EVENTS







Doug Wisor Memorial Enduro
10am – Sunday 4th November, 2018

6 Enduro stages, over a mix of grades 2 (Easy) – 4 (Advanced) trails totalling 16.1km, thru the Mill + Replanted Blocks of Pan Pac Eskdale MTB Park, with shuttle uplifts between some of the stages, all run in a set order.

The AvantiPlus Hastings mini enduro is a fun category for the not-so-adventurous thru the 3 “easier” stages – all grade 2 (Easy) & 3 (Intermediate) trails (total of 7.1km).

* A course map will be released here, 3 weeks prior to the event.

What is Enduro?
Cruise-up (untimed) and Race-down against the clock. Welcome to the most fun you’ll ever have mountain-biking! The sport of Enduro encapsulates everything people love about the sport of mountain-biking – the adventure, challenge, adrenaline fix, combined with fun social riding: and at the same time teases out the little bit of competitiveness and thrill-seeker we all have inside of us.

Electronic timing, just like what the pro’s use in the Enduro World Series, will be used.
Prize-money will be up for grabs for the winners of each DWEnduro category ($50 each), plus a bonus $50 for the overall winner.
The overall local resident winner will win the coverted memorial trophy.

Entry Fees:

  • $45 online; $60 OTD (cash only) for Enduro riders
  • $25 online; $40 OTD (cash only) for AvantiPlus Hastings Mini Enduro riders
  • Click the green “Enter Online Here” button, to enter online. NB: Only Visa or Mastercard credit cards are accepted.
  • Online entry closes at 5pm Friday 2nd November, 2018

DW Enduro categories:

  • Enduro Masters Men (40+);
  • Enduro Masters Women (40+);
  • Enduro Men (19-39);
  • Enduro Women (19-39);
  • Enduro U19 Men;
  • Enduro U19 Women

AvantiPlus Hastings Mini Enduro categories:

  • Mini Men (19+);
  • Mini Women (19+);
  • Mini U19 Men;
  • Mini U19 Women

Sponsors
AvantiPlus Hastings; YetiNZ; Ground Effect + O-Lynx Timing.
Supported by: Photographic; The Daily Grind Coffee Cart + Pan Pac Forests Ltd.

Venue:
The event will be held within the Mill & Replanted Blocks @ Pan Pac Eskdale MTB Park – located approx 10 minutes drive north of Napier on SH2.
For event day only, we will have all event parking within the sealed Pan Pac Mill staff carpark area, accessed via the Mill main entry (see aerial map).

Registration:
All participants (both pre-entered and On-The-Day) must register @ HQ prior to competing to collect race numbers, electronic transponders & to check-in. Located within the event parking area, between 9am9.45am.

Outside of the official event day, ALL riders must have a permit to access this area, either become a member of the club, or obtain a ‘3 Week Visitors Permit’ for just $10 each, from any of the local cycle shops, or on this website.

This event is run by the Hawkes Bay Mountain Bike Club, with event proceeds going back into our trail network @ Eskdale.


NZDH Series 2018
Round # 3 @ Gravitahi DH Track, Pakuratahi Block – Pan Pac Eskdale MTB Park
8am  ~  Saturday 3rd November, 2018

The NZDH Championship Series is designed and programmed to cater for all various skill levels from within the New Zealand MTB All Mountain category in preparation for future racing.

EVENT INFORMATION
Gravitahi DH Track is 1.5km long, descending a total of 210m through 19yr old pine trees and with an approx 10 minute shuttle time for the ride to the top, there will be lots of time for plenty of practice runs.
SMOKING & lighting fires is strictly NOT allowed at all times & DOGS are also not allowed within the forest. Outside of the official event day all riders must have a permit to access this area, either become a member of the club, or obtain a ‘3 Week Visitors Permit’ for just $10 each, from any of the local cycle shops.

VENUE
Pan Pac Eskdale MTB Park is a privately owned, Productive, Working Forest that the Hawkes Bay Mountain Bike Club Inc have a permit, for all year round access, for members only.
The Pakuratahi Valley Block is located approx 15 minutes drive north of Napier. Event parking will be within the paddock, off the end of Pakuratahi Valley Road, off SH2 approx. 5km north of the Pan Pac Mill (road towards Gisborne). The parking area is right next to the shuttle pick-up point, and the finish line/event HQ. NO Parking is allowed on Pakuratahi Road.

Please respect the priviledged access we have into this private property for mountain biking. Any abuse will not be tolerated by the club or the owners or neighbours – so please don’t ruin it for everyone else!

REGISTRATION
All participants must register on Race Day between 8.00am – 11am, to collect race numbers & to check-in.
HQ/Registration will be located at the finishline. All riders require to complete at least 2 practice runs prior to their race runs.

ENTRY FEE:
$60 members of a MTBNZ affiliated club ; $70 non-members
On-The-Day Entry Only (cash/chq – NO eftpos)

PROGRAM:

  • 8.00am – registration, open thru to 11am
  • 8.30am – practice thru to 1pm
  • 2.00pm – 1st race run
  • 3.30pm – 2nd race run
  • 5.00pm – (approx) prizegiving

The fastest 5 times of the day share $500 prize-money!

•       NZDH Facebook Page    •     http://nzdownhill.co.nz/     •


Click on the Event Results page for all club hosted events held over the last couple years.

 

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