I'm a bit of a planner, and as the race season is rapidly approaching, I'm looking at routes to the Thames Turbo Races (yes I know, already). I was wondering if anyone who's done it before has any advice on the best way to get there, and a recommended time to arrive?
I live in Clapham...
I am doing the first one, but have no idea about it!
I raced this last year and will be racing race 1, 2 and 3 this year :-) I would recommend driving there and will be offering a ride. Laura has booked one spot in my car and I have room for 1 or 2 more, bikes can go on the roof rack of my car.
There is a very good FAQ that you can download from here - http://www.thamesturbo.com/race-series/senior-race-series/faq
I have also attached the race pack from last year for you. There are one or two changes this year, timing chips being one of them, but I highly doubt the race course has changed.
Transition and registration is open from 6am to 6:30. Race start at 6:45. I was planning to leave at around 5am, should take 35-45minutes to get there.
Hope that helps!
Gosh, thanks Michael for all the info and the offer of the ride. I have some transport lined up, so I should be ok there. Top tip on the timing.
I'll have a look at all that lovely literature :) you're too kind
Hi Michael - is the 1st one the 9th April one? If so, could I get a lift with you?
It is the 9th April :)
I did this last year and although I can't remember too much about exact times you had to get there really early as you don't get too long to register.
I would be really grateful for a lift too, if that's OK, Michael. Happy to chip in for petrol etc.
Helen, Mike - you're more than welcome :-) we can arrange a meeting up point closer to the date :-)
excellent - thanks :)
Yes, thank you Michael. That would be brilliant!
Is the lido convenient?
Good call, thanks Michael!