CCMTB Enduro Series Round 4
8 July 2018.
The CCMTB 2018 Gravity Enduro series returns to Ourimbah. The race will consist of 3 stages of descending sections of the bike park tied together with transitions.
Senior $25 Junior $20
Round 4 will be indentical to Round 3.
3 stages, 4 runs
- Full DH track
- All MTN trail (starting on demtel) finish at drop off onto potters gulley rd. Junior U15 can choose to do only 1 run. (TWO RUNS, BEST TIME COUNTS)
- Full OLD DH track.
You will be required to ride up Red Hill Rd to the start of the downhill track twice and Demtel hill (potters gulley rd) twice.
8th July 2018
- Chip/Plate Collection: 07:30 – 08:00.
- Rider Briefing: 8:30.
- Race: 09:30 – 12:00.(approx) Return Timing Chips for your results!
- Podiums – 12:30.
- Body armour is recommended.
- Four timed runs with combined time recorded for club championship point score.
- 1st=80 2nd=65 3=55 4=48 5=43 6=38 7=33 8=29 9=25 10=22 11th=20 12=19 and so on.
- DNF will be awarded 5 points and DNS will be awarded 1 point
- Track length is variable for each of the timed runs.
- No bike swapping allowed! Run what you brung and prepare for a great day’s racing.
- All Junior and especially Under 15/13 riders are expected to have at least sighted trails on the mountain and be riding appropriate bikes for the terrain. We recommend riding our trails in the weeks leading up to your first enduro race. Under 13 yo who have not sighted the trails MUST ride with a parent or gaurdian.
MTBA Helmet and Protection Rules
4.3. For all events in the GE National Season riders are required to wear a Full Face helmet whilst riding the special stages of the events.
4.4. For Gravity Enduro events only the modular helmet with a removable chin piece will be considered a full face helmet.
4.5. In Under 15 and Under 17 competition, the following equipment is mandatory at all times while riding special stages:
a. Full-finger gloves must be worn
b. Elbow pads must be worn
c. Knee pads must be worn.
*There will be NO on the day rego. Online entry only, we have limited timing chips so avoid dissapointment and regisiter asap!
ONLINE ENTRY (OPENS 25th JUNE)
Another great day at ourimbah with 48 competitors and perfect weather.
GE#3 is 3rd June. Info coming!
A test race with the new timing system was conducted today. Thanks to Central Coast Mountain Bike Tours for supporting us with shuttles for the day!
Our first trail maintenance day is on this Sunday to rebuild an old section of the downhill trail which we will be using in this years Gravity Enduro.
Meet Wayne at the bottom of the downhill trail at 9am with some tools eg shovels, matocks, rakes and water.
Central Coast Mountain Bike Tours are donating free shuttles to trail workers, commencing at 1pm after the trail works are complete.
Please find attached CCMTB Committee meeting 19/12/17 minutes.
Main point of interest is Race Fees for 2018
Race Fees for 2018
GE: $25 member $30 non member
DH: $30 member $35 non member
Combined GE/DH: $50 $60 non members
XC: $20 members $25 non members
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.
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.
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.
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.
We had a few issues with the website however it is back online. Dont forget you can get updates on facebook if the site is offline.
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
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.
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.
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.