NORTHBRIDGE – RD 5: 10/3/19

Presented by

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

About Northbridge

The final round of the Ring Criterium Series will be held in the heart of Northbridge. Northbridge is a vibrant hub, a popular Perth cultural centre, with its cluster of cafes, restaurants, retail stores, Asian eateries and supermarkets. There is plenty to see and do in Northbridge.

The Course

Rider Guide

COURSE OVERVIEW

This circuit will prove to be a real spectators dream with riders racing both sides of the road. Starting with a slight false flat up William St with a right hand into Brisbane St where the riders will engage a 180 degree ‘hot dog’ turn back towards William St, then a fast descent down Williams and back on themselves towards the start/finish line.

RIDER SCHEDULE

12.00pm U13 mixed (15 mins plus 1 lap) and Men’s E (20 mins plus 1 lap)

12.25pm Women’s D (20 mins plus 2 laps) Women’s C (25 mins plus 2 laps)

1.00pm Men’s D (25 mins plus 2 laps)

1.30pm Para Cyclists (15 mins)

1.50pm Men’s C (30 mins plus 2 laps)

1.55pm Presentations One

2.30pm Women’s B (30 mins plus 2 laps)

3.10pm Men’s B (35 mins plus 2 laps)

3.50pm Dome Little Critters (10 mins)

4.00pm Women’s A (40 mins plus 2 laps)

4.05pm Presentation two

4.50pm Men’s A (50 mins plus 2 laps)

5.45pm Final Presentations

CLUB MARQUEES

Club marquees are to be set up along William Street between Newcastle Street and Brisbane Street.

REGISTRATIONS

The Registration Tent opens from 11:15AM near the corner of William and Monger Streets.  Please be aware of the race schedule and ensure that you sign in no later than 20 minutes before your race starts to allow time to get to the start/finish line for the pre-race briefing. Please collect your race number and transponder at the Registration Desk, coloured caps will be handed out and collected at the start/finish line. Please note there are no on the day registrations.

Juniors must roll out prior to signing in at the Registration Desk. The rollouts will be conducted next to the Registration Tent from 11:00 AM. Please refer to the Cycling Australia roll out calculator for further information. Juniors will be given a coloured sticker to place on their front fork on completion of rollout so no sticker, no registration.

HOW TO GET THERE AND PARKING

Northbridge is accessible via train and is just a 5 minute walk from the Perth Train Station. Parking is available in the surrounding streets and next to the Brisbane Street Hotel on Brisbane Street. For further information on parking in Vincent, please check out the Parking Map and Parking options here.

RACE NUMBERS

Each rider will receive a race number to keep, please collect these from the Registration Desk on arrival. Each round you will receive a new number to use.

RIDER LICENCES

We are enforcing a strict NO LICENSE NO RACE policy. Riders must show their Cycling Australia license or proof of purchase and ID at the Registration Desk where it will be held until after your race and your transponder is returned.

TRANSPONDERS

Transponders are to be collected at the Registration Desk. If you have hired a transponder, you must use this transponder as your $5 paid via Entry Boss will not be refunded if you decide to use another one and your name has been allocated against this transponder in our timing system. Damaged or lost transponders will incur a $50 fee which will be invoiced to you after the event.

REGISTERED KIT

Riders must be wearing either Registered Kit or neutral club kit. Commissaires will be policing this on the day.

FOOD AND DRINKS

Please bring your own water bottle and enough water for the day. Additional water will be available at the Registration Tent but we also encourage event participants to purchase food and beverages from the local businesses that are supporting our event.

RIDER ETIQUETTE

Riders will be expected to follow all the directions given by the officiating Commissaires and the Race Director, failure to do this could result in disqualification or an event fine. Safety is the most important factor and we will be following all Cycling Australia guidelines and expectations placed on competing riders.

WARMING UP

Riders are allowed to warm up on the circuit from 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM whilst road closures are in place and before racing commences. Prior to this, please choose surrounding streets to warm up on but be vigilant on the roads. Warm up stationary trainers can be used under club marquees.

NEUTRAL LAPS

There will be a neutral lap for A, B, C, D mens and womens grades.

POINTS TABLE

Riders will also be awarded 1 point for starting and 1 for finishing.

TIMING AND RESULTS

Racing will be live on the My Laps SpeedHive App! When you open the app, search under ‘Cycling’, ‘Live Events’ and select Round 5 Northbridge Super Crit.

Race results will be uploaded onto the Facebook event page and website the following day.

WOMEN’S COACHING

Davina Summers will be riding alongside the Women’s C and D grade riders to offer advice and support during the race. Whether you’re just feeling nervous, want some racing tips or just want a chat, Davina will be available to answer any questions you have! Don’t be afraid to ask.

PROTESTS AND DECISION MAKING

The Chief Commissaire has the final say on decisions during the race. Protests can be addressed to the Chief Commissaire no less than 15 minutes after the finish of your event.

PRESENTATIONS

Presentations will be held close in front of the Subaru Display on William Street at the Newcastle end. Please assemble near the podium at least 5 minutes before presentations and ensure you are wearing either Registered kit or neutral club kit.

The Overall Series presentations will be held at the end of the event at 5:45pm. Please join us to celebrate the Series winners!

LEADER JERSEYS

We are presenting the Pedal Mafia Series Leader Jerseys at the final presentations at 5:45pm. Winners from the last round should wear their jersey whilst racing on Sunday.

CYCLIQ FLY 6 + 12

Thanks to Cycliq we will be giving away a Fly 6 or 12 to two grade winners each round! This round, the winners of the Men’s A Grade and Under 13’s Girls will be the lucky recipients.

DOME LITTLE CRITTERS

Little Critters is back this year thanks to the support of Dome Cafe Group! Children aged 11 and under ride one lap of the circuit for FREE! All types of bikes welcome but helmets must be worn. Registration is taken on the day at the Registration Tent in the Event Village. Little Critters get to take home a Dome gift bag, number plate to keep and a medal at the end of the lap!

SOCIAL MEDIA – HASHTAGS

We would love for you to capture and share your moments with us! Please ensure you use the hashtags #ringcritseries and #ringnorthbridge on all social media posts.

SUPPORTERS

The Ring Criterium Series Northbridge is proudly supported by Subaru Wangara, Dome Cafe Group, Pedal Mafia, Cycliq and EGCC presenting the Cyclassic.

We’d also like to thank the hard-working volunteers for their support and who make this event possible.