Sunday 16th June 2019
Downhill mountain bike racing is the Formula 1 of the sport. Riders will race the clock as they set off down the legendary course that will see plenty of
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.
– Race registration is open from Thursday the 13th of June, we advise you to beat the rush and sign on ASAP where you will receive your bikes front number board and four cable ties. We will not be issuing rear number boards.
– Timing is by light beams, therefore no transponders will be required.
Course closed all day.
15:00 to 21:00 Race Registration.
09:00 to 21:00 Race Registration.
12:00 to 14:00 Course open for all to ride.
08:00 to 18:00 Race Registration.
10:00 to 14:00 Course open for all to ride.
08:30 to 09:00 Race Registration.
09:00 to 10:45 Open Practice.
11:00 to 17:00 Race Runs.
17:15 Podiums for the top three in each category.
Each rider competes in two race runs, with the fastest time from either run counting for their overall position.
There will be no uplift provided or permitted, it will be a short walk/ride back up to the start line that we estimate will take 10-15 minutes.
Please note: The race entry covers you for the Schwalbe Downhill race only. To enter the festival, please pay the applicable admission price, even if you are racing. This will cover your entry to the festival, parking, camping and spectating.
Festival Entry Tickets are available now from The Ticket Seller by clicking HERE.
For more information on Schwalbe Tyres, please
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