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» 2009 CBTT

presented by CCNS Performance Center Wind Tunnel

Permits have been granted. This year it was not as easy due to the fact cyclists (in general) were being reported as disturbing traffic flow in Concord. ALL participants are expected to obey traffic rules and will be held accountable.

There will be a riders meeting once registration closes, you must be present!

WEATHER cancellations will be made by 3pm the DAY OF events and posted to the GOOGLE group. Please join the Google group NEBC-CBTT. Find the link below.

The weekly TT will run April 15, 2009 through September 2, 2009.

  • CANCELED for 4/22 – RAIN!
  • CANCELED for 5/27 – RAIN!


  1. FLINT BRIDGE DETOUR; Flint bridge appears to be closed again for 2009. This interrupts your path getting to the start and returning from the finish. Please use the suggested route here to make your way to the staring area which avoids Concord center and brings you to line-up along the SIDE OF THE ROAD. No doubling up!
    click here to enlarge the map
  2. PIN-ON NUMBERS; We are issuing race numbers primarily to identify a racer from a non-racer. Several complaints against cyclists have been brought to our attention from the police. Follow the rules of the road! Do not ride two-abreast at any time (regardless of what you think the law is), we are here under permits and do not want to loose this event. Remember you are accountable and speak up to fellow riders to maintain a good image within the community.
  3. PARKING/REGISTRATION LOCATION is planned to be the same as in 2008. Located on Monument Street @ the North Bridge Visitor’s center. The Visitor’s center has a public bathroom across the street where you can change or use the facilities. Alternate parking and bathroom in Concord Center’s free public lot* at 9 Keyes Road Map of 9 Keyes Road, Concord.
  4. RIDER WAIVERS are required each week. Come prepared with yours pre-filled to speed up registration. Download here
  5. Google Group. A Google group has been started as of 2009 to notify racers of updates such as; cancellations, posting of results and schedule. There are no requirements other than a valid email address to receive this information. Join HERE.

» CBTT Info

Come test yourself in the “Race of Truth”! Riders start 30 seconds apart and race alone against the clock. Test your fitness and measure your training progress. Brag to your friends or just have fun finding out how fast you can ride. Open to riders of all levels.

When: Wednesdays, April 15 through September 16, 2009

  • Sign In and get your start time: 5:30 – 6:00 pm
  • Riders meeting: 6:00 pm @ registration
  • First Rider Start: 6:15 pm
  • Last Rider Start: 7:00 pm or 1/2 hour before dusk (30 seconds between riders)

Course: The course is a 9.75-mile loop of gently rolling terrain.

  1. Queue on the SIDE of the road on Barnes Hill Rd
  2. Start at the 4-way stop sign on Lowell Road at Barnes Hill Rd./Barretts Mill Rd heading North toward Carlisle.
  3. At 4.5 miles bear Right through the rotary onto Route 225 East.

  4. Stay to the right and yield to traffic in the rotary. At 6 miles bear Right onto River Road.
  5. At 7 miles Concord Town Line: Continue straight as River Road becomes Monument Street in Concord.
  6. At 9.5 miles turn right onto Liberty Street (Follow orange detour signs).
  7. Finish at 9.75 miles at the top of a short hill; yellow house on right, Historical Park entrance on left. Give your starting number to the finish crew (verbally, but not too loud).
  8. Find a GPS Map of the course
    Click here to enlarge the map

The Course is not marshaled or marked, and is open to traffic.
We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the course before getting timed.

Parking and Registration: (directions to registration on back of flyer)

  • Park in the North Bridge Parking Lot on Monument Street in Concord.
  • Parking is limited! Please carpool or ride to the event if possible.
  • To avoid congestion in the start area, riders must wait at the parking lot until 5 minutes before their assigned start time and then ride to the start line. Ride SINGLE FILE and SKINNY UP on the side of the road when waiting to be called for your start.
  • Call out your starting number as you finish to help our timers identify you.

» CBTT Details

This Time Trial is held under USCF permit #2009-1009 and open to all USCF licensed riders. USCF Day Licenses are available for an additional $10.00 fee; annual USCF licenses may also be purchased on scene for $60.00. An ANSI-approved helmet is mandatory as required by USCF and NEBC rules.

Entry Fees: (includes USCF event insurance)
$5.00 for NEBC members, $10.00 for non-members.
CBTT Season Pass: $50.00 for NEBC members, $100.00 for non-members

USCF WAIVERS ARE REQUIRED EACH WEEK: Download a copy HERE and bring it filled-in with your information and entry fee.

Race Flyer HERE

Sign in is from 5:30 to 6pm. The first rider starts at 6:15pm. Anyone arriving after the sign-in period may not be allowed to ride. Please arrive early.

When riding, consider safety, traffic laws, and finish time in that order!

There are no prizes for this training series. Ride responsibly and be considerate of drivers and other road users. Our ability to continue to hold this event depends on the goodwill of the towns we ride through.

Be cautious and yield to traffic in the Carlisle rotary. This is a state law for all vehicles – including bicycles.

For more information contact the promoter at

» Directions to Parking/Registration:

From I-95 North or South:

  • Take Rte. 2 West 4 miles to the second light on Rte.2.
  • (Crosby’s Corner, where Rte. 2 makes a sharp left at the bottom of a hill.) Continue straight across the intersection onto Cambridge Turnpike.
  • Bear left after 1.3 miles at the stop sign (Lexington Rd, Rte. 2A)
  • At the Concord Center rotary, travel toward the Colonial Inn.
  • Turn right on Monument Street directly in front of the Colonial Inn.
  • Travel 1/2 mile on Monument, parking is on the right in the Visitor Area just after the road splits. This is the North Bridge parking lot where registration will take place (new for 2008!).

From I 495 or points West:

  • Take Rte. 2 East to the Concord rotary.
  • Take the third rotary exit onto Barretts Mill Road (2/3 of the way around the rotary).
  • At the 4-way stop sign on Barretts Mill Road at Lowell Road (Time Trial Start line) continue straight across the intersection onto Barnes Hill Road.
  • After about 3/4 mile, take a left onto Liberty Street (TT finish area).
  • Take your next right onto Monument street and parking is 1/2 mile down on the left. This is the North Bridge parking lot where registration will take place (new for 2008!).

Sign in will be here until 6:00pm.
The actual start will be at the corner of Lowell Rd and Barnes H

» CBTT Course Records

Individual Men
Dean Phlillips (Fit Werx) 19:29.9   30.00mph   07.09.2008
Andrew Boone (Kenda/Raleigh Racing) 20.01.0 29.23mph 05.30.2007
Skip Foley (360 Racing/Landry’s) 20:03.2 29.17mph 08.01.2007
Individual Women
Karen Smyers (Team Psycho) 22:42.6 25.76mph 07.30.2008
Dede Griesbauer (Team Psycho) 23:02.3 25.39mph 08.13.2008
Samantha Van Gerbig (Wachovia/IBC) 23:11.8 25.22mph 06.06.2007
Individual Men, No Aero
Ray Johnson 22:01.9 26.55mph 08.23.2001
Peter Bradshaw (NEBC/Cycle Loft/Devonshire Dental) 22:05.7 26.48mph 05.07.2008
Mark Nicholson (TNM Racing.Net) 22:14.1 26.31mph 06.21.2006
Individual Women, No Aero
Eve McNeill (Sunapee/S & W Racing Team) 24:53.0 23.51mph 06.25.2008
Darcy McGuire (IBC) 25:14.5 23.18mph 06.14.2006
Carrie Lemieux (NEBC/Cycle Loft) 25:36.6 22.84mph 06.28.2006
Individual Men, Fixed Gear
Mike Pavlov (NEBC/Cycle Loft) 20:46.2 28.17mph 05.07.2008
David Penney (NorEast Cycling) 21:44.7 26.9mph 08.09.2006
Mike Bergstrom (NEBC/Cycleloft/Devonshire Dental) 23:02.2 25.39mph 05.09.2007
Individual Men, Fixed Gear, No Aero
Ward Solar (NERAC) 21:50.07 26.79mph 06/11/2008
Matt Roy (Velo Europa) 23:44.7 24.64mph 05.30.2007
Bob Roldan (Boston Scientific) 25:54.8   05.11.2005
Mixed Tandem
Ed Parsons (Velo Europa/NEBC)/Brooke O’Connor (HUB Racing) 20:41.0 28.28mph 08.30.2006
Mike Rowell (NEBC/Cycle Loft)/Cathy Rowell (NEBC/Cycle Loft) 20:43.2 28.23mph 08.23.2006
William Sawyer (NEBC)/Karena Paukulis (NEBC) 21:15.2 27.53mph 08.20.2003
Men’s Tandem
Ed Kross (NEBC/Cycle Loft)/Rick Sladkey (NEBC/Cycle Loft) 21:33.5 27.13mph 08.02.2006
George Reynolds 20:38.7 28.34mph 08.24.2005