EVENT HQ is the Oil Can CafÃƒÂ©, at the CARDING SHED, Dobroyd Mills, Hepworth, HOLMFIRTH HD9 1AF
The HQ will be open from 09:00. Changing facilities, signing-on, body numbers, result boards will be located here. Food, drinks, meals (&bar) are available here.
Toilets for competitors (Porta-loos) will be located in the corner of the car-park Ã¢â‚¬â€œ no access to toilets inside cafÃƒÂ© until time of presentation, unless having Lunch.
Presentation of Awards by Guest of Honour, Brian Robinson Ã¢â‚¬â€œ is expected to take place from approx. 15:10 hrs.
Location: Jackson Bridge is located on the A616 Sheffield to Huddersfield road, in what has become known as Last of the Summer Wine Country after the popular TV series Ã¢â‚¬â€œ many of the scenes were filmed around here. The village is located approx.1.2 miles south of New Mill, and 7.4 miles south of Huddersfield. The Red Lion pub (HD9 7HB) on the A616 is located in between the climb, to the east of the road, and the HQ at the Oil Can CafÃƒÂ©, Hepworth (HD9 1AF) to the west
Nearest main line railway station is at Huddersfield, with frequent First Transpennine, and Northern services from Leeds and Manchester. There is a nearer station at Brockholes, served by Northern trains on the Huddersfield Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Barnsley Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Sheffield line, but Sunday services are infrequent.
First runs an hourly bus service (310) on Sundays between Huddersfield and Hepworth Ã¢â‚¬â€œ this runs via Holmfirth and Scholes, and takes about 40 minutes. Buses terminate at Hepworth. Departures are at 10 minutes past the hour, from Huddersfield Bus Station Ã¢â‚¬â€œ about a 10 minute walk from the Railway Station.
ROAD CLOSURE: The course will be closed from below the start to beyond the finish, and on Butterley Lane from 09.30 until 15.30. During this period no vehicles, other than local residents, and emergency services, will be allowed access. Riders will not be allowed on the course, except at their allotted start time, once the event has started. Riders who have finished will not be allowed to ride back down the hill Ã¢â‚¬â€œ follow sign-posted route from top of hill back to the HQ.
CAR PARKING Ã¢â‚¬â€œ FOR COMPETITORS ONLY
There is a large field adjacent to the HQ Ã¢â‚¬â€œ please park considerately in order to maximise the space. The use of Turbo-Trainers will not be permitted in this area. There is to be NO PARKING anywhere else in the vicinity of the HQ, on the approach road, or any of the roads in the village.
Please keep out of the bus-turning circle at the top of Hepworth village. The roads are quite narrow, and there is a regular bus service on Butt Lane (Huddersfield Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Hepworth 310).
TAKE EXTREME CARE WHEN CROSSING A616 between HQ and the START. This road can be quite busy at times.
Please drive with consideration for other motorists in the area of the HQ Ã¢â‚¬â€œ The Oil Can is open for their regular Sunday Lunch customers, and visitors Ã¢â‚¬â€œ not everyone is associated with the Championship event.
Some Additional Parking is available on the west side of the A616, near the Red Lion, but not directly in front of the building, or on the opposite side of road.
NB: Yorkshire DC Local Regulations do not permit the use of Turbo-Trainers within 150 yds of any occupied property.
SPECTATOR PARKING & TURBO-TRAINERS
A large field is available for spectator parking, and for competitors who wish to use turbo-trainers, on Butterley Lane Ã¢â‚¬â€œ see over page for map/directions.
There is no charge for using the car park, but there will be a Honesty Box at the entrance for donations Ã¢â‚¬â€œ monies collected will be donated to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
As with car park at the HQ, there may be delays at times Ã¢â‚¬â€œ they both have narrow entrances Ã¢â‚¬â€œ please be patient, and allow marshals time to direct cars.
Riding from HQ to start Ã¢â‚¬â€œ allow 15 minutes. Walking 25 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 30 minutes.
To get to Spectator car park, proceed north on A616 (towards New Mill), take first turn, sharp right, on to Butterley Lane, continue up hill, car park is on left at top. Porta-loos available near gate. 10 minute walk to the hill. Also PortaÃ¢â‚¬â€œloos at top of hill just beyond finish.
1. Numbers & signing-on
Both body, and arm numbers will be used. In accordance with Championship Conditions, only numbers provided by the organiser should be used. Body numbers should be fitted in accordance with Regulation 16, and arm numbers should be fitted to the upper arm with the number facing forward.
Please fix the numbers with pins only, and remove the pins when returning your number. Please return the number to the Official at the signing-on table in exchange for a drink token. CompetitorsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Teas/Coffees sponsored by Oil Can CafÃƒÂ©
NB: Reserves will ride with the number they have on the start sheet, NOT the number of the rider they are replacing.
2. Juvenile riders, and under 18s must supply a signed Parental Consent Form when signing-on. On-line entrants can find the form on the CTT website.
3. CTT Regulation 31: Hill Climbs. Competitors
(a) may be held up, but will not receive a push start.
(b) may not cover any part of the course on foot.
(c) must not be accompanied by persons on foot.
4. Please keep your head up, and keep a sharp look-out at all times. Head-down riding could result in disqualification.
5. CTT Regulation 14 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ CompetitorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Machine. Riders should be aware of this regulation, in particular with reference to fixed wheel machines: Bicycles with a fixed wheel shall have a left hand threaded locking device securing the fixed sprocket. Machines with a fixed wheel only require a brake operating on the front wheel.
Please keep the road clear for the riders and do not overcrowd the finish area, and please have consideration for the local residents.