The 2024 Winger Suzuki -HCCC Summer Series commences on Thursday 18th January and finishes on Thursday 21st March 2024. Rider “sign on” is at the club trailer outside the Horsham Downs school. Please sign on at least 10 minutes before your start time.
The series is raced on the Bankier Road course and is split into A, B, C, D, E and Under 15 grades. Registration opens at 5:15pm. The first start time for the U15s handicap race is 6:00pm. Other grades start from 6:15pm. Races are electronically timed (transponders on front left fork), race bibs must also be worn.
The lap length is 10.5 km. Under 15’s usually ride one lap and the other grades 2 or 3 laps (depending on day light). The race finish is on Henderson Road, approximately 300 metres from the Horsham Downs Road corner. Details for the evening are on a notice board near the trailer.
The Individual Time Trial (ITT) is on Thursday (date yet to be set), this will count towards the series points. To encourage ITT participation points will be allocated separately to both Road bikes and Time Trial bikes.
Nine races in the series count for points. Series medal presentations will be on the 21st March 2024 at Horsham Downs after the finish of the evening’s (non-points) race. The series is supported by Winger Suzuki, 1 The Boulevard, Te Rapa Park, Hamilton. Sponsors website
Club racing rules/guidelines are at http://hamiltoncitycycling.co.nz/about-us/
Full Series $60 Online (preferred)/Cash on the day
Single race $10 Cash on the day
Under 15 $2 per race Cash on the day
All roads are open to the public. Always obey the road rules including keeping left. Traffic Management is in place to alert other road users of the cycle race and assist with your safety. Follow the instruction of marshals. Respect other road users. Respect riders you are racing with. Ride safely. The use of rear and front lights and bright coloured clothing to increase your visibility is encouraged. Remember have fun!
A guide to Grading
|Typical average race speed