2014 Summer Series

posted 25 Jan 2014, 15:47 by mwooster@oconnor.nsw.edu.au   [ updated 9 May 2014, 04:53 by Peter and Barbs ]

The Summer Series of mountain bike races is about to take off with the first round being held on Monday February 3.  These races are run by New England Mountain Bikers (NEMTB) and are being held on 3 different areas around Armidale. Races will rotate around Kookaburra Crest, Sport UNE Mountain Bike Track and Armidale State Forest (The Piney). Check the "Where to ride" link for more information.

There are two races each Monday afternoon.  The Junior and Female race started at 5.30 pm with the men and elite women racing at 6.10pm.(Fat Tyre Farm Races start 15 minutes later.) Registration for both races needs to be done at least 15 minutes before race start.  Both races are 35 minutes long with riders completing as many laps as possible of the track.

The Summer Series consists of 11 races held every Monday afternoon during term 1. Details are on the calendar on our website, and they are summarised below.

3/02/2014Kookaburra CrestSummer Series R1 
10/02/2014SportUNE TrackSummer Series R2 
17/02/2014Piney 2nd Gate - Yellow TrackSummer Series R3 
24/02/2014Piney UNE 12hr short course - Piney 2nd GateSummer Series R4 
3/03/2014Kookaburra CrestSummer Series R5 
10/03/2014SportUNE TrackSummer Series R6 
17/03/2014Piney 2nd Gate - Yellow TrackSummer Series R7 
24/03/2014Fat Tyre FarmSummer Series R8CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN
31/03/2014Fat Tyre FarmSummer Series R9 


The cost is $5 per race for members and $2 for junior members.  Members can pay a discounted rate of $30 for the whole series, or $12 for juniors.  Non-members need to buy a day licence to race for a cost of $15.