Event HQ :
Buckfastleigh Town Hall. Open from 7am. Numbers & signing on at HQ.
Parking available in town car park
1.In the interests of your own safety Cycling TimeTrials and the event promoters strongly advise riders to wear a HARD SHELL HELMET that meets an approved international safety standard.
2.Please observe the Highway Code . Ride with your head up. Do not “White Line”.
Wear bright clothing.
3.Competitor's Machines – It is recommended that a working rear light, either flashing or constant, is fitted to the machine in a position clearly visible to following road users and is active whilst the machine is in use.
4.Event officials must not seek to regulate or interfere with other traffic.
5.Riders waiting to start must do so 20 metres before the timekeeper and stand well to the left and in single file.
6.Paced and Company Riding – Time Trialling for Beginners states that “When a competitor gets caught by another one the Regulations require the overtaken rider to fall back to a distance behind the other one …. At least 50 yards is required.”
Note 1.The course used for this event is on a high speed road. Overtaking traffic will be moving fast. For your own safety keep well to the left and as close to the fog line as possible (1m. max.)
Note 2.There will be times when traffic will be leaving the main road and filtering off to the left – be aware of this possibility every time you cross any exit road.
Note 3.There will be times when the traffic will be coming on to the main road and filtering in from your left – be aware of this possibility every time you cross any entry road.
Local regulation 1. All riders on completion of their competitive ride must continue without stopping or turning in the road to the event HQ.
Local regulation 2. No rider is to reach the start by crossing through the A38 centre reservation.