When: Saturday 1 June
Race Start: 4:00
Where: Howard Springs Pine Forest (see map)
Difficulty: As fast as you want to go
This is it. The Cycle Zone three hour is DORC’s most popular event, a day/night race in the new Howard Springs Pine Forest.
The track is easy, and the riding is fun. If you haven’t done a DORC race before, this is the time to start, ride for 1, 2 or 3 hours. Ride as many, or as few laps as you like, or form a team to share the load.
Updated and changed details! Including new parking entry. Follow the link for more information
DORC / MTBA / CA members:
$5 online pre-registration via MTBA site (including payment by credit card)
$10 registration on race day.
Riders registering online are still required to sign in and collect race numbers from registration on race day.
Junior training rides: Gold coin donation.
NON-DORC Members: $30 (Covers race entry + day license/MTBA insurance)
Instead of shelling out $30 for each race you enter, consider DORC/MTBA membership before the race! Check out the details and benefits.
Important Contacts for the day:
Chris Hanson – Timing, Rego, Race director, Commissar 0419907656
Ian Symonds 0418 827 344
Peter Svara 0402 346 194
Fire: Phone 000
Regulations and Rules:
Riders should carry puncture repair kits, water, mobile phone(with first aid numbers) and food with them whilst riding. Helmet must be worn at all times whilst riding. It is also advisable to have gloves and eye protection as well.
Front white light are required to be carried after 18:00, it must be of an intensity that enables the rider to safely ride at night. A rear red light is to be carried, preferable non – flashing.
At any time a competitors comes across a follower rider needing assistance you shall render any assistance that is required!
Entrance is off Old Gunn Point Road. Car parking is available near the start/finish line.
Riders will not be permitted to go out on the course after 18:00 without front and rear lights.
Riders will be permitted to go out on a final lap at any time before 19:00.
Saturday, 1st June 2013
15:15 Registration opens
15:55 Rider briefing
16:00 Race start all riders
18:00 Lights must be on the bike
19:00 Course closed
19:40 final rider should be finished
Presentations:Presentation will be held 19:45 the prizes will be give out at random to some lucky participants of the race. So if you finish early please hang around, as you may be a winner. The winners will have bragging rights!
BBQ will be running while the race is running and drinks will be available as well.
Course:Cycle Zone 3 Hour course is 13.1km of a mixture of fire road and single track. Riders should be aware there are some technical sections and should only attempt these sections in accordance with their skill level. Special mention, beware of the loose gravel around the course.
The ride is a 3-hr, but you may finish the prior to the two-hour mark. If you deicide to finish prior to the two hours, please tell the timing people that you have finished!
Please note the new entrance location, around the corner on Gunn Point Rd.
If you’re considering entering your first MTB race event, and would like some more information, check out our Race Ettiquette (or why should I race?) page.
Helping hands are always welcome at our events, assistance at race control with registration and timekeeping, or help with the bbq. It’s volunteer help that makes the event possible, and turns it from an average to great event.