AMBC Eagle MtB Park XCO- 29th July 2018

Here we are! After some time spent doing longer rides, we return to the short 1.5 hour race format that is Cross Country Olympic (XCO) for the remainder of the year. Our Winter XC racing series is a short, fast paced racing format, with courses suited to riders of all abilities. We look forward to seeing you there!
 
ONLINE REGISTRATION
Link to be posted soon
(Registration will CLOSE at 10am on Saturday 28th July)
 
CATEGORIES:
Self seeded, ability based categories for XC racing.
 
9:00am Start-
A Grade Women: 5 laps
B Grade Women: 4 Laps
C Grade Women: 3 laps
Junior A: 3 Laps
Junior B: 2 Laps
 
11:00am Start
A Grade Men: 6 laps
B Grade Men: 5 laps
C Grade Men: 4 laps
D Grade Men: 3 laps
 
(*Wet weather may alter the lap count and course of racing.)
(**All lap counts are subject to change at any time at the race director’s discretion. All entrants will be notified.)
 
RACE DETAILS
8:15am: SIGN ON
9:00am: FEMALE + JUNIOR GRADES START
11:00am: MALE GRADES START
12:30pm: PRESENTATION (approximate time)
 
PARKING
Parking will be directed on race day.
 
RACE COURSE INFO
***To be announced***
** Suggested laps per grade based on a sub 15 minute Elite (A Grade) lap time. This is a guide only and the number of laps is variable due to different venues and different track conditions.
 
FEES
$30- all senior riders
$20- all junior riders
+$25 for an MtBA day license.
 
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.
 
LOCATION
Information about the location can be found in our trails index http://ambc.asn.au/trails/index/, and an interactive map at
 
If you have any questions, feel free to email committee2018@ambc.asn.au for more information!

Carparking- Cobbler’s Enduro

Please be advised that AMBC event participants must drive and park as close as possible to the race start/finish area on race day, to vacate parking spots in the central  area for other park users. The central fire trail and associated gates will be open, with necessary signage directing mountain bikers further into the park where the start/finish is situated. Please be mindful of other park users and respectful of the 2.00pm gate shut out time.

Remember, registration closes at 10am tomorrow (Saturday 23rd June), so get your entries in as soon as possible. If you have already entered, we’ll see you on Sunday at 8.15am for sign on, for a 9.00 race start!

 

Design AMBCs next logo and win!

The Adelaide Mountain Bike Club would like to update its look and we’re asking you, the members for your ideas and designs.

 

The updated logo will feature as part of a new website and social media design and be
incorporated into the upcoming release of a 2018 apparel range including Race Jersey, Trail Jersey, Socks, Stickers and Bottles.

 

The winner will receive their choice of Jersey (race or trail), a pair of socks and a water bottle.

 

Entries will be shortlisted by the club committee before the Eagle MTB Park XCO round with members voting on their favourite design.

 

The winning design will be unveiled at the State Championships on 4 th November.
Submit your entries to: ambc.socialmedia@gmail.com by 28th July 2018

 

Crucial design elements:

  • 2 formats required, wide (For headers) and narrow (1:1 aspect for social media).

  • Must feature the words Adelaide Mountain Bike Club (wide format) or AMBC (Narrow).

  • Logo must showcase MTB (No clip art of a roadie crank)

  • Bonus points for elements specific to Adelaide.

Conditions:

  • Entries close 28th July 2018

  • Must be a current AMBC member to enter

  • Logo/design becomes property of AMBC

AMBC Cobbler Creek 4 Hour

Our last 4 hour Enduro race for the year is at Cobbler Creek on the 24th June! With Cobbler’s wide and flowy trail style, we’re looking forward to some fun for everyone. This race is a great opportunity for newer riders to get involved, so come along!
 
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
(Registration will CLOSE at 10am on Saturday 23rd June)
 
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 Cobbler Creek 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. After 2pm the gate will be closed.
 
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/cobbler-creek/
 
If you have any questions, feel free to email committee2018@ambc.asn.au for more information!
 
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