In all clubs, there are members who selflessly give to others of their time and energy without any expectation of reward. These members are the quiet achievers who make the club what it is. As such,
the Adelaide Mountain Bike Club is seeking nominations for either an honorary member or an honorary life member.
Nominations are now open and will close 11:59pm, 31 July 2016. To nominate please provide in writing the reasons for the nomination and to which Honorary Membership. An email should be sent to email@example.com
Nominees should have been a member of the AMBC for many years and should have rendered exceptional service to the AMBC either through promoting the interest and objectives of the AMBC or in terms of benefits gained for the AMBC e.g. from sponsors or government bodies. In recognition of the importance and honour associated with each type of membership….
an Honorary Life Member
shall not pay any membership fees for life
an Honorary Member
shall not pay any membership fees for a period determined by the committee
All nominations will be received and assessed in line with AMBC’s life member policy Click here
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Results are up! Visit the results page to check them out – click here
Next race is the first round of the Giant XCO races on 07th August. Entries are open.
XCO is a a lap based race format where competitors race to be the first to complete the allocated number of laps for their grade. For more info, check out the links below.
Register Now | Race Location | XCO series info
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In the meantime, if you’re eager to keep on the bike in competition, check out the first round of the Gravity Enduro SA series on this weekend – Sun 03 Jul 2016 – Full face helmet is required for timed stages. For more information, head over to the GESA website – click here – or to head on to registration – click here. Entries close this Wed 29th June at 9pm, so be quick!
Following on from that, Port Adelaide Cycling Club have the 3rd round of the PsychoCross series on 24th July, keep eye on PACCs Facebook page for announcements – click here.
On the same weekend – 23rd/24th July – Inside Line also host the 4th round of their downhill series at Eagle MTB Park, so if hurtling down trails is more your style, head over to their website for details – click here
That should keep you distracted for the short term! See you on the trails.
Looks like the weather gods are on our side with no rain forecast for sunday morning and with the breezes leading up to the race the trails will be absolutely prime*
HERO DIRT YEAH!!
So with no reason to not race, its time to get entering!! If you haven’t entered yet, then wait no longer….click here. A duo team option exists for those who are not to keen on the full 4hrs. Rego closes 10am saturday.
- The third and final 4hr enduro race for 2016 is being held at craigburn farm
- All event information around categories, costs, start times, and the like can be found on our enduro page; click here
- To enter as a solo or team click here. If you run in to any problems with your entry then please contact David on firstname.lastname@example.org
- For those who haven’t been to a club race, we will have a toilet at the race. We will also fire up the bbq – sausages and soft drink will be available for purchase at the race, so don’t forget to bring that spare change.
VOLUNTEERS – The club races wouldn’t be possible without our fabulous volunteers that help out. If you are able to help out this sunday or your cheer squad is able to help out then please contact Robyn on email@example.com . We still need a few people to help with race pack up and also bbq duties. All volunteers receive a free race entry and sausage.
MEMBERSHIP – If your membership has expired or you’re not a member then now is a great time to renew and avoid paying a $25 day license. Racing as a club member works out cheaper if you plan on racing all the club events and your membership will also allow you to race at a discounted cost at other mtba affiliated events (GESA, Inside Line, PACC Cyclocross). Click here to find out more about membership or to join/renew. If you’re not 100% convinced that racing is for you then you can still race at member prices by taking out MTBA’s 2-month free trial membership offer click here.
LOCATION – Make sure you rock up to craigburn farm mtb trails this sunday morning. Racing starts at 9am and rego will open 8am. The gates will be open so drive in along craigburn rd and park either side of craigburn rd. You’ll see the start/finish area set up just up from the main trailhead. For details on how to get there click here.
COURSE MAP – For those of you who raced last year, the following map will look extremely familiar. That may be so, however, 2016 is the reverse of 2015. From the start/finish the lap follows the fenceline to cowbones, around cowbones in an anticlockwise direction and up the fireroad, then in to full length sidewinder making your way to gunners run. Pedal around gunners in an anticlockwise direction all the way around and straight up sticks and stones to the start/finish. Dave our race director with his crew of set up vollies will be setting up the course from around 1pm on saturday so be sure to say hi to them.
*comments do not apply to gunners
Results are up on the results page!
Click here to head over and check them out.
Next race is open for registration and is on the 26th June at Craigburn Farm.
A random assortment of podium pics are available thanks to Chelsea – these are the raw, unedited photos with #nofilter – two sizes available – 5mb and 1mb (ish) – click here
A few events in between now and the next race:
- 22 May – PACC Winter Cyclocross series Round 1
- 28/29 May – InsideLine DHI Round 2
- 05 Jun – PACC Winter Cyclocross series Round 2
- 10-13 Jun – Melrose Fat Tyre Festival – Hosted by Over The Edge (Club Sponsors)
- 18/19 Jun – InsideLine DHI Round 3
Register Now | Race Location | Enduro series info
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