Northern Combine
Autumn Cycling Classic

Sat, 19 May 2018
La Trobe University
Entries open
Sun, 13 May 2018 6:00 PM AEST
Vols only until: Mon 14 May 21:00 +1000
Entries close
Thu, 17 May 2018 9:00 AM AEST
Scratch cut-off
Fri, 18 May 2018 12:00 noon AEST
Pay online by
Sat, 19 May 2018 11:59 PM AEST


Proudly hosted by Brunswick CC

Race Director(s): Peter Markey

Women's Series Race 2

Host Club Initiative: Teams Racing / Closed Circuit / Come & Try option

This race is on fully closed roads. This offers the opportunity for:

  • Women's Series II with separate women's grades

  • Teams racing for Men's A & B and Women's A

  • Junior grades

  • E Grade

  • Come & Try option with coaches and marshals for those who are considering racing (road bike required by no licence neccesary)

  • Marquee space available by prior arrangement with the Race Director

For full information, visit the event page at:


Start Time Grade
8:00 Juniors
8:00 Come & Try
8:30 C
8:45 E
9:30 D
9:30 WC
9:45 B
10:10 WB
11:30 WA
11:30 A


  • Rego Location: - La Trobe University, Bundoora Campus. Thomas Cherry Courtyard on Science Drive by Car Park 1

  • Parking: Car Park 1 by Ring Road and Kingsbury Drive

  • Toilets: We will be on campus and there are multiple facilities close by, including by the car park, in the Thomas Cherry Student Union and by the food court. The food court will be open with several coffee vendors.

  • Presentations: In the event village at Thomas Cherry Courtyard. Juniors from 9:00. C, WC and E Grades from 10:10. B, WB and D from 11:25. A and WA from 1:05

  • Race Number Return: At registration

  • Misc : The University is welcoming us to a great new course in Melbourne. Please treat the campus with respect.

Race Fees

  • Race Fees: TEAMS RACING for A, B and Women's A. Make sure when your team members enter that you all enter the same team name so that we know you are together. All other grades are individual entries. Standard Combine entry prices.
  • Pre-Pay Only: - Race Fees are pre-pay only.
  • Scratching: - Scratching is a self-serve, automated refund via EntryBoss if withdrawing within scratching cut-off (generally midday Friday - pls see above). **Team Changes:* - If you need to change the composition of your team, this will be a manual process and incur a $10 fee which will be donated to student athlete scholarships. Remember that team members can scratch through the system with a new team registering for the existing team (no fee incurred).


Grade Laps / Config Distance Notes
A 90 Min TBA
B 85 Min TBA
C 75 TBA
D 70 TBA
E 40 TBA
  • Note: marshaled E Grade
  • Separate Women's Grades

Course-Specific Notices

This is a fully closed road event with use of both sides of the street.

Race Day Procedures


  • Finish Line Area: - It is important to keep all finish lines free from congestion. Please move off the road once finished.
  • Racing Incidents: - Safety is important. Please report all race incidents to the Race Director, or alternatively via the post-race rider survey. Incident reporting is an important feedback loop and helps improve safety going-forward.
  • Spectating: - Marquee space is available by prior arrangement with the Race Director. Note that all marquees must be weighted down (no peg policy)


  • Disc Brakes: - Disc brakes are now approved for racing in Australia and welcome at all Northern Combine races.
  • No License, No Race: - riders need a current license (or proof of renewal) to race. CA licenses only.
  • New to Racing: - 3 Race Licenses are accepted. Please ensure you have organised this with a club or online via Cycling Australia prior to race day.
  • On-the-day Entries: Sorry, on-the-day entries are not accepted.
  • Announcements: - Please check the Northern Combine Facebook page, twitter or website for any announcements regarding racing.

Women's Grades - Special Notice

  • Select races throughout the season will offer women's grades as part of a Women's Series.

  • For scratch races not designated as Women's Series events, women can race in the standard Combine grades with separate recognition of results. In other words, there will be a race within a race for women's placings (with the composition of placings offered a function of how many women race). We strongly recommend you enter the following grades:

Women's Grade Combine Grade Note
Women's A C grade
Women's B D grade
Women's C E grade May race with D grade (with calculated headstart) if no E grade is offered

  • There are exceptions to this and we will support individuals wishing to race in a higher grade.
  • See for more details

Juniors Racing Senior Grades

  • U17 Juniors are welcome to race senior grades as long as CA Tech Reg distance and roll-out/age-appropriate gearing restrictions are adhered to.
  • Junior pricing will apply - but no prize money will be awarded. (applies to U17 only. No restrictions on U19)
  • Younger juniors (U15 and below) are requested to race with David Morgan.

More Information


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Entry prices

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  • Enter available Sun, 13 May 2018 6:00 PM AEST