- Sat, 24 Jun 2017
- Balliang (Granite Road)
- Entries open
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 6:00 PM AEST
- Entries close
- Thu, 22 Jun 2017 9:00 PM AEST
- Scratch cut-off
- Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:00 noon AEST
- Pay online by
- Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:00 noon AEST
Proudly hosted by Brunswick CC
Categories & Distances
||Option of racing handicap available
- 09:00AM Registration Open
- 10:00AM Race Start (grades briefed & released progressively)
Handicap Race: 25.4 (per lap) x 3 or 4 laps (TBC). Brunswick CC Race Director to advise.
E Grade: A separate E Grade race is dependent on entrant numbers and host club resource availability. If confirmed as proceeding, E grade will complete 2 laps. If a separate E grade race doesn't proceed, E grade riders will be offered Limit in the handicap. Riders not wishing to proceed for whatever reason can scratch with a full refund.
Registration & Start Location: - Balliang Hall- (Bacchus Marsh-Balliang Road, Balliang, 3340)
Getting there: - Balliang Hall- (Bacchus Marsh-Balliang Road, Balliang, 3340)
Parking: - Please park in the parking area at the rear of the hall.
Toilets: - Inside the hall (please do not use the outside toilets which are likely to be locked).
No Parking - CFA: No parking at the CFA under any circumstances.
No Parking - Outside the Balliang Hall: Please keep the roadside completely clear of cars outside the hall ie No parking. There is generally plenty of parking at the back of the hall.
Dirt: - This course includes a dirt sector which is approximately 3kms in length. Inspection of the course prior to race day is a host club responsibility and an update on the condition of the dirt should be available this week.
CFA Fundraiser: - This race will be used as a fundraiser for the CFA. Please consider adding a donation to you race entry.
Race Fees: Volunteers $15, NC member-clubs (Non-vols) $27, Non-member clubs $30.
Pre-Pay Only: - Race Fees are pre-pay only.
Waitlisting: - Races have pre-set limits per grade. Riders may be notified (via Entry Confirmation Email) they have been wailtisted once entries reach these limits. Waitlisted riders are generally still a good chance of a start after scratchings and rider re-grades. Riders not wanting to be considered for promotion from the waitlist should scratch.
Scratching: - Scratching is a self-serve, automated refund via EntryBoss if withdrawing within scratching cut-off (generally midday Friday - pls see above).
Race Day Procedures
Disc Brakes: - Disc brakes have not been approved for racing in Australia and cannot be used until such approval is made.
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.
Red Light Policy: - The Northern Combine complies with Cycling Victoria's red light policy. Riders are required to have a rear red light on solid to race. Spare lights may be available at Rego to borrow for riders who forget (no guarantee).
On-the-day Entries: Sorry, on-the-day entries are not accepted.
Spectating: - It is requested that family & friends watch from roadside vantage points & do not follow bunches in vehicles.
Announcements: - Please check the Northern Combine Facebook page, twitter or website for any announcements regarding racing.
Special Notice - Women's Grades - Season Arrangement Changes
- Please note that we will support women wishing to race in a higher grade (eg WA with a preference to race standard Combine B or A grades). For those choosing to do this, they will compete for the standard podium on offer rather than a specific Women's podium.
- See https://goo.gl/YQOrPn for more details
The Northern Combine is looking for sponsors. If you or someone you know may be interested in supporting grass-roots racing please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org