UKBP Triscombe Race Is Rescheduled

7 January 2011  |  

UK Bike Park will the first ever race at the incredibly popular Triscombe riding spot near Bridgwater has been rescheduled for 30th Jan 2011. Triscombe is the secret training ground of many of the UK's top Elite riders including English Champ Rich Thomas and Welsh Champ Brendan Fairclough. Riders have been waiting for over 10 years to race here and this will be first race at the site ever. Triscombe We've selected a decent and challenging track with lots of roots, rock and fun jumps. It will keep you all grinning but still be very doable by all riders. We've arranged sponsorship from the Forestry Commission, Juice Lubes, The Bicycle Chain bike shop, and EDF Energy. Prizes include metal trophies for the top 3 in every category, bottles of bubbly for overall winners donated by, a box of tubes from Juice Lubes for the 69th rider, tons of quality bike prizes from The Bicycle Chain bike shops AND the winner of the fancy dress gets a free uplift for them and three mates on the Triscombe uplift service! Triscombe If you want to race for the first time or simply like to compete against your mates, our race series is perfect for you. The race will include BC ranking points, Ripper & Expert category, PA & music system, TAG Timing/race start clock and on-site refreshments including mum's cake. Categories Up to 12 Ripper 12 – 14 Years Juvenile 15 – 16 Years Youth 17 – 18 Years Junior 19 – 29 Years Senior 30+ Years Masters 40+ Years Vets 12+ Years Hardtail 12+ Years Female Expert Sunday morning is the official practice time for the race Sunday Race day: 08.00 am sign-in and course open to inspection by foot 09.00 am sign-in on the day (if available) closes 09.30 am Practice starts 12.00 pm sign-in closes 12.30 pm practice ends 1.00 pm racing starts 4.00 pm racing finishes (can go on a little longer) 4.30 pm prize giving 5.00pm Mums cake is all gone… Note – we try to start everything a bit earlier than the summer series as it gets dark so quick – the biggest hold up is getting the marshals in place before practice – so if your marshalling please try to get to the sign in before 8am if possible. Looking forward to seeing you all again!!! Portaloos are provided. The venue is located here: It's about 10 minutes from Bridgwater and 20 minutes from the M5. Important – if you signed up for the cancelled UKbikepark race on the 28th Nov you can simply carry over your sign up to the Triscome Rd. We will hand out refunds on the day for the £9 difference in race fee’s (unless it’s a late payment). Please email us ASAP with your intentions so we can sort out any refunds. Entries are now open at: Photos: Jonny Ashelford