Mid Devon CC
Open 25 Mile Time Trial
Sunday 30 July 2017 at 07:00 am
“Promoted for and on behalf of Cycling Time Trials under their Rules & Regulations”
This is a Hardshell Helmet Event – Rear Light Recommended
Timekeepers Marshals Event Secretary
Phil Burrows Members & Friends MDCC Mark Sanders
Ken Robertson The Retreat
49 Old Exeter St
Tel 01626 852762
Mob 07732 643472
Course S4/25 Course Details
Start on A38 approximately 1.5 miles South West of Buckfastleigh level with the clearway sign at the end of the lane out of Dean Prior Village and level with the 12th kerbstone (GR SX7296480)
Proceed Northeastwards on A38 in the Exeter bound direction to pass Buckfastleigh,
Ashburton, Bickington, Heathfield and Chudleigh Knighton. At Chudleigh Bridge filter left, turn right, give way, and turn right right again to rejoin the A38 in the Plymouth bound direction. Retrace the outward route to filter left at sign “Lower Dean”.
Finish at a point level with the start of Armco barrier on a point of slip road and the main dual carriageway (GR SX734653).
Intermediate mileages (approx positions)
50 yards before Ashburton North Bridge = 5 miles
First Bridge at Drumbridges = 10 miles
Chudleiegh Bridge = 13 miles
50 yards prior to Alston Cross = 20 miles
Allow between 20/25 minutes to reach the start. Do not cross the A38 to reach the start.
Buckfast Town Hall, Bossel Rd. will be open from 06:15 where numbers and signing on sheet will be; arm numbers on the right. Please park in the Town car park and remember the time and think of the neighbours.
They will be available at H.Q after the event. Please return numbers at the same time and sign back in after your ride or you will be classified as a DNF.
PRIZE LIST (One rider one prize)
1st Fastest £40 1st over 40 £15 1st Lady £40
2nd Fastest £30 1st over 50 £15 2nd Lady £30
3rd Fastest £20 1st 60/70 £15 3rd Lady £20
4th Fastest £10 1st Junior £15
1st Espoir £15
1.In the interests of your own safety Cycling TimeTrials and the event promoters you should wear a HARD SHELL HELMET that meets an approved international safety standard.
2.Please observe the Highway Code . Ride with your head up. Do not “White Line”. Wear bright clothing.
3.Competitor's Machines – It is recommended that a working rear light, either flashing or constant, is fitted to the machine in a position clearly visible to following road users and is active whilst the machine is in use.
4.Event officials must not seek to regulate or interfere with other traffic.
5.Riders waiting to start must do so 20 metres before the timekeeper and stand well to the left and in single file.
6.Paced and Company Riding – Time Trialling for Beginners states that “When a competitor gets caught by another one the Regulations require the overtaken rider to fall back to a distance behind the other one …. At least 50 yards is required.”
Note 1.The course used for this event is on a high speed road. Overtaking traffic will be moving fast. For your own safety keep well to the left and as close to the fog line as possible (1m. max.)
Note 2.There will be times when traffic will be leaving the main road and filtering off to the left – be aware of this possibility every time you cross any exit road.
Note 3.There will be times when the traffic will be coming on to the main road and filtering in from your left – be aware of this possibility every time you cross any entry road.
Local regulation 1. All riders on completion of their competitive ride must continue without stopping or turning in the road to the event HQ.
Local regulation 2. No rider is to reach the start by crossing through the A38 centre reservation.
Please note that the lane to the start is closed. Riders should arrive at the start via the A38 Plymouth direction, crossing at the Rattery over bridge and back down to the start, allowing at least 20 minutes for this.
This event may be subject to a Doping Control
As soon as you have finished you should return to the event HQ as it is your responsibility to check if you are required for Doping Control. You must also sign out when you return your number to show that you have returned and checked.
Race numbers required for Doping Control will be displayed at the HQ adjacent to the results board.
If your number is displayed you should report immediately to Doping Control which will be nearby.
Remember it is your responsibility to check and ensure you comply.