BUCS Downhill Championships

MTB DH , TAUNTON – Friday, 19 Apr 2013

Event Details

Event URN:

251808

Start Date:

Fri, 19th Apr 2013

Finish date:

Sat, 20th Apr 2013

Event Type:

MTB DH (Competitive)

Venue:

Combe Sydenham, Monksilver, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 4JG
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Event Overview

BUCS is pleased to announce the MTB Downhill Championships will take place Friday 19- Saturday 20 April 2013 at Combe Sydenham.


Combe Sydenham on Friday 19th & Saturday 20th of April 2013.


The Venue: Combe Sydenham country park is situated on the eastern edge of the Exmoor National Park. The venue is well signposted from every direction, just follow the brown tourist signs. The venue is accessed off the B3188, between Elworthy and Monksilver The nearest Motorway junction is J25 of the M5 Taunton.
Postcode: TA4 4JG

Combe Sydenham finish arena is limited in space and will only be for spectators. A secondary area is available for the marquee, catering and registration. 


Nearest Train Station: Minehead Station Warren Road, Minehead TA24 5BG 01643 704 996

The nearest Ferry Port is: Brittany Ferries, Millbay, Plymouth, Devon, England, PL1 3EW. 0871 244 0744

The nearest Airport is: Bristol Airport Bristol BS48 3DY 0871 334 4444

Nearest Hospital: Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton Somerset TA1 5DA 01823 333 444

Nearest Police Station: Townsend Road, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5RJ.

Nearest Showers: West Somerset Leisure Centre Bircham Road Alcombe Minehead Somerset TA24 6AY 01643 708 815

Organisation: Chris Roberts Nakedracing
Race Director: Chris Roberts chris@nakedracing.com  Mobile 07540 723254 

2013 Race Schedule: 

Friday 08.00 Venue open for parking and camping. 
Saturday 07:00 Course open for on foot inspection only. No transport to the top is provided or permitted. 08:00 - 11:00

Race registration, please bring your valid 2013 BC/UCI Race Licence.

09.00 Uplift opens for all riders

09:30 Open practice for all riders.

18:00 Course Closed.

18:05 Riders meeting.

18:30 Course open for on foot inspection only. No transport to the top is provided or permitted.


Saturday 08:00 Uplift opens.

08:30 Open Practice for all.

10:10 Last Uplift Leaves.

10:15 First Uplift for racing.

10:45 Course Closed.

11:00 Timed Seeding Run followed by one timed race run.

17:30 Podium.

Entry procedure, distribution of identification numbers: The race is pre-entry only, though your University 

Racer numbers will be available at the race office (large white  marquee) where all riders must sign on and present their valid racing licence.
Riders will be given one number board for the race. It is your  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.

Race Categories Men & Womenand running order for both seeding and race run: 


Race Regulations: The event will run under BC and UCI Regulations and Penalties. Please make sure you aware of the rules.

Thursday 13:00 we will hold a course inspection with the Chief BC Commissaire, Head Marshal, Head of Course Maintenance and myself. Any recommendations will be implemented immediately.

Uplift Procedure: Tractors and trailers will be used to transport riders and bikes up the hill. Riders will be separated from their bikes and will be required to wear their helmet on their head at all times. We will provide an uplift marshal at the pick up point. We aim to lift at least 200 riders per hour.

Race Timing: Race Timing will be carried out by Naked racing Timing. Results will be posted in the main arena on completion of each event and online by Monday 12:00 after the event. Wireless communications will be used. The riders will start from a covered area with World Cup style start gate/wand to start the timing. The finish line will use laser beams again to capture the rider crossing the line.

Provisional results from each category will be printed and displayed within five minutes of the category finishing.

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

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. Si Paton will perform the commenarty. 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 from 08.00 on Friday. 

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

Mechanics: Kustom Bikes Shop on site.

Info for Riders

BUCS is pleased to announce the MTB Downhill Championships will take place Friday 19- Saturday 20 April 2013 at Combe Sydenham. Combe Sydenham on Friday 19th & Saturday 20th of April 2013. The Venue: Combe Sydenham country park is situated on the eastern edge of the Exmoor National Park. The venue is well signposted from every direction, just follow the brown tourist signs. The venue is accessed off the B3188, between Elworthy and Monksilver The nearest Motorway junction is J25 of the M5 Taunton. Postcode: TA4 4JG Entry procedure, distribution of identification numbers: The race is pre-entry only, though your University


The Races

Date Start Race name Classification Band Rider Cat Race length
19/04/13 01:00 Open Men MTB Regional A MTB DH Regional A Elite, Expert, N/A, ... ---
19/04/13 01:00 Open Women MTB Regional A MTB DH Regional A Elite, Senior ---

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Race Open Men
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat
Fri 19/04/13 01:00 MTB Regional A MTB DH Regional A Elite, Expert, N/A, Senior
Race Open Men
Fri 19/04/13 - 01:00
Classification: MTB Regional A
Band: MTB DH Regional A
Rider Cat: Elite, Expert, N/A, Senior
Race Open Women
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat
Fri 19/04/13 01:00 MTB Regional A MTB DH Regional A Elite, Senior
Race Open Women
Fri 19/04/13 - 01:00
Classification: MTB Regional A
Band: MTB DH Regional A
Rider Cat: Elite, Senior

Confirmed Results

Race Open Men

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
Results
1 Emyr Davies Team Skene/Don Skene Cycles Finished Elite 00:02:25:483 60
2 Guy Gibbs Finished Elite 00:02:29:190 50
3 Ben Nott Finished Expert 00:02:29:920 60
4 Christopher Gallagher Finished Expert 00:02:31:814 50
5 George Belk Finished Expert 00:02:32:208 45
6 Tom Cartigny Finished Expert 00:02:33:523 40
7 Christopher Keeble-Smith Finished Senior 00:02:35:657 60
8 Mark Prior Finished Senior 00:02:35:774 50
9 Iain Christie Finished 00:02:35:867 0
10 Ali Courtney Finished Senior 00:02:36:255 0
11 Scott Laughland Rock And Road Cycles Finished Expert 00:02:36:706 36
12 Max Robinson Finished Senior 00:02:36:749 36
13 Sam Boardman Finished Senior 00:02:37:076 32
14 Douglas Chalmers Finished Expert 00:02:37:984 32
15 Calum McRitchie Finished Expert 00:02:38:887 28
16 Matthew Shields Finished Senior 00:02:39:271 0
17 Edward Smith Finished Expert 00:02:39:612 26
18 Ed Thomsett Finished Expert 00:02:39:777 0
19 Ross Wilcox Peebles CC Finished Junior 00:02:40:807 60
20 Charlie Collins Finished Senior 00:02:41:021 0
21 Calum Mackie Finished Expert 00:02:41:472 0
22 Lewis Day Finished 00:02:41:548 0
23 Matthew Wright Finished 00:02:41:769 0
24 Peter Robinson Finished Senior 00:02:41:897 19
25 Tom Bennett Finished Senior 00:02:42:411 18
26 William Evans Finished Senior 00:02:42:692 17
27 David Davis Finished 00:02:42:731 0
28 Joseph Taylor Finished Expert 00:02:42:780 0
29 David Camus Finished 00:02:42:782 0
30 Adam Ramsay Perth City Cycles Finished Senior 00:02:43:088 0
31 Greg Hampton Finished Senior 00:02:43:445 13
32 Peter Warner Finished Senior 00:02:43:898 12
33 Callum Corbin Finished N/A 00:02:43:958 0
34 Matthew Kovar Finished Senior 00:02:44:596 10
35 Chris Pleass Finished 00:02:44:724 0
36 Dave Harvey Finished 00:02:44:891 0
37 Daniel Johnson Descend/Hamsterley Finished N/A 00:02:44:914 7
38 Lawrence Bigg Finished N/A 00:02:45:088 6
39 Sam Oakes Finished Senior 00:02:46:240 0
40 Andy Bennett Finished 00:02:47:419 0
41 Ollie Lynch Finished Senior 00:02:47:552 0
42 Simon Culverhouse Gawton Gravity Hub Finished 00:02:47:587 0
43 Elliot Stones Alford Wheelers Finished Junior 00:02:47:917 0
44 Daniel Coggan Finished Senior 00:02:48:044 0
45 Rich Gardiner Finished Senior 00:02:48:046 0
46 Duane Walker Finished 00:02:48:392 0
47 Gabriel Balbernie Collings Finished 00:02:48:459 0
48 Chris Henderson Finished 00:02:48:610 0
49 Matthew Addison Finished N/A 00:02:49:163 0
50 Tom Dryden Finished 00:02:49:165 0
51 Cam Huxtable Finished 00:02:49:721 0
52 Michael Vout Finished Senior 00:02:49:839 0
53 Adam Thomas Finished Senior 00:02:50:184 0
54 William Leathers-Smith Finished Junior 00:02:50:762 0
55 Patrick Dukes Finished Senior 00:02:51:242 0
56 Jeremy Bigg Finished Senior 00:02:51:520 0
57 Alex Jones Finished 00:02:51:751 0
58 Mark Lane Finished 00:02:52:147 0
59 Michael Elkington Finished 00:02:52:167 0
60 Steven Bain Finished Senior 00:02:52:194 0
61 Edward Watkins Finished 00:02:52:824 0
62 Grant Murdoch Finished Senior 00:02:52:955 0
63 John Inman Finished 00:02:53:646 0
64 Callum Biggin Finished Senior 00:02:54:149 0
65 Christopher Hartley Finished Junior 00:02:54:222 0
66 Ross Phelps Finished Senior 00:02:54:260 0
67 Philip Carters Finished Senior 00:02:54:955 0
68 Christopher Scott Descend/Hamsterley Finished Senior 00:02:55:836 0
69 Jack Hebron Finished Senior 00:02:55:998 0
70 Seb Lloyd Finished Senior 00:02:56:019 0
71 Ben Lyon Finished 00:02:56:259 0
72 Charlie Smith Finished 00:02:56:267 0
73 Chris Bland Finished 00:02:56:441 0
74 Harry Robertson Finished 00:02:56:556 0
75 Kyle McIntosh Finished N/A 00:02:57:001 0
76 Mark Davies Finished 00:02:57:597 0
77 Matthew Skelhorne Finished Senior 00:02:57:810 0
78 Robert McClellan Gawton Gravity Hub Finished 00:02:57:812 0
79 Gareth Hughes Finished 00:02:58:126 0
80 Will Ross-Skinner Finished 00:02:58:331 0
81 Lloyd Woolacott Finished 00:02:58:545 0
82 Vladimir Yordanov Finished 00:02:58:782 0
83 Josh Swire Foel Downhill Riders Finished Senior 00:02:58:956 0
84 George Bellwood Gawton Gravity Hub Finished 00:02:59:239 0
85 Joey Bratten Gawton Gravity Hub Finished 00:02:59:252 0
86 Joe Swann Finished 00:03:00:203 0
87 Sam Burgess Finished 00:03:00:070 0
88 Richard Ashton Finished 00:03:01:375 0
89 Jack Whelan Finished 00:03:02:327 0
90 Paul Marshall Finished 00:03:03:436 0
91 Matt Brierley Finished 00:03:04:721 0
92 Tom Shopland Finished 00:03:06:560 0
93 Ryan munns Finished 00:03:08:440 0
94 James Brown Finished 00:03:16:033 0
95 Christopher Neil Finished Senior 00:03:21:556 0
96 William Bye Finished N/A 00:03:31:111 0
97 Oli Bates Finished 00:13:28:994 0
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Race Open Women

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
Results
1 Emma Atkinson Finished Senior 00:03:16:813 60
2 Rebecca Baraona University Of Manchester CC Finished Senior 00:03:22:959 50
3 Meg Whyte Finished 00:03:48:014 0
4 Caz Rands Finished 00:03:53:570 0
5 Llinos Brown Finished N/A 00:03:53:728 0
6 Ruby Miller TORQ Performance Finished Senior 00:03:57:280 32
7 Meinir Siencyn Finished 00:04:06:673 0
8 Amy Hulley Finished 00:04:25:477 0
9 Louisa Ramsay Finished 00:04:57:772 0

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