TweedLove “The Chase”
The Chase on 20th May is part of Tweedlove 2015 and organised by the same team that run the Scottish MTB Challenge Series.
This is a fun off road event where YOU choose the course! All ages and abilities can compete with the aim of visiting as many high value checkpoints as possible in the 2 hour time limit.
Special Offer! (Online Only)
Enter as an adult and an U16 and race for just £5 as a team in our Generation Category! Great event to get the kids out. Have a laugh collecting as many checkpoints as you can before the clock catches up with you!
Event Start/Finish Location
Registration opens 6pm at the Bandstand on Tweedgreen Peebles EH45 8AP
The event will start and finish from that location.
No Mass Start! – You can start anytime in a window between 6-7pm!
The event will take place in and around Glentress, East of Peebles
Start Finish is at the Bandstand on Tweed Green and riders can start between 5pm and 7pm.
There are 20 Checkpoints shown on the map provided and the aim to go to as many as possible in any order. Each Checkpoint will have a Sport Ident ‘Dibber’ Punch. The location of these will be obvious when you are near them but just in case there is also descriptions of each checkpoint given to you at the start. Marker tape may be used to highlight it if necessary
Scores will be displayed as soon as they have been calculated and checked.
Final Results will be posted on our website www.smbo.org.uk/thechase
You will need :
- a roadworthy and well maintained bike (mountain bike recommended)
- a cycling helmet * – must be worn at all times
- a first aid kit of at least a dressing and plasters *
- a puncture repair kit, pump and simple tool kit
- a waterproof jacket *
- food and drink
- a whistle *
Note : items marked with an * are compulsory
Entry may be available on the day. Numbers are limited so please sign up early!