DATE CHANGES FOR XC AND SKILLS CLINIC

Due to some date clashes and other reasons we have to reschedule some of the XC races and Skills Clinics.

The new dates are,
Skills clinic 10/9
Xc rnd5 8/10
Skills clinic 29/10
Xc rnd6 12/11

Thank you for the year so far as a lot of the dates have clashed with other clubs and races. Unfortunately there isn’t enough weekends in the year.

Jarrad

Double Header Sunday 12 Aug 2017!

MORNING

Gravity Enduro Round 5 Sponsored By Bicycletechbar

Registration will begin from 8am and close at 9am. Race briefing will take place at 10am with the race to start directly afterwards.
Entry fee is $25 (if you have a current Mtba race licence)
A day license for those who are not MTBA members is $25

MTBA rules state a full face helmet or removeable chin bar helmet meeting international standards is required and must be worn at all times whilst riding.

AFTERNOON

CCMTB XC RND4 powered by The Edge Cycles

XC Race day Fees are $15.00 plus an additional $25 for an MTBA day license if you are not an MTBA member.

Race day schedule;
-Registration is from 1:30pm and a registration cut-off time of 2:30am will be enforced.
-Kids Recreational Race starts at 2pm (under 13 recommended)
-Racing starts at 2:30pm sharp for Mens A Grade, and 2:50pm for all other grades.

Please assist registration volunteers by having correct money for payment, and by having your MTBA membership card.
LICENSE HOLDERS WHO ARE UNABLE TO SHOW PROOF OF MEMBERSHIP WILL BE EXPECTED TO BUY A DAY LICENSE.

NOTE – A refundable $5 deposit for a number plate is also required.

Cross Country Categories
Mens Womens Juniors (U19 U15)
‘A’ 4 Laps ‘A’ 3 Laps ‘A’ 2 Laps
‘B’ 4 Laps ‘B’ 3 Laps ‘B’ 2 Lap
‘C’ 2 Laps ‘C’ 1 Lap
‘D’ 1 Lap

Kids Recreational Race
The course for the kids race will be less then 1.5km per lap.
The trails used are;
– Trail head for the start,
– Left at the fire road on to browns downs,
– Continue on to heart break climb,
– Back to the top for a finish at the trail head.

Extra Information
Points are given to all racers. Not only club members.

Presentation prizes will only be awarded to riders who have raced 3 or more races.

DH trail maintenance day June 4

10am start at the DH start ramp

Please come and lend a hand at the DH track maintenance day. Meet at the start ramp up top at 10am. We can decide then where we go and what we do. The berms half way down need some TLC though. Bring gloves, water, and trail building tools.

 

Please note: some sections of the trail may be closed to ensure volunteer safety

Skills Clinic 5/2/17

Welcome back to CCMTB in 2017!!
We are starting our year off with a Skills Clinics from Dynamic Cycling Academy to get everyone back in to the swing of things before the racing starts!!

These clinics are an absolute bargain at $30 per person for a 2-hour session with a maximum class size of 6 riders so get in quick and secure your spot today! On-Line Rego only, https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3534

Remember, you don’t know what you don’t know! We guarantee you won’t ride away without having learned something new.

Workshop 1 (8:00am-10:00am)
Ladies Cornering and Climbing.
All female riders welcomed, aimed at riders that can corner and descend most lines on the trail but want help perfecting their technique.
Trail TBA

Workshop 2 (11:00am- 1:00pm)
XC Descents and Climbing
All riders welcomed, aimed at riders that can climb and descend most lines on the trail but want help perfecting their technique.
Trail TBA

Workshop 3 (2:00-4:00pm)
Advanced GE Technique
Focusing on corners, climbing and get comfortable on descents and obstacles. **full face helmet recommended**

As usual you MUST be a MTBA license holder. Either a regular annual membership, recreational day licence or Free 8-week trial which can be applied for at http://www.mtba.asn.au/join/

Rego closes 4/2 at 8pm.

Hope to see you there.
Jarrad
https://www.facebook.com/dynamiccyclingacademy/

Trail Maintenance this Saturday 10am

There will be an organised trail maintenance session for the DH, GE and XC trails this Saturday 1 October, 2016. Meet at 10am at the shipping container and bring rakes, tree pruning gear and gloves. The trails need a good rake and some over hanging vegetation cleaned up.

Mega Maintenance Weekend 8/9 July

MEGA MAINTENANCE WEEKEND

 

9/10 July 2016

 

 

 

That’s right a WHOLE WEEKEND! Starting Friday afternoon and finishing sometime Sunday afternoon. There will be some areas to focus on, however if you have an area that has always bugged you now is the time to work with others to get it riding sweet. More details will be available closer to weekend and we welcome any suggestions. Check our Facebook or back here for up to date details.

 

The list

 

Forbidden forest

Smooth and fix ruts, reinstate berms and remove log or add longer up ramp

 

Before Bellbirds

Fill in large rut- use rocks

 

Autobahn

Rake and divert water coming down the hill before Dingos

 

Dingos (after Autobahn, before fire road)

Remove leaf litter from small gullies, rake, trim back over hanging branches.

 

Burnt Forest

Re-do first pinch entry from fire road.

Rake

Derock or reroute to the right the final climb before getting to 5-ways.

Fill rutted right hand corner with flat rocks

 

Wooden Berm

Make run into berm faster

 

Secret Squirrel

Rake

Add berm to right hand corner that is very loose and rocky about ½ through

 

Roller Coaster after Secret Squirrel

Reinstate long berm

Reroute or rock armour rutted and $%^@ corner

Reinstate berms directly before wooden bridge

 

Remove roots on uphill before dipper

Reassess line on dipper. Maintain speed and difficulty for A grade riders. Make the run into the drop down faster to increase skill level

 

Lower sections of Switchies

Create berm for off camber corner

Rock armour rutted sections created by braking ruts

Rake trail that leads to DH trail and fix as needed.

Not 2 Bad 2

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Remember when Anthill Films released Not Bad back in 2014? How good was it? Who is looking forward to seeing the sequel, Not 2 Bad due for release soon?
Well with thanks to Anthill films and the awesome crew at Bikeworx, get the holeshot and watch it AND Not Bad with us at Avoca Beach Picture Theatre on Friday 1st July. The Theatre opens from 5:30pm, with the main event starting at 6:00pm All funds raised will go the recently established CCMTB Ourimbah Trail Fund. Tickets are $20 for Adults and $10 for kids under 15yo. There’s limited seats so sales are capped at 250 so jump on-line now and grab yours now before we sell out! https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3172

Short track and State Jnr Series

 

SUNDAY 29 MAY

7:00am to 8:00am for Jnrs
8:00am to 9:30am for Snrs/ Club Race

NSW Junior Series Race start times:
8:20am for all grades. Grades will start 1 min apart

NSW Junior Series Race finish times:
9:00am A grade
8:50am B grade
8:40am C grade

9:30 Jnr Race Presentation

10:00am Senior Racing 1hr race time on a short track 3-4kms
**This will be a mass start that is self-seeded**