Alpine Cycling Club
Mount Buffalo KoM / QoM Here is your chance to show off your climbing prowess in the magical Victorian High Country. The Alpine Cycling Club is proud to host the Mount Buffalo KoM / QoM. This event is capped at 30 riders and priority will be given to Alpine (including Mt Beauty) Cycling Club Members.
The Mount Buffalo hill climb will be run as a handicap event. Slowest climbers start first through to fastest climbers last. This is 20km course, starting at the Mount Buffalo Ticket box and finishing a top Mt Buffalo (500m before the intersection of the Mt Buffalo Chalet Road).
Anyone who wants to compete but doesn't have an Auscycling licence, please upgrade your club membership to a free one-month AusCycling licence and give it a go. Handicapping will occur based on strava best times for each entrant. You will have the opportunity in the comments section of your registration to share with the handicappers any relevant information. Such as your current level of fitness which may be considered in terms of handicapping. You also need to follow all road rules, ensuring you do not cross the centre road making at any point. This is an open public road. There are no road closures.
RIDE Details: Distance: 20kms
• Entry: $10 via Entry Boss • Saturday 18th November • Registration: From 7:30am • Start time: 8:00am for limit. Scratch rider may be up to 8:40ish depending upon the field and spread of ability • Starting from Mount Buffalo Ticket box. • The finish point will be atop Mt Buffalo.
Prizes awarded: KoM / QoM for ACC members The KoM / QoM winner will be the first across the line. Prizes will be presented at the Ticket box once all riders have descended off the mountain
Adverse Weather Policy This event may be postponed if weather conditions are unfavourable. The descent back down the mountain is your own responsibility. This is not part of the event. You need to obey all road rules and ride within your limits on the way down. A reminder that you need a race licence as well as a rear working rear light to be able to race. If you have your ACC race number, please use this. Race numbers will be issued at registration for those who don’t have a number.
Volunteers are needed. If you are not riding and can help, please do so as the event can’t proceed without volunteer support. Three Volunteers are needed to assist - One at the base of Buffalo with registration, and - One at the summit (with a vehicle) – to take up riders warm clothing.
If you are not riding but can help please do so and this volunteering will place you with priority for your next ACC event entered.