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Our first Downhill round for the 2019 Season is coming up this weekend – get on it ! Regos Here: https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=6356
Full details below, questions can be asked via the Club Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/albanymtbclub/

When?
Sunday 10th February 2019
Sign in desk open from 0730
Practice opens at 0800
Qualification and Race runs start at 1100

What?
This is a Club DH round, held on the Mt Clarence Downhill Track.
Entry Fees are $15 for adults and $10 for juniors

Please note if you are not a MTBA member you will need to pay insurance for the day.  MTBA are still offering 2 months free membership at http://mtba.asn.au/join

Alternatively you can sign up for an annual MTBA membership – a portion of each membership fee goes to the Albany Mountain Bike Club, helping us run more events like this, and to purchase much needed equipment!

Who?
Open to anyone age 7 or over!
This is a great chance to have a go at downhill racing!

Divisions
We are running a simplified version of the MTBA DH classes:
U13 (boys and girls)
U15 (boys and girls)
U17 (boys and girls)
U19 (boys and girls)
Men’s Sport (for newer DH riders, 17+)
Women’s Sport (for newer DH riders, 17+)
Women’s Elite (17+)
Men’s Elite (17+)
Men’s Masters (40-49)
Men’s Super Masters (50+)

You can enter any class for which you are the correct age.  Type of bike is now irrelevant, single crown riders compete in the class of their choice.

Where?
Mt Clarence Downhill track.
Signup tent will be at the Apex Lookout carpark.
Parking is typically at a premium – we recommend parking at the lower Carpark and walking up Apex Drive.
The artistic installation ‘Field of Lights’ is currently running along the lower portion of Apex Drive, and on-road parking will NOT be permitted in this area.
Please be courteous when parking, and pay attention to volunteers.

The Rules

  • All Riders must sign on before practicing the course.​
  • Rider must have completed one full practice run by the end of practice.
  • Only riders and designated officials wearing a helmet, and displaying a valid Number Plate on the front of the bike, will be allowed onto the course during official practice sessions.
  • Number Plates to be displayed at all times, if plate is lost, you will need to acquire another for the nominal fee at registration. Your Plate must visible and legible at all times.
  • Protective equipment requirements -Australian Standard approved or equivalent Full Face Helmets are mandatory, as are long sleeve jerseys, Knee pads if wearing shorts, Gloves. Body armor is highly recommended.
  • Bike must be functional with working brakes. Handle bars must have Bar ends or Plugs.

Volunteers
As usual we need volunteers to run our events.  If you have some supporters coming along, please ask them if they’d like to help out, and have them report to the Rego desk !