In case you have any questions at the weekend about the “lane” system here is an overview of the Lane Guidance.

Also see “Guidance for Riding”.

 

Here are the definitions of the lanes and the guidance for being in a lane.

Group

Standard Distance Bike Split (40km)

Race Pace (kph)

Training Pace (kph)

Race Pace (mph)

Training Pace (mph)

Notes

~85% of MAX

60-70% of MAX

~85% of MAX

60-70% of MAX

“Lane 5”

1:00

40

28-33

25

18-20

“Lane 4”

1:05

37

26-30

23

16-19

“Lane 3”

1:11

34

24-28

21

15-17

“Lane 2”

1:17

31

22-26

19

14-16

“Lane 1”

1:26

28

20-23

17

12-14

NOLB

1:40?

24

17-20

15

10-12

NOLB = “No-one left behind”