We have a new website Try it now Hide
 
 Login Register for free news, tips & videos
 
 
 
 

Venue information - Wheal Maid Valley, Redruth

Share |

BC National Cross Country MTB Series Round 2  | BC National Cross Country MTB Series 2013

Presented by Fully Sussed

Event timetable

Friday 26 April

5pm - Site open for camping.

Saturday 27 April

9.45am - Under 12 course practice + U12 registration opens
10.30am - Race 1: Under 12s
11.00am - Registration opens for all categories
11.30am - 2.30pm - Course open for practice
3pm - Race 2: Open Male, Open Female, Fun male, Fun female
4.30pm - 6.00pm - Course open for practice

Sunday 28 April

8.00am - Registration opens
8.00am - 9.15am - Course open for practice
9.30am - Race 1: All female categories, juvenile male, youth male
11.10am - 11.45am - Course open for practice
12.00noon - Race 2: Elite male, expert male, sport male, junior male
2.30pm - Race 3: Master male, vet male, grand vet male, super vet male

How to get there

The nearest postcode to the event arena is TR16 5HY. This takes you to United Downs Industrial Estate, where you will pick up the event signage.

Event facilities

Free parking
Camping (£5) in the event arena
Free bike wash
Toilets
We are attempting to get drinking water on site – but please assume you need to be self-sufficient

Catering

‘Keep it local, keep it real’ is the watchword and we’ll have The Hot Pot Café, Pickled Lemon Company and Downright Delicious on site to keep you fuelled over the weekend. They have been collaborating on the menu choices to keep it varied and to cover all the bases. Might even be a pasty or two.

The course

The course is based in an old mining pit and has been a huge hit with local riders taking part in the South West Series. The terrain is rocky and drains well. The climbs are mostly on wide tracks with a rocky base, the descents are a mixture of flowing fast singletrack and steep chutes and drops. The following links take you to galleries of photos from our recent regional events on the course. http://www.flickr.com/photos/49331967@N08/sets/72157633195603780/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/49331967@N08/sets/72157629723071679/

Tyre choice

Even if we have torrential downpours, you will not need a mud tyre. Due to the rocky nature of the track, you use lightweight tyres with thin sidewalls at your peril! The advice from Fully Sussed is to go for a summer tyre, but not your super light version.

For more information about the event and for a directory of local facilities, visit www.fullysussed.co.uk.

 

Latest Results

More

Upcoming Events

More