Caersws 17/10/2021


Mash Up format

3 stages all 100% natural tracks

Stages open at 10.00am until 3.00pm

The 1 day format involves 5 hours of live timing over 3 stages where you can do as many runs as you like in any order you like with live timing on all the stages

The stages will be marked the day before the race so everything is ready to go for race day!

They will be taped and marked out, with professional timing, marshals and fully trained medics onsite throughout the race day.

Stages to be used

  1. Midland/freeride
  2. Welsh Champs
  3. Old National DH

We will not be using the new Black National DH track for this race, all the stages will be rideable and range from 2 dot to 3 dot tracks.

These tracks are all hard packed dirt with some steep bit in places but super fun to ride and any gap jumps will have easy line around to the side.

Current Covid Regulations at time of event.

(should the event cancelled due to Covid you will get a Full Refund including card fees)

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Very Important Information.

This is private venue and no riding before or after the event.

This race will have 3 stages all natural off-piste stages. (No Trail Centre tracks)

The stages will be marked the day before the race so everything is ready to go for race day!

The stages will be taped and marked out, with professional timing, marshals and fully trained medics onsite throughout the race day.

(should the event cancelled due to Covid you will get a 100% Full Refund including card fees)

The Format

The format is Mash Up for this race so you can ride together with no start times and you can ride the stages in any order as many times as you can.

  • The stages will be all gravity with no uphills, just blasting down off piste trails.
  • Distance will vary but expect around 8 miles to complete all the stages on the route.
  • The transitions will follow the marked route to keep everyone going in the right direction.
  • All stage times will be added together to produce the overall results for each category.

Quote from Sean Bacon from the last race “Great fun races the mini’s. Can’t recommend them enough.”

Location –

Henblas Woods, Caersws SY17 5JE

Facilities:

Camping and Parking.

Camping from Saturday Morning

  • Car Parking is free in the Event field
  • Hard standing Parking for Motorhomes and large vans
  • Overnight camping is £5 per Car, Van, Truck or motorhome.
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Catering:

There will be onsite catering for this race serving hot and cold food and drinks all day Sunday.

This is private land no riding before or after the race weekend.

(should the event cancelled due to Covid you will get a Full Refund including card fees)

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E-Bikes
: must have a maximum speed limited to 15.5mph. (These will be checked before the start)

The map for the stages will be released on Friday of the race day.

Race Entries.

The race has a maximum of 300 riders, so we advise you to enter early.

Who can race? if your 14 or over have a mountain bike and a helmet then you can race.

Saturday – The stages are open to ride and are marked out but with no marshals or medics on the stages.

Start Times:

Mash Up format so All stages go live at 10.00am.

Rules

There are minimum 3 stages in each event, with transfers in between these transfers are not timed and do not count for the overall standing. Special stages close at a specified time, to ensure the event finishes on time. Riders will be notified at registration on the morning of the event

Mountain Bikes

An all mountain bike is ideal for these races but any mountain bike is allowed

  • E-bikes
  • hardtail,
  • short travel,
  • long travel,
  • 29”
  • a downhill bike but not recommended with the riding in-between transfer stages.
  • Only one Bicycle can be used during an event, including any transition stages.
  • Competitors must start and finish the competition on the same frame, fork and wheels.

E-Bikes or E-MTB

All bikes used to compete within the E-bike class at the mini enduro races should comply with the current eu directive and abide by the rules in force.

An assisted maximum speed limited to 15.5mph.

Equipment

  • A helmet (open or full face) must be worn during all race and transition stages.
  • Knee and elbow protectors are advisable.
  • All Competitors must be self-sufficient and prepared for a varying climate as well as any basic mechanical repairs. Consideration should be given to the nature of the course and the length of time the event may take to complete.

This course is marked with signs and with some sections that are taped if a specific line should be taken on the stage.

If a competitor leaves the trail/course, they must re-enter at the same point and must restore the tape as they found it.

Facilities

Camping and Parking.

Car Parking is free in the Event field  

Registration – In the Event Field

Refunds and Transfers:

If you wish to cancel a booking please note the following cancellation conditions:

  • Covid Cancellation Full refund.