EASTERN COUNTIES CYCLING ASSOCIATION
50 mile Time Trial
Promoted for and on behalf of Cycling Time Trials under their Rules and Regulations
Saturday 14th May 2016
Starting at 2:00 p.m.
Tel: 0208 458 4821
Mob: 0755 222 5864
RISK ASSESSMENT and SIGNS
Westley Waterless Village Hall CB8 0RG
The HQ will be open from about midday.
ECCA AWARDS Scratch and Handicap
• Winner to receive a 2” ECCA Boxed Medal and hold the Beauchamp trophy for one year.
• Handicap Winner to receive a 2” ECCA Boxed Medal.
• ECCA medals to the fastest team of three riders
• 2nd placed on scratch and handicap to receive an ECCA gilt medal
• 3rd placed on scratch and handicap to receive an ECCA medal
• 4th placed on scratch and handicap to receive an ECCA medal
• 5th placed on scratch and handicap to receive an ECCA medal
Riders winning four or more ECCA medals in a season will be awarded a plaque rather than the individual medals
START at paint mark on road leading to The Wilbrahams on bridge above A.11, 4 kerb joints east (downhill) from the eastern traffic lights (M.R. TL 561550). Proceed immediately left down slip road to join A.11 southbound. Continue to take slip road (M) to Four Went Ways interchange (A.1307) and circle elevated roundabout (M) (4.01 miles) taking 4th exit (M) onto A.11 northbound.
Continue on A.11 past Six Mile Bottom to join A.14 and after approximately 7 miles bear left onto A.11. Continue past Suffolk border to Freckenham sign (B.1085) (Note: there are two exits both signed B.1085, the second, most easterly, is the correct exit) and take slip road (M) to T-junction.
Turn right (M) WITH CARE (22.5 miles) and continue to roundabout. Take third exit (M), to cross over A.11 to next roundabout, take 2nd exit (M) onto Newmarket Road, B.1085, and continue to roundabout TURN (M) (24.36 miles).
NOTE: DO NOT REJOIN A.11 AT THIS POINT.
Take 4th exit and retrace to roundabout where take 1st exit (M) (26.1 miles) onto A.11 southbound. Retrace on A.11 to join A.14 at Newmarket, then after approximately 7 miles keep left to rejoin A.11. Continue southwards and take slip road (M) to elevated roundabout at Four Went Ways (M) (44.6 miles), taking 4th exit (M) to rejoin A.11 northbound.
Continue to Six Mile Bottom, where take A.1304 slip road to FINISH beyond A.11 bridge, 2 kerb joints east of eastern end of central traffic island, approximately 30 yards east of sign saying “Weston Colville/West Wratting 4” (ignore painted “50” mark). (50.0 miles) (M.R. TL 574565).
Please familiarise yourself with the course if you haven’t ridden it before. It’s not as complicated as it sounds! If you are unsure – just ask. There is some parking space after the Finish at Six Mile Bottom or the short(ish) ride back to the HQ provides a lovely warm down!
LONDON EAST LOCAL REGULATIONS
4.7 All Courses Based on Trunk Roads (A11, A13, A14, A120)
No ‘warming up’ by competitors is allowed along the parts of the designated course which are on these roads after the event has started.
4.8 All Courses in L.E. Area
4.8.1 Marshals placed to direct competitors off the main carriageway MUST NOT stand at the apex between the carriageway and the slip road, but should be located at the start of the slip road.
4.8.2 NO ‘U’ TURNS are allowed within sight of either the start or finishing points. Riders carrying out this dangerous manoeuvre are liable for disqualification from the event and further disciplinary action by the District Committee. 4.8.3 Body numbers to be situated at the event headquarters, for ALL open, semi-open and association events.
4.8.5 Riders are reminded that dropping litter (such as energy gel wrappers) is a criminal offence and offenders will be liable to disciplinary action by the District Committee.
IN THE INTERESTS OF YOUR OWN SAFETY, Cycling Time Trials and the Event Promoters strongly advise you to wear a HARD SHELL SAFETY HELMET that meets an internationally accepted safety standard. ALL Juniors and/or riders under the age of 19 years are required to wear a suitably approved helmet. Cycling Time Trials and the Event Promoters recommend the use of a flashing rear light whilst competing.
Have a safe, fast and enjoyable ride.
Don’t forget to visit the ECCA website at: