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Come and Try It Time Trial at Eastbourne Cycling Festival
Come and Try It time trial promoted by Eastbourne Rovers Cycling Club under Cycling Time Trials regulations, on Sunday, 22nd May 2011, between 13.00 hrs. and 14.30 hrs.
What is it? A "Prologue" type time trial, as is usual at the beginning of the Tour de France, over a distance not exceeding 3 miles (5 Kms.) on a closed road circuit using South Cliff and King Edwards Parade. The start and finish will be in front of the Grand Hotel.

How? Riders start at one minute intervals and cover the course as fast as they are able, alone, and without taking pace from other competitors. If a rider is caught he/she must not take pace from the faster rider. Riders are responsible for their own safety and should ride accordingly. They must be aware of other riders, pedestrians, parked vehicles, animals etc. that may be on the course.

The event is a means of enabling newcomers to try time trials without the restrictions that apply to fully open events. They do not have to be a member of a Cycling Time Trials affiliated club and they can ride in any type of clothing.

Entrants under the age of 18 years are required to bring with them a signed Parental Consent Form when entering the event and must use a hard shell helmet that meets internationally accepted safety standards such as
SNELL B95, ANSI 290.4, AUS/NZJ 2603.96, DIN 33-954, CPSC or EN 1078.

All competitors machines must be road-worthy and in the interest of personal safety Cycling Time Trials and the event promoters advise ALL competitors to wear a helmet that meets with the previously mentioned international safety standards.

Sign on for the event at the Eastbourne Rovers Cycling Club stand in the Festival Village anytime on Saturday, 21st May and up to 14.00 hrs. on Sunday, 22nd May. Entry is free and is open to all riders over the age of 12 years.

Please note riders under the age of 18 years will need a signed Parental Consent Form, which can be downloaded from the Cycling Time Trials website, . (Go to Forms for Club Events, Parental Consent Form).

Copies will also be available from the Eastbourne Rovers Cycling Club stand in the Festival Village.
04 April, 2011

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