We all know it’s winter. It’s cold. It’s wet. So what do you do ? Go MTB Racing ! Bust out of the winter blues, because it’s time for our last Cross Country round of the season, and we’re returning to our old favourite, the Pilot Trail – but forward this time !
Read on below for more details, or if you just can’t wait……
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Sunday 28th July 2019
Sign in desk open : 1300
Juniors Race Start (U9 & U13) : 1330
Juniors Presentations : 1400
Seniors Race Briefing : 1410
Seniors Race Starts : 1415
Juniors will race a shortened course, <1km in length, taking in the lower section of the pilot trail and a mild climb.
Under 9s – 2 Laps
Under 13s – 3 Laps
Seniors will be riding a series of laps around a 3.6km course we have mapped out on existing trails and firebreaks on Mounts Clarence and Adelaide. The number of laps will depend on the division you are racing in, and are as follows;
Men’s ‘A’ – 6 Laps
Men’s ‘B’ – 5 Laps
Men’s ‘C’ – 4 Laps
Women’s ‘A’ – 5 Laps
Women’s ‘B’ – 3 Laps
Intro to MTB – 2 Lap
E-MTB Class – 4 Laps
Under 15s – 3 Laps
These distances are aimed at providing 1.5hrs of racing per grade.
Entry Fees are $15.
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 https://mtba.org.au/join for those who have never been an MTBA member.
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!
Open to anyone age 6 or over! Junior riders 15 and over should pick a grade appropriate to their skill level.
If you’re new to cycling, or a bit nervous about mountain biking, we are offering a shortened version of the race so that you can have a go ! Course will be the same, but over a reduced time frame.
Mount Clarence lower Carpark, off Apex Drive roundabout.
Please be courteous when parking, and pay attention to volunteers.