Bikefit 2019 Cyclocross Marlborough Series

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Don’t miss Marlborough’s 8th Cyclocross Series hosted over 6 Sundays this winter. We are promoting this new sport and want to give everyone the opportunity to have a go and experience the fun, thrill and laughs – riders and spectators alike!
While the courses are largely flat, weaving and meandering around a spectator friendly loop, a number of obstacles such as barriers to hurdle, slopes (or stairs) to climb carrying or pushing your bike, short sharp pinch climbs, off camber slopes, grassy paddocks and hopefully muddy conditions to ride through to test the skills and resolve of participants.  
Spectators welcome, the rowdier the better. Cowbells, pots/pans + wooden spoons and gumboots are ‘de rigueur’.
There will be 2 grades (excluding the kids and Novice fun event), CX Grade, Drop bars, any tyre width (but <38mm to be placed for title CX Marlborough title), 50mins + 1 bell lap, A Grade - any other bike, 30mins + 1 bell lap, Kids 15mins, Novice course 15mins.
* Single-speeders will be noted in their respective grade.
* Female riders will be recognized in each grade.
Race what you've got, we're not snobs. It's more important that you give it a go and enjoy yourself.
Free series entry with every cyclocross bike sold from BikeFit Marlborough!!!!!

Event Programme

(subject to change each event depending on the venue, excludes night event)
11:30-12:30 Registration
12:00 Kids ride, may be accompanied on foot by parents. (No timing) 15mins Free reward at the finish
12.00 Fun Novice Intro ride (No timing) 15 mins
12:45 Practice laps
1:15 A Grade, 30mins + 1 bell lap
2:00 CX Grade, 50mins + 1 bell lap
Prize-giving 15mins at conclusion of CX Grade
Free Belgian Biscuits!!!

Entry

CX & MTB Grade
$20 per round online pre-entry by 3:00pm Saturday preceding the event.
$25 per round cash on the day.
$90 Series online pre-entry.
(Discounts apply online when entering multiple events)
$100 Series entry if signed up at the first event. To be paid in full (at the shop or by online banking) prior to Event 2.
CX & MTB Grade Junior 10-18
$10 per round online pre-entry by 3:00pm Saturday preceding the event.
$15 per round cash on the day.
$45 Series online pre-entry.
(Discounts apply online when entering multiple events)
$50 Series entry if signed up at the first event. To be paid in full (at the shop or by online banking) prior to Event 2.
Kids 5-9 & Novice Grade
Gold coin donation
Belgians ride for free!!!
(If you want to enter both MTB & CX grades you don't have to pay twice please enter the code doubleup into the discount code for the CX entry which will entitle you to a free entry for the CX registration)

MTB Grade enter here

CX Grade enter here

Venues

Event 1 - Sunday 9th June - Athletic Park 
Event 2 - Sunday 23rd June - Catalina Sounds - Waihopai 
Event 3 - Sunday 7th July - Queen Charlotte College - Picton 
Event 4 - Sunday 4th August - Auntsfield
Event 5 - 18th August - Yealands
Event 6 - Saturday 24th August - Jentree

Prize Giving

Saturday 24th August following Event 6 - Jentree

Rules

Points are awarded for best 4 out of first 5 events with event 6 being a fun event.
To be eligible for place awards you must have taken part in at least x4 races
(Event 6 not timed encourage rowdy supporters, dress up & fun!)
Age Categories
The following categories are to be offered equally for both Men and Women.
U13 10-12
U15 13-14
U17 15-16
U19 17-18
Open 19-29
Masters 1 30-39
Masters 2 40-49
Masters 3 50-59
Masters 4 60+
Age based on competitors age as of 1 January of competition year
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