Schwalbe Tyres Downhill
Saturday the 28th of August.
Downhill mountain bike racing is the Formula 1 of the sport. Riders will race the clock as they set off down the legendary course that will see plenty of
SOLD OUT – NO RESERVE LIST.
SOLD OUT – NO RESERVE LIST.
18:00 to 21:00 Race Registration.
09:00 to 21:00 Race Registration.
10:00 to 17:00 Course open for all festival attendees to ride.
08:00 to 09:00 Race Registration.
08:30 to 10:45 Official Practice for those entered into this event.
11:00 to 17:00 Race Runs.
17:30 Podiums for the top three in each category on the main stage.
Please Note for Race Registration:
– Please bring valid photographic I.D with you such as a driving
– Entries are all through British Cyclings website. No British Cycling Race Licence or Membership is required though you will have to register (for free) with British Cyling when entering and they will take your basic details; Name, email and mobile number. This allows you to use their online entry system. The booking fee is an additional £1.00 on top of the race entry fee.
– Sign-On at the event is open from 18:00 on Thursday the 26th of August, we advise you to beat the rush and sign on ASAP where you will receive your bikes front number board and four cable ties. Timing is by light beams, therefore no transponders will be required.
Note: The race entry covers you for the Schwalbe Tyres Downhill race only. To enter the festival, please pay the applicable admission price, even if you are racing.
Race Entries are £20.00 to £30.00 plus a £1.00 Booking Fee.
Mountain biking is an inherently dangerous sport with the distinct possibility of severe injuries, or even worse. No matter where you ride or how well you know the course you should never ride beyond your skill level and always ride in control and in a sensible manner. Riding in control does not just mean being able to stop, it also means having the requisite skills to
Riders must use the course in a sensible manner compatible with their level of experience. Riders should walk the course, observing current ground conditions, making yourself aware of any obstacles prior to riding the course. We ask riders to accept that they will ride the course at their own risk and accept that no liability can be accepted by the event
Rules and Regulations.
Equipment: The Bicycle must be capable of safely and efficiently completing the task and must, as a minimum, be mechanically sound, have efficient brakes on all wheels and all reasonable steps must be taken to ensure the safety of the rider and others. As part of the latter, bar plugs are compulsory.
Helmets: It is compulsory to wear a protective helmet when racing or training on the course and such
Q. What if I miss the sign on? A. You will not be allowed to practice or race.
Q. Do you need a British Cycling Race Licence or Membership to race? A. No.
Q. Can you enter on the day? A. Yes, if spaces are available and for an additional £5.00 surcharge.
Q. Is there a limit to the number of riders in a category? A. There is no limit to a number of riders in a category.
Q. Can you provide a course marshal? A. Please contact the Event Director Si Paton [email protected]