2014 School Cycling introductory notice
May 14 Individual Time Trial - 8 km
May 21 Graded Scratch - 12 km & 8 km
May 28 Graded Scratch - 12 km & 8 km
June 4 4 person Teams Time Trial- 12km
(Scotty Brown Series Round 1)
June 11 Graded Scratch 12 km & 8 km
June 18 Hill Climb Time Trial - 2.5 km
[ Start Kennedy's Bush Rd]
June 25 Graded Scratch - 12 km & 8 km
July 2 Individual Time Trial 8 km
July 5 Mainland Foundation
South Island Schools Championship - Ruapuna Raceway - 10.00am. [Saturday] Races all age groups boys & girls. [ Time Trials & Teams Races ]
Also Scotty Brown Series Round 2
July 6 Mainland Foundation
South Island Schools Championship - Ruapuna Raceway - 10.00am. [Sunday] Races all age groups boys & girls. [ Scratch Races ]
July 9 & 16 No racing Term break
July 23 -Individual Time Trial-8km
July 30 4 person Teams Time trial ( Scotty Browns Series 3)
August 6 Graded Scratch - 12 km & 8 km
August 13 4 Person Teams Time Trial - 12 km
August 20 "Litolff & Dawe Cups" Teams Championships - 15 km [Teams of 4 ] Prebbleton 2.00pm. (also Scotty Brown Series Round 4)
August 27 Hill Climb Time Trial - 2.5 km
[ start Kennedy's Bush Rd]
September 3 Graded Scratch - 12 km & 8 km
September 10 Graded Scratch - 12 km & 8 km
September 17 4 Person Teams Time Trial - 12 km ( Scotty Brown Series Round 5)
End of Season Prize giving following final race (Venue to be advised)
ALL RIDERS -
THESE EVENTS ARE HELD ON PUBLIC ROADS OPEN TO NORMAL TRAFFIC AT ALL TIMES.
YOU MUST OBEY THE ROAD CODE AT ALL TIMES, REMAINING AS PRACTICALLY TO THE LEFT OF THE ROAD INCLUDING AT THE FINISH.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE OF RACE OFFICIALS THEY ARE THERE FOR YOUR SAFETY!
Venue: Old Tai Tapu Road [Start now changed to Tai Tapu Hotel Car Park)
Race Day: Wednesdays Start time: 3.30pm - Sharp! [Registrations from 2.45pm.]
Race Numbers: Sign on and collect number on arrival Wear on left side of shorts - Return Immediately you finish
Helmets must be worn at all times This includes to and from racing
Cycles: Must be safe and roadworthy
Start / Finish Area - Be safe, keep well off the road on left side only. Do not gather on the road side of vehicles
Parking Please angle park cars on left side of road only - either before or after Start Line and outside of Safety Area
Gear Checks: Maximum gear is 6.610 metre travel. [Travel is one complete revolution of pedal] regular pre-race gear checks will be conducted and random after race checks throughout the season
Lights: Shorter days going into winter means you may need lights to go home safely.
Cancellations: Sports Director makes decisions regarding cancellations. The decision may be to issue a cancellation notice by 10.00am or put decision on hold till no later than 12 noon. Schools are advised by Fax message and notice on Schools Web Site - www.canterbury.schoolsport.org.nz/ cancellations.
If in doubt ring Bruce 9428 533 or 0276433346
Points Competition: Each race day riders earn points for themselves and their School towards end of season trophies.
Scratch Races: 10 points - 1st., 8 points - 2nd., 6 points - 3rd., 4 points - 4th., 2 points - 5th. each race - plus 1 point for starting
Time Trials 20 points 1st place, down to 1 point 20th place, plus 1 point for a start
Teams Races:Scotty Brown 5 Race Series- Start points only.