IT’S ON!! This year’s first race – Bottle’n’Glass Hill Climb – 17/04/2017 Easter Monday

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IT’S ON!! This year’s first race – Bottle’n’Glass Hill Climb – 17/04/2017 Easter Monday
Bushrangers Inaugural Hill Climb race

Have you been waking up each day feeling that something is missing or something is just not quite right? Well we have no idea what that is BUT we think you should come along and race up a nasty hill really fast. 

This is the first of a series of races we have planned – some big, some small. We’ve got the sweet timing gear, we’ve got the locations but now we need the competitors. So come do it to challenge yourself and for the chance to win lots of glory!! (what does glory come in anyway? like a bucket or something?)

Here are the details

When: 17/04/2017 at 8am (Registrations from 7am to 7.30am)
Where: Browns Creek Road, Cooloolabin. https://goo.gl/maps/dmke8iaEqtp
Categories: A, B and C
Race format: Point to point hill climb – wave start for each category
Prizes: Official certificate of glory, bragging rights etc
Who can ride?: Open invite to anyone
Costs: Free! (But donations to trail-care are always appreciated)
Distance: 4km  with 330m elevation (small but nasty)
Strava KOM: 15min 17sec (male), 24min 53sec (female)

Registration:

Notes:
No vehicles are allowed on the trail, only bikes and the rescue vehicle.
Spectators can get great views from the intersections and the finish line without impeding the riders.
Do not impede Buckby or Browns Creek Road when you park your car.
While you are in the area you can ride up to the Point Glorious lookout and check out the amazing view.

The Map

Click for Trailforks link

FAQ Section

Question: Will there be cool photos for me to download and show off on Facebook?
Answer: We will try to get some photos taken and uploaded for you all

Question: Explain this hill climb concept to me?
Answer: 1. Everyone starts at bottom 2. Everyone rides to the top

Question: This sounds awesome! I love to ride until I puke! Where do I sign up?
Answer: On the MTBA website – https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=3716 or if you don’t want MTBA insurance go here https://goo.gl/forms/qwHXhiRpF34nUJg72

Question: Is this a lycra type gig?
Answer: If you must then yes, you can wear your lycra

Question: Is there a category for Single speed/Fatbike/E-bike/Over 60/Under 15 etc?
Answer: No – we are keeping it simple

Question: How do I climb on a bike?
Answer: http://www.redbull.com/en/bike/stories/1331807496362/top-tips-to-improve-your-mtb-climbing

 

All this could be yours!