OCBC Cycle National MTB Championships 2019 – XCO & ALL MTN
OCBC Cycle National MTB Championships 2019 – XCO & ALL MTN
OCBC Cycle National MTB Championships 2019 – XCO & ALL MTN
OCBC Cycle National MTB Championships 2019 – XCO & ALL MTN
OCBC Cycle National MTB Championships 2019 – XCO & ALL MTN

OCBC Cycle National MTB Championships 2019 – XCO & ALL MTN

XCO, CX & ALL MTN

Singapore

21 Jul 2019
The 2019 MTB and Cyclo-Cross Nationals will be held at the Centaurs Jungle Cross course at Turf City Bukit Timah. The MTB course is a challenging 4km ...

OCBC Cycle National MTB Championships 2019 – XCO & ALL MTN

XCO, CX & ALL MTN

Singapore

21 Jul 2019
The 2019 MTB and Cyclo-Cross Nationals will be held at the Centaurs Jungle Cross course at Turf City Bukit Timah. The MTB course is a challenging 4km and will feature all MTB categories as well as the All Mountain Open.

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Details

Details

NationalsWe have a full day of MTB racing planned for Sunday 21 July. All MTB categories across both genders will be racing. There will also be a separate All Mountain Open.

 

The Centaurs Jungle Cross course (located at Turf City Bukit Timah) has been developed and expanded over the last three years. The 4km course has many unique features with a combination of single trails, fire trails, open fields and single roads. The track has technical areas, climbs and drops as well as long straights to overtake.

 

Turf City is a perfect location for the Nationals. There is ample tentage to keep out of the sun, nearby shops for food, and a great carnival atmosphere to watch the day’s racing. There is ample parking at the course and nearby at the Giant Car Park.

Route

2019 MTB XCO and ALL MOUNTAIN CIRCUIT

The national champs will utilise the full "pro circuit" including the 2019 developed A & B lines.

2019 Nationals Circuit

 

RACE DISTANCES (TBC)

Final Laps and Distances to be Confirmed

 

Category Men (kms) Laps Women (km) Laps SCF Points UCI Points
Junior B (13-16 yrs) 12 3 12 3 Yes  
Junior A (17-18 yrs) 14 4 12 3 Yes Yes
Under 23 (19-22 yrs) 18 4 18 3 Yes Yes
Open (23 yrs +) 18 5 18 4 Yes Yes
Masters (35-44 yrs) 14 4 12 3 Yes  
Supermasters (45 yrs +)  18 4 12 3 Yes  
All Mountain (17 yrs +)* 11 3 11 3 Yes  
 
* Riders below 17 maybe eligible to race based on experience and parental consent
Schedule

OCBC Cycle Singapore National MTB Championships 2019

21 July 2019

Welcome

Welcome to the Singapore National MTB Championships 2019. To follow is a briefing that contains very important information about the day and rider responsibilities to ensure the event is safe and entertaining for riders and spectators.

Race Schedule

07:00am

Race Headquarters @ Centaurs Turf City Open

Registration Opens @ Centaurs Turf City (Sign in & Collection of Race Kit) 

Note: There will be license checks

STAGING

All Riders Should be at the staging area at least 20 minutes before their respective race begins.

08:00am

08:01am

08:02am

Junior B (3 Laps)

Women's Supermasters / Women's Masters (3 Laps)

Sport Race (3 Laps) - Non SCF Fun Race

Pro Course (B Lines Open)

09:00am

09:01am

Men's Supermasters (4 Laps)

Men's All Mountain (3 Laps)

(Pro Course - A & B Lines Open)

10:30am

10:31am

Men's Masters (4 Laps)

Men's Junior A (4 Laps)


(Pro Course - A & B Lines Open)

12:00pm

12:01pm

12:02pm

Men's Elite Open (5 Laps)

Men's Under 23 (5 Laps)

Women’s Elite Open (4 Laps)

(Pro Course - A & B Lines Open)

1:30pm

All Racing Completed

PRIZE GIVING

Each Prize Giving Will Be Completed on Final Review and Sign Off of Results from the Commissaires

Location

Getting to Jungle Cross

 

Jungle Cross is located at the old Turf City. Access is via Bukit Timah Road. Please proceed past The Grandstand and head to the "Centaurs Pit" area located right next to the two netball courts (bright blue cement).

 

Jungle Cross Location  Jungle Cross Getting There

FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Please check the frequently asked questions below. If you can't find the answer you're most welcome to drop us a question here.

 

Q. I don’t have a license – how do I get one?
A. You can either buy an SCF / UCI annual license, or purchase a day license (which includes insurance) as part of the registration at $15. However, this option is subjected to a minimum of 30 day-license sign-ups for an event. If there are insufficient numbers, registrants who opted for the day license will be notified to buy an annual SCF license instead.

Q. Can Day License Holders win the National Champion's Jersey?
A. No. To be eligible to contest for the national champion's jersey, please make sure that you have a valid 2019 UCI License. Day License holders are not eligible to contest for the national champion's jersey, and are only allowed to race and podium, should they come in the top three places.

 

Q. What Exactly is the All Mountain Category?
A. Riders with a bike of 130mm travel or more with Full Suspension.


Q. Can I try the circuit before the event?
A. The Centaurs Jungle Cross is on private land. We will seek permission from Centaurs to open up the Pro Course to riders in the weeks before the event. Details (once approved) will be posted here as well as Facebook.

 

Q. Can you tell me more about the Day License Insurance?

A. Details of the Day License Insurance can be found at the SCF website (www.cycling.org.sg). The details are Here

 

Q: Can I sign up for multiple categories – eg Open and Super Masters?
A: You can sign up to ONE (1) MTB category, as well as the All Mountain category if start times do not clash.

 

Q. What if there is fewer than 3 in my category – do we still get to the podium?
A: Yes.

 

Q. Will there be a feed zone and mechanical area?
A. Yes located in the Centaur Tent areas.

 

Q. Will riders be placed on the start line according to their SCF points for the year?
A. Yes – details will be announced shortly.

 

Q. Will the “80% Pull-Out” rule be used at the Nationals?
A. Yes – The rule will be deployed at the discretion of the Commissaires depending on field size.

 

Q. Where will I be pulled out if the “80% Pull-Out” rule be used?
A. The 80% zone will be located approximately 200 to 400 meters prior to the finish line.

 

Q. If I am pulled out by the Commissaires, will I get a placing?
A. Yes unless disqualified (DSQ) or you pull out yourself (DNF)

 

Q. Can I fix my bike out of the Mechanical Zone?
A. No, you risk disqualification if you do so

 

Q. Can supporters pass me water/food outside of the feed zone?
A. No, you will risk disqualification if you do so

 

Q. Can I bend my number plate / tuck it under?
A. No, you will risk disqualification if you do so

 

Q. Is there room for a team tent?
A. Yes there will be an area for team tents

 

Q. Can I display a sponsor tent or sponsor flags etc?
A. Only if cleared and approved by Cycosports / SCF at least one week before the event.

 

Q. Will there be medics on-hand?
A. Yes, two ambulances will be in place for the National Event.

 

Q. Where are the nearest Toilets?
A. There are toilets at Turf City. Cycosports will also organize Portaloos for the event.

 

Q. Is there a place to wash my Bike?
A. Yes, there are two racks and two hoses setup for bike/people washing.

 

Q. I would like to sponsor prizes for the winners. Is this possible?
A. Yes absolutely and we will make sure you get great recognition for supporting the community.

 

Event T&C's

UCI Rules Apply

The Singapore National MTB Championships are run under UCI rules and regulations, and Singapore Cycling rules and regulations unless otherwise stated, apply.

This is event is a UCI Class CN, with UCI points available for:

  • Men's Open Elite

  • Women's Open Elite

  • Men's Junior A

  • Women's Junior A

  • Men's Under 23

  • Women's Under 23

FEED / TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ZONE

Feeding is permitted only in the zones designated for that purpose, which are also used as technical assistance zones.

Water bottles and food must be passed up to the rider by hand by the feeder or the mechanic. The feeder or mechanic is not permitted to run alongside his rider. The spraying of water on riders or bicycles by the feeders or mechanics is forbidden.

Authorised technical assistance during a race consists of repairs to or the replacement of any part of the bicycle other than the frame. Bike changes are not permitted and the rider must cross the finish line with the same handlebar number plate that he had at the start.

Technical assistance can only be given in the feed/technical assistance zones.

Spare equipment and tools for repairs must be kept in these zones. Repairs and equipment changes can be carried out by the rider himself or with the help of a teammate, team mechanic or neutral technical assistance. Small items such as an inner tube or a small tool may be handed up from the feed/technical assistance zones.

Riders may carry tools and spare parts provided that these do not involve any danger to the rider himself or the other competitors.

STAGING AREA

This year there will be a defined staging area which riders for the next race can gather and get ready for their race. In this way riders are more prepared for their race and there is less time needed between the start of each new race / wave. Please be ready at the staging area at least 20 minutes before your race.

 

PULL OUT

If you are lapped by the lead rider, the marshals can pull you out of the race, depending on the number of riders still participating. You will be advised to "pull out" just before the start / finish.

 

CATEGORY PLACINGS

Even if you do not finish the race, we will "place" you according to how many laps you completed and the time. In this way if riders fail to complete all their laps due to time constraints, they will still have a recorded placing that is fair.

CHAMPIONS JERSEY

To be eligible to contest for the national champion's jersey, please make sure that you have a valid 2019 UCI License. Day License holders are not eligible to contest for the national champion's jersey, and are only allowed to race and podium, should they come in the top three places.

PROTESTS

Any rider who considers he has been prejudiced by any action during the competition may submit a protest to the Chief/Race Commissaire after he/she has crossed the finish line. The rider must submit his/her protest in writing and it must be signed and presented within 15 minutes of the end of his/her race along with a fee of SG$200 to the SCF Secretariat.

If a protest involves one of the top five finishers, the awards ceremony will be delayed until the decision is reached. The decisions of the Commissaire Panel or Chief Commissaire on the day in relation to the interpretation of the Technical Regulations; necessary disciplinary action and upon any protests received in accordance with the above will be final.

Questions?

Please send any questions to admin@cycosports.com or what’s app Kent @ 96906077

 

Clothing

Clothing Requirements

  • There is no restriction on advertising that may appear on clothing, helmets or equipment used by the rider (except for the race number plate) at any level of mountain bike racing in Singapore. The only exception is the National Team, National Champion and World Championship jerseys that must comply with the relevant UCI regulations.
  • UCI Jersey Visual Guidelines – http://www.uci.ch/inside-uci/rules-and-regulations/regulations/
  • Bicycle helmets that satisfy the current international standards are compulsory in all SCF sanctioned events. 
  • Helmets must be fastened at all times whilst on a bicycle.
  • Helmets must be in good condition and fit for purpose.
  • All helmets used will be inspected for compliance as determined by the presence of an appropriate compliance sticker.
  • Closed toe footwear must be worn at all times while practicing and competing in SCF events.
  • Singlets must not be worn while practicing or competing at SCF events.
  • Cameras are not permitted in National Finals
  • Riders are not permitted to wear headphones or other similar music/ communication devices during practice and competition.

Cross Country and Related Events Clothing Requirements

SCF strongly recommends the use of the following protective equipment;

  • Sunglasses/protective eyewear
  • Full-fingered gloves.
Start List

OCBC Cycle Singapore National XCO Championships - Participant List

Your details will take a few days to be listed from your order as the list shown here is from the timing system and must be cleaned and imported

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