Goostrey Village Hall, CW4 8PE
The hall is situated near the Church in Goostrey. Travelling from the A50, the entrance is on the right just after the Crown pub on the left. It will be open from around 1pm. Please allow sufficient time to ride to the start as it is a couple of miles away.
Numbers will be at the headquarters – riders must sign the signing on sheet when collecting their number. Note: No’s 1 to 16 will be riders competing in the M&DLCA event.
Directions to the start:
From the HQ, turn right out of the HQ, left at the Church, bear right at a Y and continue on this lane keeping Jodrell Bank telescope on your right until you reach the start.
Riders must not warm up past the start and finish areas.
No parking at the start or finish and vehicles must NOT be parked, however briefly, in any part of the access area to Mount Pleasant Nursing Home, opposite the finish.
Riders must not stop at the FINISH but continue along the A50 back to the HQ at Goostrey where times will be displayed.
Care at Road Junctions
Riders must exercise caution at all junctions. Any competitor whose riding line causes him/her to cross the white line when approaching or leaving a junction will be disqualified from the event and may be reported to the District Committee for further disciplinary action Any rider making a U turn in the vicinity of the start or finish will be disqualified.
Please ride with your head up at all times. Ride a safe distance from the kerb, but do not ride out in the traffic. Observers are being used in this event
Riders must negotiate Chelford Island in a safe and sensible manner in accordance with CTT Reg.20 and the rules of the road. Riders must be able to brake and stop at the island if traffic conditions require this. Riders MUST NOT approach and encircle the island using tri-bars. Remember that traffic on the island has priority over traffic (including riders) entering it. Any rider seen to be in breach of this regulation will be disqualified from the event and may be reported for further disciplinary action.
Riders must take extra care when exiting from Seven Sisters Lane onto the A50 Be aware that there is a double bend shortly after turning into Twemlow lane at Cranage. Riders need to anticipate this and be prepared to negotiate it in a safe manner. In wet weather the metal covers and edges become a skid risk. Please take care.
IN THE INTERESTS OF YOUR OWN SAFETY, Cycling Time Trials and the event promoters strongly advise you to wear a HARD SHELL HELMET that meets an internationally accepted safety. In accordance with Regulation 15 ALL JUNIOR & JUVENILE competitors must wear Protective Hard Shell Helmets
It is recommended that a working rear light, either flashing or constant, is fitted to the machine in a position visible to following road users and is active whilst the machine is in use.
Refreshments will be available at the Headquarters as will the results board. Exchange your number for a cup of tea.