A handful of people turned up to Motupipi Hill for the first round of the Summer Series at Motupipi Hill on Tuesday evening. All entrants became the first people to ride the newest section of the track, and it turned out to be a winner. Next Round is on 22nd January up the Klicks.
GOLDEN BAY MOUNTAIN BIKE CLUB
SUMMER SERIES 2018 – 2018
Get those pedals turning because for the first time the club is holding a ‘Summer Series’ of cross country races.
This will consist of four races open to all current financial members of GBMBC only….Yes, no whippets from Nelson invited!!
No time for thinking about doing it…just start training!! The first round will be held on Tuesday the 18th of December!
The competition is a four race format with points awarded for your place in each race. (Up to tenth place) IE: 1st place = 10points, 2nd = 9, 3rd = 8, 4th = 7…..all the way down to 10th = 1.
The person who accumulates the most points by the end of the series wins. (You don’t necessarily have to compete in all four races to win or get a place…if you’re really good!)
ROUND 1) Tuesday December 18th. Racing starts at 5.30pm.
Enter on the day.
Motupipi Hill. Start / finish at Hurst’s Quarry off of Abel Tasman Drive. Turn in left just beside #453. (Just past Motupipi School….I’ll put a ‘GBMBC’ sign out)
This will be a multi lap race with each lap being approximately 6km.
ROUND 2) Tuesday January 22nd. Racing starts at 5.30pm. Enter on the day.
The Clicks. Start / Finish at the Totara Tree Car Park.
This will be a multi lap race. (Distance not measured yet)
ROUND 3) Tuesday February 19th. Racing starts at 5.30pm. Enter on the day.
Location….watch this space!!
ROUND 4) Tuesday March 19th. Racing starts at 5.30pm. Enter on the day.
Location….watch this space!!
CATEGORIES Junior Boys, Junior Girls. 13 Years and below. Intermediate Men, Intermediate Women. 14yrs – 17yrs. Open Men’s, Open Women’s. 18yrs – 44yrs. Vet Men, Vet Women. 45 and over.
Trophies for each category winner. (Held for a year) Medals for top three in each category. (Keepers)
ENTRY FEES (Per race) Junior and Intermediate Grades, $2.00. Open and Vets, $5.00 All entry fees for Motupipi Hill go to the landowners for track maintenance.
ENQUIRIES Contact Bruce on 021 1915714.
Trackbuilding weekly on Wednesday afternoons from 3.30pm to 6.30pm currently concentrating efforts on the “Two Klicks” track up Rameka Creek Rd. Conact Rob on 0212603216 for more info…
Incase you didn't know ENTRIES ARE OPEN for this year's NBS Milk & Honey Race on 22rd october, Labour Day Weekend. (click on Milk & Honey Race on this website)
GOOD NEWS for all you folks FROM WELLINGTON & the NORTH ISLAND, as we welcome our newest sponsor in the form of Bluebridge Ferries who are offering a super dooper deal for you folks .....see below for details.
•Agreed discount is 50% off Flexi Sail fares only, and are subject to availability.
•Fares are valid for travel between 18 October 2016 and 26 October 2016 only.
•Please remember that you must present your official Milk & Honey race registration confirmation upon check-in. Failure to do so will result in the fare difference being required to be paid prior to departure.
•These discounted rates are only available to competitors of the Milk & Honey race.
•Payment must be made at time of booking.
•These discounted fares are non-refundable and non-transferable to another date unless still with-in the valid travel period 18 October and 26 October 2016.
•Promotion code word is 'm&h2016’.
Either phone 0800 844 844 or make booking online via www.bluebridge.co.nz
It's that time of year again. Time to train in the snow and rain, no pain no gain It's Milk & Honey time again.......well nearly. You have plenty of time to start your training regime!
Once again Labour Day Weekend will play host to the 6th running of this classic race. Test your skills on both road and mountain bike in one race, or buddy up with a team mate and split the disciplines.
We hope to open entries shortly. In the meantime email us that your interested and once we are ready to except entries we email you back.