Placid Planet Bicycles
Time Trial Series 2017
The annual Placid Planet Bicycles Spring Time Trial Series will run for six weeks starting Wednesday, May 3 and continuing May 10, 17, and 24, and June 7. The time trials are held on River Road in Lake Placid, starting from near the ski jumps.This year please park at the steel bridge one mile north on River Road and cycle to the start. The usual parking area will be taken over by bridge construction on Rt. 73.
The course is an out-and-back turning around just before River Rd. hits Rt. 86, total just shy of 8 miles. Be there by 6pm; first rider goes at 6:30 pm. Entry is free and any kind of bicycle is acceptable, but helmets are required. Participants must sign a waiver, and parents must sign for those under 18.
The competition is for men’s and women’s series champions. Bragging rights and prizes are the payout. It is a points series. Get 1 point for showing up, 1 point for bettering your previous best time of the year, and 1 point for fastest time of the evening
(both men and women that is).
Anyone can win!
Questions please call Kenny Boettger Placid Planet Bicycles
@518 523 4128
KIDS' TIME TRIAL SERIES 2017
For the second year, Team Placid Planet will hold a Kid’s Time Trial for four weeks starting Wednesday, May 10 and continuing May 17, 24, 31, and June 7. The course will follow the adult course out River Road to a turn-around at Deerwood Trail; approximately three miles total. Be there by 5:30; first rider goes at 6 pm. Parents please park at the steel bridge on River Road and ride with your child to the start. Entry is free and any kind of bicycle is acceptable but helmets are mandatory. Ages 12 and up may ride alone with parents' permission; children ages 9-11 are allowed with a parent accompanying, aka an "outrider." In either case a parent must sign a waiver. There will be prizes at the end of the series for both boys and girls.
Questions please call Jim Walker at 518-637-6590 before 9pm.