HSBC UK National 4x Championships Presented by Schwalbe and GT Bicycles.
Moelfre on the 28th and 29th of July 2017.
There are two simple steps to enter British Cycling’s 4x National Championships. You must first purchase membership directly from British Cycling in either Silver or Gold, this allows you to purchase a ‘Full Race Licence’. Purchase your membership HERE.
The second step is to purchase a ‘Full Race’ licence directly from British Cycling. You can renew this either by phone by calling 0161 274 2010 or on line HERE.
Please note the membership and race licence comes as one double sided card that has the licence on one side and your membership on the other. Ensure this is signed and a recent passport style photograph is attached prior to attending this event.
Entry is £30.00 plus £1.00 booking fee via the British Cycling website. The link is TBC..
Location: Location: Farmer Jaq’s. Moelfre Hall, Moelfre. SY10 7QJ.
Just 15 minutes West of Oswestry near Llansilin.
Nearest Postcode: SY10 7QJ.
Careful to choose the correct Moelfre, there are a few in Wales, the one you want is located near Oswestry. We advise you to input Llansilin in your TomTom.
The Moelfre venue will be well sign posted.
Aberdeen Distance: 407.6 miles / Time: 7 hours, 53 minutes.
Birmingham: Distance: 73.1 miles / Time: 1 hour 52 minutes.
Bristol Distance: 137.9 miles / Time: 3 hours 4 minutes.
Edinburgh Distance: 276.2 miles / Time: 5 hours 22 minutes.
Glasgow Distance: 274.2 miles / Time: 5 hours 1 minute.
Liverpool Distance: 58.8 miles / Time: 1 hour 32 minutes.
London Distance: 190.2 miles / Time: 3 hours 52 minutes.
Sheffield Distance: 113.3 miles / Time: 2 hours 39 minutes.
“Moelfre from the A5 Oswestry Junction take the B4579/Shrewsbury Road towards Oswestry. Come off the B4579 by taking the left fork onto Victoria Road, across the crossroads/traffic lights onto Upper Brook Street. Carry straight on the B4580/Trefonen Road by the Old Race Course. Go through Llawnt, through Rhydycroesau and then into Llansilin. The road curves left (there is a phone box on the right-hand side). After 50 yards turn the first right by the 4×4 garage and then first right again, signposted Moelfre. Head up and follow the road to the left, after a mile and almost at the bottom of the dip turn right. Follow the road up for one mile taking caution through the narrow lanes and twisty corners and the race venue will greet you on the right-hand side.”
“Moelfre from the A5 Oswestry Junction take the B4579/Shrewsbury Road towards Oswestry. Come off the B4579 by taking the left fork onto Victoria Road, across the crossroads/traffic lights onto Upper Brook Street. Carry straight on the B4580/Trefonen Road by the Old Race Course. Go through LLawnt, through Rhydycroesau and then into Llansilin. The road curves left (there is a phone box on the right-hand side). After 50 yards turn the first right by the 4×4 garage and then first right again, signposted Moelfre. Head up and follow the road to the left, after a mile and almost at the bottom of the dip turn right. Follow the road up for one mile taking caution through the narrow lanes and twisty corners and the race venue will greet you on the right-hand side.”
Nearest Train Station: Gobowen Railway Station in Oswestry Shropshire. SY11 3JS.
Nearest Ferry Port: The Port of Holyhead, Salt Island, Gwynedd, North Wales. LL65 1DR.
Nearest Airport: Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Speke Hall Ave, Speke, Liverpool. L24 1YD.
Map of the whole Event:
Map of Race Pits:
Map of the Track with Marshal Points:
The Course: Moelfre is a natural and fast rolling course that is open to the elements with only one tree at the bottom to avoid! The switchbacks will be in the course along with the fast rolling middle section that runs parallel to the road. The end of the 4x track will again be utilised.
Course Preview: Sponsored by Monster Energy.
Start Line Grid Reference: SJ 19078 28779
Finish Line Grid Reference: SJ 18991 28397
Length – 0.8 Kilometers.
Fastest time – 60 seconds.
Course rating (1-5 with 5 being very technical): Rating 4.
Spectating: £5.00 per day for each adult aged 16 or over. For further information please click HERE.
Parking: £5.00 per vehicle, motorbikes will be free. Racers will not have to pay this charge. For further information please click HERE.
Camping: Racers camping charge is £5.00 per pitch. Spectators camping charge is £10.00 per pitch. You can enter the site from 13:00 on a Friday, before the event and you must then leave the site by 19:00 on the Sunday evening of the event. Please note the venue will close at 23:00 for vehicle access on the Friday and Saturday night. For further information please click HERE.
Security: Will be on site both Friday and Saturday night of the event. You are advised to lock away all of your possessions. Abus is the official Bicycle Lock partner of the National Series.
Medical: Remote Medical Services will provide full medical cover both on the course (In a 4×4 vehicle) and from an identifiable Base Station with an ambulance in the event arena. Five medical personnel will be in attendance. 1x Paramedic, 1x Advanced Nurse Practitioner and 3x EMT.
Public Announcements: A PA system will be on site with announcements throughout the day. Andrew Cooper, the voice of the National Series will be on hand all weekend. A Notice Board will also be on display in the Race Office/Rider Registration area for displaying information regarding the event.
Catering: Onsite Catering providing fresh hot and cold local produce and refreshments on Friday 18:00 to 22:00, on Saturday 07:30 to 22:00 and Sunday 07:00 to 17:30.
Toilets: Mobile Toilets will be provided, including women-only facilities. All will be serviced on Saturday evening and re-stocked throughout the weekend. We will also have toilets located near to the start line.
Drinking Water: Drinking water is available on site and is located on the fire road on the left-hand side of the hut. We always advise you to sterilise the water before consuming.
WIFI: There is no wi-fi signal.
Phone Signal: The Mobile phone signal is generally good at Moelfre.
Skips: One 20 yard skip will be onsite. Please do not dispose of warm/hot BBQ’s into the skip.
Nearest Hospital: Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury. SY3 8XQ.
Nearest Police Station: Shrewsbury Police Station, Clive Road, Monkmoor, Shrewsbury, SY2 5RW. Public Service Counter opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 08:00 to 17:00.
Saturday: 09:00 to 17:00.
Sundays and Bank Holidays: 10:00 to16:00.
Nearest Showers: Oswestry Leisure Centre. Shrewsbury Road, Oswestry, Shropshire. SY11 4QB. Friday 06:30 to 20:00 and Saturday and Sunday 09:00 to 18:00.
Bike Wash: The WD40 bike wash, Air Hose Dryers and Lube Station is available on site and is free to use.
Organisation: BDS Events. British Cycling Club Registration Number 11280.
Event Director: Simon Paton
British Cycling Licence Number 405398.
Mobile: 07968 229 359.
Operations Director: Tony Standish.
Course Manager: Edd Wright.
Business Director: Adrian Bland.
Site Manager: Dave Campbell.
Commentator: Andrew Cooper.
Head Marshal: Paul Tunnell.
Race Registration/Start Line: Anne Brewin.
Photographer: Yasmeen Green.
Videographer: TJ Smith.
4x British Cycling Chief Commissaire: Tony Williams.
4x British Cycling Assistant Commissaires: Alastair Mackinlay.
4x RACE SCHEDULE
16:00 – 22:00 Race Registration.
10:00 12:00 Race Registration.
12:00 – 15:00 Open Practice.
15:00 – 15:30 Gate Practice (numbers 250+).
15:30 – 16:00 Gate Practice (numbers 1 to 249).
16:15 – 16.45 Qualifications Senior Men & Women.
18:00 – 19:00 3x Motos: Rippers, Juvenile, Youth, Junior, Master, Vets & Women.
19:15 Quarter finals and Semifinals and finals for all categories.
Please bring your National Series 4x Number Board to use at the event.
Juvenile – Riders must be in the year of their 13th or 14th birthday.
Youth – Riders in the year of their 15th or 16th birthdays.
Junior – Riders in the year of their 17th or 18th birthdays.
Senior – Riders aged 19 to 29.
Master – For riders aged 30 to 39.
Veteran – For riders aged 40 to 49.
Grand Veteran – For riders aged over 50
Refunds, Transfers and Cancellation of the Event: You are eligible for a full refund (minus a £15.00 administration fee and the online booking fee) within the 14 days cooling off period from the day of booking. The cooling-off period does not apply where a booking is made within 14 days of the event date. Any withdrawals after the 14 days cooling off period will not be eligible for a refund.
Force Majeure: If the event is prevented (directly or indirectly) from performing any of its obligations under the entry agreement by reasons of act of God, strikes, trade disputes, breakdowns, government or political action, interruption of transport, acts of war or terrorism, acts of omissions by a third party for any other reasons whatsoever outside of the organisers control, then the organisers will be under no liability whatsoever to you and may as its option, cancel the event. If the event is cancelled we will not be liable for costs of travel fares, hotels, or any other expenses that may be incurred.
It is your responsibility to ensure the race is going ahead before traveling. We will do our best to inform you if the race has to be cancelled but we do not accept liability if we are unable to contact you. We strongly advise that you check Social Media before making travel and accommodation arrangements.
If the event is cancelled or the course is shortened, we are unable to refund or part refund any entry fee, we are also unable to transfer your entry to another event.
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Event Insurance: £10 million Public Liability with British Cycling. The insurance document and this has been forwarded to all Commissaires and the Land Owner. The insurance document will be available to view at race registration.
By entering the event you agree with the rules and conditions of the event and those laid down by British Cycling where applicable. By breaking any of the rules you will incur the applicable penalty.
By entering you understand and agree that you participate in this race entirely at your own risk, that you must rely on your own ability in dealing with all hazards and that you must ride in a manner which is safe for yourself and all others. You agree that no liability whatsoever shall be attached to the promoter, promoting club, meeting sponsor(s), British Cycling, or any official or member of British Cycling or member of the promoting club in respect of any injury, loss or damage suffered by you in or by reason of the race, however caused.
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