Welcome to the New Forest MTB Race!
Where is the venue: Gaddons Farm, Crow, New Forest BH24 3DA
When is the race: 19th May 2019
How do I enter: Click on the big button at the bottom of this text
Is this race part of the SouthernXC Series: Yes, it’s round 3
What’s the course like: This course is loved by all riders…top comment from 2017 was ‘this is the best mountain bike course I’ve ever ridden!!’ There is a great mix of singletrack and fire road riding with plenty of ups and downs to keep you on your toes.
Can I race: Of course, everyone is welcome regardless of ability, head over to the categories and schedule page for more information about which race might suit you best and take a look at the FAQ’s for more info
Is camping available: Yes, if you are planning to bring a tent please drop us a mail to email@example.com so we can arrange sufficient first aid, if you are planning to bring a motor-home or tent please can you call the land owner on 01425 471015 and book into their lovely onsite facilities
Can I bring my dog: Yes, along as it’s well behaved and on a lead
Is there an event at this venue the day before: Yes, the Dirty Hot Lap Time Trial will be on late afternoon on Saturday 18th. If you fancy a blast at it look out for the check box on the entry page, this will also give you plenty of practise in prep for Sunday
Is the venue easy to find: Yes, it’s about 3 miles from the A31, we will send a rider pack to all pre entered riders in the run up to the event
Fun fact: Legend has it, that in the mid 1700’s Smugglers used an unofficial track that still circumnavigates the race course, to move contraband inland from the coast. You may notice ‘Smugglers car park’ on the left as you approach the venue…
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We rode the final lap together and if I’m honest Simon could have left me at any time, but being the gentleman racer he is he chose not to and let me cross the line before him. (Muchos gracious amigo! The corner crash from last year is now fully forgiven).read more
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