Welcome to the Winchester MTB Race!
Where is the venue: Matterley Basin, Nr Winchester, SO24 0HT
When is the race: 17th March 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, this is round 1
What’s the course like: The venue is an amazing South Downs farm with amazing views across Hampshire. There is a great mix of woodland single track and gravel farm roads offering something for everyone. The single track is really well draining making it a great early season race.
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: Nope, sorry not this time
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 TrailX Spring Duathlon is on Saturday 16th
Is the venue easy to find: Yes, it’s a few miles from the M3 and immediately off the A272. A rider briefing pack will be sent to all pre enter riders in the run up to the event and this will contain more detail
Fun Fact: Long before Boomtown, the MXGP or even the SouthernXC made Matterley their home there where some pretty big things going on in the Basin. In 1944 General Eisenhower, who went on the become President of the USA addressed the allied forces in the Bowl before the D-Day Landings
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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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