AMBC Craigburn Farm 4 Hour

Did you love the Prospect Hill 4 hour or what?! Keen for some trails closer to the city that are perhaps more familiar?! Join us on Sunday the 27th of May for the first round of the AMBC 4 Hour Enduro Series, brought to you by Hammer Nutrition, BD Farm Paris Creek and BikeCorp.

Enduro races can be completed Solo, or as a Duo (team of two, relay style). This allows for riders of all skills and abilities to get involved and challenge themselves accordingly!

ONLINE REGISTRATION
https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=5573
(Registration will CLOSE at 10am on Saturday 26th May)

Grades:
Self seeding grades apply for these races:

SOLO
A Female
A Male
B Female
B Male
C Female
C Male
D Male
Solo Junior (15-17yo)

DUO
Junior A Duo (11-17)
Junior B Duo (11-17)
Duo Male
Duo Female
Duo Mixed

Confused about how enduro racing works? Head to http://ambc.asn.au/event-info/enduro-series/

JUNIORS
We highly encourage junior riders of all abilities and above age 11 to join our races. For all enquiries regarding junior riders please email juniors@ambc.asn.au or read http://ambc.asn.au/juniors/

RACE DETAILS
8:15 AM REGO OPEN
9:00 AM START TIME
1:00 PM Course closed- No riders allowed to continue racing, unless already on course.

RACE COURSE INFO
The course will use trails only in the Craigburn Farm trail network. The course map will be posted as soon as possible on the event page. This is approximately 10km long and about 35 minutes for elite riders. Times may vary significantly due to track conditions.

PARKING
Parking will be directed on race day. The gate to the park will close at 2pm at the latest.

VOLUNTEERS
We need you. These races happen with the good work done by our vollies. If you are available to help set up or pack up or assist with anything else please get in touch with Aurelia Strozik via email: racevolunteers@ambc.asn.au

MEMBERSHIP
It is cheaper to race as a club member. To join or renew visit the MTBA website and select Adelaide Mountain Bike Club as your club:https://www.mtba.asn.au/membership/
FREE once-off 8 week trial MTBA memberships are available on the above link.

LOCATION
Information about the location can be found in our trails index http://ambc.asn.au/trails/index/, and an interactive map at
https://www.trailforks.com/region/sturt-gorge-recreation-park-16420/

If you have any questions, feel free to email committee2018@ambc.asn.au for more information!

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AMBC Prospect Hill 4 Hour

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As we gear up for a big winter, there is no better way to kick it off than to spend 4 hours on the flowing trails of Prospect Hill. Join us on Sunday the 29th of April for the first round of the AMBC 4 Hour Enduro Series, brought to you by Hammer Nutrition, BD Farm Paris Creek and BikeCorp.

Enduro races can be completed Solo, or as a Duo (team of two, relay style). This allows for riders of all skills and abilities to get involved and challenge themselves accordingly!

ONLINE REGISTRATION
https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=5467
(Registration will CLOSE at 10am on Saturday 28th April)

Grades:
Self seeding grades apply for these races:

SOLO
A Female
A Male
B Female
B Male

C Female
C Male
D Male
Solo Junior (15-17yo)

DUO
Junior A Duo (11-17) , Junior B Duo (11-17)
Duo Male
Duo Female
Duo Mixed

Confused about how enduro racing works? Head to http://ambc.asn.au/event-info/enduro-series/

RACE DETAILS
8:15 AM REGO OPEN
9:00 AM START TIME
1:00 PM Course closed- No riders allowed to continue racing, unless already on course.

RACE COURSE INFO
The course will be using the standard enduro loop that we’ve used in past races. This is approximately 10km long and about 35 minutes for elite riders. Times may vary significantly due to track conditions.

PARKING
Parking will be directed on race day.

VOLUNTEERS
We need you. These races happen with the good work done by our vollies. If you are available to help set up or pack up or assist with anything else please get in touch with Aurelia Strozik via email: racevolunteers@ambc.asn.au

MEMBERSHIP
It is cheaper to race as a club member. To join or renew visit the MTBA website and select Adelaide Mountain Bike Club as your club:https://www.mtba.asn.au/membership/
FREE once-off 8 week trial MTBA memberships are available on the above link.
LOCATION
Information about the location can be found in our trails index http://ambc.asn.au/trails/index/, and an interactive map at
https://www.trailforks.com/region/prospect-hill/

If you have any questions, feel free to email committee2018@ambc.asn.au for more information!
Picture Thanks to Tim Loft.

AMBC Summer XC Round 3-Eagle MTB Park

How awesome was the last race at Cobblers? Or did you miss out and are desperate to give it a go? Join us on Sunday the 4th of March for the third round of the AMBC Summer Cross Country Series, at the ever convenient Eagle Mountain Bike Park, for a fast paced XCO race!
 
Our Summer XC racing series aims to include riders of all levels of skill and fitness to mountain biking, using a shortened course.
 
(Registration will CLOSE at 10am on Saturday 3rd March)
 
CATEGORIES:
Self seeded, ability based categories for XC racing. New Category- C grade women! 
 
START WAVES:
A Grade Men: 6 laps
B Grade Men / A Grade Women: 5 laps
C Grade Men / B Grade Women: 4 Laps
D Grade Men 3 laps / New! C Grade Women: 3 laps
Junior A: 3 Laps
Junior B: 2 Laps
 
(*All Junior races to be cancelled if forecast for 34deg or over)
(**All lap counts are subject to change at any time at the race director’s discretion. All entrants will be notified.)
 
RACE DETAILS
8:00 AM REGO OPEN
9:00 AM START TIME
10:30 AM FINISH
(Important!: Race start time is subject to change given heat, to be advised by the Race Director. All entrants will be notified.)
 
LOCATION
Information about the location can be found in our trails index http://ambc.asn.au/trails/index/, and an interactive map at
https://www.trailforks.com/region/eagle-mountain-bike-park/?lat=-34.985508&lon=138.672676&z=15&m=trailforks
 
PARKING
Parking will be directed on race day.
 
RACE COURSE INFO
3.6km Beginner friendly course
50m elevation per lap- (Cobbler’s was 90m!)
10 min lap forA grade riders, 20 min for D grade riders.
 
COURSE SET UP
Course will be set up the day before. If anyone can help please get in touch with the club at racevolunteers@ambc.asn.au
 
VOLUNTEERS
We need you. These races happen with the good work done by our vollies. If you are available to help set up or pack up or assist with anything else please get in touch with Aurelia Strozik via email: racevolunteers@ambc.asn.au
 
MEMBERSHIP
It is cheaper to race as a club member. To join or renew visit the MTBA website and select Adelaide Mountain Bike Club as your club:https://www.mtba.asn.au/membership/
FREE once-off 8 week trial MTBA memberships are available on the above link.
 
If you have any questions, feel free to email committee2018@ambc.asn.au for more information!

2018 Race Calendar

We have one more summer race to go at Eagle MTB Park, 4th March (rego opens this Sunday 18th Feb) before the 2018 season kicks off in April.

Keep an eye on our website, facebook and strava pages – we’ll be creating events real soon to help you save the dates. In the meantime, check out the calendar, print it for your fridge, print it for your bike room, whatever you do keep the last Sunday of each month free!

 

 

Cobbler Creek Summer XC Sunday 11 February

Join us on Saturday the 11th of February for the second round of the AMBC Summer Cross Country Series, at the classic Cobbler’s Creek trails, for a fast paced XCO race!

ONLINE REGISTRATION OPEN
https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=5209
(Registration will CLOSE at 10am on Saturday 10th February)

You then need to pick up your plate and transponder on the day before the racing starts.

CATEGORIES AND RACE COURSE INFO 
The race course, race HQ and parking locations will be located near the main gate at Cobbler’s Creek. Parking will be in the main trail head car park. Self seeded categories for XC racing. It’s a 3.65km loop with 95vM and it’s summer so the racing is about 1hr – 1:15 for category leaders.  Tis one is fast, you’ll be on the rivet the whole time! Lap details are as follows:

A grade Men: 6 laps
B Grade Men / A grade Women: 5 laps
C Grade Men / B Grade Women: 4 Laps
D Grade Men / C Grade Women: 3 laps
Junior A: 3 Laps
Junior B: 2 Laps
(All Junior races to be cancelled if forecast for 34deg or over)
A rough guide of the course map provided below – some tracking errors with the .gpx file, the track utilises all formed paths and runs anti-clockwise.

RACE DETAILS
8:00 AM REGO OPEN
9:00 AM START TIME
10:30 AM FINISH
(Important!: Race start time is subject to change given heat, to be advised by the Race Director)

LOCATION
Information about the location can be found in our trails index http://ambc.asn.au/trails/index/, and an interactive map at https://www.trailforks.com/region/cobbler-creek/.

COURSE SET UP
Course will be set up the day before. Thank you to the wonderful vollies who are helping with this one we’ll be in touch with you.

VOLUNTEERS
These races can’t happen with the good work done by our vollies. So I’d like to say thank you to everyone who has volunteered to help out. We have every position filled and I will be in touch with you all this weekend. If anything we could do with just one more marshall for during the race. If you know someone who’s not racing and can help, let them know to get in touch with me before Wednesday on racevolunteers@ambc.asn.au

MEMBERSHIP
It is cheaper to race as a club member. To join or renew visit the MTBA website and select Adelaide Mountain Bike Club as your club:https://www.mtba.asn.au/membership/
FREE once-off 8 week trial MTBA memberships are available on the above link.

If you have any questions, feel free to email committee2018@ambc.asn.au for more information! or contact us via the facebook event page .