After 1000s of training k's, 1000s more on the ergo, and chasing TTs all over the place - I'm a bit down about parting ways with my trusty friend. Yeah, it is only bike. I'm sure all riders will relate with the statement - "but we've been through so much".
I thought I'd trawl though my race logs for some stats for a tribute to the Shiv..... a TTribute.... for lack of a better word. I know it isn't all about the bike, but this is hands down the one I've had the most success on. If the next rig I'm on is 1/2 as successful as this one was, it'll have a pretty
Stats from the last 14 months:
- 32 TT events raced.
- 28 wins.
- 31 podiums.
- 10th at the Elite Nationals.
- 700km race kms on the rivet!
- Championship wins across three states.
- Numerous course records.
- A few sneaky Strava KOMs.
- One on course lay down.... :(
- Not one DNF! Rock solid equipment!
June 6 Wangaratta Tour 2012 - Stage 2 TT A Grade 1st Place
June 10 Blackburn CC Kew ITT - A Grade 1st Place.
June 16 Coburg CC ITT Wildwood - A Grade 1st Palace
June 23 Northern Combine ITT Champs - 1st Place
June 30 Cycling Victoria Paraparap ITT Open Elite - 1st Place
July 14 Cycling Victoria Phillip Island ITT Open Elite - 1st Place
August 8 Cycling Victoria Masters State ITT Champs - 1st Place MMAS1/Fastest Time.
August 11 Ballarat-Sebas CC ITT 1st Place A Grade.
Sept 8 NSW State Masters ITT Champs - 1st Place MMAS1/Fastest Time.
Sept 15 Geelong CC ITT - 1st Place A Grade
Oct 3 Cycling Australia Masters Nationals ITT Champs - 1st Place MMAS1/Fastest Time.
Nov 17 Coburg CC ITT in Bright - 1st Place
Nov 19 Alpine CC ITT - 1st Place
Dec 1 Tour of Bright. Stage 2 ITT. 1st Place MMAS1/2/3
Dec 18 Seymour Broadford CC Tuesday Night TT - 1st Place
Jan 9 Cycling Australia National TT Championships. 10th place Elite.
Jan 23 SA Vets Woodchsester - 1st Place MMAS2/Fastest Time.
Feb 16 Horsham Tri - Fastest TT leg.
March 3 Northen Cycling ITT Champs - 1st Place/Fastest Time.
March 30 South Pacific and Vic State Vets ITT Championships - 1st Place MMAS2/Fastest Time.
April 21 Blackburn CC Kew ITT - 1st Place A Grade
April 27 Tour of the Southwest. Stage 2 ITT. 1st Place Masters A.
May 5 Cycling South Australia Masters State ITT Champs. 1st Place MMAS2/Fastest Time.
May 19 Blackburn CC Kew ITT - 1st Place A Grade
May 25 Cycling Victoria Paraparap ITT Open Elite - 1st Place
June 6 Wangaratta Tour 2013 - Stage 2 TT A Grade 1st Place
June 16 Blackburn CC Kew ITT - 2nd Place A Grade
June 23 Cycling Victoria Castlemaine Elite Open ITT - 1st Place.
June 29 Geelong CC ITT - 1st Place A Grade
July 13 Cycling Victoria Phillip Island ITT Open Elite - 1st Place
July 28 Cycling Victoria State Clubs Teams TTT Champs - 2nd place Elite.
Aug 3 Cycling Victoria Wangaratta ITT Open Elite - 3rd place.... including a crash... and RIP Shiv.