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Colyton Out and back road race – Sunday 2nd August 2020 – 11am Start

by | Jul 14, 2020

Colyton Out and back road race (Taonui) – Sunday 2nd August 2020 – 11am Start

11am Start
All riders MUST Pre Register Here before 12 noon Saturday 01/08/2020 no late entries will be allowed.
We ask all volunteers & spectators to please fill in this form to allow for contact tracing plus this helps us with race day volunteers. – Click Here
Please Pre Register HERE

Start & Meet outside Colyton Hall – 548 Taonui Road, Colyton
Registration 10.15am at HQ – (Bike Manawatu Timing Van outside Colyton Hall)
Race briefing 10:45am – all riders must attend
First grade off at 11am

A Grade – 42.2 km
B Grade – 42.2 km
C Grade – 28 km
D Grade – 20.89 km
E Grade – 20.89 km
(All Course notes are below)

Riders will assemble at the Colyton Hall, and then race out and back along Taonui, Finnis and Valley Roads
$5 members / $10 non-members – 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

This will be a joint event between Manawatu School Cycling (MSC) and Bike Manawatu (BM). MSC will race 9-11am and BM 11am to 12.30pm. Riders will assemble at the Colyton Hall, A & B Grade will ride 42.2km C Grade 28km, D & E Grade 20.89 km. 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THIS EVENT

ARRIVAL

  • Please be aware Manawatu Schools Cycling will be running their event on the same course starting at 9am so parking may be quite sparse
  • All parking is to be well off the road – please respect the Colyton 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 Colyton Hall near our Timing Van. There will be a volunteer helping
  • We will have hand sanitiser available at registration
  • $5 members / $10 non-members – We 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 ask spectators/supporters to complete a  voluntary contract tracing form to help with tracing during Level 1. If you have not completed this online, please complete the paper copy at registration. This form also helps our race organisers with volunteers etc It can be completed on line here

RIDER BRIEFING

  • Start & Meet outside Colyton Hall on 548 Taonui Road, Colyton
  • Sign on 10.00am at HQ – (Bike Manawatu Timing Van outside Colyton Hall carpark)
  • Race briefing 10.45am – all riders must attend
  • First grade start 11.00am
  • 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
  • One way bridge on Valley Road

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 trucks, tankers and agricultural machinery
  • Be courteous to other road users
  • The days are shortening so we RECOMMEND the use of a rear light.

Additional Notes

  • Bathrooms will be available TBC
  • 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

A & B Grade – Course Notes Out & Back
0.00 km Starting outside the Colyton Hall 548 Taonui Road, Colyton
2.3 km continue on Taonui Road (Taonui / Valley Rd Intersection)
10.4 km Turn right onto Finnis Road
14 km on Finnis Road – Turn at the cone
17.7 km Turn Left onto Taonui Road
25.7 km Turn Left onto Valley Rd
33.8 km on Valley Road – Turn at the cone
41.9 km Turn Left onto Taonui Road
44.2 km Finish back at Colyton Hall

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C Grade – Course Notes Out & Back
0.00 km Starting outside the Colyton Hall 548 Taonui Road, Colyton
2.3 km continue on Taonui Road (Taonui / Valley Rd Intersection)
10.4 km Turn right onto Finnis Road
14 km on Finnis Road – Turn at the cone
17.7 km Turn Left onto Taonui Road
25.7 km continue on Taonui Road (Taonui / Valley Rd Intersection)
28 km Finish back at Colyton Hall
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D & E Grade Course Notes – Out & Back
0.00 km Starting outside the Colyton Hall 548 Taonui Road, Colyton
2.25 km Turn Right onto Valley Road (Taonui / Valley Rd Intersection)
10.45 km on Valley Road – Turn at the cone
18.64 km Turn Left onto Taonui Road
20.89 km Finish back at Colyton Hall
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Colyton Hall

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