Pedalhounds MTB-EMTB Enduro Information

Event Description

The race format will suit anyone with a trail, enduro, hard tail or e-bike and enough stamina for a good day’s riding. Whilst the top riders enter to win, it’s more about getting out on your bike in a stunning location, having a go and enjoying the friendly banter.

The Race Format:

  • Stages can be ridden in any order in a mash-up style
  • 4 or 5 timed stages
  • Maximum of 4 runs per stage, stages can be ridden in any order
  • 2 runs per stage compulsory, 2 additional runs per stage optional
  • Best 2 times per stage count towards riders overall result
  • Race Start 10.00am – Race Finish 3.00pm (riders must hand their timing chip in by 3.00pm to get a result)
  • Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 riders in each category
  • Fun Category: Fun Category is pure fun racing for first time enduro and less experienced riders. Once a rider has scored a podium they must race the appropriate age category.
  • Entries are limited to 260 riders per round.

The stages can be ridden in any order in a mash-up style, with no time restraints on transfers from one stage to another.

Timing chips are supplied for each race and collected at race registration.

Pedalhounds are sticking to the true ethos of enduro – there will be no practice before the racing starts, although the stages will be available for inspection on foot the day before between 1-3pm and on the morning of the event between 7.30-10am giving everyone a level playing field.

These events will be run on private land and fully insured for MTB and e-Bike racing.

Camping:

  • Camping will be available on Saturday night
  • Camping is £8.50 per person. Under 10’s are free
  • Camping must be pre-booked via the entry page
  • Campers must take all their rubbish home (do not put in Race HQ or Catering litter bins)

MTB – EMTB Category Age:

*Category ages are based on your age on the 31st December so that you remain in the same age category throughout the series.

MTB Categories:

  • MTB/MIXED MALE – FEMALE U12: 10 – 11 (Rider must be accompanied by a riding guardian16yrs+. Racing or Non Racing, the guardian must be the next rider to follow the competitor down each stage)
  • MTB/MALE U15: 12 – 14 (Rider must be accompanied by a guardian 16yrs+ either riding or spectating at all times whilst at the event)
  • MTB/MALE U18: 15 – 17
  • MTB/MALE: 18 – 29
  • MTB/MALE: 30 – 39
  • MTB/MALE: 40 – 49
  • MTB/MALE: 50+
  • MTB/FEMALE U16: 12 – 15 (Rider must be accompanied by a guardian 16yrs+ either riding or spectating at all times whilst at the event)
  • MTB/FEMALE U21: 16 – 20
  • MTB/FEMALE: 21 – 39
  • MTB/FEMALE:  40+
  • MTB/HARDTAIL MALE: 18+
  • MTB/FUN Male: 18+ (Open to riders starting their first enduro and less experienced riders. This category is pure fun racing. Top 3 riders will be presented with podium boards. Once a rider has scored a podium they must race appropriate age category)

EMTB Categories:

  • EMTB RESTRICTED/MALE: 14 – 39
  • EMTB RESTRICTED/MALE: 40 – 49
  • EMTB RESTRICTED/MALE: 50 – 59
  • EMTB RESTRICTED/MALE: 60+
  • EMTB RESTRICTED/FEMALE: 14+
  • Restricted Category: Must comply too UK EPAC Law, have a maximum output of 250watts and maximum speed 15.5mph. The bikes must be pedal assisted and not have a throttle or rear wheel motor. We rely on Riders Integrity to adhere to these rules.
  • EMTB OPEN/MALE: 14 – 39
  • EMTB OPEN/MALE: 40 – 49
  • EMTB OPEN/MALE: 50 – 59
  • EMTB OPEN/MALE: 60+
  • Open Category: Bikes can be derestricted, maximum output of 250watts. The bikes must be pedal assisted and not have a throttle or rear wheel motor.

Entry Fees:

  • Entry Fees 16yrs and Over: £48.50
  • Entry Fee Under 16yrs: £46.50