Cairns Cycling Club is rolling out a Season Race Number System; the key features are:
Why is the club introducing season numbers?
What you get
Can I choose my own number? We have allocated number ranges based on grades. Numbers have then been allocated in alphabetical surname order. So the short answer is no.
|A Grade||001 - 049|
|B Grade||100 - 149|
|C Grade||200 - 249|
|D Grade||300 - 349|
|Women A Grade||400 - 449|
|Women B Grade||500 - 549|
|Juniors||600 - 649|
Do I have wear two jersey numbers? Yes. Unless the race information specifically says otherwise.
Will I need to run the frame plate? Yes. Without the frame plate we can't time you. You may still be able to race but we can't guarantee you will be given a result.
Will I need to get a frame plate holder?
We include a simple seat rail holder with your number kit. You can also buy yourself a fancy frame plate holder if you prefer. Here''s one option - https://www.wiggle.com.au/lifeline-race-number-holder
When will they be available for collection? At the next two crits on May 2nd and May 16th.
How can I get my race numbers for free and receive a discount for the remainder of the season's races?
That's easy! By being part of our volunteer register. You, a family member or mate can register to be a volunteer before May 4th 2021 and receive entry to all eligible club races (not including multi-stage tours or races the club is running on behalf of other organizations) for only $45 plus receive your race numbers for free!
Volunteer register is here: https://forms.gle/Bkot6RrQNk5AcPqA7
Complete this first, retrieve your promo code and then come back here to claim your race number pack.
If you haven't raced at any events organised by the club for a period of TWO YEARS, your number may be retired and re-issued to a new rider. This is to help ensure we don't run out of numbers in the system.
Does the inclusion of a transponder on the frame plate mean all events will be timed? No, not all events will be timed. We will concentrate on road races for 2021. Do we have ambitions to expanding timing at all events including track, adding KOMs, intermediate sprints and other fun ideas? Yes, 2021 will be a trial of timing to support this where practical.
Is this system mandatory?
Yes, the Season Numbers are mandatory for club members. Buying season numbers and volunteering will save you time and money. We will continue to issue race-day numbers for visiting riders, come and try events and first time riders. If you forget your numbers you can still race but we can't guarantee your results will be recognised.
Is the timing system the only way race results will be judged?
No, the time keepers and commissaires still have the final say and will continue to use slo-mo video.