Manfeild 6 Hour Cycle Challenge
The countdown is on till event day – Sunday 16th May 2021
Online registrations close this Tuesday 11th May.
Please keep an eye on our Bike Manawatu Facebook page and our Bike Manawatu Website www.bikemanawatu.co.nz for all important information.
Our event recognizes the impact that COVID-19 has had on the country and in this case, the events
Below is some helpful info:
Access to the venue will be via South Street entrance, 59 South Street Feilding.
You will find our venue map here https://www.manfeild.co.nz/venue-map.html
Parking is in the Stadium carpark D6
On the day
The registration desk will be open for transponder collection from 7.30am
The event will commence with a warm up on the track at 8.00am.
The ride briefing will commence at 8.45am.
The ride will commence with a neutralised lap at 9am sharp behind the lead vehicle, you are not to overtake this vehicle, this will take the first leg riders around the track in a controlled manner, as you enter the main straight will vehicle will accelerate away, this is will signal the start of the race.
The last lap will be called at approximately 2.55 pm, the horn will sound, please complete your lap, that is the end of the race
Prize giving is scheduled for approx 3.30pm
All safety and security measures in place must be adhered to. Please comply with all safety marshal instructions. Marshal’s decisions are final
The pit area is for pedestrians and access to the transition zone. This is not a warm up area.
(If you need to warm up, please bring a wind-trainer)
An approved cycling helmet must be worn at all times while riding in the event. Only roadworthy bikes will be permitted onto the course.
No aero bars or ipods/head phones whilst on the track
No fixed wheel bikes, all bikes are to have good operating brakes.
The course is the 3 Km Chris Amon Manfeild track and also takes in a small area with the pit lane for transition. Riders will circulate in an anticlockwise direction.
The Passing Rule
All riders are to keep on the inside line on all parts of the course. Faster riders are to pass on the line on all occasions. Slower riders have the right of way and are not to deviate to make way for faster riders. Faster riders are to clearly announce that they are coming up on slower riders. Please be aware of riders splitting away from a bunch to enter the transition area. Please be aware of slower merging riders when leaving the transition area.
If you are going to transition please indicate clearly and move to the right hand side of the track prior to the coned area.
Riders will enter the transition zone through the Slow Down area and dismount on entry to the Transition Zone. Exchanging the transponder will take place in the transition zone and the new rider is to remount the bike only on exit from transition zone. Entry onto the course will only occur when authorised to do so by the marshal. Failure to comply with this rule will see teams penalised
Please ensure ALL transponders are returned to the race office at the completion of the event, there will also be a box for any unwanted transponder holders to be put into also.
We thank all of our Bike Manawatu sponsors and volunteers for their support.
Safety, safety, safety, it is priority to complete this event without injury, please be careful.
Have a safe and enjoyable