Prospect Hill XCM 2019 + Trail Maintainence day

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 14th of April for the first round of the AMBC 4 Hour Enduro Series, brought to you by Azur lights, Bryton GPS, Krush bikewash, SuperB tools, Hammer Nutrition, Schwalbe tyres, Squirt lube, IO Merino, Bridge Road Brewers, Mitre10 Barrow and Bench, Govita and BMCR cycles.
 
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!
TRAIL MAINTENANCE DAY – Sunday 7th April at 10am
Meet at trail carpark at 10am.
Depending on how many people can make it out will depend on how much we get done. Plan is to spend no more than 2-3 hours with a course recce ride afterwards.
What to bring: Hydration, Nibbles, Hat, Gloves, Long pants, Sturdy shoes. Secateurs or hand saw, rake, mattock, bike for ride afterwards. Contact racevolunteers@ambc.asn.au
ONLINE REGISTRATION
(Registration will CLOSE at 3pm on Saturday 13th April)
(Any problems with REGO? Contact Dave Braithwaite through the details on the event portal page)
 
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 (15yo MINIMUM-17yo as dictated by MTBA guidelines)
 
DUO
Junior A Duo (11-17)
Junior B Duo (11-17) [Minimum age entry 11 years old. Standard course is shortened for Junior B riders.] [ Enter individually and we will pair your son/daughter up with another rider!]
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 No new laps to start. Laps completed after cut off will count toward results.
Presentations – we need all hands on deck to pack down and start our presso’s straight away. The more you help – the quicker this happens and the quicker we can all get home! 
 
RACE COURSE INFO
The course will be using a variation of the enduro loop that we’ve used in past races, aiming to use any newly built trails if possible. This course will be approximately 10km long and about 35 minutes for elite riders. Times may vary significantly due to track conditions. More info will be available closer to the date, including a gpx file and course map! 
 
PARKING
Parking will be directed on race day. Please follow our lovely volunteers and committee members.
 
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 2019committee@ambc.asn.au for more information!
Thanks Tim Loft for the photos!

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