Victorian CX Series
R3 - Mt Beauty

Details
Date
Sat, 10 Jun 2017
Format
VICXS2017-1
Entries open
Sat, 27 May 2017 6:00 PM AEST
Entries close
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:59 PM AEST
Scratch cut-off
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:59 PM AEST
Pay online by
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 11:59 PM AEST
Entered
No

Round 3: 2017 ’BICYCLE BEER’ VICTORIAN CX SERIES (VICXS)- Mt Beauty

proudly presented by Team Mt Beauty & Cycling Victoria


General Info

  • Men's Categories: - CX-A, CX-B, CX-C & Opens
  • Women's Categories: - CX-A, CX-B, CX-C & Opens
  • Kid's Categories: - Kids
  • Bikes: - CX races are for CX bikes (note: max 35mm tyres & drop handle bars), Opens are for any bike (inc CX bikes).
  • Series Rules: Cycling Victoria's Series Rules can be found here

RACE SCHEDULE


Main Activity Start Time Duration Finish Time
Free Practice 08:00am 150min 10:30am
CX C (40min), M & W Open (30mins) 11:00am 40min 11:40am
CX B (50 mins) 11:50am 50min 12:40pm
Free Practice - Non Kids Sections 12:45pm 25min 01:10pm
Kid's Race 12:50pm 20min 01:10pm
CX WA (45min), CX WB (35min), CX WC (35min) 01:20pm 45min 02:05pm
CX A (60 min) 02:20pm 60min 03:20pm
Final Presentations 03:40pm 20min 04:00pm
Course pull down - all help appreciated

Presentations to take place throughout.
Subject to change depending on entry numbers.


  • Free Practice: - See race schedule.

  • Presentations: - See race schedule.

  • Start procedures: - The Chief Commissaire will separate grades and send them away in waves (eg separated by say 1 minute) if grade numbers are sufficient. Small grades may be combined. All results are captured separately regardless of startline grouping.

SPECIAL NOTICES:

  • CX bikes must run CX tyres - 35mm max width (as written on tyre with tiny allowance for tyre flare on wide rims). Definitely no gravel grinder or Monster Cross tyres in CX Race Category. Riders can race Opens with any tyre, any bike.

  • PITS will be in operation: - As is the tradition in Cross, mechanical assistance must be taken from the designated pit area. Spare wheels & bike changes cannot be taken from random locations on the course - only in the pits. Riders must run the course to the pits if their bike is unrideable.

  • Series Races - minimum ages? - Open category races are not part of the VIC CX Series points aggregate and are regarded as 'club racing' categories. The minimum age for Series races is U17. Older juniors (say U15), with suitable experience, looking to race the full course for a full race duration can enter Opens.


RACE FEES:

  • Seniors: $40
  • Kids: - Free (Registration on the day)

GRADING

All Rider grade requests will be reviewed by the Series handicapping team. Please enter a grade consistent with what you would race elsewhere.


VICXS Series Points

VICXS is a race series, and series placings are determined by a points aggregate across the series. Please note that riders that need to change grades during the series, can only take half their points with them upon grade changes. Please take this into consideration when selecting your grade.


LICENSING

  • Everyone who races needs to be licensed for insurance purposes - including kids. Many licensing options exist, depending on age & what you ride (see below).
  • Riders can race on either a CA & MTBA race license.
  • PLEASE BRING YOUR LICENSE RACE DAY as it will need to be sighted at Rego. If you are still waiting on your license, or you are racing on an MTBA trial license, please bring a print-out of your confirmation. If possible, avoid looking things up on phones - OK if you forget - but not always 100% reliable in our experience.

REGISTRATION

  • On-The-Day Entries: - Riders should pre-register as on-the-day entries are not permitted at State-level events (i.e. CX races as these are part of VICXS). Opens may have on-the-day entries as these are non-series races. Recommendation is for all riders to pre-reg.
  • Scratching: - online entrants can withdrawal with a self-serve, automated refund within EntryBoss prior to the scratching cut-off.
  • Licensing: - All riders need to be licensed to race. Either Cycling Australia or MTBA Race Competition licenses, or an on-the-day MTBA license ($30). PLEASE NOTE: No 3 Race Licenses (3RL) for State-level Events, although 3RL's can race Opens.
  • Unlicensed Riders: - Warning - lots of options coming up.... if you are unlicensed, we recommend having a look at MTBA 2 Month Free trial licenses from the MTBA website. Cycling Aust 3 Race Licenses are also an option (Open Categories only). Kids 8 & under can ride on CA Kidz recreational license or get a $5 on-the-day license. Older kids need a race license or a day license or a MTBA free trial license. One benefit from having a license is 24/7 insurance whilst racing & training and we encourage all unlicensed riders to join a club and get licensed purely so they are covered.
  • Time Management: - Please aim to arrive with sufficient time to rego, get ready, familarise yourself with the course, say hi to mates and to warm up. Most people need at least an hour prior their race start.

GETTING THERE

Address: Bogong High Plains Tourist Drive, Mt Beauty VIC 3699


NEED TO CONTACT SOMEONE:

Team Mt Beauty
Liam: 0411 377 863
president@tmb.org.au

Cycling Victoria
(03) 8480 3000
vic.racing@cycling.org.au


2017 ’BICYCLE BEER’ VICTORIAN CX SERIES

proudly presented by Series Sponsor - Temple Brewing

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Regular entry
$40.30

Seniors $40.30 (inc credit card fee).

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