Caersws Cup Rd2 2012 – CancelledCaersws Cup, Caersws Cup Dates, Caersws cup homepageDate, Caersws Cup News — By Chris Roberts on July 10, 2012 at 9:10 am
Sorry Race Cancelled
Round 2 Saturday 18 and Sunday 19th August 2012.
The Caersws Cup Downhill Series is a British Cycling Regional A Ranking Series.
Regional races are perfect level to race before you move up to the British Downhill Series (BDS) its a great introduction to racing.
You don’t need a British Cycling licence to race our series, but we’d recommend you look at the benefits of British Cycling membership.
Saturday Slalom race on Saturday night to raise funds for Jason Brennan only £10.
The format is practice with Uplift on Saturday and 2 hours extra practice on Sunday morning followed by racing on Sunday with 2 race runs using the new foam padded trailers to look after your bike to get you to the top of the hill.
Each race is limited to 300 riders and entries will strictly be on a first come, first served basis.
Please enter here as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
British Cycling Ranking points for all BC license holders but you don’t need a license to race.
If you see the “Supported by British Cycling” button on an event, you can rest assured that it is insured and backed by the governing body of the sport in Great Britain.
Caersws is the best DH venue in the UK for the choice of tracks to ride and the uplift service in renowned as the best any where in the country.Ian Jones always work very hard to get the tracks into the best condition with constant work being done to improve every year.
The tunnel in now under the uplift road which opens up 4 courses to choose from.
Camping is Free all weekend from Friday afternoon.
Hot & Cold Food from tasty Janets Jacket Potatoes.
CaerswsHenblas, CAERSWS, Powys, SY17 5JE Directions & map
We have Extreme Medics on hand to take care of any of those that try just a little bit to hard.
This we have now have Full Paramedic on uplift and race day.
Race Entry -
The online entry has changed to the British Cycling website. http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/?series_id=126
Prize Frozen for 2012 its still only £55 this includes free camping & uplift all day Saturday. http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/80734/Caersws-Cup-Downhill-Series-R2-&-Midland-Championships
Please Bring a £2 refundable deposit for your number board. Thanks.
Online Confirmed Riders -
The event takes place in a private forest.
NO PRACTICE IS ALLOWED BEFORE THE EVENT
13:00 Venue open for free team pits, free parking and free camping.
16:00 Course open for on foot inspection only. (No transport to the top is provided or permitted).
05:00 Course open for on foot inspection only. (No transport to the top is provided or permitted.)
09:00 – 11:00 Race Registration
10:00 Uplift opens
10:30 Open Practice for all
16:00 Last Uplift
16:30 Course Closed
18:15 Riders Meeting
18:30 Course inspection on foot only
08:00 Uplift opens
08:30 Open Practice
10:45 Course Closed
11:00 First Race Run
14:00 Second Race Run – reseeded on First run time
17:00 Podium Presentations
Plus – Fastest Time of the day wins a pair of Schwalbe Tyres.
Please note that these times are provisional and the organizer reserve the right to alter them to suit conditions.
Tag Huer Professional Race Timing you down to 1/10000 of a second.
NOTE** DOWNHILL EVENT:
- Full Face Helmets and Bike Bar End Plugs are compulsory.
- Also In line with BC guidelines, it is strongly recommended that competitors should wear Full Body Armour.
Events will have complied with the Technical Regulations of the relevant branch of the sport, including provision of liability insurance. Organisers will themselves be members of British Cycling and therefore have to comply with the organisation’s rules and regulations, including equity, equality, disciplinary guidelines and safeguarding children requirements.