Today’s club Downhill Results
Round 5 of HMBA club Downhill, came with the extra bonus of the last chance to grab points towards the Rockytrail NSW Downhill State Series, being the third & final round, Rockytrail’s Martin & Juliana where there to award the series winners at the end of the event.
The weekend blessed us with beautiful weather, cool, crisp & dry
Saturday was kick off with our social shuttle day, with over 60 riders taking the advantage to have a roll to see what “The Monkey” hype was all about or suss your lines practice, ready for Sunday’s race day.
Sunday…. Wow! The Awaba Mountain Bike Park was a buzz, not only did we have our normal club XC & DH racing but the park was graced with official dignitaries for the grand opening of part 1, of the development of Awaba Mt Bike park. Car Park & “The Development Trail” a purpose built trail for Adaptive cyclists, juniors & beginners alike
but while this was all going on our gravity fed junkie’s where getting in their last practice before 12 noon, High noon, Race runs.
Race runs, the best of two, seen just short of 100 rides make their way to the top.
Home from the World Cup DH scene, local lad Jack Moir & Engadine’s U19 women Cassie Voysey, the whispers… bets… how fast…. can anyone get close! Would Jack break the 3min.30???? ( Good Luck in the up & coming World Cup Rounds)
Well he went extremely Close, putting down a 3:35.583 on his 1st run & then bettering with a 3:34.511 on his 2nd
Fellow Locals Joel Willis back from injury came in 2nd with a not to shabby 3:47.716 & 3:50.498 & Joshua Arcus 1st Under 19, 3rd fastest for the day 3:50.274
ACT rider Timothy Eaton 4th fastest & took out 3rd in Elite 3:56.087 & 3:53.158 behind Jack & Joel
Women’s U19’s Cassie took the honors & fastest of the day with a 4:48.450 & 4:45.473 followed by Kellie Weinert Elite Women 5:03.471 & 5:13.759 , Tahlia Richens U15 Women 6:00.301
Well Done to all the riders, the winners on the day & NSW DH Series Winners, Thank You for making the trip to Awaba & being part of an Awesome event.
The Volunteers… What An amazing group of peeps. Timing, Sign On, Shuttles drivers, shuttle marshal, on track marshals, 1st aid, the photographers you all helped make this event the success it was, THANK YOU ❤ Col xx
below find links to FB pages with race & podium photos & NSW DH Series results
HMBA Club DH RACE RESULTS Here:
Will Have Club grade results & progress point score up soon when I get the data sorted
Some of the Photos Used by “The voice photography” & “Jake Voysey photography” Thank you 🙂
Cool!…… Crisp!…… Dry!……. Dusty!…… Loose!……Wildly Awesome!…..What more can you ask for!
Shuttles & Runs of Monkey of cause! Oh & double club series points if your keen!
Shuttles rolled out 9.00am taking riders up Mt Faulk Rd to the start of “The Monkey” – Awaba’s 2km Downhill Trail.
🙂 “Soooo good to ride A Real Downhill track” the call of the day..
Riders punch out practice until 12, timed Race runs 12.30. Today being a catch up round, 2 race runs, both with points for club members towards the 2019 club DH series.
So good to see familiar & new faces & those making the trip up the coast.
The Question was who was going to go under 4 minutes??? & by how far??? Any Guesses???
Well the honour went to Jack Moir with a not too shabby Run 1 of 3:35.339 & Run 2 – 3:36.656 …..Scorching! ☄️☄️☄️
Run 1 – saw Josh Arcus 2nd – 3:53.684 & then Pat Butler 3rd – 3:59.139 both breaking the beam under 4min’s, Nice!
Run 2 – had Pat Butler 2nd – 4:00.268, Tyson Richens 3rd – 4:04.847 bettering his Run 1 time of – 4:06.215 & Rick Boyer 4th – 4:09.588 also faster then his Run 1 – 4:11.906
Women – Asheigh Weinet – 5:24.842 & 5:18.854, Tahlia Richens – 5:50.935 & 5:49.613 Awesome! nice work!
As always A huge Thank you to the guys & gals that help run today. 🙂
Sweet day again well done everyone!
Note: Next Club Race July 21st This will be our Club DH that has the results apart of the Rockytrail Downhill series…..Details will be up soon, for both Saturday 20th Shuttles & Sunday 21st Racing.
Keep an eye on club calendar & FB for updates, but as a guide, from as far back as the Killies days, pencil in the 3rd Sunday of the month XC & DH club racing
All Todays results below:
After a late start due to our Yearly AGM & Club 2018 series winners presentation.
Round 3 DH Shuttles was underway, perfect weather & dry conditions made Monkey a tad skatey under rubber, No remnants of the moisture that washed us out last month.
Riders had the option of 2 runs with the fastest run adding to their result.
Colleen, Tony, Michael, Rick Thank you for your help, days would not run without people like yourselves, Thank you very much appreciated 🙂
Congrats our 3 fastest for today, close racing
1 Josh Arcus A HMBA 4:01.004
2 Pat Butler A HMBA 4:01.814
3 Regan Arthur A HMBA 4:05.417
Full Results 🙂 HMBA club members results go towards club 2019 series points
Today kick off our 2019 club series. Great to see new & returned faces.
Riders took on the Monkey’s dry, dusty conditions
With Regan Arthur putting in the fastest time of day with a sub 4″
Regan Arthur 3:56.494, putting his new Enduro steed to the test & a return after a too long 18 month break… Still got it 🙂
Pat Butler with a 3:57.557 &
Jacob Mossner followed with a 4:13.079
We can’t thank the guys & gals, Mum’s & Dad’s that put their day or ride aside to help run today enough. Thank you 🙂
Next Round 17th March
Points after round 1