Cannondale Cross Country
Sunday 16th June 2019
Cross-Country ‘XCO’ races are held over multiple laps of an undulating circuit and have evolved massively in recent years: Technical skill is now as important as fitness to be successful. Riding the course you should expect everything from blazing fast descents to technical singletrack and
The course is estimated to be 5.7km long and will climb up the Classic Climb and along the ‘Cannondale Ridge’ before cutting its way back down and up the hill towards Peacock Villa and the Obelisk. The descent will be long and fast taking in the natural features of the hill.
The Clif Bar and Nuun Feed Zone will be located at the top of the ‘Classic Climb’.
Please note you DO NOT need to be a British Cycling Member or hold a race
Please Note for Race Registration:
– Please bring valid photographic I.D with you such as a driving
– No British Cycling Race Licence or Membership is required except for Expert and Elite.
Course closed all day.
15:00 to 21:00 Race Registration.
09:00 to 21:00 Race Registration Open.
10:00 to 18:00 Course open.
09:00 to 17:00 Course open for everyone to ride at their leisure.
08.00 to 10:00 Race Registration.
09.00 Course open for practice.
10:25 Course closed for practice.
10.30 Under 8s.
10:35 Under 10s.
10:45 Under 12s.
11:00 Open and Fatbike.
11:03 Youth Men.
11:06 Juvenile Men.
11:09 Super Veteran Men.
11:12 Grand Veteran Men.
11:15 Veteran Men.
12:30 Elite Women.
12:33 Veteran Women.
12:36 Master Women.
12:39 Senior Women.
12:42 Junior Women.
12:45 Youth Women.
12:48 Juvenile Women.
12:50 Single Speed.
14:00 Junior Men.
14:06 Expert Men
14:09 Elite Men.
14:12 Retro (Bikes year 2000 or older).
16.30 Presentations for the top three in each category.
- Retro Bikes 2 laps.
- Fat Bikes 2 laps.
- Open 2 laps male / 2 laps female.
- Singlespeed 3 laps.
- Juvenile (13-14) 2 lap male / 2 lap female.
- Youth (15-16) 2 laps male / 2 laps female.
- Junior (17-18) 3 laps male / 2 laps female.
- Master (30-39) 3 laps male / 2 laps female.
- Veterans (40-49) 3 laps male / 2 laps female.
- Grand Veterans (50+) 3 laps male / 2 laps female.
- Super Veterans (60+) 3 laps male / 2 laps female.
- Sport (19+) 3 laps male.
- Expert (19+) 4 laps male.
- Elite 5 laps male / 4 laps female.
Mountain biking is an inherently dangerous sport with the distinct possibility of severe injuries, or even worse. No matter where you ride or how well you know the course you should never ride beyond your skill level and always ride in control and in a sensible manner. Riding in control does not just mean being able to stop, it also means having the requisite skills to
Riders must use the course in a sensible manner compatible with their level of experience. Riders should walk the course, observing current ground conditions, making yourself aware of any obstacles prior to riding the course. We ask riders to accept that they will ride the course at their own risk and accept that no liability can be accepted by the event
Rules and Regulations.
Equipment: The Bicycle must be capable of safely and efficiently completing the task and must, as a minimum, be mechanically sound, have efficient brakes on all wheels and all reasonable steps must be taken to ensure the safety of the rider and others. As part of the latter, bar plugs are compulsory.
Helmets: It is compulsory to wear a protective helmet when racing or training on the course and such
-Training on the course is not permitted in advance of the event.
Please note: The race entry fee covers you for the Cross Country race entry only. To enter the festival you will have to pay the admission price. If you are aged 12 and under
Any questions please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 07968 229 359.