Speed Week is Back! ?‍♂️?

As you may recall, our highly anticipated Speed Week events were unfortunately “smoked out” back in June. But fear not! We’re thrilled to announce that we are gearing up once again for an adrenaline-pumping week filled with exhilarating races and events. Mark your calendars for the upcoming week, as we bring you the electrifying Speed Week, starting on Tuesday 8 August.

At Hamilton Cycling Club, we are committed to fostering a vibrant and inclusive cycling community. Speed Week is the perfect opportunity for cyclists of all levels to come together and share their passion for the sport. Whether you’re a seasoned racer or just looking to challenge yourself and have fun, this event has something to offer for everyone.

The Events:

  1. Tuesday, 15k Time Trial on Ridge Road in Stoney Creek: ?? Kicking off Speed Week, we have the classic Time Trial event. Riders will test their individual mettle against the clock as they navigate the scenic Ridge Road in Stoney Creek. It’s all about speed, endurance, and pushing your limits. Will you rise to the occasion and set a new personal best?
  2. Wednesday, Snake Road Hill Climb: ??️ A favorite among climbers, the Snake Road Hill Climb is an awe-inspiring challenge that will take your breath away—literally! Conquer this legendary ascent and be rewarded with breathtaking views at the summit. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you power your way to the top, leaving no stone unturned.
  3. Thursday, Sydenham Hill Climb: ?⛰️ Thursday brings yet another hill-climbing spectacle, this time on Sydenham Hill. A true test of strength and determination, this event promises to push your limits and reward you with a sense of accomplishment like no other. Embrace the challenge and revel in the camaraderie of fellow climbers.
  4. Saturday, 20/40K Time Trial in Falkland: ?‍♀️? Rounding out the week, we have the final Time Trial event, this time with two distance options. Cyclists can choose to participate in either the 20k or 40k race, catering to all skill levels. Falkland offers a picturesque backdrop as you put your legs and lungs to the test in this exhilarating race against the clock.

How to Participate: Participating in Speed Week is as easy as hopping on your bike and turning up for the events you wish to join. You do need to be a member of the club to participate. Get ready for an unforgettable week of cycling camaraderie and competition.

Bring the Family: Speed Week is not just for riders. Bring along your family and friends to cheer you on and be a part of the supportive atmosphere. Our cycling community thrives on the encouragement and enthusiasm of spectators, making it a memorable experience for everyone involved.

Conclusion: Don’t miss out on the excitement and camaraderie of Speed Week! Get your gears ready, train hard, and prepare for an action-packed week of cycling thrills. Whether you’re aiming for the podium or just looking to challenge yourself and have a great time, Speed Week has something for every cyclist. Join us in celebrating the spirit of cycling and let’s make this event a roaring success.

See you at the starting line and happy cycling! ?‍♂️?‍♀️