JODRELL BANK SUMMER SPORTIVE
SAT 28th July
HQ - Poynton leisure Centre Yew Tree lane Poynton, Cheshire. SK12 1PU
Registration opens at 7.00 am
In registration your name will be on the start sheets on the tables. Look for your name and number.
You will be given your number . You do not need to sign anything. You have already signed on during the online entry system
ENTRIES ON THE DAY
If you are entering on the day you need to download an entry form and the revelent Route Card. Bring the completed form signed and with the correct fee to ON THE DAY registration desk. You will be given a number.
Numbers must be attached to your handlebars for timing purposes. If your number is not on your handlebars you may be missed from the results.
Plesase do not attach the number to your head tube or obstruct the barcode as we will not be able to scan it and you will not get a time.
Start Time - 8.00 am
RESULTS - Results will be posted on the website on Monday
There is a large car park at the Poynton Leisure Centre, also next door at the school and at the Primary School just around the corner. There is a walk way back to the HQ. You will be directed by the Leisure Centre Staff.
On our last event some cars were give tickets by the police for being illegally parked. There is plenty of parking at the Leisure Centre, The School and the over flow car park at Primary School around the corner.
If you do decide to park on the road outside please make sure you are not illegally parked or are blocking the driveways of the residents. The police will be on the look out and any cars illegally parked will recieve a ticket and could be towed away
This is a great venue and the staff at the Leisure Centre and the Cheshire Police do a excellent job accomodating us. We don`t want to lose it.
ON THE RIDE
Participents take part in the event at entirley at their own risk.
Participents should follow instructions from the marshals
The ride is run under British Cycling Cyclosportive Rules.
Participants will be responsible for the roadworthiness of their own cycle.
You must obey all Highway Code Rules. You are requested to ride in single file where appropriate and no more than 2 abreast at any time. Please be aware of your fellow cyclists and other traffic. Please indicate your intention to stop or change direction.
This is a great circuit and we would like to use it again next year. Please show courtesy and respect for other road users. A cheery wave and a smile works wonders
There are toilets at the start and finish. There are also Public toilets around the circuit.
The route is marked by signage. A black arrow on an Flourescent yellow background.We wil be marking the roads with a red arrow. We also have a support vehicle that proceeds the riders replacing missing signs. Hopefully we can keep everyone on track.
Please study you maps and make sure you know where the routes split. They will be clearly marked but it is easy to miss them especially if you are following riders in front who maybe be doing a different distance
ROUTE CARDS are available now to download off the website. You can also download them onto your phone. There are interactive maps on the website to familarise yourself with the route. We also have downloadable GPS files available from the Bikeroute toaster website.
We are also on STRAVA now. Anyone who has a Garmin Computer or Iphone can download the Free APP and check your progress.
THERE ARE NO EXCUSES FOR GETTING LOST,
POINTS TO NOTE
In Malpas there is a sharp left turn in the village centre. If it is congested it is easy to miss the signs. There are also roads works and the road might be closed to traffic but you can still get through on a bike.
65 Mile Turn Off is approximately 2 miles after the feeding station. There are plenty of signs but please look out for them.
It is the responsibility of each participant to take the correct course. Participants are required to carry traditional map based route instructions.
All competitors are advised to wear a safety helmet to ANSI Z90/4 or SNELL standards
You may not use your mobile phone while riding. You must stop at the side of the road if you need to make or receive a call.
Having a mobile phone with you on the ride is encouraged. It is usefull if you get lost or need to be picked up by the support vehicles
Torelli Cycling Club will provide fluid and food at designated feed stations. This is intended only as a top up. You are encouraged to take enough
food and fluid for the full distance of the event.
POT HOLE WARNING
The roads around Cheshire are in the main very good quality however there are pot holes in places due to the winter weather please look out for them. If you are riding in a group shout out warnings to the riders behind.
Most of the route is on quiet country lanes with just a few Main roads. Please take care
Feeding Station for the 30 Mile Route is at half distance. Feeding Station for the 100 mile Route is at 1/3 and 2/3 distance.
TIME CUT OFF POINT
There will be a TIME CUT OFF POINT where the 65 and 100 mile riders split. Details of the time will be available nearer the event.
Any riders who are doing the 100 who fail to reach the checkpoint in time will be directed onto the 65 mile route
Under 18's must have the consent of a parent or guardian and be accompanied by a nominated adult at all times whilst on the ride.
It is advised that all riders must carry a form of identification showing their name, address and contact details of person to be advised in the eventuality
cases of an accident. It is also advised that all participants carry enough food, drink, money and extra clothing to complete the ride being under taken,
taking into account the route and possible adverse weather conditions.
There are support vehicles on the ride. If you need to be picked up call the organisers tel: number below.
Mechanical failure or cannot continue. You can also stop at the feeding stations if you have any problems and they will bring you back to the HQ.
Marshals are there to help they are not allowed to stop the traffic you are responsable for your own actions at junctions throughout the ride.
Organisation Phone Number Tel: 07583234531
In case of an emergency please ring 999
There is Free Hot Drinks and Food after the event.
I would just like to wish you all a safe and enjoyable ride.