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Round 3 of the MTB Winter Series is this weekend!

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 08:54:51 +0000

Round 3 of the GVC MTB Winter XC Race sponsored by Ian Brown's Cycle Shop 


Sunday 13th December.
Location: Underground Hospital (fields above, not the tunnels)


Parking at the Underground Hospital Please DO NOT park in the road Overflow parking 100m further up the road - it will be signposted

Sign-on and practice from 8.30am, sign-on closes 15 mins before each race start.

This course will have a mix of flowing single track, steep climbs and flat fields and hopefully a fair amount of MUD!! It will be suitable for all riders

New to racing? If you've never raced with us, don't worry- you are very welcome to come along and try things out. We have a Sport category that's a good introduction. If you're not a member you can enter up to 2 races for £5 on the day (which includes insurance). If you want to continue racing you'll have to join the club.

Winter season race format: 8.30am Sign on Opens 8.45am sharp Under 12s, 10s Practice lap 9am – Race 1 = Kids race Under 12s Under 10s (24’’ wheel upwards) This race will be held on a shorter, less-technical course. Race duration 15 - 20mins.

9.45am – Race 2 = U14, U16 & Sport race – 35 mins + 1 lap. This race will be held on the full course. 

10:30am - Race 3 = Expert, Advanced, Veteran Grand Veteran race – 1 hr + 1 lap. This race will be held on the full course.
Please remember your timing chip! U14s and above.