GVC MTB Winter XC Round 2 - Thorntons land by Reservoir

*Please note, the weather may change the venue but we will have a backup!*

Round 2 of the GVC MTB Winter XC sponsored by Ian Brown's Cycle Shop

Location: Thornton's Land Near the Reservoir

Parking & Directions. Parking should be on site. Will be signposted from Frie Baton. Going up Frie Baton, turn left onto Rue du pre Bourdon, then follow signs

Sign-on and practice from 8.30am, sign-on closes 15 mins before each race start.

This course will have a mix of flowing single track, steep climbs and flat fields and hopefully a fair amount of MUD!! and will be suitable for all riders

New to racing? If you've never raced with us, don't worry- you are very welcome to come along and try things out. We have a Sport category that's a good introduction. If you're not a member you can enter up to 2 races for £5 on the day (which includes insurance). If you want to continue racing you'll have to join the club. 

If you want your results to be recorded you will need a transponder chip. Chips will be £5 to rent plus an additional £5 deposit which you will get back when you give the chip back to the timekeeper or organiser at the end of the race. 

Winter season race format:
8.30am Sign on Opens
8.45am sharp Under 12s, 10s and 8s Practice lap 
9am – Race 1 = Kids race Under 12s Under 10s Under 8s (24’’ wheel upwards) This race will be held on a shorter, less-technical course. Race duration 15 - 20mins.
9.45am – Race 2 = U14, U16 & Sport race – 35 mins + 1 lap. This race will be held on the full course. 
10:30am - Race 3 = Expert, Advanced, Veteran Grand Veteran race – 1 hr + 1 lap. This race will be held on the full course. 

Please remember your timing chip!