Schwalbe / British Cycling 4X Series Rd2

MTB 4X , Port Talbot – Sunday, 17 May 2015

Event Summary

Event Overview

2015 Race Schedule: 

The bike park is open as normal and you must follow the local rules & fees.

The course will be marked out on Saturday and there will be registration during Saturday afternoon.

Sunday – Race Day

Registration 8.30am to 10.30am You must sign on and register before riding the track.

09.30 Open practice on whole track.

10:30 Gate Practice Session 1 for Fun, Big Fun, Rippers, Juvenile, Youth, Master, Vets and Ladies only (Number Boards 251+)

11.00  Gate Practice Session 2 for Junior, Senior, Pro Elite only (Number boards 250 and below

During Gate practice sessions the lower half of the track is open to everyone as normal.

11.25 Rider List posted – you must check this list before the motos are drawn. Any mistakes cannot be rectified after the motos have been printed.

11.30 Course Closed.

11.45 Motos Printed

12.00 Riders meeting.

12.05 3 Motos

Run Offs

Heats

Finals
4.30pm Podiums Top 5 in each category


Entry procedure, distribution of identification numbers: The race is pre-entry only, though if spaces remain, we will accept very limited entries on the day. Enter via the British Cycling website.

If you’re racing Fun or Big Fun you do not need a race licence but for all other categories please make sure you have a valid British Cycling Membership (Silver or Gold) and a Race Licence.

Race entry is £30.00 plus British Cycling booking fee.

Racer numbers will be available at Registration where all riders must sign on and present their valid racing licence (except Fun). Failure to produce a valid racing licence will mean an instant £10.00 cash administration charge that will go straight to British Cycling. Once paid the rider can then complete registration and compete in the event.

Riders will be given one number board for the series. It is their responsibility to look after it. A lost number board will mean a £5.00 charge for a replacement as will a number board that has a modified shape and sponsors' logos removed. No defacing of number boards. The number boards remain the property of British 4X Series until the end of your race season.


Rider Registration is open: Sunday 08:30 to 10:30

  • Fun 13 to 16 Riders must be in the year of their 13th or 16th birthdays.
  • Big Fun - Riders must be in there 17th year or older.
  • Rippers Riders must be in the year of their 10th, 11th or 12th birthdays. 
  • Juvenile - Riders must be in the year of their 13th or 14th birthday.
  • Youth - Riders in the year of their 15th or 16th birthdays.
  • Junior - Riders in the year of their 17th or 18th birthdays.
  • Senior - Riders in the year of their 19th birthday then the Senior category is the appropriate aged based category.
  • Master - For riders aged 30 to 39.  
  • Veteran - For riders aged 40+


Prize Money: The 3 in Pro Elite Men will receive prize money.

Race Regulations: The event will run under BC and UCI Regulations and Penalties. Please make sure you aware of the rules. A course inspection will performed before the start of practice with the Chief BC Commissaire and any recommendations will be implemented.

The course will be covered by marshals. They will have red and yellow flags, radio communications and be briefed each morning.
British 4X rules incorporate those laid out in the current BC handbook. 

We recommend that all riders and especially Juvenile and Youth age riders must wear the following body armour: Full Spine Elbow pads Knee pads.

Behavior - Anti-social behaviour, vandalsim, riding mini-bikes, motorbikes, driving recklessly at the event (Disqualified). Acts of violence, intimidation or vandalism will receive a lifetime ban. Under suspicion of theft, the police will be called and you will be detained until their arrival

Race Timing: Race Timing will be carried out by the British 4X Team, Results will be posted in the main arena on completion of each event and online by Monday 12:00 after the event.  The riders will start from the 4 man start gate. The finish line officals will identify riders by there number board to capture the riders crossing the line.

Overall Series

Top 3 Riders on Podium

Minimum of 5 riders to make a Series Podium category

Best 5 from 6 Rounds with the Final round being the deciding round if any category is drawn on Points.

If there is a draw on the final race highest place finisher decides the title using the count back.

Points award by finishing position in race category.

 

Team Cup:

Team Members need to be registered at the first round of the series. Riders can be added to the team until the 3rd round of the series but the points cannot be back dated.

There is a registration fee of £10 per team (all the money collected from registering a team will go to the winning team at the end of the series) – Only registered teams will score points.  All rounds count for the team cup with the top 3 highest place point’s scorers counting from each team. You can register up to 10 team members.

 

Medical: Paramedic Medical Cover will be provided, both on course and from an identifiable Base Station in the event arena. 

Illegal Drugs Policy:

We run a zero tolerance policy on illegal drugs. If we suspect you are in possession of or using illegal drugs we will ask you to leave the venue and the Police may well be called.

Rider Conduct:

A rider seen/herd to be talking about taking out another rider will be disqualified from the race and will receive no refund.  

Camping: Camping will be available onsite in a separate Camping area.
PA System: A full Public Announcement Facility will be on site with announcements throughout the day. A Notice Board will also be on display in the Race Office/Rider Registration area for displaying information regarding the event.

Catering: There will be onsite Catering providing fresh hot and cold food and refreshments. 

Toilets: This will also include men & women-only facilities. All will be serviced on Saturday evening and re-stocked throughout the weekend.

Refunds and Transfers: If you wish to cancel a booking please note the following cancellation conditions: 29+ days notice: £75% paid back. 15-28 days notice: 50% paid back. 14 days or less notice: no refund.
Transfer requests 14 days or less notice are not applicable. Please note you cannot swap your entry with a new rider. Please note the race weekend set up starts from on Friday therefore the timescales above mean all e-mails must be received by our deadline which is 17.00 on the Thursday.
Please email chris.roberts@british4x.com. Please note we will not deal with any cancellations over the phone, by text or Facebook. British 4X Series reserves the right to modify or cancel any event if circumstances beyond the control of the organiser should arise. This includes cancellation of event due to extreme weather, acts of God, violence, civil disobedience and war. If a British 4X Series event is cancelled we will not be liable for costs of travel fares, hotels, or any other expenses that may be incurred. It is your responsibility to ensure the race is going ahead before travelling. We will do our best to inform you if the race has to be cancelled but we do not accept liability if we are unable to contact you. We strongly advise that you check before making travel and accommodation arrangements. If the event is cancelled we are unable to refund or part refund any entry fee. We are also unable to transfer your entry to another event. 
Please follow the British 4X Series on Facebook to ensure you are kept up to date.

Live Updates: 
All Motos, heats and finals all be uploaded live to the British 4X Website during race day subject to 3G phone signal.


Media: Video, race reports and photos will be avaible after the race and will be supplied to Dirt Magazine, Pinkbike.com, British Cycling, Wideopen, Ride.io, Cycling News, Moredirt, and more to follow.

Rules- Full List on http://www.british4x.com/race/rules-for-british-4x-series/

Event Details

Event URN:

376857

Start Date:

Sun, 17th May 2015

Event Type:

MTB 4X (Competitive)

Venue:

Afan 4X Track, Afan Dirt Park, Port Talbot, SA12 9SP

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Series:

British Cycling 4X Series

Entry close date

Fri, 15th May 2015

Results

Confirmed Results

Big Fun 17+

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Big Fun 17+ - Results
1.  Craig Heyneke Finished 0

1. Craig Heyneke -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
2.  Ashley Sinden Finished 0

2. Ashley Sinden -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
3.  Pete Ralphs Finished 0

3. Pete Ralphs -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
4.  Matthew Wilson Finished Senior 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
5.  James Ferrand Finished 0

5. James Ferrand -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
6.  peter mascall Finished 0

6. peter mascall -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
7.  Pete Carvell Finished 0

7. Pete Carvell -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished

Fun 13-16

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Fun 13-16 - Results
1.  Leon Bradley Decoy BMX Club Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
2.  Joe Palmer Finished 0

2. Joe Palmer -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
3.  Ellis Roges-byrne Finished 0

3. Ellis Roges-byrne -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
4.  Alex Powell Dambusters Finished Youth 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth

Junior 17-18

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Junior 17-18 - Results
1.  Rhys Jenner Finished Junior 150

1. Rhys Jenner -

Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Junior
2.  Joe Wallbridge Bristol BMX Club Finished Junior 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Junior
3.  Christopher Potter Finished Junior 110
Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: Junior

Juvenile 13-14

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Juvenile 13-14 - Results
1.  Shane Davies Finished Juvenile 0

1. Shane Davies -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
2.  Declan Willicombe Milton Keynes BMX Racing Club Finished Juvenile 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
3.  Harry Fernihough Finished Juvenile 110
Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
4.  Rhys Mahon Finished Juvenile 100

4. Rhys Mahon -

Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
5.  Ted Dalleywater Royston Rockets BMX Racing Clu... Finished Juvenile 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
6.  Tom Bell Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Juvenile 80
Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
7.  Callum Rhead Finished Juvenile 70

7. Callum Rhead -

Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
8.  Nicholas Harding Finished Juvenile 65
Points: 65 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
9.  Tyla Rosser Finished Juvenile 60

9. Tyla Rosser -

Points: 60 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
10.  Joe Cooper Finished Juvenile 55

10. Joe Cooper -

Points: 55 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile

Master 30-39

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Master 30-39 - Results
1.  Stephen Russell Finished Master 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
2.  Chris Smith Finished Master 125

2. Chris Smith -

Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
3.  David Sibley Finished Master 110

3. David Sibley -

Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
4.  David Jaquin Finished Master 100

4. David Jaquin -

Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
5.  Chris Cumming Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Master 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
6.  Marti Pearce Finished Master 80

6. Marti Pearce -

Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
7.  Gary Edwards Finished Master 70

7. Gary Edwards -

Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
8.  Michael Dewsnap Finished Master 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
9.  Andy Bray Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Master 60
Points: 60 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
10.  Mark Fernihough Finished Master 55
Points: 55 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
11.  Adam Hill Manchester BMX Club Finished N/A 50
Points: 50 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
12.  Lee Feery Finished Master 47

12. Lee Feery -

Points: 47 | Status: Finished | Category: Master

Pro Elite

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Pro Elite - Results
1.  Lewis Lacey Finished Elite 150

1. Lewis Lacey -

Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
2.  Nathan Parsons Royal Leamington Spa CC (RLSCC... Finished Elite 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
3.  Luke Cryer Finished Elite 110

3. Luke Cryer -

Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
4.  Duncan Ferris Finished Elite 100
Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
5.  Dave Richardson Leisure Lakes Bikes.com Finished Elite 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
6.  Paul Bakewell Manchester BMX Club Finished Elite 80
Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
7.  David Roberts Finished Elite 70
Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
8.  Jack Hudson Finished Elite 65

8. Jack Hudson -

Points: 65 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
9.  Alexander Metcalfe Finished Elite 60
Points: 60 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
10.  James Whitby Finished Elite 55

10. James Whitby -

Points: 55 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
11.  Gabriel Suarez Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
12.  Connor Hudson Finished Elite 47

12. Connor Hudson -

Points: 47 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
13.  Matthew Sills Finished Elite 44

13. Matthew Sills -

Points: 44 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
14.  Richard Swales Finished Master 41
Points: 41 | Status: Finished | Category: Master

Rippers (10-12)

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Rippers (10-12) - Results
1.  Louie Partridge Decoy BMX Club Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
2.  Tyler Partridge Decoy BMX Club Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
3.  Callum Greenwood Bristol BMX Club Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
4.  George Madley Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
5.  Louie Fernihough Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
6.  Luke Madley Finished N/A 0

6. Luke Madley -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A

Senior 18-29

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Senior 18-29 - Results
1.  Daniel Wagstaff Finished Senior 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
2.  Lewis Ashe Knowsley BMX Club Finished Senior 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
3.  Mop Head Finished 0

3. Mop Head -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
4.  Martin Dorn Evans Cycles Race Team Finished Senior 100
Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
5.  Richard Holroyd Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Senior 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
6.  Ash Brown Finished N/A 80

6. Ash Brown -

Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
7.  Ben Jones Finished Senior 70

7. Ben Jones -

Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
8.  Simon Nash MB Swindon Finished Senior 65
Points: 65 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
9.  Jonathon Kanalas Warsop Wheelies BMX Club Finished Senior 60
Points: 60 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
10.  Jordan Scott Gawton Gravity Hub Finished Senior 55
Points: 55 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
11.  Andrew Cooper Finished Senior 50

11. Andrew Cooper -

Points: 50 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
12.  Jamie Mercer Knowsley BMX Club Finished Senior 47
Points: 47 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
13.  Tom Burch Finished Senior 44

13. Tom Burch -

Points: 44 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
14.  Ben Lovell Black Canon Collective Finished Senior 41
Points: 41 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
15.  Lee Green Finished Senior 38

15. Lee Green -

Points: 38 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
16.  Luke Roberts Finished Senior 36

16. Luke Roberts -

Points: 36 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
17.  Joshua Harris Finished Senior 34

17. Joshua Harris -

Points: 34 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
18.  Chris Beckett Leisure Lakes Bikes.com Finished Senior 32
Points: 32 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
19.  David Thomason Finished N/A 30
Points: 30 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
20.  Mike Hayward Finished Senior 28

20. Mike Hayward -

Points: 28 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior

Veteran 40+

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Veteran 40+ - Results
1.  Benjamin Rafferty Finished Veteran 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
2.  Jason Jessop Braintree BMX Racing Club Finished Veteran 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
3.  Paddy Baker Finished 0

3. Paddy Baker -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
4.  Jonathan Walters Finished Veteran 100
Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
5.  Simon Rickett Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Veteran 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
6.  Paul Soden Birmingham BMX Club Finished Veteran 80
Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
7.  John Lord Dame Cycling Finished Veteran 70
Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
8.  Jason Holland Finished Veteran 65
Points: 65 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
9.  Alan Turner Mid Shropshire Wheelers Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
10.  rhys gravell Finished 0

10. rhys gravell -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished

Women

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Women - Results
1.  Megan Wherry Gawton Gravity Hub Finished Youth 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
2.  Heather Kay Gawton Gravity Hub Finished Master 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
3.  Tyde D'Souza Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Youth 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
4.  Natasha Bradley Decoy BMX Club Finished Junior 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Junior
5.  Hannah Escott Finished Senior 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
6.  Mabel Mundy Finished N/A 125

6. Mabel Mundy -

Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
7.  Clare Curtis Royal Leamington Spa CC (RLSCC... Finished Master 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
8.  Marie Brown Finished N/A 110

8. Marie Brown -

Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
9.  Sheena Booker Dame Cycling Finished Veteran 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
10.  Jo McAllister Finished N/A 0

10. Jo McAllister -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
11.  Cheryl Deery Finished N/A 100

11. Cheryl Deery -

Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A

Youth 15-16

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Youth 15-16 - Results
1.  Aaron Dalleywater Royston Rockets BMX Racing Clu... Finished Youth 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
2.  Charles Currie Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Youth 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
3.  Oscar Powell Finished Youth 110

3. Oscar Powell -

Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
4.  Alex Piper Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Youth 100
Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
5.  Kyryll Burkynskyy Finished Youth 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
6.  Matthew O'Brien Cornwall BMX Racing Club Finished N/A 80
Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
7.  Lewis Giddings Finished Youth 70
Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
8.  Matthew Griffin Finished Youth 65
Points: 65 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
9.  Fin Keogh Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Youth 60
Points: 60 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
10.  Gregory Travis Finished Youth 55
Points: 55 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth

Reports

Megan Wherry and Lewis Lacey winners at round two of British Cycling MTB Four Cross Series

Posted 19/05/2015 - British Cycling

Wherry and Lacey take wins at Afan.

View Full Report

About the Event

Info for Riders

For all categories other than Fun, a full licence is required to race. Please check the British 4x website for details. www.british4x.com Sign on: 9am until 11am Practice: 9.30am to 11.30am Racing commences at 12:00 3 Motos Podiums 4.30pm

The Races

Big Fun 17+ Race
Date Start Classification Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 Non-Ranking N/A
Entry: On Day: (£30.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
Non-Ranking,  | N/A
Fun 13-16 Race
Date Start Classification Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 Non-Ranking N/A
Entry: On Day: (£30.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
Non-Ranking,  | N/A
Junior 17-18 Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Junior
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Junior
Juvenile 13-14 Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Juvenile
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Juvenile
Master 30-39 Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Master
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Master
Pro Elite Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Elite
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Elite
Rippers (10-12) Race
Date Start Classification Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 Non-Ranking 10-12
Entry: On Day: (£20.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
Non-Ranking,  | 10-12
Senior 18-29 Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Senior
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Senior
Veteran 40+ Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B G/Vet, Veteran
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | G/Vet, Veteran
Women Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Elite, Junior, ...
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Elite, Junior, ...
Youth 15-16 Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Youth
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Youth

Event Summary

Event Overview

2015 Race Schedule: 

The bike park is open as normal and you must follow the local rules & fees.

The course will be marked out on Saturday and there will be registration during Saturday afternoon.

Sunday – Race Day

Registration 8.30am to 10.30am You must sign on and register before riding the track.

09.30 Open practice on whole track.

10:30 Gate Practice Session 1 for Fun, Big Fun, Rippers, Juvenile, Youth, Master, Vets and Ladies only (Number Boards 251+)

11.00  Gate Practice Session 2 for Junior, Senior, Pro Elite only (Number boards 250 and below

During Gate practice sessions the lower half of the track is open to everyone as normal.

11.25 Rider List posted – you must check this list before the motos are drawn. Any mistakes cannot be rectified after the motos have been printed.

11.30 Course Closed.

11.45 Motos Printed

12.00 Riders meeting.

12.05 3 Motos

Run Offs

Heats

Finals
4.30pm Podiums Top 5 in each category


Entry procedure, distribution of identification numbers: The race is pre-entry only, though if spaces remain, we will accept very limited entries on the day. Enter via the British Cycling website.

If you’re racing Fun or Big Fun you do not need a race licence but for all other categories please make sure you have a valid British Cycling Membership (Silver or Gold) and a Race Licence.

Race entry is £30.00 plus British Cycling booking fee.

Racer numbers will be available at Registration where all riders must sign on and present their valid racing licence (except Fun). Failure to produce a valid racing licence will mean an instant £10.00 cash administration charge that will go straight to British Cycling. Once paid the rider can then complete registration and compete in the event.

Riders will be given one number board for the series. It is their responsibility to look after it. A lost number board will mean a £5.00 charge for a replacement as will a number board that has a modified shape and sponsors' logos removed. No defacing of number boards. The number boards remain the property of British 4X Series until the end of your race season.


Rider Registration is open: Sunday 08:30 to 10:30

  • Fun 13 to 16 Riders must be in the year of their 13th or 16th birthdays.
  • Big Fun - Riders must be in there 17th year or older.
  • Rippers Riders must be in the year of their 10th, 11th or 12th birthdays. 
  • Juvenile - Riders must be in the year of their 13th or 14th birthday.
  • Youth - Riders in the year of their 15th or 16th birthdays.
  • Junior - Riders in the year of their 17th or 18th birthdays.
  • Senior - Riders in the year of their 19th birthday then the Senior category is the appropriate aged based category.
  • Master - For riders aged 30 to 39.  
  • Veteran - For riders aged 40+


Prize Money: The 3 in Pro Elite Men will receive prize money.

Race Regulations: The event will run under BC and UCI Regulations and Penalties. Please make sure you aware of the rules. A course inspection will performed before the start of practice with the Chief BC Commissaire and any recommendations will be implemented.

The course will be covered by marshals. They will have red and yellow flags, radio communications and be briefed each morning.
British 4X rules incorporate those laid out in the current BC handbook. 

We recommend that all riders and especially Juvenile and Youth age riders must wear the following body armour: Full Spine Elbow pads Knee pads.

Behavior - Anti-social behaviour, vandalsim, riding mini-bikes, motorbikes, driving recklessly at the event (Disqualified). Acts of violence, intimidation or vandalism will receive a lifetime ban. Under suspicion of theft, the police will be called and you will be detained until their arrival

Race Timing: Race Timing will be carried out by the British 4X Team, Results will be posted in the main arena on completion of each event and online by Monday 12:00 after the event.  The riders will start from the 4 man start gate. The finish line officals will identify riders by there number board to capture the riders crossing the line.

Overall Series

Top 3 Riders on Podium

Minimum of 5 riders to make a Series Podium category

Best 5 from 6 Rounds with the Final round being the deciding round if any category is drawn on Points.

If there is a draw on the final race highest place finisher decides the title using the count back.

Points award by finishing position in race category.

 

Team Cup:

Team Members need to be registered at the first round of the series. Riders can be added to the team until the 3rd round of the series but the points cannot be back dated.

There is a registration fee of £10 per team (all the money collected from registering a team will go to the winning team at the end of the series) – Only registered teams will score points.  All rounds count for the team cup with the top 3 highest place point’s scorers counting from each team. You can register up to 10 team members.

 

Medical: Paramedic Medical Cover will be provided, both on course and from an identifiable Base Station in the event arena. 

Illegal Drugs Policy:

We run a zero tolerance policy on illegal drugs. If we suspect you are in possession of or using illegal drugs we will ask you to leave the venue and the Police may well be called.

Rider Conduct:

A rider seen/herd to be talking about taking out another rider will be disqualified from the race and will receive no refund.  

Camping: Camping will be available onsite in a separate Camping area.
PA System: A full Public Announcement Facility will be on site with announcements throughout the day. A Notice Board will also be on display in the Race Office/Rider Registration area for displaying information regarding the event.

Catering: There will be onsite Catering providing fresh hot and cold food and refreshments. 

Toilets: This will also include men & women-only facilities. All will be serviced on Saturday evening and re-stocked throughout the weekend.

Refunds and Transfers: If you wish to cancel a booking please note the following cancellation conditions: 29+ days notice: £75% paid back. 15-28 days notice: 50% paid back. 14 days or less notice: no refund.
Transfer requests 14 days or less notice are not applicable. Please note you cannot swap your entry with a new rider. Please note the race weekend set up starts from on Friday therefore the timescales above mean all e-mails must be received by our deadline which is 17.00 on the Thursday.
Please email chris.roberts@british4x.com. Please note we will not deal with any cancellations over the phone, by text or Facebook. British 4X Series reserves the right to modify or cancel any event if circumstances beyond the control of the organiser should arise. This includes cancellation of event due to extreme weather, acts of God, violence, civil disobedience and war. If a British 4X Series event is cancelled we will not be liable for costs of travel fares, hotels, or any other expenses that may be incurred. It is your responsibility to ensure the race is going ahead before travelling. We will do our best to inform you if the race has to be cancelled but we do not accept liability if we are unable to contact you. We strongly advise that you check before making travel and accommodation arrangements. If the event is cancelled we are unable to refund or part refund any entry fee. We are also unable to transfer your entry to another event. 
Please follow the British 4X Series on Facebook to ensure you are kept up to date.

Live Updates: 
All Motos, heats and finals all be uploaded live to the British 4X Website during race day subject to 3G phone signal.


Media: Video, race reports and photos will be avaible after the race and will be supplied to Dirt Magazine, Pinkbike.com, British Cycling, Wideopen, Ride.io, Cycling News, Moredirt, and more to follow.

Rules- Full List on http://www.british4x.com/race/rules-for-british-4x-series/

Event Details

Event URN:

376857

Start Date:

Sun, 17th May 2015

Event Type:

MTB 4X (Competitive)

Venue:

Afan 4X Track, Afan Dirt Park, Port Talbot, SA12 9SP

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Series:

British Cycling 4X Series

Entry close date

Fri, 15th May 2015

Results

Confirmed Results

Big Fun 17+

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Big Fun 17+ - Results
1.  Craig Heyneke Finished 0

1. Craig Heyneke -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
2.  Ashley Sinden Finished 0

2. Ashley Sinden -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
3.  Pete Ralphs Finished 0

3. Pete Ralphs -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
4.  Matthew Wilson Finished Senior 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
5.  James Ferrand Finished 0

5. James Ferrand -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
6.  peter mascall Finished 0

6. peter mascall -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
7.  Pete Carvell Finished 0

7. Pete Carvell -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished

Fun 13-16

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Fun 13-16 - Results
1.  Leon Bradley Decoy BMX Club Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
2.  Joe Palmer Finished 0

2. Joe Palmer -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
3.  Ellis Roges-byrne Finished 0

3. Ellis Roges-byrne -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
4.  Alex Powell Dambusters Finished Youth 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth

Junior 17-18

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Junior 17-18 - Results
1.  Rhys Jenner Finished Junior 150

1. Rhys Jenner -

Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Junior
2.  Joe Wallbridge Bristol BMX Club Finished Junior 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Junior
3.  Christopher Potter Finished Junior 110
Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: Junior

Juvenile 13-14

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Juvenile 13-14 - Results
1.  Shane Davies Finished Juvenile 0

1. Shane Davies -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
2.  Declan Willicombe Milton Keynes BMX Racing Club Finished Juvenile 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
3.  Harry Fernihough Finished Juvenile 110
Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
4.  Rhys Mahon Finished Juvenile 100

4. Rhys Mahon -

Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
5.  Ted Dalleywater Royston Rockets BMX Racing Clu... Finished Juvenile 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
6.  Tom Bell Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Juvenile 80
Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
7.  Callum Rhead Finished Juvenile 70

7. Callum Rhead -

Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
8.  Nicholas Harding Finished Juvenile 65
Points: 65 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
9.  Tyla Rosser Finished Juvenile 60

9. Tyla Rosser -

Points: 60 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile
10.  Joe Cooper Finished Juvenile 55

10. Joe Cooper -

Points: 55 | Status: Finished | Category: Juvenile

Master 30-39

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Master 30-39 - Results
1.  Stephen Russell Finished Master 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
2.  Chris Smith Finished Master 125

2. Chris Smith -

Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
3.  David Sibley Finished Master 110

3. David Sibley -

Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
4.  David Jaquin Finished Master 100

4. David Jaquin -

Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
5.  Chris Cumming Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Master 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
6.  Marti Pearce Finished Master 80

6. Marti Pearce -

Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
7.  Gary Edwards Finished Master 70

7. Gary Edwards -

Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
8.  Michael Dewsnap Finished Master 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
9.  Andy Bray Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Master 60
Points: 60 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
10.  Mark Fernihough Finished Master 55
Points: 55 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
11.  Adam Hill Manchester BMX Club Finished N/A 50
Points: 50 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
12.  Lee Feery Finished Master 47

12. Lee Feery -

Points: 47 | Status: Finished | Category: Master

Pro Elite

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Pro Elite - Results
1.  Lewis Lacey Finished Elite 150

1. Lewis Lacey -

Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
2.  Nathan Parsons Royal Leamington Spa CC (RLSCC... Finished Elite 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
3.  Luke Cryer Finished Elite 110

3. Luke Cryer -

Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
4.  Duncan Ferris Finished Elite 100
Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
5.  Dave Richardson Leisure Lakes Bikes.com Finished Elite 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
6.  Paul Bakewell Manchester BMX Club Finished Elite 80
Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
7.  David Roberts Finished Elite 70
Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
8.  Jack Hudson Finished Elite 65

8. Jack Hudson -

Points: 65 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
9.  Alexander Metcalfe Finished Elite 60
Points: 60 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
10.  James Whitby Finished Elite 55

10. James Whitby -

Points: 55 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
11.  Gabriel Suarez Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
12.  Connor Hudson Finished Elite 47

12. Connor Hudson -

Points: 47 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
13.  Matthew Sills Finished Elite 44

13. Matthew Sills -

Points: 44 | Status: Finished | Category: Elite
14.  Richard Swales Finished Master 41
Points: 41 | Status: Finished | Category: Master

Rippers (10-12)

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Rippers (10-12) - Results
1.  Louie Partridge Decoy BMX Club Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
2.  Tyler Partridge Decoy BMX Club Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
3.  Callum Greenwood Bristol BMX Club Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
4.  George Madley Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
5.  Louie Fernihough Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
6.  Luke Madley Finished N/A 0

6. Luke Madley -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A

Senior 18-29

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Senior 18-29 - Results
1.  Daniel Wagstaff Finished Senior 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
2.  Lewis Ashe Knowsley BMX Club Finished Senior 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
3.  Mop Head Finished 0

3. Mop Head -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
4.  Martin Dorn Evans Cycles Race Team Finished Senior 100
Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
5.  Richard Holroyd Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Senior 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
6.  Ash Brown Finished N/A 80

6. Ash Brown -

Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
7.  Ben Jones Finished Senior 70

7. Ben Jones -

Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
8.  Simon Nash MB Swindon Finished Senior 65
Points: 65 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
9.  Jonathon Kanalas Warsop Wheelies BMX Club Finished Senior 60
Points: 60 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
10.  Jordan Scott Gawton Gravity Hub Finished Senior 55
Points: 55 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
11.  Andrew Cooper Finished Senior 50

11. Andrew Cooper -

Points: 50 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
12.  Jamie Mercer Knowsley BMX Club Finished Senior 47
Points: 47 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
13.  Tom Burch Finished Senior 44

13. Tom Burch -

Points: 44 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
14.  Ben Lovell Black Canon Collective Finished Senior 41
Points: 41 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
15.  Lee Green Finished Senior 38

15. Lee Green -

Points: 38 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
16.  Luke Roberts Finished Senior 36

16. Luke Roberts -

Points: 36 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
17.  Joshua Harris Finished Senior 34

17. Joshua Harris -

Points: 34 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
18.  Chris Beckett Leisure Lakes Bikes.com Finished Senior 32
Points: 32 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
19.  David Thomason Finished N/A 30
Points: 30 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
20.  Mike Hayward Finished Senior 28

20. Mike Hayward -

Points: 28 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior

Veteran 40+

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Veteran 40+ - Results
1.  Benjamin Rafferty Finished Veteran 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
2.  Jason Jessop Braintree BMX Racing Club Finished Veteran 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
3.  Paddy Baker Finished 0

3. Paddy Baker -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished
4.  Jonathan Walters Finished Veteran 100
Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
5.  Simon Rickett Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Veteran 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
6.  Paul Soden Birmingham BMX Club Finished Veteran 80
Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
7.  John Lord Dame Cycling Finished Veteran 70
Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
8.  Jason Holland Finished Veteran 65
Points: 65 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
9.  Alan Turner Mid Shropshire Wheelers Finished N/A 0
Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
10.  rhys gravell Finished 0

10. rhys gravell -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished

Women

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Women - Results
1.  Megan Wherry Gawton Gravity Hub Finished Youth 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
2.  Heather Kay Gawton Gravity Hub Finished Master 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
3.  Tyde D'Souza Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Youth 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
4.  Natasha Bradley Decoy BMX Club Finished Junior 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Junior
5.  Hannah Escott Finished Senior 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Senior
6.  Mabel Mundy Finished N/A 125

6. Mabel Mundy -

Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
7.  Clare Curtis Royal Leamington Spa CC (RLSCC... Finished Master 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Master
8.  Marie Brown Finished N/A 110

8. Marie Brown -

Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
9.  Sheena Booker Dame Cycling Finished Veteran 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Veteran
10.  Jo McAllister Finished N/A 0

10. Jo McAllister -

Points: 0 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
11.  Cheryl Deery Finished N/A 100

11. Cheryl Deery -

Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A

Youth 15-16

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Points
Youth 15-16 - Results
1.  Aaron Dalleywater Royston Rockets BMX Racing Clu... Finished Youth 150
Points: 150 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
2.  Charles Currie Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Youth 125
Points: 125 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
3.  Oscar Powell Finished Youth 110

3. Oscar Powell -

Points: 110 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
4.  Alex Piper Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Youth 100
Points: 100 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
5.  Kyryll Burkynskyy Finished Youth 90
Points: 90 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
6.  Matthew O'Brien Cornwall BMX Racing Club Finished N/A 80
Points: 80 | Status: Finished | Category: N/A
7.  Lewis Giddings Finished Youth 70
Points: 70 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
8.  Matthew Griffin Finished Youth 65
Points: 65 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
9.  Fin Keogh Carrick Riders Mountain Bike C... Finished Youth 60
Points: 60 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth
10.  Gregory Travis Finished Youth 55
Points: 55 | Status: Finished | Category: Youth

Reports

Megan Wherry and Lewis Lacey winners at round two of British Cycling MTB Four Cross Series

Posted 19/05/2015 - British Cycling

Wherry and Lacey take wins at Afan.

View Full Report

About the Event

Info for Riders

For all categories other than Fun, a full licence is required to race. Please check the British 4x website for details. www.british4x.com Sign on: 9am until 11am Practice: 9.30am to 11.30am Racing commences at 12:00 3 Motos Podiums 4.30pm

The Races

Big Fun 17+ Race
Date Start Classification Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 Non-Ranking N/A
Entry: On Day: (£30.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
Non-Ranking,  | N/A
Fun 13-16 Race
Date Start Classification Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 Non-Ranking N/A
Entry: On Day: (£30.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
Non-Ranking,  | N/A
Junior 17-18 Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Junior
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Junior
Juvenile 13-14 Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Juvenile
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Juvenile
Master 30-39 Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Master
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Master
Pro Elite Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Elite
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Elite
Rippers (10-12) Race
Date Start Classification Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 Non-Ranking 10-12
Entry: On Day: (£20.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
Non-Ranking,  | 10-12
Senior 18-29 Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Senior
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Senior
Veteran 40+ Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B G/Vet, Veteran
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | G/Vet, Veteran
Women Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Elite, Junior, ...
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Elite, Junior, ...
Youth 15-16 Race
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
Sun 17/05/15 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Youth
Entry: On Day: (£40.00)
Sun 17/05/15 – 09:30
MTB National B, MTB 4X National B | Youth

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