Hooper Hoohaa 2019

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Tidworth Freeride B1KEpark

A338

Tidworth

SP9 7TE

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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The 7th Annual race down the Hooper Struve trail at Tidworth Freeride B1kepark. Short course DH racing in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.


To enter YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF B1KE. You can sign up as a free member and find details of the various membership options by visiting https://www.b1ke.com

Full members recive a 10% discount on race entries. Please email your name and B1KE membership number to neal@b1ke.com to recive your discount code prior to booking.

We are unable to refund unclaimed discounts after purchase.

Race entry cost is £30 for Free Members or £25 for Full/Site Members.

All prices include booking fees and VAT.



RACE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


All riders are required to wear a securely fitted full face helmet.

Riders must be at least 10yrs of age on the race date. (Please Note, The track contains steep & rocky sections with drops and jumps. We recommend that you ride it before entering the race).

Riders 14 and under are required to wear knee pads and gloves.

It is highly recommend that all riders regardless of age or ability wear appropriate additional protective equipment ie; back protector, knee/shin and elbow pads, goggles, gloves ect.

Bikes must be fitted with both front and rear brakes and handle bar plugs.

Bikes must be capable of off road competition use and maintained to a safe working order.



FAQs

Do I need to be a member of B1KE?

Yes. To ride or race at any of the sites within the B1kepark network you must be a member of B1KE. To sign-up for free or for further membership options please visit https://www.b1ke.com/membership


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Riders must be at least 10 years of age on the day of the race. The track contains steep & rocky sections with drops and jumps which may well be too much for some 10 year olds (or (a lot) older) so we recommend that you ride it before entering the race.

All riders 14 and under must wear knee pads and gloves, and be signed in by a parent/guardian.


What protective clothing and equipment do I need?

All riders are required to wear a securely fitted FULL-FACE HELMET. It is highly recommended for riders to also wear a back protector, knee/shin and elbow pads, body armour, goggles and gloves.

Riders of fourteen years of age and younger are required to wear knee pads and gloves.


What is the race format?

This is a mtb downhill individual time trial event. Riders are required to complete at least two practice runs prior to two timed runs (race), fastest time counts.


Is there an uplift?

No, the hill is not the biggest and can be walked up in 5-10 mins.


Can I practice the track before race day?

Yes the Hooper Struve track is part of Tidworth B1kepark. Please check social media for current opening times.


Can I ride the other trails between race runs?

No the rest of the B1kepark is closed on race days. This is to avoid any potential incidents which may force us to stop the race.

Are helmet cameras permitted?

Yes helmet cameras are permitted at B1KE races.


What cover does my B1KE membership provide whilst racing?

Your B1KE membership gives you third party insurance whilst riding or racing at any of the B1keparks only. It will not cover personal injury or loss. Riders should consider taking out suitable personal cover.


Do I need a race licence?

No, Root 1 Racing is open to all riders and is independent of British Cycling.


Can I bring spectators along?

Yes, please do bring your family and friends, but most importantly bring some noise. Spectators and support for the competitors are positively encouraged and entry is free.


Can spectators take pictures and video of the race?

Yes of course you can. However if you are looking to sell images please refer to section below.

If you are a commercial photographer (anyone looking to sell images) who wishes to attend our event we obviously welcome the coverage, however we will need to see your certificate of public liability insurance and you will be required to follow our on site media policies. An intent of attendance and certificate of insurance can be sent to neal@b1ke.com no later than 3 working days before each event.


Food and Drink

You are welcome to bring your own food and drink but you'll find it hard to resist the temptation of Pothead & Panface who will be on site serving up delicious hot food all day.


Parking

Additional parking will be availble on race day and will be sign posted.


Is it OK to bring cakes and biscuits for the marshalls and timekeepers?

Oh that's very kind of you to offer. Thank you, I'm sure they would love that.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can get in touch via our Facebook page or by sending a email to neal@b1ke.com.

What's the refund policy?

Refunds are available 14 days prior to the event.



B1KE reserve the right to delay, reschedule or cancel this event.

In the event that the race is rescheduled or cancelled, circumstance depending, B1KE will endeavour to transfer entries to the next available race or provide a full refund but can not guarantee this will always be possible.

B1KE reserve the right to remove an individual from the event, prior to or during without reason or refund.

B1KE take no responsibility for any loss or damage caused to personal or public property.



Copyright - 2019 - B1KE

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A338

Tidworth

SP9 7TE

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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