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WCNI Interclub Round 2: Hosted by Bike Manawatu–2nd May 2021

by | Mar 24, 2021

WCNI Interclub Round 2: Hosted by Bike Manawatu

Sunday 2nd May 2021
11.00am Start
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All riders MUST Pre Register Here before 10am Friday 30th April 2021 no late entries will be allowed.

Start & Meet outside the Halcombe Memorial Hall  75 Willoughby Street, Halcombe 4779)
Registration 10.00am at HQ – (Outside the Halcombe Memorial Hall)
Race briefing 10.45am – all riders must attend
First grade off at 11.00am
Entry Fee:$10.00 for all riders

  • A Grade = 3 Laps – approx 60km
  • B Grade = 3 Laps – approx 60km
  • C Grade = 2 Laps – approx 40km
  • D Grade = 1 Lap – approx 20km
  • E Grade=  1 Lap – approx 20km

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 Notes can be found further down this page

WCNI INTERCLUB 2021

  • Round 1 – Whanganui – 10th April 2021
  • Round 2 – Manawatu – 2nd May 2021
  • Manfeild 6 Hour Cycle Challenge – Teams Interclub Challenge
  • Round 3 – Hawera – 23rd May 2021
  • Round 4 – Whanganui – 13th June 2021

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 outside the Halcombe Memorial Hall – 75 Willoughby Street, Halcombe – 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 Halcombe residence and their nature strips I.e please don’t park on the soggy verge
  • Please proceed to registration

START LIST & NUMBERS

  • Bike Manawatu Members: As we have been trailing for some time the number allocated for this event will be your permanent number for all future BM events. 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.
  • For our visiting riders from within West Coast North Island you will be given a paper number (Please return this at the completion of the race) 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 outside the Halcombe Memorial Hall – 75 Willoughby Street, Halcombe. There will be a marshal / volunteer to assist and direct
  • We will have hand sanitiser available at registration 
  • Payment is preferred online however cash on the day is acceptable as well.
  • 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 (Shiny side out) if it is not it may not read on our system, therefore you may not receive a finish time.
  • All riders are to ensure they have a valid 2021 license and have this readily available on the day.

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
    4 fingers below top of spokes
    Transponder photo.
  • 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.
  • If you are available to help volunteer on the day please help by filling in this form https://forms.gle/bctorhM46mDYy1SJ9 .
  • Volunteers are to report to the race manager by 10.15am please.

RIDER BRIEFING

  • A Grade = 3 Laps – approx 60km
  • B Grade = 3 Laps – approx 60km
  • C Grade = 2 Laps – approx 40km
  • D Grade = 1 Lap – approx 20km
  • E Grade=  1 Lap – approx 20km
  • Start & Meet outside the Halcombe Memorial Hall – 75 Willoughby Street, Halcombe
  • Sign on 10.00am at HQ – (Outside the Hallcombe Memorial Hall)
  • 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
  • CNZ junior gear restrictions apply to all Bike Manawatu juniors. Top 3 will be rolled out at the finish!

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
  • There is a 1 lane bridge at the top of Stanway Road – cyclists must give way to motorists – this bridge will not have a marshal present
  • The days are shortening so we RECOMMEND the use of a rear light.

Additional Notes

  • Bathrooms are currently unavailable at the Halcombe Memorial Hall as we have not paid for hireage 
    Public toilets are available at the Halcombe sports feild just over the round about at 49 Willoughby Street 
  • 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.     
  • First grade is off at 11am and others at 5 minute gaps, please be organised.
  • Bike Manawatu riders, please bring along a plate of food to share after the race. Thank You
  • 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
    Thank You

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Halcombe – 20.36KM
Course Notes
0.00km Start & Finish at the Halcolmbe Pub on Willoughby Street
0.05km Turn Left at the roundabout onto Stanway Road
6.7km *Beware 1 lane bridge*
7.27km Turn Left onto Makino Road
12.54km Turn Left onto Tokorangi Road
19.45km Tokorangi Road turns into Willoughby Street
20.36km Finish Line (D & E Finish)
20.50km LAP 2 Close circuit for laps
20.54km Turn Left at the roundabout onto Stanway Road
27.2km *Beware 1 lane bridge*
27.8km Turn Left onto Makino Road
33km Turn Left onto Tokorangi Road
33.9km Tokorangi Road turns into Willoughby Street
40.9 km Finish Line (C Grade Finish)
41km LAP 3 Close circuit for laps
41.1km Turn Left at the roundabout onto Stanway Road
47.7km *Beware 1 lane bridge*
48.3 Turn Left onto Makino Road
53.5km Turn Left onto Tokorangi Road
60.4 Tokorangi Road turns into Willoughby Street
61.4km Finish Line (A & B Grade Finish)

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Volunteers Required:

Race Manager:
Assistance Race Manager / Registration:
Timing
STMS
Traffic Set Up
x1 Marshal – Start / Finish 
x1 Marshal – Makino Road / Stanway Road – Directional Marshal / on corner to ensure cyclists give way / stop to traffic
x1 Marshal – Makino Road / Tokorangi Road – Directional Marshal
Lead Car
Service / Sag Vehicle
First Aid
Please head on over to the Volunteers Document to learn more about these positions.
If you find yourself in a position to help out please email secretary@bikemanawatu.co.nz
Every effort is very much appreciated.

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