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Progression Bikes
The Dunkeld Bike camps have been running successfully for the last 12 months, providing fun and educational activities for young cyclists during school holidays. 
This session is offered at a discounted price giving you an opportunity to find out what Bike Camp is all about.
The day will consist of coaching led by qualified coaches, riding and guiding around the trails of Dunkeld.
It is suitable for young riders from beginners to advanced.
Where: Progression Bikes, St Ninian's Wynd, Dunkeld
When: Monday 4th May 2015 10am - 4pm
How Much: £25 for the day per rider
How Do I Book: Contact Adam at Progression Bikes on 07825 322225 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Scot Group Birnam Hill
 
 
Progression Bikes
The Dunkeld Bike camps have been running successfully for the last 12 months, providing fun and educational activities for young cyclists during school holidays. 
This session is offered at a discounted price giving you an opportunity to find out what Bike Camp is all about.
The day will consist of coaching led by qualified coaches, riding and guiding around the trails of Dunkeld.
It is suitable for young riders from beginners to advanced.
Where: Progression Bikes, St Ninian's Wynd, Dunkeld
When: Monday 4th May 2015 10am - 4pm
How Much: £25 for the day per rider
How Do I Book: Contact Adam at Progression Bikes on 07825 322225 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Scot Group Birnam Hill
 
 

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A rider's age category is determined as being on the 1st January of the year of the appropriate birthday.

Junior - From 1st January year of 14th birthday to  31st December year of 18th birthday

Senior - From 1st January year of 19th birthday to 31st December of your 29th birthday

Master - From 1st January year of 30th birthday to 31st December year of  39th birthday

Veteran - From 1st January year of 40th birthday to 31st December year of  49th birthday

Grand Veteran -  From 1st January year of 50th birthday onwards

Prizes will be allocated to the following categories

1st, 2nd & 3rd Overall (irrelevant of category)

1st, 2nd & 3rd Junior Boy 16-18, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Junior Girl 16-18

1st, 2nd & 3rd Senior Men 19-29, 1st 2nd & 3rd Master Men 30-39, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Veteran Men 40-49, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Grand Vet Men 50+

1st, 2nd & 3rd Women

Riders who finish in the top three in their category are expected, where possible, to attend the podium presentation.

Podiums and prize presentation will be as soon as possible after the last rider is finished on race day Sundays.

Bike and personal equipment

All bikes must have bar plugs and be in perfect working order.

The race organisers have the right to deny entry to the event if they feel a bike is not of a suitable standard.

Riders must wear a certified helmet (xc or full face) at all times, including transfer sections. Riders found not wearing a helmet may be disqualified.

Gloves are mandatory, knee, elbow and back protection are strongly recommended.

Each competitor should be completely self-sufficient. It is recommended that each rider carries the following items:

Mobile phone. An emergency contact number will be provided at registration.

Basic first aid kit (Minimum: 1 x Dressing Pad for heavy bleeding (field dressing); bandage, plasters).

Wind/Waterproof top.

Bike repair kit (tube, tyre leavers, pump or CO2 canisters, allen keys, chain tool).

Whistle: in case of emergency to alert attention.

Sufficient food and water: to meet your individual energy needs for upto 5 hours of riding.

Sunscreen and insect repellent depending on the season.

Course Hazards

The course may have narrow sections and exposed rocks, steep climbs and descents and will not be suitable for beginners.

Potholes, rocks, rutted tracks, steep descents, banks etc are all part of what is required to be negotiated by the competitor. When you are in this environment YOU are the person primarily responsible for your own safety. Any hazards outside of those expected will be identified and marked accordingly to ensure your safety.

It is the duty of each competitor to assist any other competitor who appears to be injured or in difficulty and to possibly alert the race organiser.  Should you stop to help an injured rider you will be granted the option of repeating the stage.

The Course

The Dunkeld Enduro race take place on a circuit marked with a variable number of mostly uphill transfer stages and downhill timed stages. There will be four stages: Stage 1, 2, 3 and 4. Stages 2 & 3 will not neccessarily be completed in numerical order.

All riders must follow the marked transition routes. Certain sections of the transition stages will be on open roads on the public highway and shared paths. Riders must obey the Highway Code at all times and respect other road users, pedestrians and others with whom they may meet during the event.

In the interest of safety there will be a cut off time to complete the whole event. Riders are expected to have started stage 4 no later than 3.50pm. Riders will be notified of this at the race briefing on the morning of the event.

The course will be marked with signs and tape.  Where a course is double taped you must ride between the tape.  Anything else is placed as a guideline as to the direction of the course.

If a Rider exits the timed stage course, he/she must re-enter at the same point and, if altered, restore the tape as he/she found it.

Riders cannot repeat any stage even if they suffer a mechanical failure on course.

The racing will be blind with no practice runs prior to the event. Marshals and medical support will only be on the course between 8am and 4pm on Saturday 2nd May 2015. Any rider found on a marked trail before this may not be allowed to take part in the event.

Riders should and should not

Riders should not leave any rubbish along the route. ALL food wrappers, drink bottles, tubes etc must please be carried to the finish line and not discarded anywhere along the route. Anyone seen discarding rubbish will be disqualified and will not receive a time or position as applicable.

Riders should not modify race number plates.

Competitors should read the pre-race course briefing notes supplied at registration.

Competitors should obey instructions from Marshals at all times. They are there for everyone’s safety and enjoyment. 

Riders should respect marshals and other race officials and helpers. They are volunteers and have given up their time so you can race. They are not there to take any abuse of any kind. If you have a complaint or grievance in regard to this event then you should adress it to the race director.

Any Rider withdrawing from the event should notify the race office as soon as possible.

Every competitor should adapt his/her speed and his/her behavior to his/her personal abilities, his/her equipment and to the general conditions the event is raced in.

Each Rider authorises the use of any images or videos taken during the event he/she may be appearing in.

Registration

Registration for all events will open as directed on this website.

On registering, each Rider agrees to the rules of the event.

Entry for each event closes one week prior to the event, if not full before then.

Entries are non-refundable less than two weeks from the event. If you are unable to compete for medical reasons we will refund you on receipt of a doctor’s note. It is also not possible to transfer entries to any other events, next year’s event, or a different Rider.

Registration and payment will be made online.

Registration and payment is subject to third-party booking fees.

For the registration the Rider will have to inform an on-line form concerning his names, first names, age, gender and address.

The registration will be validated only after the payment of the fees on the registration website.

Details of the course will not be made known before the event.

Timing

Provisional results will be posted as soon as possible after the event.  Any queries must be expressed by e-ail by 12noon on the Monday following the event.

Timing will be conducted by SportIdent.

All categories will choose their start times at registration.  Choose who you want to ride with and what time you want to get up!

After leaving the event village Riders can start each timed stage as soon as they reach the start line.  There are no start times or running order, but there will be minimum 20 second time intervals between each rider starting a timed stage. Riders should be aware that their may be a queue of riders waiting to start each stage. Each stage start will be marshalled and they will endeavour to get evry rider on their way as soon as possible.

You are responsible for your timing chip and for dibbing in and out of stages.  Please look after these - lost or broken timing chips will cost you £25 to replace.

Responsibilities of Riders

Highland Perthshire Cycling shall not be held liable in any way for any loss, damage or accidents that may occur during any of the events. Riders are aware that cycling is potentially dangerous.

Penalties and complaints:

No external assistance is permitted on the track, assistance is only allowed in the car-park area. Assistance outside this area will incur in a time penalty.

If a Rider catches up with a slower Rider on course, he/she should let the faster Rider past as quickly as possible.  Failure to do so will result in a 30 second penalty.  The faster Rider should give lots of warning and clear directions as to which side they will pass on.  Aggressive or impatient behavior from the faster Rider may also result in a 30 second time penalty.  Play fair.

Any complaints about the race should be done formally to the race office within 15 minutes of the end of the Rider’s race.

Any complaints about the results should be done formally to the race office within 24hrs of result's publication.

Any dangerous or disrespectful behavior against other racers, marshals, nature, trails or spectators will lead to a time penalty depending of the level of the fault. Race director can also decide to disqualify the Rider.

Categories

A rider's age category is determined as being on the 1st January of the year of the appropriate birthday.

Junior - From 1st January year of 14th birthday to  31st December year of 18th birthday

Senior - From 1st January year of 19th birthday to 31st December of your 29th birthday

Master - From 1st January year of 30th birthday to 31st December year of  39th birthday

Veteran - From 1st January year of 40th birthday to 31st December year of  49th birthday

Grand Veteran -  From 1st January year of 50th birthday onwards

Prizes will be allocated to the following categories

1st, 2nd & 3rd Overall (irrelevant of category)

1st, 2nd & 3rd Junior Boy 16-18, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Junior Girl 16-18

1st, 2nd & 3rd Senior Men 19-29, 1st 2nd & 3rd Master Men 30-39, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Veteran Men 40-49, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Grand Vet Men 50+

1st, 2nd & 3rd Women

Riders who finish in the top three in their category are expected, where possible, to attend the podium presentation.

Podiums and prize presentation will be as soon as possible after the last rider is finished on race day Sundays.

Bike and personal equipment

All bikes must have bar plugs and be in perfect working order.

The race organisers have the right to deny entry to the event if they feel a bike is not of a suitable standard.

Riders must wear a certified helmet (xc or full face) at all times, including transfer sections. Riders found not wearing a helmet may be disqualified.

Gloves are mandatory, knee, elbow and back protection are strongly recommended.

Each competitor should be completely self-sufficient. It is recommended that each rider carries the following items:

Mobile phone. An emergency contact number will be provided at registration.

Basic first aid kit (Minimum: 1 x Dressing Pad for heavy bleeding (field dressing); bandage, plasters).

Wind/Waterproof top.

Bike repair kit (tube, tyre leavers, pump or CO2 canisters, allen keys, chain tool).

Whistle: in case of emergency to alert attention.

Sufficient food and water: to meet your individual energy needs for upto 5 hours of riding.

Sunscreen and insect repellent depending on the season.

Course Hazards

The course may have narrow sections and exposed rocks, steep climbs and descents and will not be suitable for beginners.

Potholes, rocks, rutted tracks, steep descents, banks etc are all part of what is required to be negotiated by the competitor. When you are in this environment YOU are the person primarily responsible for your own safety. Any hazards outside of those expected will be identified and marked accordingly to ensure your safety.

It is the duty of each competitor to assist any other competitor who appears to be injured or in difficulty and to possibly alert the race organiser.  Should you stop to help an injured rider you will be granted the option of repeating the stage.

The Course

The Dunkeld Enduro race take place on a circuit marked with a variable number of mostly uphill transfer stages and downhill timed stages. There will be four stages: Stage 1, 2, 3 and 4. Stages 2 & 3 will not neccessarily be completed in numerical order.

All riders must follow the marked transition routes. Certain sections of the transition stages will be on open roads on the public highway and shared paths. Riders must obey the Highway Code at all times and respect other road users, pedestrians and others with whom they may meet during the event.

In the interest of safety there will be a cut off time to complete the whole event. Riders are expected to have started stage 4 no later than 3.50pm. Riders will be notified of this at the race briefing on the morning of the event.

The course will be marked with signs and tape.  Where a course is double taped you must ride between the tape.  Anything else is placed as a guideline as to the direction of the course.

If a Rider exits the timed stage course, he/she must re-enter at the same point and, if altered, restore the tape as he/she found it.

Riders cannot repeat any stage even if they suffer a mechanical failure on course.

The racing will be blind with no practice runs prior to the event. Marshals and medical support will only be on the course between 8am and 4pm on Saturday 2nd May 2015. Any rider found on a marked trail before this may not be allowed to take part in the event.

Riders should and should not

Riders should not leave any rubbish along the route. ALL food wrappers, drink bottles, tubes etc must please be carried to the finish line and not discarded anywhere along the route. Anyone seen discarding rubbish will be disqualified and will not receive a time or position as applicable.

Riders should not modify race number plates.

Competitors should read the pre-race course briefing notes supplied at registration.

Competitors should obey instructions from Marshals at all times. They are there for everyone’s safety and enjoyment. 

Riders should respect marshals and other race officials and helpers. They are volunteers and have given up their time so you can race. They are not there to take any abuse of any kind. If you have a complaint or grievance in regard to this event then you should adress it to the race director.

Any Rider withdrawing from the event should notify the race office as soon as possible.

Every competitor should adapt his/her speed and his/her behavior to his/her personal abilities, his/her equipment and to the general conditions the event is raced in.

Each Rider authorises the use of any images or videos taken during the event he/she may be appearing in.

Registration

Registration for all events will open as directed on this website.

On registering, each Rider agrees to the rules of the event.

Entry for each event closes one week prior to the event, if not full before then.

Entries are non-refundable less than two weeks from the event. If you are unable to compete for medical reasons we will refund you on receipt of a doctor’s note. It is also not possible to transfer entries to any other events, next year’s event, or a different Rider.

Registration and payment will be made online.

Registration and payment is subject to third-party booking fees.

For the registration the Rider will have to inform an on-line form concerning his names, first names, age, gender and address.

The registration will be validated only after the payment of the fees on the registration website.

Details of the course will not be made known before the event.

Timing

Provisional results will be posted as soon as possible after the event.  Any queries must be expressed by e-ail by 12noon on the Monday following the event.

Timing will be conducted by SportIdent.

All categories will choose their start times at registration.  Choose who you want to ride with and what time you want to get up!

After leaving the event village Riders can start each timed stage as soon as they reach the start line.  There are no start times or running order, but there will be minimum 20 second time intervals between each rider starting a timed stage. Riders should be aware that their may be a queue of riders waiting to start each stage. Each stage start will be marshalled and they will endeavour to get evry rider on their way as soon as possible.

You are responsible for your timing chip and for dibbing in and out of stages.  Please look after these - lost or broken timing chips will cost you £25 to replace.

Responsibilities of Riders

Highland Perthshire Cycling shall not be held liable in any way for any loss, damage or accidents that may occur during any of the events. Riders are aware that cycling is potentially dangerous.

Penalties and complaints:

No external assistance is permitted on the track, assistance is only allowed in the car-park area. Assistance outside this area will incur in a time penalty.

If a Rider catches up with a slower Rider on course, he/she should let the faster Rider past as quickly as possible.  Failure to do so will result in a 30 second penalty.  The faster Rider should give lots of warning and clear directions as to which side they will pass on.  Aggressive or impatient behavior from the faster Rider may also result in a 30 second time penalty.  Play fair.

Any complaints about the race should be done formally to the race office within 15 minutes of the end of the Rider’s race.

Any complaints about the results should be done formally to the race office within 24hrs of result's publication.

Any dangerous or disrespectful behavior against other racers, marshals, nature, trails or spectators will lead to a time penalty depending of the level of the fault. Race director can also decide to disqualify the Rider.

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images 6Fancy Dress Halloween Night Ride
October Tayfest Aberfeldy
14th October from 6pm
Birks Cinema
Highland Perthshire Cycling will take you from The Birks Cinema along the banks of the river Tay, before returning to the cinema for a warming Hot Chocolate. Halloween Fancy Dress is optional, but note, the best dressed will win two tickets for the Birks Cinema.
Riders must ensure that they bring bikes in good working order.
Riders must ensure that they bring suitable lights (front &rear) as group will be riding unlit trails, so the lights should be adequate enough to see where you are going.
We would love to see everyone with as many lights on as possible to light up the dark trails and keep the ghouls at bay.
Riders under 16 must be accompanied by a riding adult.
Booking: please phone The Birks Cinema on 01887 822845 ext 3 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 01887 822845
Click here to visit The Birks Cinema's website.
The Birks Cinema
Dunkeld Street
Aberfeldy
PH15 2DA
 
images 6Fancy Dress Halloween Night Ride
October Tayfest Aberfeldy
14th October from 6pm
Birks Cinema
Highland Perthshire Cycling will take you from The Birks Cinema along the banks of the river Tay, before returning to the cinema for a warming Hot Chocolate. Halloween Fancy Dress is optional, but note, the best dressed will win two tickets for the Birks Cinema.
Riders must ensure that they bring bikes in good working order.
Riders must ensure that they bring suitable lights (front &rear) as group will be riding unlit trails, so the lights should be adequate enough to see where you are going.
We would love to see everyone with as many lights on as possible to light up the dark trails and keep the ghouls at bay.
Riders under 16 must be accompanied by a riding adult.
Booking: please phone The Birks Cinema on 01887 822845 ext 3 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 01887 822845
Click here to visit The Birks Cinema's website.
The Birks Cinema
Dunkeld Street
Aberfeldy
PH15 2DA
 

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