Please note: Entry levy is £3
Please turn up at least 30 minutes before the start to allow enough time to sign-on and allocate numbers.
New cyclists can ‘come and try it’ on the Cwm Rheidol course ONLY, otherwise you need to become a member due to insurance.
Marshal rota live spreadsheet is here – please spare one or two weeks to volunteer by filling in your available dates on the spreadsheet.
|DATE||Course||DISTANCE (M)||Start Time|
|13/04/2016||Nant Yr Arian||12||6.30pm|
|04/05/2016||Devils Bridge Hilly||22||6.30pm|
|01/06/2016||Llanfihangel Hill Climb||1.7||7.00pm|
|22/06/2016||Nant Yr Arian||12||6.30pm|
|20/07/2016||Devils Bridge Hilly||22||7.00pm|
|17/08/2016||Nant Yr Arian||12||6.30pm|
|D5/10||Llety Gwyn||10 Miles||Start at speed limit sign on A44 east of Llanbadarn Fawr, proceed along A44 to Capel Bangor, turn right towards Cwm Rheidol for approximately 2.5 miles to turn-round point and retrace back to Llanbadarn Fawr.||Plascrug Leisure Centre Car Park|
|D5/10a||Lovesgrove||10 Miles||Start at Cwm Rheidol power station car park, proceed north-westwards to Capel Bangor, turn left to roundabout at Lovesgrove and retrace back to Cwm Rheidol power station car park.||E-On Visitor Centre / Cafè Car Park, Cwm Rheidol|
|D2/12||Nant Yr Arian||12 Miles||Start at Nant yr Arian, proceed westwards to roundabout at Lovesgrove and retrace back to Nant yr Arian.||Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre Car Park / Lay By, A44|
|D4/24||Hilly 22 Southgate||22 Miles||Start at Midfield Caravan Park, proceed eastwards to Devil’s Bridge, comtinue to Ponterwyd and turn left on to A44 and continue to finish opposite lay-by prior to roundabout at Lovesgrove.||Neuadd Goffa / Penparcau Village Hall, Penparcau|
|D1/25||Machynlleth||25 Miles||Start outside ‘Cardi Cycles’ Bow Street, continue along A487 to Machynlleth where turn at first roundabout and retrace to layby opposite right hand turn to Llandre, approximately 800m south of Talybont.||Ex-Cardi Cycles|
|D0/19||Clarach Hill Climb||1 Mile||Start 50 Yards past bridge at Llangorwen, Clarach (OS 603,838). Proceed along B4572 up the hill to finish at entrance to lane leading to Frongogh Farm on top pf hill (OS 603,828).||Llangorwen Church Car Park, Clarach|
All non members are permitted two Come & Try event before membership of Ystwyth CC is required. Checks will be made periodically, and membership forms will be available from the timekeepers.
For ALL Ystwyth CC time trial events, hardshell helmets are COMPULSORY.
Marshall’s will be positioned around the course they are there to show you the way; they have no authority over the traffic and CANNOT AND MUST NOT stop vehicles.
It is recommended that a working rear light, either flashing or constant, is fitted to the machine in a position visible to following road users and is active whilst the machine is in use.
It is the riders responsibility to ride within the laws of the road and with consideration to others. Failure to do so may result in a time penalty or disqualification.
All riders are asked to comply with the following requests :
ALL competitors in, or in the vicinity of the event, must observe the law of the land relating to road use.
- DO NOT park or stop your car within sight of the starting or finishing timekeeper.
- DO NOT crowd the timekeepers whilst the event is still in progress. The results will be available after the last rider has completed the course and online within 24 hours.
- DO NOT Urinate in public
- DO NOT leave your number flapping – four pins are supplied for each – USE THEM
- DO NOT allow your friends and relations to follow you around the course – it’s not allowed.
- DO not ride in a manner that is unsafe either to themselves or to other road users.
- DO ride on the left-hand side of the road except for safe overtaking and when making right hand turns.
- DO conform to all traffic signs, signals and direction indicators in making any turn before, during or after the event, ensure that it is safe to do so.
- DO call your number to the finishing timekeeper or your time may not be recorded.
- DO keep your head up, be aware of your surroundings at all times and HAVE A SAFE RIDE
Overtaking rules – Competitors must ride entirely alone and unassisted and not ride in company or take shelter (commonly known as drafting) from other riders or vehicles. A competitor overtaking another must pass without receiving or giving shelter. The onus of avoiding company riding shall be upon the rider being overtaken.
Competitors, officials, helpers or members of affiliated clubs shall not act or behave in a manner such as to give offence to the public interest or such as to bring the sport into disrepute.
When cycling to and from a club time-trial event please be considerate to other road users and ride single file whenever it is possible to do so to give faster traffic the opportunity to pass safely.
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