||VSCC 25M TT infomation sheet.docx
This event is now a YCF SpoCo and Points series TT.
This event is in support of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and all proceeds will go to that charity. Last year VSCC donated £500. We included all profits as well as some personal donations from some of the riders
HEADQUARTERS and PARKING – Open from 13:00 hrs.
Event Headquarters is the Arkendale Village Hall (Arkendale Community Hall, Moor Lane, Arkendale, Knaresborough HG5, United Kingdom).
The village lies to the west of the A168, between Knaresborough, Wetherby and Boroughbridge.
Access the village via the A168 junction to the north of the A59. Dalton).
Body-numbers, signing-on sheets, result board and refreshments will be located here. You MUST return your numbers after your ride else you will be reported as DNF (this is a new CTT regulation for 2017).
Please park sensibly, and do not block entrance to rear car-park.
Please keep noise to a minimum.
We plan to serve decent foodSHOE-PLATES ARE NOT TO BE WORN IN MAIN HALL
It is approx. 1.5 miles from the HQ to the start, so allow plenty of time to get there.
From HQ turn left onto Moor Lane, then continue to Marton Lane. Continue over the A1 onto the A168.
Turn right towards the start line. See the route here from HQ to the Start:https://www.strava.com/routes/5464087Course Description
The route is 2 laps. https://www.strava.com/segments/3789465
From the start point, head south 4.5 miles towards Walshford roundabout.
Then circle the roundabout and head north back on the A168 towards Boroughbridge roundabout at 12.5 miles.
You will pass the finish line at 10 miles - do not stop and do not turn into Arkendale at the next junction
Then circle the roundabout and head back south on the A168 past the start point again until the roundabout at 20 miles.
the circle the roundabout for the final time and head north on the A168 to the finish line at 25 miles.
Then you can head back to Arkendale. Simple continue north a few hundred yards and take the junction to Arkendale return to the HQ.
There will be some overlapping of riders as some will be on their second lap while others are still on their first lap.
Do not stop on your first lap. Please do not blindly follow the rider in front if they turn off towards Arkendale.
They may have completed their two laps while you may still be on your first.
Marshals and/or signs will be positioned as near to the junctions and roundabouts as is possible.
There is limited parking available (other than for Officials) at the start.(Police request).Safety
In the interest of your own safety, CYCLING TIMETRIALS, and the Event Promoters strongle advise you to wear a HARD SHELL HELMET that meets an internationally accepted safety standard.
In Accordance with Regulation 15 ALL JUNIOR competitors must wear Protective Hard Shell Helmets.
It is strongly advised that you use front and rear bike lights during the event.