Events

Mar
07
8:00 AM

Team Hutchinson Ford Chainless Race

Sunday, March 07, 2021
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

End of Summer Chainless Blow Out!

This one is brought to you by Team Hutchinson Ford and will get you working hard trying to pump, absorb and rail your way down the hillside without pedalling.

A fun day out for all with the fastest time of the day receiving a set of Snow Chains for their vehicle!!

 

How to Register 
Registration is open below.

Registrations will close Friday 5th at 5:00pm.

There will be NO on the day registrations.

The Race Course
We will be sending racers down Captain Torpedo!

Cost to Race 
The cost to take part in the Chainless race is $30. (Includes lift pass)

Please register early to secure your spot! 

Categories

  • Under 17 Men
  • Under 21 Men
  • Open Men (21-39)
  • Open Women (21-35)
  • Masters Men (40+)
  • Masters Women (35+)

 

On the Day
Gates will open at 8:15 am with race check-in from 8:30 am - 9:15 am.

A race briefing will occur at 9:15 am - 9:30 am. This is compulsory for all racers.

Practice laps will take place from 9:45 am through to 11:30 am followed by lunch then one race run.

 

What you Need to Know

Protective Equipment
At CAP we are safety conscious and encourage all riders to wear appropriate gear to protect themselves from injury.

For the race riders MUST
· Wear a safe and functional full face helmet that meets NZ bike standards with no cracks in it.

- Must achieve one of the following approved Safety Certification standards: ASTM-F1952 (ASTM for DH), UN/ECE Reg No. 22, AS 1698, NZ5430, British standard BS 6658 or Japanese standard T8133.
· Be wearing a shirt (e.g. no singlets)
· Appropriate closed toe shoes

We strongly recommend that riders wear
· Full finger gloves
· Knee pads
· Full-length pants
· Long sleeve shirts
· Elbow protection
· Neck brace

If you wish to wear any of these items we have strongly recommend but don’t own them, let us know at race registration (or earlier) and we can organise gear for you free of charge, excluding neck braces (refundable deposit will occur).

Mechanics
Please note, we will NOT have any mechanics taking chains off on the day. This is up to you to arrange. For practice runs your chains can remain on if you choose, however your chain MUST be removed BEFORE you get on the lift for your seeding and race run.

 

Spectators:

Interested in coming along to watch the Chainless race? Here are some tips to get you close to the action.

Race runs will start at approx. 12:30 pm depending on the number of racers.

More details to come once race course is released.



Sponsored by:
Team Hutchingson Ford