Bike Time Trial

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BIKE TIME TRIAL:  17 MILES
An out and back course on Hwy 71. Participants will proceed south on Hwy 71 to Woolsey Road and then return to Drake Airport. Finish line is located approximately one-half mile south of the main entrance to the airport. The bike course has less than 300 feet elevation gain.

  • Valid and Current USA Cycling license MUST BE PRESENTED at registration or one-day USA Cycling license ($10) must be purchased.  The cost of the one-day license can be applied to the annual adult license which is $75.  NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Event held under USA Cycling Rules and Regulations.
  • Event will be held Rain or Shine
  • All riders racing age 18 or younger must run junior gears per USA Cycling rules
  • Promoter reserves the right to adjust start times, mileage, cancel/combine events.
  • USA Cycling Permit: 2019 permit pending

PACKET PICK UP / ONSITE REGISTRATION
Friday, April 19
Packet Pickup and Onsite Registration will be from 4 - 7 pm at Lewis & Clark Outfitters, 4915 S Thompson, Springdale, AR 72764 (next to Lake Fayetteville).  You may register online until 9 am on race morning.  Remember to allow enough time to get your race number's and packet.  Be sure to have your USA Cycling license with you!

SATURDAY, APRIL 20 RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP (Two locations for Bike TT)

  1. 7 - 8:30 am at the Fayetteville Executive Airport, Drake Field, 4500 S School Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Packet pickup is inside the airport terminal.  The airport is located only 5 miles from downtown Fayetteville on Hwy 71. Event parking is adjacent to the Transition area in the airport parking lot.
  2. 8:45 - 9:45 am at the start house location. The Start House is just north of the airport on Roadrunner Lane / Hwy 71B intersection.  The "start house" tent will be setup on the west lane of the southbound lane of Hwy 71 B.  See Course Map for details.  You may register online until 9 am.

START TIMES 

  • Interval start times at :30 seconds
  • Start time is determined by registration. Earliest registrants go first
  • Start times will be posted to the web site on Friday night after close of registration and at the event site the morning of the race
  • Riders may opt for start times to be sent by text to their cell phone

BIB NUMBERS / BIKE FRAME #'S / EQUIPMENT

  • Bike check will be performed at time trail Start House.  USA Cycling Rules apply.
  • Bib Numbers (Qty 2) - Back of uniform on the RIGHT SIDE ABOVE POCKET (bottom of the number should be placed along the side seam of the back of the jersey)
  • Do NOT pin through the holes.  Use 7 safety pins (1 in each corner and 1 in each of the middle sections of the bib's top three sides)
  • Do NOT WRINKLE NUMBERS
  • Bike Frame # - attach to seat post (see onsite example)
  • ANSI/SNEL approved helmets MUST BE WORN at all time on the bike
  • Aero bars allowed in all categories except Eddy Merckx division
  • Eddy Merckx division is a non-aero equipment category  - Eddy Merckx Division

PARKING / STAGING AREA / START / FINISH

  • Fayetteville Executive Airport, Drake Field, 4500 S School Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701 is located only 5 miles from downtown Fayetteville on Hwy 71
  • Event parking is located next to the Transition area of the duathlon in the Airport Parking Lot
  • The staging area and start house for the Bike Time Trial will be just north of the airport on Roadrunner Lane / Hwy 71B intersection at the "General Dentistry" lot. The "start house" tent will be set-up on the west lane of the south bound traffic of Hwy 71B
  • DO NOT PARK ON HWY 71 
  • FINISH LINE is located south of Greenland on 71B in the eastern most lane (number 1).  The finish line will be marked by large orange cones, tape on the road, 1K & 200 meter signage and a timing clock.
  • PLEASE LET OFFICIALS KNOW YOU ARE A TIME TRAIL PARTICIPANT WHEN CROSSING THE LINE!
  • Stay to the RIGHT after crossing the line as Duathlon competitors will be coming up on the left
  • Make sure to not interfere with duathletes turning back into the airport parking lot

SCHEDULE

  • 7 am - Packet Pickup begins inside Airport Terminal
  • 8:30 am - Packet Pickup closes at Airport Terminal and moves to Start House (see Bike Time Trial map for location)
  • 8:40 am - National Anthem and Prayer
  • 9 am - Bike Time Trail packet pickup begins at Start House
  • 10:15 am - Bike Time Trail start (see start times posted at packet pickup for exact times)
  • 11:15 am - Giveaway prizes; prizes will be given away in waves with all participants eligible for "grand prizes"
  • 11:30 am - Bike Time Trail Awards

MINIMUM AGE

  • All riders racing age 18 or younger must run junior gears per USA Cycling rules
  • Juniors are eligible for Junior Devo Race Series points and medals
  • Must be at least 12 years of age to compete unless accompanied by a bike chaperone and approved by the Race Director

COURSE MAPS:
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Online Links - 

AWARDS AND CATEGORIES
Custom Iron Pig Festival awards by L & L Metal Fabrications will be presented to the top finishers of each category.

  • Male 5 (1st - 3rd)
  • Male 4 (1st - 3rd)
  • Male 1,2,3: (1st - 5th)
  • Male Masters 40+: (1st - 3rd)
  • Female Open: (1st - 3rd)
  • Eddy Merckx Male (no aero equipment): (1st - 3rd)
  • Eddy Merckx Female (no aero equipment): (1st - 3rd)

JUNIOR DEVO RACE SERIES
The Iron Pig TT is a USA Cycling Junior Devo Race Series (JDRS) event. This program provides opportunities for aspiring junior riders across the United States. For more information. Separate awards will be presented to the top three junior males and females in the following age groups:

  • 10-12
  • 13-14
  • 15-16
  • 17-18

REGISTRATION FEES INCLUDE

  • Post-race food and beverages for all participants. Friends and family may purchase either.
  • Post-race awards ceremony
  • Free drawing for prizes
  • Goody bag with LOTS of sponsor's products and services

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