Climb / Group Ride – BBC Series Race @ Boston Fire Dept.
Aug 8 @ 6:15 pm

West Tillen Hill Climb - Thursday Night Training

Event Chair: Tom Robinson

Men 1-3 / Women 1-2 (BBC Race)Laps: 1 » Distance: 1.50mi » Elevation: 541ft Men 4 / Women 3 (BBC Race)Laps: 1 » Distance: 1.50mi » Elevation: 541ft Men 5 / Women 4 (BBC Race)Laps: 1 » Distance: 1.50mi » Elevation: 541ft Reg opens at 5:30, closes at 6:15. Prizes for lowest time in each category! The annual ascent of West Tillen challenges all hill climbers alike. Every year marks an attempt to break course record of 6:08 held by Chris Michaels. It is a 1.5 mile relentless climb gaining 535ft. Bring your compact gearing and your climbing legs. Recommended gearing 39×25.For directions and parking, go to the course map details. There is a portable toilet located at South Boston Park on Boston Cross road across from the church. TT to be followed by a hilly group ride. We will shoot for 20 miles & 2000 feet daylight depending. Buffalo triathlon club will also be time trailing right before us with BTC riders starting at 6PM.

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Mar
29
Sun
Mongi’s Maple Fondo Ride CANCELED @ Ploetz's Maple Farm
Mar 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

You’re invited to attend the 4th annual, Mongi’s Maple Fondo Ride!

This scenic and moderately challenging fondo ride will include rolling hills through the southern tier. There is a choice between 80 or 40-mile routes.  The first 100 participants registered will receive a commemorative 3D patch!

This fondo is FREE for BBC full members. Become a 2020 FULL MEMBER for access to all the BBC training races/rides/events. Additionally, you’ll receive free registration for the USAC sanctioned BBCChampionship race this summer! If you’re only interested in Mongi’s MFR, select “Other Memberships” and purchase “BBC Group Ride / Fondo Only Membership”. Register at: https://www.bikereg.com/bbc-membership

The “Short Stack” 40-mile route leaves from Chestnut Ridge Park at 10:30am. Heading down to Springville. Arriving at Ploetz’s Maple Farm 12949 Dowd Rd, Springville, NY 14141. Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/17230529

 

The “Full Stack” 80-mile route leaves from Cafe Aroma 957 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222 at 9:00am. This route will rendezvous with the short stack route at chestnut ridge and then proceed to Ploetz’s Maple Farm 12949 Dowd Rd, Springville, NY 14141. Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/17230451

At Ploetz’s Maple Farm, riders will receive a tour of the sugar shack and a chance to refuel on all you can eat pancakes with PURE maple syrup!

NOTE: This ride is NOT supported.  You are responsible for bringing your own supplies, tubes, food, hydration, phone, etc. There is NOT a sag wagon. Turns are NOT marked, if you are separated from the group, you are responsible for knowing the route.

Participate at your own risk.

CANCELATIONS: If the weather is too severe (snow/freezing rain), this ride maybe reschedule.

 

Jul
19
Sun
Hunter’s Creek – BBC Series @ Hunter's Creek Park
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am

Sprint Hills, straight away with false flat and typically a challenging headwind – this course has something for everyone! Men 1-3 / Women 1-2 (BBC Race)Laps: 3 » Distance: 43.14mi » Elevation: 1842ft Men 4 / Women 3 (BBC Race)Laps: 3 » Distance: 43.14mi » Elevation: 1842ft Men 5 / Women 4/5 (BBC Race)Laps: 2 » Distance: 28.76mi » Elevation: 1228ft

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