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2021 FLM TT Rules

NOTICE!!

Due to the current uncertainties and high number of covid positive cases 

all FLM TT"s Postponed until further notice

 

 

Race Categories

Elite Men/ Women - Junior Men/ Women - Sub Veteran Men/Women

Veteran Men/ Women - Master Men/ Women - Grand Master Men/Women

MTB Men & Women

Under 16 B&G - Under 14 B&G - Under 12 B&G - Under 10 B&G

Gear restrictions are compulsory for all younger ages. 

 

Team Time Trial (NEW!!)  DATE CHANGE!!

Date: 27 June 2021

Entry Fee: 450.00 per team

The Team Time trial is a new addition to the FLM TT Series but will not influence the ITT  rankings. a Separate entry portal will be made available to enter for the TTT

1 x Loop, Namwater Bridge (1st Bridge after the Roadblock to Okahandja) to the 2nd Teufelsbach Bridge, 10km in a northerly direction. (6km to 1st bridge, 10km to 2nd bridge.) Use the slipway, cross the highway via the bridge, and return in a southerly direction to the Namwater Bridge, 20,42km completed. Cross the finish mats.

 

Maximum 5 riders per team, Open men or Open women and the time of the 3rd wheel over the finish line will determine the team time and position.

Categories: Open only

 

 

ITT Race dates and entries

Race dates are Wednesdays on the 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd June 2021

Start Times: 15h00

First and 3rd race will be Matchless and the 2nd and 4th race will be from the Namwater Bridge on the Okahandja road.

Entry Fees: N$ 400.00 for 4 races or 150.00 per single race.

Entries must be done online via Chronotrack – ENTER HERE

Your entry is only valid when you’ve received an email confirmation from Athlinks and the entry is paid by EFT into the bank account as indicated on your confirmation email. (No cash payments on the day of the race will be accepted)

IMPORTANT: Your proof of payment must be emailed to raceday@raceday.events by latest 09h00 the day before the race.

Entries will close every Tuesday morning 09h00 prior to the day of the race.

NO late entries will be allowed and no entries will be done at the race venue.

Only the entrants who entered and paid for all the races on 31 May 2021 will qualify for a gift.

 

Prize giving: We will inform all via email on date and venue.

Permanent timing tags are compulsory and available at Raceday Events at N$ 300.00 each. You will need this number as well as your NamCF nr before you enter yourself on Chronotrack. No tags will be issued at the race venue.

 

Race and Ranking

Points per race are as follows from 1st position onwards - 350,330,310, 290,270,250,230,210,190,170,150,130,110,100, 100, 100 etc.

In the case of 2 riders finishing with the same amount of points (draw) in a category, the best time of each rider at Matchless and Dobra will be combined and the fastest combined time will determine the winner.

At least 3 out of 4 races must be completed to qualify for a finishers medal and overall ranking.

No sign on will be done at the start venue, your starting time will be emailed to you Tuesday afternoon – please make sure to be on time for your start, the announcer will call you in advance.  Should you miss your starting slot, you will be moved to the bottom of the list.

No support vehicles or vehicles following riders will be allowed.

Riders must finish the TT with the same bike on which the race was started.

No slip streaming allowed, not behind another rider or behind any vehicle.

E-Bikes will not be allowed in the TT.

 

Marshalls:

Marshalls will be deployed on strategic points for traffic control and safety only. Cyclists must familiarize themselves with the route and still adhere to traffic rules.

 

Covid-19

To be able to host the FLM TT series we have to adhere to the Covid-19 restrictions in Namibia. Wearing of masks are compulsory and may be removed in the starting chute when your countdown starts. 

 

Routes

Matcheless: All categories up to U14 girls will do 8.6km, starting at Matchless going down (Direction Windhoek) for 4.3km and turn around at the old farm house on the northern side of the road to finish at Matchless turn off.

All other categories from U14 Boys and up will do 18.6 km’s, starting at Matchless turn off, going down ( Direction Windhoek) and turn at the bridge 9.3km from the start and finish at Matchless turn off.

An Orange cone and marshals will be placed at both turn around points. Please be careful at turning points and adhere to traffic rules. Always be aware of riders and vehicles coming from behind before you turn around.

 

Namwater Bridge - Okahandja road: 

All categories up to U14 girls will do 1 x Loop, Namwater Bridge (1st Bridge after the Roadblock to Okahandja) to the 1st Teufelsslucht Bridge, 6km in a northerly direction. Use the slipway, cross the highway via the bridge, and return in a southerly direction to the Namwater Bridge, 12km completed. Cross the finish mats.

All other categories: 1 x Loop, Namwater Bridge (1st Bridge after the Roadblock to Okahandja) to the 2nd Teufelsbach Bridge, 10km in a northerly direction. (6km to 1st bridge, 10km to 2nd bridge.) Use the slipway, cross the highway via the bridge, and return in a southerly direction to the Namwater Bridge, 20,42km completed. Cross the finish mats.