The Mongoose Pump Track.
Thursday the 26th of August.
The Pump Track is pure and raw racing on any bike! Expect an influx of BMX riders/racers taking on the MTB fraternity to be crowned the Mongoose Pump Track Champion! Racing against the clock, riders will have a rolling start across the start line as they pump and jump their way around the track. With just one run to count, the riders will have to bring their A-game and put it all on the line to take the win. Expect the competition to be fierce with close times means this will go down to the wire.
Race entries are £10.00 payable in advance and online and are limited to 32 riders aged at least 13 at some point this year (they can be 12 years of age and still race as long as they are aged 13 at some point this year). Note there is only one category (Both Male and Female racing each other).
18:00 – 19:00 Race Registration.
18:00 – 19:00 Practice.
19:00 – 20:00 Racing.
21:00: Podiums for the top three on the main stage.
Please note you DO NOT need to be a British Cycling Member or hold a race
Please Note for Race Registration:
– Please bring valid photographic I.D with you such as a driving
– Race registration, 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.
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
Rules and Regulations.
Equipment: The Bicycle must be capable of safely and efficiently completing the task and must, as a minimum, be mechanically sound 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
POV cameras are allowed during both practice and racing.
-During practice, each rider must complete at least two full runs of the course.
-Any rider that misses their start slot/call-up will be disqualified.
-If there is a tie for the win, we we hold a run off with the winner of the run off being awarded the race win.
The Pump Track will be open to everyone to ride outside of racing for FREE. Please check out the schedule page for opening times.
-This not a creche, do not leave children unattended.
-All spectators to remain behind the crowd barriers.
-Wear either a full or open face helmet.
-Only one rider at a time on the course.
-During busy periods, maximum of two laps.
-Make sure your bike has bar plugs fitted.
Q. If the event is sold out, will there be a reserve list? A. Apologies no.
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.