2017 DH RIDER INFORMATION

EVENT
22 October –  Lea Scout Centre

 

8:30 am Registration opens

9:30 am Practice – Track open shuttles start

12:30 pm Lunch (Track closed)

1:00 pm Practice – Track open shuttles re-commence

4:00 pm Track closed.

Note; BBQ, drinks and snacks will be available to purchase.

 

ENTRY FEE

$40 plus MTBA license:

 

  • Ladies ride free (license required)

MTBA license Information, http://www.mtba.asn.au/membership/membership-types/:

 

Member Ages
Senior 19+ years
Junior 13-18 years
Dirt master 3-12 years

 

RACE LICENSE

Annual race license $55 Dirt master, $103 junior or $139 senior (includes $10 Club fee)

Senior day race license $30 per event
Junior day race license $18 per event

 

RIDE LICENSE

Senior rec. permit $10 per event
Junior rec. permit $7 per event

 

Entry available on the day, online entry TBA.

 

Important: 
All riders must hold either a full year (annual) or recreation license for practice or day race license.

All riders must display a registered club number plate on the day to participate.

 

 

 

 

 

Safety Requirements

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

As per the MTBA Mountain Bike Technical Regulations: Club-Level Events (2011);

Mandatory; full-face helmets with a fixed non-detachable mouth-piece, a jersey or shirt covering the elbows, knees must be covered by full-length trousers and/or self-fastening knee or knee/shin guards expressly designed for off-road cycling.

 

Recommended; a neck brace expressly designed for off-road cycling, back and shoulder protection expressly designed for the purpose, full-finger gloves, elbow protectors and/or long sleeve jersey to the elbow, goggles expressly designed for the purpose.

 

A full-face helmet must be worn correctly both when racing and when training on the course.

The helmet must be fitted with a visor. Helmets with detachable mouth-pieces are not permitted. Open-face helmets may not be worn.

In Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17 competitions, the following equipment is mandatory at all

times while on track:

  1. Full-finger gloves must be worn.
  2. Full length jersey – jersey must cover elbows at all times.
  3. Knee pads and elbow pads must be worn.

St John Ambulance will be in attendance

Bicycle Requirements

BICYCLE REQUIREMENTS

As per the MTBA Mountain Bike Technical Regulations: Club-Level Events (2011);

All bikes must be presented upon registration and riders will not be given a start plate until their bike fulfils the requirements as stated
below;
– all bikes must have two working brakes, one front and one rear;
– all bikes must be fitted with handlebar plugs;
– all bikes must have a maximum wheel diameter size of 29 inches;
– all bikes are subject to random inspection throughout the course of an event and those bikes not meeting the above requirements will be forfeited from immediate event participation and not allowed back into the event until deemed satisfactory by an event official.

 

Mechanical support will be provided (subject to availability).

 

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Contact details

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Event changes including venue, date and/or time of events at the organisers discretion. An event may be cancelled due to extreme weather and/or fire danger; a refund will be provided where possible and the event rescheduled if practical.

 

Event contact: Mark Grzinic ph: 0419 482 732  

Email: mgrzinic001@gmail.com

Further Information: www.hobartwheelers.com.au/downhill/

 

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