Adelaide Mountain Bike Club
Flinders Uni XCO

Details
Date
Sun, 29 Aug 2021
Course
Flinders University XCO
Entries open
Wed, 11 Aug 2021 11:30 AM ACST
Entries close
Wed, 25 Aug 2021 5:00 PM ACST
Pay online by
Sat, 28 Aug 2021 11:00 PM ACST


XCO (Cross country olympic) races are approximately 1.5 hours long and are completed individually.

Confused about how XCO racing works? Head to http://ambc.asn.au/event-info/xco-series/

This XCO event will be part of the Zero Friction Cycling overall series championship, so make sure to put your best foot forward!


COVID-19 Notice

We are taking COVID-19 restrictions seriously.
By entering this event, you agree to the following:

  • You have not been instructed to self isolate, and you have not been a close contact of someone who has, or yourself returned from overseas travel within the past 14 days
  • You currently have no "flu like" symptoms.
  • You are fit and well to enter the cycling event.
  • You will follow all new safety guidelines and directions of the club while attending the event, and
  • You will not share any equipment.

RACE DETAILS

Time Event
8:00am REGO OPEN
9:00am All Women's and Juniors Categories (excluding U19M)
11:30am All Men's Categories, U19M

-Presentations to be held shortly after each race finish - Race start time is subject to change - Please lend a hand to get our vollies out of the weather


CATEGORIES/START WAVES

Self seeded, ability based categories for XC racing.

All lap counts are subject to change at any time at the race director's discretion.

Seniors

Grade Lap Count
A Grade Men 6 laps
B Grade Men / A Grade Women 5 laps
C Grade Men / B Grade Women 4 Laps
D Grade Men 3 laps / C Grade Women 3 laps

Juniors

Grade Lap Count
U19 Men 5 laps
U19 Women 4 laps
U17 (all) 4 laps
U15 (all) 3 laps
U13 (all) 2 laps

All Junior races to be cancelled if forecast for 34deg or over

Scratching Need to withdrawal from the event? EntryBoss enables a self-serve refund if things change and you can't make the event. Please use the 'Scratch' button to trigger a refund and automatically remove yourself from the startlist, (Please note the scratching cut-off as the button is not available after this) .

On the day You will receive a race plate and transponder. The race plate attaches to your handlebars and the transponder is to be secured to your fork leg. Cable ties are provided, although it is your responsibility to ensure that these are visible and correctly mounted. You must return these after your race, or you will be asked to replace them!


COURSE

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34827591

XCO courses 4-5km long, aiming to be a total race time of 1h 15 for the winner of each category. This means that A graders are expected to do approximately 12.5minute laps, whereas D graders are expected to be over 20 minutes. The trails used are generally Intermediate-Advanced, although B-lines are provided. We have supplied some proposed loops however we cannot guarantee that these will be the exact loop used on race day due to the demands of the park managers.


PARKING

We are using Flinders Uni Carpark 3 for this event.

The location of event parking is embedded in this webpage.

Event HQ will be located nearby beside the bike path.


VOLUNTEERS

We need you. These races happen with the good work done by our vollies. If you are available to help set up or pack up or assist with anything else please fill in the coloured boxes on the spreadsheet here is a spreadsheet roster for volunteer roles on the day of the race for the Adelaide XCO.


COURSE SET UP

Course will be set up the day before. If anyone can help please get in touch with the club at racevolunteers@ambc.asn.au


LICENSING/MEMBERSHIP

Note a current AusCycling All-Discipline or Off-Road license is required to ride these events (or a Cycling Australia / MTBA equivalent), primarily for insurance purposes. Bring your license card / digital membership with you to sign-on! If this is your first try at racing you can get a FREE 4 week trial membership (https://www.auscycling.org.au/membership/other/free-trial ) (only for people who have not held a CA or MTBA membership in the last 3 years). To be a member of Adelaide MTB Club, head to https://www.auscycling.org.au/membership to pick the license that is right for you and choose Adelaide MTB Club to join our club! It’ll cost $25 to be a member!

If you have any questions, feel free to email committee@ambc.asn.au for more information!

Entry prices

Online pricing:

Regular entry
$31.00
Junior entry
$21.00

A payment card fee may apply (calculated at checkout).

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