The 2017-18 Tasmanian DH Series will have you visiting some of Tassie’s most fun DH riding and mixing it up with the best in the state. If you’re on-board for the series you’ll enjoy racing with your mates all over this great state, or if you can just make the single race, everyone is welcome!

 

 

 

 

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).

 

Entry Prize

2017-18 DH Series Entry Prize

Commencing at Round 1, each paid event you participate in gets you a ticket into the draw to win. Drawn at the final round of the series.

DH Series Entry Prize

Contact details

Event contact: Mark Grzinic ph: 0419 482 732  

Email: downhill@dirtdevilsmtb.com

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

 

Event Schedule

RIDE/PRACTICE DAY

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.

RACE DAY

8:00 am Registration opens – closes 10:30 am

9:00 am Track Briefing

9:30 am Track open shuttles start

11:30 am Seeding

1:00 pm Lunch (Track closed)

1:30 – 2:30 pm Track re-opens Final Practice

2:45 Race Briefing

3:15 – 4:45 Racing

5:00 pm Presentations

Note: BBQ, drinks and snacks will be available to purchase (subject to availability).

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.

Cost and entry

Entry fees are:

Sat/Sun (online entry) – $80 (plus license)
Sat only (day entry) – social/practice – $40 (plus license);
Sun only (day entry) – practice/race – $50 (plus license).

  1. Women receive free entry for ride days, $50 race fee applies on race days (plus license).

Online entry now open here:

https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=5198

Getting There

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