Date: April 25, 2015
Race: Long Beach Island Individual Time Trial (LBIITT)
Location: Harvey Cedars, NJ
Rider(s): Nikki Ragonese, Shannon Grieb, Andy Maher, Teresa DiSessa, Sue Seyboldt, Danielle Ferland
LBI was the fourth event in the NJ Time Trial cup series with a flat course running up and down the island. With only a single turn around this year, the course was simplified to reduce confusion in the race, resulting in a slightly shorter course than previous years but less mix-ups for riders. Still, cold temperatures and windy conditions made this a very chilling and challenging effort.
In the women’s cat 4 TT Nikki placed 4th and Shannon placed 10th. Due to a mishap involving a truck and another rider, Shannon got off her bike mid-race to make sure the rider was alright, earning her the Riptide VIP of the race for an incredible show of sportsmanship. For the women’s cat 1/2/3/4 TT, Andy placed 5th. In the women’s eddy, Teresa made a strong 2015 race season debut taking 2nd followed by Sue with 5th and Danielle with 7th.
Teresa DiSessa- 2nd
Danielle Ferland- 7th
Nikki Ragonese- 4th