West London Series 4
West London Series Four is a series of 16km races over 13 races every other Wednesday at 7.30pm (UK Time) on RGT. The races are based on local roads in and around West London although Series 4 also includes a special trip over to Belgium for one race!
The General Classification is based on the results of all 13 races with each race winner getting 100 points, then 99 for second place, 98 for third down to 1 point for 100th, place 101st place etc (so all finishers are guaranteed at least 1 point).
There is also, new for Series 4, the SIX TIMES TABLE COMPETITION, a sort of Green Jersey to accompany the GC Classification, where any rider's best six results are aggregated. This may suit riders who can't make every race.
Alongside those there is the team classification. Teams can be of 1 to 4 riders and the top two finishers points (as calculated above) are awarded to the team. The highest placed team at the end of the series wins. Rider should enter each race as individuals and we will calculate the team results. To enter a team, email us at email@example.com. You can tinker with the team line up before a race by emailing us the day before on firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is also the 21 Done Club Award for any rider completing 21 Races. If you are eligible (You can check your total on www.WestLondonCycling.com) please email us your address at email@example.com and we'll posyt out the award.
For full details visit www.WestLondonCycling.com
THE ALL IMPORTANT DATES: please note that start time is 7.30pm UK time
Race 4.1 – Wednesday 13th October 2021…….7.30pm (UK) The Runnymede Rumble 15.1km An old favourite, flat fast and furious, expect a mass bunch sprint in this series opener.
Race 4.2 Wednesday 27th October 2021 …….7.30pm UK time. The UXB Blast 15.1km Softly undulating, with manageable gradients and a slight uphill finish.
Race 4.3 Wednesday 10th November 2021 …….7.30pm UK time. 13km Six Laps of Gent (slightly undulating but essentially a city criterium race)
Race 4.4 Wednesday 24th November 2021 …….7.30pm UK time. Tiggywinkles Tempest 15.8km An early lump then a flat race to the line.
Race 4.5 Wednesday 8th December 2021 …….7.30pm UK time. The Bath Tap Uphill finish (Four Laps – one climb straddling the start & finish and done in full on laps 1 to 3 ) 18.4 km
Race 4.6 Wednesday 22rd December 2021 …….7.30pm UK time. The Third Runway 14.8km is a ‘there and back’ dead flat jaunt just north of London’s Heathrow Airport, on land that may, one day, be Heathrow’s Third Runway. If you can take off and pilot your way through the peleton, you could feel sky high landing ahead of the bunch! No passports needed.
Race 4.7 Wednesday 5th January 2022 …….7.30pm UK time The Hambledon Hurdles It looks like a long descent on the profile but don’t be deceived as it is punctuated with lots of small ramps to test the rider … which is why we call it the hurdles!
Race 4.8 Wednesday 19th January 2022 …….7.30pm UK time. The WEB Race (Windsor-Eton-Bray) Another flat favourite returns, expect a fast bunch sprint.
Race 4.9 Wednesday 2nd February 2022 …….7.30pm UK time. Horsenden Hills and Thrills (3 laps) this has two climbs per lap, so six overall, not steep but should enable attacks.
Race 4.10 Wednesday 16th February 2022 …….7.30pm UK time. Ab Fab Ascot (4 laps) 17.8km Four times around Royal Ascot Racecourse – flat, no jumps.
Race 4.11 Wednesday 2nd March 2022 …….7.30pm UK time. .INDIVIDUAL TIME TRIAL Waltham St.Lawrence HCC234 (2 laps flat)15.6km (5 second start intervals and no drafting)
Race 4.12 Wednesday 16th March 2022 …….7.30pm UK time. The Joel Street Jolly (4 laps) 18.8km
Race 4.13 Wednesday 30th March 2022 …..7.30pm UK time Hillingdon Circuit (11 laps) 16.3km