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Bike Manawatu Criterium Series 2017

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When:

  • Tue 7 Nov, 5:15pm – 8:00pm
  • Tue 14 Nov, 5:15pm – 8:00pm
  • Tue 21 Nov, 5:15pm – 8:00pm
  • Tue 28 Nov, 5:15pm – 8:00pm

Where:

Manfeild, South Street, Feilding Show map

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Website:

Bike Manawatu

Where: Entry from South Street

Licensing/Membership:
New riders are able to “Have a go” for 2 rounds of the series with no membership expectations. Thereafter and in all other instances riders must as a minimum be a social member of Bike
Manawatu (BM).

Note:
BM membership provides Third Party Liability insurance to individual riders in the event of an accident during a BM organised race. Non-members will not be covered by the clubs policy.

Registration:
Pre-registration
To avoid clogging up registration on the evening please pre-register by the Sunday evening prior to
the first round you intend to ride. On the day registrations will be taken but are not preferred.

To pre-register simply email your name (Christian & Surname) to Christine Christie at: secretary@bikemanawatu.co.nz

On the day:
Registration and sign on will be open from 5:15pm and close at 6:15pm. Riders must sign on for each round they compete.

At your first registration, you will receive a race pack that contains a race number that you will keep
for the whole series. It will be your responsibility to bring your number to each round. If you forget it
you may still race, but will not be eligible for any points at that round. There will be a $5 fee for
numbers not returned at the completion of the series.

Grades:
The following grades will be available:
- Novice Schools - Aimed at new or inexperienced riders of any school age. This group will be
accompanied by experienced riders who will provide on the road marshaling and helpful tips and
advice for those new to riding in a bunch.

- D Grade - Aimed at riders with limited experience and or low levels of fitness. Anticipated average
speed approx. 25km/hr

- C Grade - Aimed at younger experienced riders or adults with an average level of fitness. Anticipated. Average speed 30-35km/hr

- B Grade - Aimed at experienced racing riders with an above average fitness level. Anticipated
average speed 40km/hr

- A Grade - Aimed at rides with a high level of experience and race fitness. Anticipated average speed. 45+km/hr

Riders will be graded by the race organisers and may be re-assessed from time to time.

Helpers/1st Aid:
Manfield's terms of use stipulate that we must have a certified 1st Aider at each round. If you have a
current 1st aid certificate and are able to assist at any of the rounds please contact Christine on the
email above.

We will need 1 person to assist with registration, 1-2 callers, 3 marshals and 2 people to help with
finish line judging and recording. If you are able to help with any of these rolls please let Christine
know in advance or advice the registration team on the evening.

We need two experienced A grade riders to provide on the road marshalling for Novice Schools & D
grade and 1 experienced B grade rider to sit at the back of C grade to marshal when A grade passes.

Please volunteer in advance or on the on the night.

Programme: TBC

Scoring:
Points will be awarded at intermediate primes and the finish which will be awarded double points.

Prime laps will be signalled by a whistle. The final lap will be signalled by a bell.

Points will be award for the top 6 in each sprint:
1st - 6 points
6th - 1 point

The total accumulated points from all sprints will determine the top 6 places for each round with
round points being award on the same basis ie 1st - 6 points.

The total accumulated points from each round will be determined the overall ranking for each grade
at the completion of the series.

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