They bet we do! Illinois Tech Cycling IIT is the competitive position of the team races mountain bikes. Maybe you saw, in fact, we are around training in the MSV-Lounge, the group or outside the MSV at the beginning of our movement. We are an asset to the team over the past three years, competition in the Midwest Collegiate Cycling Conference. We race against teams throughout the Middle West of “Tour de France”, the style of racing bike racing known as sport, and our conference is comprised of 34 different teams, teams, whatever , such as northern Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to the South from Kentucky, Missouri to the west of Ohio to the east. Race will be held the weekend of the season from mid-February, with the regional authorities and ending on April 19 at 20. And you thought, baseball was the only sport to go IIT, in earlyâ€¦ HA!
There are 4 different categories of college-level qualification in cycling, D, C, B and A, D-Cat is the simplest and Class A, the most competitive. We are a small team, the driver of over 8 above. Anthony Lewis and William Carfang IIT represented in Cat B, Danny Beissinger race in category C, while Loren Bo, Grant Austin, Scott Larson, Jason Soo, and Nick Przybysz D Cat are all runners. With a higher level of competition, more mileage of the race more points for classification as a team.
As a team, we have already competed in 3 weekends of racing where the team has shown some initial strength at DePauw and Mizzou, with Tony trip to Pittsburgh, where the Midwest compete with the East Coast, but week – end dernier, Michigan really shows how the technology competitive cycling Illinois Maybe!
This past weekend, the team has continued in Michigan, where they compete with respect to three courses. Saturday from Michigan State “Git Tough” Road Race was mostly a flat 4.4 miles featured 5 runs, of course, with a 1.2 miles with dirt / mud. Anthony Lewis and William Carfang flew with a strong zone of 30 riders Class B, for a race of 30.8 miles. The race has become a mass market sprint, where Anthony had an impressive 2nd Place, and a remarkable 6th Lewis eventually take place, two points for IIT.
The Cat C course was 22 km long, and Danny Beissinger there are 30 other drivers as the only technology of Illinois in category C Racer’s. Danny has been able to take a second place after the sprint ended, whether points of the team.
The Cat D race was 16 km long, and Scott Larson, Jason Soo, Przybysz and Nick were far from alone, with a field of 51 other drivers to compete. Nick finished 24th, 45th Scott, Jason, and not by mechanical problems with the bike finish.
Sunday, the team from the University of Michigan Circuit Race, in the morning and one Individual Time Trial in the afternoon. A circuit race is a greater intensity, the shorter duration of the race, with shorter cycles for a period of study is a “race against the clock”.
For the dissemination of race, a large hill rising, what has changed, and it became clear in the results. Anthony Lewis and precipitated against B 9 in a round of 18 miles of the race. Anthony finished in the back of the main groups, but since most of the riders were in the group because of the high speed, he led until the end of the 7th Location, deeper in the points for IIT. Lewis suffered ill positioning, and was one of the drivers who withdrew from the organization, and, in the 16th. The Cat C race was a little shorter than 6 rounds with a total of 12 km. Danny is mounted in the first, but tries, a movement in the bad weather, and was also supported by the Group abandoned. He finished 18. D The race was even shorter, only 4 laps, and 8 miles. Souffla-nique on a tire early in the morning and forced the race, while lock Scott well, finishing high near 30.
During the trial period, riders have at intervals of 30 seconds, regardless of the category. Everyone climbed 3.5 miles of the race was very hilly and narrow complete corners and finishing techniques time in the field of 9:16 to 18:06 minutes. Out of a total of 102 runners to competition, facing 10:31 Anthony, 32, facing Danny 10:43, 40 Recipe; Nick ready to 11:03, 57 Recipe; 11:05 Lewis arrested, and 61, Scott ended 12:47, 93 th, and Jason 15:05 and finished in 100. In the official results insofar go, Danny and Anthony finished 6th or C. B deserve both points of the team.
Overall, it was a very good weekend for the team. With points that we have received, is the 4th IIT Place in the overall rankings compared to all schools in Division 2! It is the best of the cycling team has always done, and they are on the road to a solid regional and displays this year, in Wisconsin. Keep your eyes peeled for next week, if the update is awarded to the team from the University of Purdue, and Marian for the next race weekend!
Are you interested in learning more about the race or to a member of the team? Head cycling.iit.edu on course for more detailed reports, as well as information about the team itself!