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Palmfeild Motors Mini Series – February 2021

by | Dec 3, 2020

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3 Race Twilight Series – A great introduction to road racing – Thanks to Rob and Palmfeild Motors.

Graded Road Races A-E Grade – There is a grade for everyone. Come along and see what the fuss is all about.
REGISTER FOR THE SERIES HERE

Tuesday 9th February 2021Akers Road  – Sign on from 5.15pm – First riders off at 6pm – Click Here for Course MapClick Here to Register

Tuesday 16th February 2021A1 Loops – Sign on from 5.15pm – First riders off at 6pm – Click Here for Course MapClick Here to Register – Event cancelled due to bad weather

Tuesday 23rd February 2021Akers Road  – Sign on from 5.15pm – First riders off at 6pm – Click Here for Course MapClick Here to Register

Tuesday 2nd March 2021A1 Loops – Sign on from 5.15pm – First riders off at 6pm – Click Here for Course Map – Click Here to Register  

Tuesday 9th March 2021 (rain date) A1 Loops

6pm – Start Time
All riders MUST Pre Register Here before 12 noon on the day of the race

$5 members / $10 non-members – All welcome  (Only members are eligible for the trophy)
We encourage you to pay online Bike Manawatu ANZ 01-0745-0284925-00 please use your name, race number & race name as reference

Please do not attend our event if you are unwell

COURSE SPECIFIC NOTES FOR BOTH AKERS ROAD & A1 LOOPS CAN BE FOUND BELOW

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THIS EVENT

  • Please pre register & make payment online as per the instructions above
  • Please ensure you are aware of the course route – Course notes can be found below
  • Registration will be just before the start line – Please note if there we are in a situation with Covid-19 at the time, please remember to use the 2 meter rule and follow all govt guidelines which include using hand sanitiser provided and to practise social distancing
  • There is hand sanitiser provided in our Bike Manawatu timing van
  • Please do not attend our event if you are unwell

ARRIVAL

  • All parking is to be well off the road – please respect the Local Linton & Aorangi residence and their nature strips I.e please don’t park on the soggy verge
  • Please proceed to registration

START LIST & NUMBERS

  • As we have been trailing for some time the number allocated for this event will be your permanent number for all future BM events. We are redistributing new fabric numbers to all members.
  • Non members will be given a number however if you are not planning to continue to attend Bike Manawatu club events please return your bib number at the completion of the race or you may be invoiced for a replacement.
  • Please look after your race numbers and bring it to ALL club events, we do not have spares for you if you forget it on the day.
  • If you have not received your number yet we will have it ready for you at registration.
  • Race Numbers are to be placed on the left hand side, rear quarter of your race top, readable in the prone riding position.

REGISTRATION

  • Registration will be at in the near our Timing Van Akers Road Course – Linton Country School & A1 Loops near the Jct Aorangi & Durie Road. There will be a volunteer helping
  • We will have hand sanitiser available at registration
  • $5 members / $10 non-members – We highly encourage you to pay online Bike Manawatu ANZ 01-0745-0284925-00 please use your name, race number & race name as reference
  • Ensure you give yourself plenty of time to register, pin your number, grab your transponder and go to the start area awaiting the race managers briefing.
  • Numbers are to be placed on the left hand side, rear quarter of your race top.
  • Please read all notices at the registration desk, a repeat of the rider briefing and safety notes set out below
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your transponder is on correctly if it is not it may not read on our system, therefore you may not receive a finish time.

Transponders

  • Each rider will be issued with a Transponder:
  • Your transponder holder should be 4 fingers under the rim (remember to take the sticky tape off the holder and don’t put the cable ties through the spokes)
  • Left hand side of the fork – shiny side facing out
  • Once your finished use some snips and take the length off the cable ties – we will have some at the start line for you.
  • Step 1 – Remove the Backing Tape on the black holder.
    Position black holder on Front LEFT fork, 4 fingers below the top of spokes
    Pull cable ties TIGHT. Ensure Holder remains flush to fork
  • Step 2 – Trim the cable ties with some snips
  • Step 3 – Slide Transponder into holder until it clicks
    Give transponder a gentle tug to ensure it is secure
    To remove transponder press release button and slide it out
  • Checklist
    Black Holder secure
    Transponder secure
    On front left fork
  • Transponder photo.
  • 4 fingers below top of spokes
  • Please make sure your transponder is handed back at the completion of your ride.

SPECTATORS / VOLUNTEERS

  • We have Bike Manawatu QR codes available for you to scan in using the NZ Covid Tracer – all riders who have pre registered will have contact tracing details on your online registration, however riders please feel free to use our QR codes too

AKERS ROAD COURSE INFO:
Grades start from Linton County School and are neutralised until reaching the circuit

Course Notes
Starting outside Linton Country School – This is neutral until for 0.63km until you get over the railway lines
The race starts at 0.00 at the corner of Akers Road & Linton Station Road – Ride Straight on Akers Road
0.93km Turn left onto Te Puna Road
3.1km Turn left onto Lochmoigh Road
4.16km Turn Left onto Linton Drain Road
5.71km Turn Right onto Craws Road
6.44km Turn Left onto Linton Station Road
7.35km Completes the circuit

Number of Laps depend on grades – Finish Line will be on Linton Station Road near Akers Road at the timing van

Race direction is anti clockwise
7.35km Circuit
A grade – 6 laps – 44.10 km
B grade – 5 laps – 36.75 km
C grade – 4 laps – 29.40 km
D grade – 3 laps-  22.05 km
E grade – 3 laps-  22.05 km

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https://nz.mapometer.com/cycling/route_4813690.html

$5 members / $10 non-members
5.15pm Sign on AT Linton Country School
5.45pm Race briefing – all riders must attend
First grade start 6.00pm
Rear light is compulsory

Traffic management will be in place, but this is to warn other road uses that we are there. There is no stop go provided at any junction – the roads are open and riders must obey NZ road rules at ALL times. Please be courteous to other road users

RIDER BRIEFING

  • Start & Meet outside in the Linton Country School – 77 Akers Road, Manawatu.
  • Sign on 5.15pm at HQ – (Bike Manawatu Timing Van outside Linton Country School)
  • Race briefing 5.45pm – all riders must attend
  • First grade start 6.00pm
  • Please remember to respect the locals living these roads.
  • Please be considerate.  No spitting or “snot rockets” in the bunch please
  • Please do not attend our event if you are unwell
  • The roads are narrow, please be mindful of motorists.

SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

  • Traffic management will be in place, but this is to warn other road uses that we are there.
  • Roads are open and all normal road rules apply (riders must obey NZ road rules at ALL times)
  • Marshals are provided for direction and in some places to stop cyclists due to traffic
  • Riders must give way at all junctions as required.
  • Please be courteous to other road users

Course Specific Notes

  • Do not cross the center line unless safe to do so.
  • We are on narrow quite roads when often there is no white line. Stay left
  • Riders should not exceed 2 abreast
  • Beware of local farmers and their equipment
  • Please be aware of the train tracks during your neutral ride to the start of the course on Akers Road
  • Be courteous to other road users
  • We RECOMMEND the use of a rear light.

Additional Notes

  • Bathrooms & Parking will be available at Linton Country School
  • Visiting riders please return your bib number at the completion of the race or you may be invoiced for a replacement.
  • Thank you to everyone who entered and registered the contact tracing form for marshals and spectators.
  • Please be courteous to all officials. It’s going to be busy. If someone asks you to move off the road, please do so.  
  • If you or one of your supporters are available to volunteer please let us know – We are always thankful to all of our volunteers who enable us to run these events
    Registrations / Timing / Marshals / STMS / First Aid / Lead & SAG Drivers You can help us out by identifying any volunteer roles on this form
    Thank You
  • **If you have been assigned a volunteer role for this event and you can no longer make it – it is your responsibility to find a replacement

A1 LOOPS – TAONUI AIRPORT –  COURSE INFO:

Course Notes
Starting and meeting near the corner of Aorangi & Durie Road Junction.
0.00 on Aorangi Road
0.06km Turn Left onto Durie Road
1.67km Turn Left onto Campbell Road
2.78km Turn Left onto Taonui Road
6.23km Turn Left onto Reids Line East
8.37km Turn Left onto Aorangi Road
10.55km Completes the circuit

Number of Laps depend on grades –

Race direction is anti clockwise
10.55km circuit
A Grade 5 Laps = 52.75 km
B Grade 4 Laps = 42.2 km
C Grade 3 Laps = 31.65 km
D Grade 2 Laps = 21.1 km 
E Grade 2 Laps = 21.1km

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https://nz.mapometer.com/cycling/route_4813689.html

$5 members / $10 non-members
5.15pm Sign on AT The Bike Manawatu Timing Van near the Aorangi Road / Durie Road Junction
5.45pm Race briefing – all riders must attend
First grade start 6.00pm
Rear light is compulsory

Traffic management will be in place, but this is to warn other road uses that we are there. There is no stop go provided at any junction – the roads are open and riders must obey NZ road rules at ALL times. Please be courteous to other road users

RIDER BRIEFING

  • Start & Meet near the Aorangi Road / Durie Road Junction
  • Sign on 5.15pm at HQ – (Bike Manawatu Timing Van)
  • Race briefing 5.45pm – all riders must attend
  • First grade start 6.00pm
  • Please remember to respect the locals living these roads.
  • Please be considerate.  No spitting or “snot rockets” in the bunch please
  • Please do not attend our event if you are unwell
  • The roads are narrow, please be mindful of motorists.

SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

  • Traffic management will be in place, but this is to warn other road uses that we are there.
  • Roads are open and all normal road rules apply (riders must obey NZ road rules at ALL times)
  • Marshals are provided for direction and in some places to stop cyclists due to traffic
  • Riders must give way at all junctions as required.
  • Please be courteous to other road users

Course Specific Notes

  • Do not cross the center line unless safe to do so.
  • We are on narrow quite roads when often there is no white line. Stay left
  • Riders should not exceed 2 abreast
  • Beware of local farmers and their equipment
  • Be courteous to other road users
  • We RECOMMEND the use of a rear light.

Additional Notes

  • No Bathrooms available on this course, please ensure you are prepared
  • Please be respectful to the local residence when parking as this will be limited, we do recommend parking in Feilding and riding to the course as your warm up
  • Visiting riders please return your bib number at the completion of the race or you may be invoiced for a replacement.
  • Thank you to everyone who entered and registered the contact tracing form for marshals and spectators.
  • Please be courteous to all officials. It’s going to be busy. If someone asks you to move off the road, please do so.  
  • If you or one of your supporters are available to volunteer please let us know – We are always thankful to all of our volunteers who enable us to run these events
    Registrations / Timing / Marshals / STMS / First Aid / Lead & SAG Drivers You can help us out by identifying any volunteer roles on this form
    Thank You
  • **If you have been assigned a volunteer role for this event and you can no longer make it – it is your responsibility to find a replacement

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