Time to dust off your bike, and get ready for Darwin’s biggest MTB event.
The Cycle Zone three hour is DORC’s most popular event, a day/night race in the 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 as many, or as few laps as you like, or team up with a partner to share the load.
|When:||Saturday 15th June|
|Where:||Howard Springs Pine Forest.|
This year, we’re going old-school, back to the Old Pine Forest, the historic location of Darwin’s First MTB Event, back in the day!
We’re keeping the course under wraps until the day, be ready for a surprise new section.
Save yourself some time, register before Thursday 13th, pick up your plates from Cycle Zone on Friday 14th or Saturday 15th
DORC / MTBA members: $5
NON-DORCMembers: $33 (Covers race entry + day license/MTBA insurance)
Consider DORC/MTBA membership before the race! Check out the details and benefits.
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 lights required after 18:00, it must be of an intensity that enables the rider to safely ride at night. A rear (non flashing) red light is to be carried.
At any time a competitors comes across a fellow rider needing assistance you shall render any assistance that is required.
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 19:15.
The ride is a 3-hr, but you may finish the prior to the two-hour mark. If you decide to finish prior to the two hours, please tell the timing people that you have finished, sign off and return your race number.
Saturday, 15th June
15:15 Sign on and plate collection opens
16:10 Rider briefing
16:15 Race start all riders
18:00 Lights must be on the bike
19:15 Course closed
BBQ will be running while the race is running. Drinks will be available.