Ae Forest Trail Bike TT Feb 11 2018
This is NDH's Trail bike TT race at Ae Forest.
Trail Bike TT is a Downhill style event aimed at Enduro / Trailbikes on a fun trail centre trail. Basically whatever bike you take out for a Sunday blast is a cool bike for this event. All you need is your bike a full face helmet and and some end plugs in your bars
Podium Prizes courtesy of Start Cycles however if you want to help support the event then please get in touch
These event south of the border are usually full to the brim for each events parking constraints. As we are at AE in midwinter there is no field for parking so we are restricting entries to 120 riders.
The Trail will take in the DH section of Omega Man below the fire road where shredder comes out
This is a great way to start Mtb competition be that DH or Enduro racing.
NDH Trail bike TT
Course rating (1-5 with 5 being very technical): Rating 3.5 The track is a forestry commission Red graded trail. The finish arena is identified by the NDH timing trailer. Riders are advised to wear suitable protection, walk the course prior to riding and ride within their own ability level.
Nearest Police Station:
Race Director: Carl Davison Race Web Site: www.northerndownhill.co.uk
2016 Race Schedule:
Cource open for foot inspection at 8am Sign on opens at 9.00am Marshals meeting 9.00 Practice opens at 10.00 Practice closes at 12.00 Race runs commence 12.30 through until 4. Podiums 4.00 All times are estimated and subject to change depending on conditions and rider numbers
Racer numbers will be available at the race NDH timing trailer and is where all riders must sign on.
Riders will be given one number board for each day. Rider Registration is open:
Juvenile 13-14 years of age. Youth 15-16 yeas of age. Veteran 40-49 years of age. Master 30-39 years of age. Women 13 and over. Junior 17-18 years of age. Senior 19-29 years of age. Should we not have 5 to complete a category we will merge or adjust categories to provide competition as closely as possible
Juvenile - Riders must be in the year of their 13th or 14th birthday. Youth - Riders in the year of their 15th or 16th birthdays. Junior - Riders in the year of their 17th or 18th birthdays. Senior - Riders in the year of their 19th birthday then the Senior category is the appropriate aged based category. See below for how riders can attain Expert or Elite status. Master - For riders aged 30 to 39. Veteran - For riders aged 40 to 49. Grand Veteran - For riders aged over 50
Women will be split according to entries, We need 5 to make a category. The more women that enter will give a greater split of categories upto one week in advance of the race.
Race Regulations: The event will run under BC Regulations and Penalties. Please make sure you aware of the rules.
NDH rules incorporate those laid out in the current BC handbook of 2018.
Riders will start from a designated start area and will cross a timing transmitter to start the timing. The finish line will use another transmitter the rider crossing the line. A large T.V screen will show the results live at the finish line and live on the Internet at the same time
Medical: Full medical cover both on course (In a 4x4 vehicle) and from an identifiable Base Station in the event arena. A paramedic and assistant will be onsite..
Camping: No Camping is available onsite.
Catering: Catering Trailer
Toilets: Porta Loos
Refunds and Transfers: If you wish to cancel a booking please note the following cancellation conditions:
14 days or less notice: no refund.
NDH Events reserves the right to modify or cancel any event if circumstances beyond the control of the organiser should arise. This includes cancellation of event due to extreme weather, actscts of God, violence, civil disobedience and war. If an NDH event is cancelled we will not be liable for costs of travel fares, hotels, or any other expenses that may be incurred. It is your responsibility to ensure the race is going ahead before travelling. We will do our best to inform you if the race has to be cancelled but we do not accept liability if we are unable to contact you. We strongly advise that you check before making travel and accommodation arrangements.
If the event is cancelled we are unable to refund or part refund any entry fee. We are also unable to transfer your entry to another event.
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Course Marshals: Marshals will be in place on course Sunday throughout training. Each marshal will be easily identifiable by wearing a high visibility vest and will be supplied with a working two way radio, a whistle, red and yellow flag and a supply of refreshments. We aim to ensure all our marshals are aged 16 or over and fit and able.