The Stuart Memorial Hall, Tempsford, Bedfordshire SG19 2AW, will be open from 5.30am.
NOTES FOR ALL COMPETITORS
OBEY THE HIGHWAY CODE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS. KEEP YOUR HEAD UP. OBSERVERS WILL REPORT INFRINGEMENTS. REMEMBER SAFETY IS YOUR FIRST PRIORITY.
No "U" turns are permitted at any time whilst riding on the public highway.
The National Committee is concerned that some competitors are not complying with this Regulation. Please ensure your race-number is placed in a position where it is clearly visible, from the rear, when riding in the normal competitive position. Infringement of this Regulation will be reported to the local C.T.T. District Secretary where further action may be taken.
LONDON NORTH DISTRICT COMMITTEE
Regulation No. 1 - No U turns should be made in sight of the start or finish areas while riding on the public highway
All competitors, helpers and event officials must use the toilet facilities within the Event headquarters. Fields and hedgerows must not be used for such purposes. Infringements will be reported and may result in disciplinary action.
No motor vehicles other than that of the Timekeeper(s) are to be parked near either the Start or Finish points. The only motor vehicle associated with the Event allowed near the Finish will be the Timekeeper's.
Tempsford village. Park away from all private houses. Do not park south of the “Wheatsheaf” Public House.
The F1B/25. To reach the start from Tempsford Village Hall, go south through Tempsford (on old course of Great North Road) to mini roundabout. Turn left onto bridge over A1 and turn left again, at next mini roundabout, on to B1043 northwards to Start. Please allow sufficient time to reach the Timekeeper. Do not park any vehicle near the Start area.
The only motor vehicle associated with the Event allowed near the Finish will be the Timekeeper's.
The Event Headquarters is The Stuart Memorial Hall Tempsford. This is located at the dead-end of the old Great North Road on the northern end of Tempsford Village. The Event Headquarters will be available from 05:30 hours. Do not contaminate the Hall's wooden flooring with embrocation that you may be using. Car parking space is available, but limited. Adequate parking exists on the road which passes through Tempsford village, the former A1 (Old Great North Road.) Please park with due consideration to other road users and local residents.
These will be available at the Event Headquarters. Not at the Start. Please ensure that you sign the "Signing-On" sheet and clearly call out your number when crossing the finish line.
For your personal safety, wear an approved hard-shell helmet. It is also recommended that a working rear light either flashing or constant is fitted to the machine in a position clearly visible to following road users.
The A1 is a major dual carriageway trunk road. Exercise extreme caution at all times, especially when turning at the turn, Baldock AI-A1M roundabout. Familiarise yourself with the course, and its intersections. Marshals will be at key locations along the course. All competitors are reminded to maintain a safe distance from the kerb and at all times to ride with due consideration toward other road users.
Potholes and other associated road defects may be found on the course and adjacent roads. Please remain alert to these problems whilst attending and competing in the Event.
Refreshments and other facilities will be available at the Event Headquarters where Riders may also exchange their Number for a free drink.