2019 Central Bicycle Studios Winter Series
|Grade||Year of Birth|
2009 and after
2007 – 2008
2005 – 2006
2003 – 2004
2001 – 2002
1990 – 2000
1980 – 1989
1970 – 1979
1960 – 1969
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.
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 from 5 out of the 6 rounds will count for the series.
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
$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)
Registration 11.00 -12.15 pm
Race Briefing 12:15 pm
Race Start 12:30 pm
Registration 11.30 -1.15 pm
Race Briefing 1:15 pm
Race Start 1:30 pm
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.