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Presents Open 25 Mile Time Trial
Tuesday 19th June 2018 at 7:00 pm
“Promoted for and on behalf of Cycling Time Trials under their Rules & Regulations”
Timekeepers Marshals Event Secretary
Ian Myres Members & Friends MDCC James Tribble
Anne Simpson 42 St Marys Road
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 18:00 where numbers and signing on sheet will be. Please park in the Town car park.
Allow at least 15 minutes to ride to the start
They will be available at H.Q after the event. Please return numbers at the same time and remember to sign in – failure to do so will mean disqualification.
1st Fastest £25 1st over 40 £10 1st Lady £25
2nd Fastest £20 1st over 50 £10 2nd Lady £20
3rd Fastest £15 1st 60/70 £10
4th Fastest £10
One Rider One Prize
1.In the interests of your own safety Cycling TimeTrials and the event promoters recommend that 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 3 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 – any rider seen crossing the dual carriageway will be disqualified.
Local regulation 2. No rider is to reach the start by crossing through the A38 centre reservation.