AMBC O’Halloran Hill 4 Hour

Join us on Saturday 30th of March for the first round of the AMBC 4 Hour Enduro Series at O’Halloran Hill, 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. Enjoy the flowy trails of O’Halloran in both day and night with the Twilight format!

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 ONLY – click here
(Registration will CLOSE at 3pm on Friday 29th March)
 
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? Read the enduro info page – click here
 
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 the juniors page for further information – click here
 
RACE DETAILS
3:00 PM REGO OPEN
4:00 PM START TIME
6:00 PM LIGHTS REQUIRED ON ALL BIKES STARTING LAPS
8:00 PM FINISH – No new laps to start after this time (4 hours from start)
 
RACE COURSE INFO
Length: 8.6km
Elevation: 180m gain
The course will use trails in the O’Halloran Hill network.
The course map is available by clicking here.
Lap time: aprox. 40 minutes for elite riders.
Times may vary significantly due to track conditions.
 
PARKING
Vehicle access and competitor parking for this event is via Seacombe Rd and Braeside Avenue/Morphett Road as race per map.
Parking will be directed on race day.
The gate to the park will close at 2pm after the race.
 
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: MTBA Membership page
 
LOCATION
Information about the location can be found at TrailForks
 
If you have any questions, please use the contact form or email the relevant committee email address.
 
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AMBC Summer XCO Cobbler Creek – 3rd March 2019

Did the unfortunate cancellation of our last race make you even more keen to get out and amongst it?! Join us on Sunday the 3rd of March for the second round of the AMBC Summer Cross Country Series, at the classic Cobbler’s Creek trails for a fast paced XCO race! Picture thanks to Fame and Spear Photography!
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ONLINE REGISTRATION
 https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=6130
(Registration will CLOSE at 3pm on Saturday 2nd March)
 
CATEGORIES:
Self seeded categories for XC racing. A through to D grade, with Women’s A and B categories, as well as Junior A and B categories.
 
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
Junior A: 3 Laps
Junior B: 2 Laps
(All Junior races to be cancelled if forecast for 34deg or over)
 
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/.
 
PARKING
 
Is in the main carpark at Cobbler’s Creek. The gate will close at 2pm or when the event organisers leave the premises. Please ensure your car correctly parked before the gate is closed.
 
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.
 
The loop is 3.65km long with 95vm and utilises beginner to intermediate trails. Each club race course is designed based on the target race time, which for all summer series races is approximately 1 hour. The lap time is approximately 11 mins for A grade men, doing 6 laps. To get a better approximation, it is best to pre-ride the course.
 
Start order is A-grade men, followed by each grade as a wave with a gap (tba) to the next grade. Call up and briefing will be 10 mins before start.
 
A proposed course map and .gpx file is available in the discussion section of this event page. It is a guide of the layout of the course.
 
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 2019committee@ambc.asn.au for more information or PM the page!

CANCELLATION – Summer XCO Eagle MTB Park

Unfortunately AMBC has decided to cancel the Summer XCO race tomorrow (3/2/18) due to a Total Fire Ban and Severe fire danger rating in the district of Eagle Mountain Bike Park. The decision is made in accordance to the park’s rules and MTBA’s guidelines. There will be a total refund for entries made online through MTBA as soon as possible.

We are very apologetic however feeling more excited for our next race at Cobbler’s on the 3rd March.

AMBC Summer XCO Eagle MTB Park // 2019 Calendar

Join us on Sunday the 3rd of Feb for the opening round of the AMBC Summer XC 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.

If you have any questions, feel free to email 2019committee@ambc.asn.au for more information! The entry link and info are just below the image, so keep scrolling!

In case you missed it, we released our club calendar for 2019 too! These are the dates and locations as arranged thus far, however may be subject to some change.

Eagle XCO! – ONLINE REGISTRATION
https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=6129
(Registration will CLOSE at 3pm on Saturday 2nd February)

LOCATION
Information about Eagle MTB Park 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

The race HQ will be positioned at the most easterly end of the park, in proximity to the toilets and hall.

COURSE: TBA – PLEASE BE PATIENT

CATEGORIES:
Self seeded, ability based categories for XC racing.

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.)

PARKING
Parking will be directed on race day.

RACE COURSE INFO
km Beginner friendly course
m elevation per lap-
10 min lap for A grade riders, 20 min for D grade riders.
Map To be supplied at later date

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.