HSBC UK Go-Ride Racing

HSBC UK Go-Ride Racing

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HSBC UK Go-Ride Racing is British Cycling's exciting entry-level competition programme, which offers local competition for novice cyclists under the age of 16, helping young people to make a gradual transition into competitive cycling.

Racing events are delivered across the country by Go-Ride Clubs and HSBC UK Go-Ride Coaches, with a range of prizes awarded, including certificates, medals, wristbands and trophies.

How to get involved

Prize packs

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A British Cycling racing licence is not required and the events are strictly aimed at novice racing cyclists.

How clubs can get involved and host their own HSBC UK Go-Ride Racing events

Including entry-level Go-Ride Racing opportunities as part of your club activities will give young riders the chance to experience the thrill and excitement of bike racing.

Hosting a Go-Ride Racing event is easy, all you need is a Level 2 coach and some enthusiastic volunteers. There are many fantastic reasons to get involved:

  • Receive resources and equipment to help you host your events
  • Receive British Cycling prizes to award at your events
  • Events promoted on the British Cycling events calendar
  • Use of the British Cycling event organiser dashboard
  • Use of the British Cycling online entry system
  • Public liability insurance for racing competitions
  • Support from British Cycling’s regional HSBC UK Go-Ride team

HSBC UK Go-Ride Racing

Free kit bag for clubs hosting two or more races per year

Clubs that introduce Go-Ride Racing for the first time are entitled to a free kit bag, including everything you could possibly need for running a race:

  • Set of numbers
  • Six race official bibs
  • Two whistles
  • Two clipboards
  • 50 plastic posts
  • Two barrier tapes (500m)
  • Lapboard
  • Two promotional banners
  • Set of four race control flags
  • Stopwatch
  • Set of 20 course signs
  • Pack of safety pins

A BMX and cycle speedway specific bag is available that includes protective pads and gloves.

Additional free resources for series of races

On top of the equipment bags, we offer a prize package to event organisers holding a four event race series. Their contents will help you to reward the effort and achievements of riders and make their racing experience memorable. These include:

  • 6 x sets of gold, silver, bronze medals
  • 50 x certificates for the series
  • 2 sets of gold, silver, bronze trophies.

HSBC UK Go-Ride Racing

Registering an HSBC UK Go-Ride Race

You will need access to the event organiser tab on your British Cycling dashboard. To get access, please contact go-rideracing@britishcycling.org.uk.

You will then be able to follow the steps below:

  • Go to the evet organiser tab,
  • Select 'create new event' and follow the online instructions
  • Select 'competitive event' and the relevant discipline
  • Select 'Go-Ride Racing' when you create a race within the event
  • Complete all relevant boxes and proceed to next step
  • Follow all further instructions until the event has been submitted.

These will be submitted to the Go-Ride team for checks and approval. Once approved, you'll receive confirmation, and the event will appear on the events webpage.

Contact us

Rob Mace, development manager - coaching and competition

Tel: 0161 274 2078 Email: robmace@britishcycling.org.uk

Andrew Webster, development officer - coaching and competition

Tel: 0161 274 2019 Email: andrewwebster@britishcycling.org.uk

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