Winter series

2019 Central Bicycle Studios Winter Series

Entry form here

  Race Dates

 DateCourseRace Director

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Round 5

Round 6   

5th May

26th May

16th June

21st July

25th August

15th September

Foxton

Scott’s Ferry

Foxton

Scott’s Ferry

Foxton

Scott’s Ferry

Phil Stevens

Tom Bamford

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

 

Grades

GradeYear of Birth

Junior Recreation

Under 11

Under 13

Under 15

Under 17

Under 19

Senior

Vet 1

Vet 266+

Vet 3

Vet 4

Single Speed

Recreation

Beginners

2009 and after

2007 – 2008

2005 – 2006

2003 – 2004

2001 – 2002

1990 – 2000

1980 – 1989

1970 – 1979

1960 – 1969

Before 1960

Any Age

Any Age

 

Note:     Grades to be as per CyclingNZ.  i.e. Age at the end of 2019.

Riders can change grades during the series, particularly young riders going from Junior Recreation to the U13 courses, but points will not be carried from 1 grade to another.

 

Location

The races will be held at 2 locations;

Foxton – Take Palmer Rd on right between Foxton and Foxton Beach to Cousins Ave.

Scott’s Ferry – Turn left onto High St in Bulls.  Continue straight ahead onto Parawenui Rd to and then through Scott’s Ferry.  The trails and event village are 1 km past Scott’s Ferry.5

 

Points 

PlacePoints

1st    

2nd

3rd       

4th

5th     

6th

7th   

8th   

9th +   

DNF             

20 points

15 points

12 points

10 points

8 points

7 points

6 points

5 points

4 points

2 points

 

Points from 5 out of the 6 rounds will count for the series.  

 

Entry Fees

 

Members of Manawatu and Wanganui MTB Clubs

$5 per race

$15 per family

Online entry $25 for the series or $60 per family for the series

 

Non Members

$10 per race

$20 per family

Online entry $50 for the series or $100 per family for the series

(Note: Club membership is $35 for an individual and $60 per family)

 

Race Times

Junior Race

Registration        11.00 -12.15 pm

Race Briefing        12:15 pm

Race Start        12:30 pm

 

Senior Race

Registration        11.30 -1.15 pm

Race Briefing        1:15 pm

Race Start        1:30 pm

 

Series Rules 

The series will generally be run under the rules of the UCI and MTBNZ.  Specific rules that apply include;

  • All riders must wear a correctly fitting helmet.
  • Repairs and wheel changes can be made at the start/finish area as long as competitors re-enter the course where they left it.
  • Bike changes are not permitted.
  • Bikes must be pedal power only, no EBikes.
  • Passing Etiquette:
    • Please use common sense and courtesy when passing and being passed.  We are all sharing the same track with a wide range of speed and skills.
    • Front rider has right of way but must not impede a faster rider.
    • Passing rider should call clearly when a passing opportunity arises.
    • No headphones to be worn while racing.