Singapore National Mountain Bike Championship 2014

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Event Details

Breaking news! The Singapore National Mountain Bike Championship 2014 will be fought over at  Tampines Bike Park.

The battle ground for this year championship mimic the old 2010 Youth Olympics Games XCO race course, possibly racing it ‘one last time’ before the official handover to state land on Sept 15 2014.

 

Various championship category are on offer, where you may race for glory of being the national champion or simply the buzz of racing handlebar to handlebar with some of the fastest riders in our nation.

Unlike previous championship, there will be no “sportive” category, The Championship will, however, feature the Downhill and Cross Country events.

 

* There have been challenges in the lead-up to the organisation of this year’s Championship. However, DirTraction in close collaboration with the Singapore Cycling Federation will endeavor and strive to deliver a quality and memorable event for all you race enthusiasts.

 

 

 

Date

7 Sept 2014, Sunday (8AM – 5PM)

 

 

 

 

Venue

Tampines Bike Park, Singapore

 

Getting there

The venue is off Tampines Ave 9.

http://gothere.sg/maps#q:1.360433%2C103.942136

 

Participant Parking

Participant may park within the Bike Park

 

 

Event Partners

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Race Course

Mountain Biking Cross Country (XCO)

3.2 Km per loop

note:
Technical Section within the XC course, namely Marbles, Raptor, ‘Bus stop’ will be left as options for the event
Riders may choose to take these line

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race course subject to changes

Downhill Race Course

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*do contact Singapore Cycling Federation for any queries regarding the championship.

 

 

 

Event Category

Mountain Biking Cross Country

CategoryLaps
Men’s Open/Elite8
Women’s Open/Elite6
Men’s Masters (35-44yrs)6
Men’s Super Masters (45yrs and above)6
Men’s Juniors (17-18yrs)6
Youth (13-16yrs)4
Non-Championship – Fat Bikes (3in width tires and above)4

 

Notes:

  • Any category with less than 5 participants may be combined with other categories at the organiser’s discretion.
  • Participant age is determined by the following : current year  minus birth year, eg 2014-2001 = 13 years
  • Lap count for Cross country subjected to changes

 

Mountain Biking Downhill

Men’s Open/Elite
Women’s Open/Elite
Men’s Masters (35-44yrs)
Men’s Super Masters (45yrs and above)
Men’s Juniors (17-18yrs)
Youth (13-16yrs)

 

Notes:

  • Any category with less than 5 participants may be combined with other categories at the organiser’s discretion.
  • Participant age is determined by the following : current year  minus birth year, eg 2014-2001 = 13 years
  • Mens OPEN, Mens MASTERS (A/B), Mens JUNIORS and Womens OPEN are championship categories that will crown the 1st Singaporean Citizen across the line as National Champion for 2014. Non Singaporean Citizen are still allowed to race for race categories podium
  • Riders may be asked to stop racing (counted as Lap down) so not to affect the race schedule ahead

 

 

Event Schedule

 

7th Sept 2014, Sunday

8:15 AM    Race Secretariat Opens  (Race kit collection)

Priority Collection for Downhill category

 

8:30 AM    Downhill Timed Run

Singapore Natl MTB Champ Downhill provisional STARTLIST

 

9:45 AM    XCO Race #1 (Youth / Fat Bikes)

11:00 AM Downhill Final Run

12:30 PM    XCO Race #2 (Masters/ Super Masters / Juniors)

2:30 PM    XCO Race #3 (Mens / Womens Open)

4:00 PM     (approx timing) Victory Ceremony and Presentation

 

 

 

 

Registration

How do I register?

Online Registration

(a) Only online registration is accepted. You can register online NOW.

(b) Payment made online is by way of credit card, bank transfer or by Singapore Dollar cheque only.

 


 

Cheque Payment

If you are paying by cheque, make sure you complete the online registration procedure and send a crossed cheque made payable to “Dirtraction Group Pte Ltd” to the following address :-

 

Dirtraction Group Pte Ltd

VBOX 889895
Singapore 919191

 


SGD  Bank Transfer

 

If you are paying by Singapore Dollar bank transfer

Bank transfer should be made to

Dirtraction Group Pte Ltd
DBS Bank
SGD Current Account 057-900011-7
Bank Code : 7171
Branch Code : 057

we will require you send us via email ONE of the following for payment confirmation

  • the scan copy of the banking slip with date/time clearly indicated
  • the transaction number, account number and date/time of transaction

Kindly put in your full name as the ‘Payer Name’, so we can monitor for your transaction.

Do note that all international bank transfer charges to be borne by the Payer.


 

 

What is the deadline for registration?
Registration deadline :

Normal Registration Period  – till 2nd Sept 2014
Late Registration Period – 3rd Sept 2014 – 5th Sept 2014 with possible additional administrative fees

After the deadline, DirTraction will not be accepting any registration nor entertaining race day registration, unless otherwise notified on this page.
So, please do remember to register early!
Must I sign anything?

No Participant is allowed to participate in any of the events without prior agreement to the event exclusion of liability and indemnity statement.

 

By registering online, you will have to agree to the event exclusion of liability and indemnity statement.
All Participants who are below 18 years old, are required to print a copy of the event exclusion of liability and indemnity form and obtain the signature of their parents or guardians on the form. A signed hard copy will be required on the race kit collection/ race day.

Forms will also be available at the registration secretariat but it would make things administratively faster if you could submit a signed copy.

 

 

 

Rules and Regulations

 

Participant shall be deemed to have read and understood the rules and regulations upon registering for the race.

 

UCI rules will be implemented whenever applicable for Championship categories
highlights of rules:

 

  • feeding to be done in technical zone only.
  • call to line will be implemented in accordance to UCI ranking and seeding.
  • Podium protocol to be strictly observed.
  • Rules pertaining to Downhill Championship, full face helmet REQUIRED and full body armor STRONGLY recommended, to includes minimally the following :
    • approved mountain biking full face helmet
    • covered shoes
    • socks covering the ankles
    • covered knee cap and elbow caps
  • 4th Sept 2014 01:00hrs – Singapore Cycling Federation has decided to implement a minimum 170mm stanchion length for suspension. Participants who had registered before Sept 4th 2014 is eligible for a full refund of the race fees in the event of withdrawal from racing the downhill event. For details and refunds kindly contact Singapore Cycling Federation
  • 4th Sept 2014 13:00hrs – a decision reversal has been made by the Federation for the Downhill Championship so to allow for bikes of all stanchion lengths and not restricted to 170mm stanchions.

 

If you are physically unwell or unfit , we would advise you not to participate in our events.
If you have any medical conditions that we should be aware of, please write to us and we will inform our race director.
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Team Tentage & Advertising Materials

  • Team tentage should only be placed in the designated area.
  • Venue rules does not allow cooking.
  • Team Tentage should be strictly without commercial branding, event management retain the rights to invoice such parties.
  • Unauthorized distribution of promotional material paid or unpaid is not allowed.
  • Teams and riders are responsible for the cleanliness of the surrounding, please asked for waste bags from our crew.

 

 

Award Ceremony

 

Podium – top 3 placing

 

 

Event Results

Results available by category at Dirtraction’s Timing site