British Cyclings 4x National Championships

This is action-packed head to head racing down the Malverns downhill course.

Sunday 25th of August 11:00 to 16:00.

Riders will fire out of the four-man start gate at the same time, battling elbows high into the first corner. The course will be fast and flowing with plenty of passing places for the skilled and the brave. 

Each rider completes a timed qualifying/seeding run with the top riders qualifying through to the ‘Super Finals’.

Categories to enter – The Malverns Classic has adopted British Cycling’s current transgender and non-binary policy;

The current men’s category will feature in the newly created ‘Open Categories’, for which transgender women, transgender men, non-binary individuals and those whose sex was assigned male at birth will be eligible to compete. Meanwhile, the Female category is in place for those whose sex was assigned female at birth.

Juvenile – in the year of their 13th or 14th birthday (you must be at some point in 2024 have a 13th or 14th birthday)

Youth – in the year of their 15th or 16th birthday (you must be at some point in 2024 have a 15th or 16th birthday)

Junior – in the year of their 17th or 18th birthday (you must be at some point in 2024 have a 17th or 18th birthday)

Senior 19 – 29 years of age and anyone with a Expert or Pro licence

Master – 30-39 years of age 

Veteran – 40-49 years of age

Grand Veteran – 50 years of age plus

Example:

a) If you are 29 years of age now and your birthday is the 31st of December 2024 that means you will be 30 years of age in 2024 and therefore you must enter the ‘Masters 30-39 Category’

Medals and Jersey Allocations Explained:

Juvenile, Youth and Junior;

3 or more racers entered, medals for the top three and the winner is awarded the jersey

2 racers entered, medals for the top two and the winner is awarded the jersey

1 racer entered, medal and jersey awarded

Senior, Master, Veteran and Grand Veteran:

4 or more racers entered, medals for the top three and the winner is awarded the jersey

3 racers entered, medals for the top two and the winner is awarded the jersey

2 racers entered, medal for first place awarded and the winner is awarded the jersey

1 racer entered, no medal or jersey to be awarded

Security:

– Bring a bike lock and ensure your bike/s when not sat on are locked up at all times

– Bikes should be stored inside your vehicle when not being used (bring an old sheet and remove the wheels if need be). We then highly recommend you bring additional locks and lock the bike up further, even when inside your vehicles. Bring an additional sheet to cover over your bike/s in your vehicle