Segment of the Week Rules

Any paid-up member of KVG/KVB/KVK is invited to take part in our on-going challenge. (KVK will take part in the KVG or KVB league dependent on their gender.)

Each week a local Strava segment is nominated Segment of the Week. All you need is a device supported by Strava, such as a Garmin or iPhone or an Android phone, an app and you are away. You will need to join KVG or KVB club on Strava.

We would really like riders to take part in the challenge every week so the points system below is designed to reward both excellence and consistency – at least 7 of the 13 segments in each period must be completed in order for riders to remain in their division.

RULES: 

1) Rides must be completed on the designated segment between 8am on Monday morning and 6pm on Sunday night. Only rides uploaded to Strava before the 6pm deadline will be included.

2) There will be 4 leagues a year, Jan-Mar, apr-Jun, Jul-Sep, Oct-Dec. 

3) Points will be scored as follows: for KVG 40 points will be awarded for the fastest rider, reducing down to 1 point for the 40th placed and subsequent riders if there are more than 40 riders.  For KVB the fastest rider will receive 15 points down to 1 for the 15th and subsequent riders.

4) Only data on the device belonging to the actual person will be counted, borrowed data from another person, even if you felt you rode “together” will not be counted.

5) The KVG league will be divided into Division 1, division 2 and BOTR .  The KVB league will remain as a single division for the time being.

6) At the end of each 3 month  period, the bottom 3 riders in Division 1 and any riders not completing at least 7 of the 13 segments in that period will be relegated to division 2.  The same number of riders will be promoted from Division 2 to Division 1 providing they have completed at least 7 of the segments.  Similarly 3 riders will be demoted from Division 2 to BOTR plus any that have not completed at least 7 of the segments. Riders from BOTR will be promoted to take their place providing they have completed at least 7 segments.  Both Division 1 and Division 2 will have a maximum of 20 riders.

7) Any rider joining the league for the first time will be automatically put into BOTR.

8) Segments are chosen each week, if you have a nomination for a segment please get in touch with Bee, who is always up for nominations. bee@kentvelogirls.co.uk

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We are a cycling club for women. All ages, novice, ace and everything in between. We offer easy, intermediate and advanced level group rides over six days a week; 15 rides to choose from. Some ladies like to tour, cyclocross, sportive, race, climb hills, challenge themselves, maintain or grow their fitness. And friendship and support is thread through all of these. To join book on to an induction. https://kentvelogirls.co.uk/joining-kvg/Join in with our sportive on 6/10/19. Enjoy riding through beautiful Kentish countryside with home baked feedstops, friendly marshals and a warm welcome on your return. Choose your distance; 20:40:60 sMiles. Link in bioLinda, modest as ever, has been found out... Fabulous Fifth in her age group at the UCI GRAN FONDO. Many congratulations- another fabulous result!The Morzine Fourteen

1 for a spacious chalet by a babbling brook, with a hot tub, sauna and more than one excellent cook.

2 for @velovation.cc long days with views galore and tasty picnics to restore.

3 for French baskets to carry poulets and peches up the hill.

4 for beds in a room in which to lie nice and still.

5 for puzzling punctures for One (but it all worked out fine). 6 for the time to pour out the wine.

7 for the number of days spinning wheels.

8 for kilometres to descend to Tanninge.

9 for stretching positions to avoid one or more twinge.

10 for candles (plus 40 minus 1) on A birthday cake.

11 for percentage push to the top of Colombiere.

12(k) for the cold, hard slog up Saleve to finally look down on the lake at Geneve.

13 for bananas chopped for breakfast each day.

and 14 for KVG comrades rolling through Morzine, a sight this commune had never before seen.Amazing performance by Nicky (on the right, biggest smile) in the UCI World champs- congrats on the podium place! All those hideous training sessions have paid off! 😊Ride London excitement and anticipation. Lots of ladies doing this for the first time this year, all had a fabulous ride and are still smiling like this!This morning. The “bread and butter’ of our club are the daily club rides our Ride Leaders run every week. The main goal for us is to ride with others. That’s what we do, six days a week.Always anticipated with much excitement is the trip to Folkestone, long ride there - in the sunshine- lunch by the sea, a sneaky glass of rosé, and the train home!Finishing the 106k distance in the Maratona at the weekend this KVG was thanking all the club members who gave support and encouragement during her rather shortened training (injury) in the lead up to the event. Well done!