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Alton CC is hosting its second Segment of the Month competition during 2018. A friendly competition open to all Alton CC members. Each month a different Strava segment will be selected. Whoever records the fastest time (male and female) over the segment is the stage winner. Placings contribute to the overall competitions.


  1. Competition is open to all 1st claim members of Alton CC.
  2. You must have a personal Strava account and join Alton CC on Strava.
  3. Record a time on the nominated segment between 00:01hrs on the 1st of the month and 23:59hrs on the last day of the month.
  4. Only your best time counts so have as many goes as you like.
  5. Your time must be recorded on a human-powered bicycle! Time trial bikes are to be used on nominated stages only.
  6. Segments will be classified as “Flat”, “Rolling”, or “Mountain”.
  7. Flat and Rolling stages must be ridden solo for your time to be counted.
  8. At the end of each month the top 10 riders will be announced (male and female) and points awarded.
  9. In addition to the overall cumulative points General Classification (GC) competition, there will be “KOM/QOM” and “Sprint” competitions. Points are awarded to both competitors in the event of a tie.
  10. There will be 8 stages (March to October). The riders (male and female) with the highest cumulative points across all stages (GC) or in each category (KOM/QOM/Sprint) will be declared the winners.
  11. The organiser’s decision is final in any dispute.
  12. A reminder that the rules of the road must be observed and the safety of yourselves and others is always the first priority.


• GC: 15/12/10/8/6/5/4/3/2/1

• Sprint: Flat 10/8/6/4/2, Rolling 5/4/3/2/1

• KOM: Mountain 10/8/6/4/2, Rolling 5/4/3/2/1

• One nominated mountain segment will be the Queen Stage with double KOM/QOM points.

Challenge information

Activities included in the challenge are based on each athlete's local time zone.

Activity privacy settings must be marked Everyone to count towards the challenge.

All activities logged during the challenge period must be uploaded to Strava no later than three days after a stage ends.

This challenge is organised by Alton CC and only members may join.