Fort Desoto Time Trial Series

Permit Number: 2014-964
April 3rd, April 17th, May 1st, June 5th, July 10th, August 7th, August 21st, September 4th

Sept 4th Results

2014 Points Standings
updated 9/4/14

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Fort DeSoto Time Trial Series 2014

USA Cycling Permit # 2014-964

Sponsoring Club – St Pete Bicycles / Pioneer Mortgage pb

Location: Fort Desoto Park in Pinellas County, FL. Follow I-275 South to Pinellas Bayway> Fort Desoto Park> North Beach. $5.00 entrance fee to park is mandatory.

Classes: Men, Women, Merckx, Juniors, Handcycle, Fixed Gear. Juniors are required to have parent or guardian sign entry and release forms.
Juniors under 11 years old require a “shadow/senior” rider to follow them on course.

Cash payout: for individual races 1st thru 3rd – Overall Men, Women, Fixies, and Merckx. $20/15/10

Series awards: Medals, Prizes, Championship Jerseys.
No riders under 9 years of age allowed. No recumbents per USA Cycling rules.

Series categories: Men 19-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+, Merckx 19-49, 50+, Fixed Gear, Juniors 9-14, 15-18, Handcycle, and Women 19-44, 45+. Categories with less than three riders, in 5 out of eight events, will be combined.

Five out of the eight races count toward the overall series points race.

Medals, champion jerseys, and prizes for series winners thru 3rd places in each group.

Start: The event starts promptly at 6:30 pm. Cyclists start at 30 second intervals. Start times are posted online by 4:00 pm day of event. Start times are seeded based on previous times. We race using our clock, starting on time using the U.S. Naval clock.

Registration: Online at, maximum 50 racers.
Registration opens the Monday prior to each race at 7PM.
Entry of $15 ($5 Junior entry) can be paid on site, but NO on-site registration will be available.
One day racing license is $15.00 this year!

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USA Cycling Annual License required, one day license available for $15.

The Course: Fort DeSoto is as flat as it gets. All cyclists do an out and back from the very end of the North beach to complete a distance of 15 Kilometers.

Merckx Class definition: NO aero gear at all. That includes booties, aero helmets, deep rims (34mm bead to edge max), tt frames, aero frames, tt bars, no little aero helmets, etc. – Skin suits are the only item OK.

2014 we will not allow small violations to get through. Violators will be relegated to respective age class.

Held Under USA Cycling Event Permit.
Annual or one-day USAC license required.
Race held rain or shine.
Canceled only in the event of severe weather/travel conditions.

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* 50 rider maximum



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