Anstey XCO- Entry closes 3pm today!

A friendly reminder that entry for Anstey XCO closes at 3pm today. Head to https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=5760 to enter! For more full race details, visit our last post or the XCO tab under ‘event info’ : http://ambc.asn.au/2018/08/ambc-anstey-hill-xco-sunday-26th-august-2018/

For those new to Anstey Hill, entry to the park will be from Gate 1 just off of North East road. The start/finish will be a short drive into the park, as shown on the official map below. Please be mindful of upholding a respectful image of MtB’ers and be friendly to other park users. See you tomorrow!

Eagle XCO this weekend!

Remember to register for this weekend’s AMBC Eagle XCO by tomorrow at 3pm!

Here’s the link: https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=5759

If you are new to racing, 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.

See you there!

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!