Roller Racing with the Clocks
Time: 1800 – 2000
Please note earlier start time than usual
Coaches will start setting up the clock rollers from 1800 – take about 15 minutes
Racing will start from ~1820
Please bring your own rollers and bikes to allow you to warm up prior to racing on the clock rollers
Event 1 – Individual Time Trial
1820 onwards – time trials individual.
500 metres: U8(Cat E), U10(Cat D), U12(Cat C)
1000 metres: U14(Cat B), U16(Cat A), juniors & seniors.
Event 2 – 1km Team sprint in team of 4
(teams will be selected depending on the order in which riders sign on)
Each team will be Mixed aged.
Rider 1 – Cat D or E rider
Rider 2 – Cat C riders
Rider 3 – Cat C or D or E
Rider 4 – Cat A orB or Sen or Jun
Everyone rides together (as in real team sprint) (youngest to oldest)
Youngest rider first (250m) other riders keep pace but can’t overtake (based on clock)
Next rider starts effort (250m), other riders keep pace but can’t overtake (first rider stops)
Next rider starts effort (250m), last rider keeps pace but can’t overtake (second rider stops)
Oldest rider starts effort (250m) (3rd rider stops)
Overall time counts
Event 3 – Mechanical competition in your sprint teams.
Riders 1 to 3: Front wheel out and back in – check working with brakes
Last rider: front wheel out, inner tube out, inner tube back in, inflate tyre and refit wheel, check brakes. Stop clock.
Bring your own tools, fingers or other implement.
Help will be available.
Options of Madison on clock rollers if time allows.
Sounds great. Tom and Martha will be present.
I can’t wait to see the mechanical challenge!
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