58CM CANNONDALE SYNAPSE DISC Di2 DURA ACE BIKE FOR SALE. VOTED 2017 BIKE OF THE RIDE. VERY LOW USAGE.

DSC_0001.JPGOUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY TO MOVE TO A HIGH END DISC BRAKE BIKE IN IMMACULATE CONDITION AT A FANTASTIC PRICE. SOON VIRTUALLY ALL ROAD BIKES SOLD WILL BE DISC BRAKES. THIS QUALITY BIKE WOULD NORMALLY RETAIL NEW FOR AROUND $10,000      ASKING : $5900

SOLD WITH :  A MATCHING COLOUR TOP OF THE LINE “KASK” HELMET IN EXCELLENT CONDITION (VALUE $280) AND AN UNUSED CANNONDALE CYCLING JACKET (VALUE $110). BOTH SHOWN IN PICTURE BEHIND THE BIKE

MODEL : CANNONDALE SYNAPSE 58CM.      YEAR : 2017      KM : LESS THAN 1500

FRAME : CARBON   DRIVE TRAIN : DURA ACE Di2  with 11-28 CASSETTE with CANNONDALE PROPRIETARY “SPIDER” COMPACT CHAINRINGS

HANDLEBAR AND STEMUPGRADED TO ENVE

WHEELS : LIKE FOR LIKE CHANGE TO ENVE DEEP RIM CARBON CLINCHERS

SADDLE : UPGRADED TO ONE OF THE TOP LIGHT CARBON RAIL “FABRIC” BRAND SADDLES

WATER BOTTLE CAGES : TWO $60 CARBON WATER BOTTLE CAGES INCLUDED

PEDALS : Dura Ace pedals included but please note that the right one has some scrapping underneath. Pedals taken from another bike

CONTACT :  DAVE MORRISON ON DM@UPTONMANAGEMENT.COM TO VIEW

TYLER SMITH 18TH TODAY IN ECUADOR

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TYLER SMITH (LEAD CYCLIST #39) SHOWN RACING IN 2017

Tyler Smith raced today, Sunday 28th October in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador, his last race of the season.

There was good competition for Tyler  as a large number of the professional triathletes who did the Salinas World Cup last weekend stayed on in Ecuador to do Puerto Lopez. Tyler was in large lead pack of 30+ off the bike and put in a solid result finishing in 18th out of 67 international triathletes.

The race was won by Valentin Wurz of Germany in 53 min 10 secs with Tyler crossing the line in 54.06, just 28 seconds outside of the top 10.

FULL RESULTS AT :

https://www.triathlon.org/results/result/2018_puerto_lopez_camtri_sprint_triathlon_american_cup/322232

 

AQUATHLON HOME EVENT NEXT SUNDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2018

Aquathlon Home Event
Date: Sunday 4th November 2018
Location: Clearwater Beach, Southside (BTA World HQ)
Start Time: 3:30pm
Registration & Set Up: 3:00pm
Entry Fee: $10 Adults / $5 Juniors 19 and under
Categories and Distances:
11-12 year olds– 250m swim – 1.25K run
13-15 year olds – 500m swim – 2.5K run
16-19 year olds – 1,000m swim – 5K run
20 AND OVER can chose whichever of the 3 distances they are comfortable with.
The swim will be in the bay at Clearwater Beach. Transition will be in the BTA HQ car park area (where the Thursday evening super sprint transition is located). The run will head into Cooper’s Island Nature Reserve.
This will be a fun event with manual timing.

BBQ
There will be a BBQ afterwards where burgers will be provided (meat and buns). If anyone wants to cook anything other than a burger they are most welcome to bring it along and throw it on the BBQ.
Questions and Attendance can be directed to Ian Pilgrim on ipilgrim@mayflower.bm
To enable us to cater sufficient burgers, it would be very helpful if people can let Ian Pilgrim know if they plan on participating and numbers.

MACE AND DURKIN ARE CROWNED AON NATIONAL SPRINT TRIATHLON CHAMPIONS

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MADDIE DURKIN AND PHIL MACE ARE THE 2018 AON NATIONAL BERMUDA SPRINT TRIATHLON CHAMPIONS

Phil Mace and Maddie Durkin were today crowned as AON National Sprint Triathlon Champions but were made to work hard for their wins by Nick Pilgrim and Louise Wells respectively.

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PHIL MACE CROSSES THE LINE TO TAKE THE MENS’ TITLE
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NICK PILGRIM LEADING ON LAP 1 OF THE RUN

After what appeared to be a long 750 meter swim, Nick Pilgrim exited the water in 13 mins flat with an as expected healthy lead over defending champion Alan Potts and pre race favorite Phil Mace. Nick was able to consolidate that lead going into the 5km run and was well positioned to take his first senior title. Phil, however, had other ideas and by the end of the first of two laps on the run he had reduced the gap to about 250 meters over Nick and was holding a much fastest cadence than the youngster. He then caught Nick on the far turnaround and held on for a tough but well earned win in 1 hr 06 mins 46 secs. Nick, who has suffered from some breathing problems on the run this year and was well below his usual run time,crossed the line visibly disappointed in 2nd in 1hr 07 19. With an 18 minute swim defending champion Alan Potts simply had too much to do and despite posting the 3rd fastest bike and 2nd fastest run he was never in contention for the overall title but took the final podium place in 1 hr 9 min catching Geoff Smith on the run, with Geoff finishing just 30 secs behind in 1 hr 9 min 30 secs.

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PHIL MACE CHASING DOWN NICK PILGRIM ON THE BIKE

In the women’s race pre race favorite Maddie Durkin, chasing her first national title, appeared to be having things her own way as she established a solid lead over her likely nearest challengers Amber Mehta (1 1/2 minutes back )and Louise Wells ( 2 minutes back). Louise clawed back some 30 secs on the bike, overtaking Amber in the process, but going into T2 Maddie still had 1 1/2 minutes on Louise. By the run turn into the 2nd lap Louise had clearly made big inroads into Maddie’s lead, with what was an excellent run, but although she knocked another minute off Maddie’s lead she fell 28 seconds short and Maddie, who has had an outstandingseason, took the win in 1hr 15 min 08 secs, good enough for 8th overall, with Louise posting a time of 1 hr 15 minutes 35 secs ( 10th overall). Amber Mehta lost more time on the run but still held on for 3rd in 1 hr 20 min 13 secs.

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MADDIE DURKIN (#58)  AND LOUISE WELLS WERE SEPARATED BY JUST 28 SECS FOR THE OVERALL TITLE.

In age group racing the following won their age group :

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WILL GREEN WON THE MENS 20-29 AGE GROUP AND WAS 9TH OVERALL

MEN

20 -29 Will Green 9th overall, 30-39 Alan Potts, 40-49 Phil Mace, 50-59 Geoff Smith 4th overall, 60 + Steve Petty 30th overall

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SHARON CRAIG WAS THE 50-59 AGE GROUP WINNER AND CHRIS JONES TOOK 3RD IN THE MENS’ 60+

WOMEN

30-39 Maddie Durkin, 40-49 Louise Wells, 50-59, 50-59 Sharon Craig 39th overall, 60+ Carolyn Conway 40th overall

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L TO R : Pilgrim, Richardson and Desmond were the mens’ team winners and fastest team

Butterfield and Vallis won the Company team event with Steve Petty, Mark Lombardi and Stephen Myles.  Taylor White, Cora Lee Starzomski and Ashley Irby took the female team title with Brian Desmond, Alex Pilgrim and Chequan Richardson the male team winners.

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CALEB INGHAM HAD AN EXCELLENT RACE TO FINISH 5TH OVERALL

Anton Dolorican and Rachel Jenkins were the Tri a Triathlon winners.

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THE TRI A TRIATHLON MENS’ TOP THREE
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KENT RICHARDSON FEELING THE EFFORT AFTER TAKING 7TH OVERALL AND 2ND IN THE MENS’ 50-59 AGE GROUP BEHIND 4TH PLACED OVERALL GEOFF SMITH

JUNIOR REPORT TO FOLLOW.

NAME YOUR TOP SEVEN MEN AND WOMEN FINISHERS IN TOMORROW’S AON NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN

For a $5 entry fee you have the chance to win a gift voucher to Sportseller. The voucher will be for 50% of money raised in entry fees with the other 50% going to the BTA for juniors.

COMPETITION :

Send me an EMail to dm@uptonmanagement.com naming your top seven men and top seven women in finishing order in tomorrow’s AON Sprint Triathlon Championships.

You will get 2 points if you name an athlete in his / her exact finishing position and 1 point if you name an athlete in the the top seven but in an incorrect finishing position.

You can change your entry by EMail only to me up to 10 minutes before the start of the senior race.

You might find useful my recent blog post previewing the race.

To see entry lists go to this link :  https://www.racedayworld.com/Race/BM/SouthSide/AONNationalSprintTriathlon

To make the competition fair, any entries to the race NOT shown on the racedayworld.com website by 5PM on Saturday 27th October 2018 will not count in the competition. So, for example, if late entries are allowed after that deadline and someone who enters after that deadline finishes in the top seven male or female competitors their result for this competition will be considered null and void. So, for example, if A.N. Other finishes 4th female and was not registered by 5PM on Saturday 27th October 2018 then the 5th to 8th female finishers will be considered the 4th to 7th finishers for this competition.

The winner will be the person who gets the most points ( male and female finishers combined).

Entry fees (exact cash) in cash should be handed to Dave Morrison at the race or put into an envelope at Bicycle Works for the attention of Dave Morrison by no later than Saturday 3rd November 2018 please. ‘

If you send an EMail to dm@uptonmanagement.com as an entry then that EMail is your commitment to pay your $5 entry fee.

Only one entry per individual is permitted.

In the event of a tie a draw will be made to determine the winner from the tied entries.

Full results will be published on this blog in the week commencing 29th October 2018.