Dusky Trail Mountainbike Rules

An approved cycle helmet must be worn while warming up and competing.
All roads are open to normal traffic. Road rules must be obeyed.
Single file only on State Highways 8 and 80.
It is compulsory that bikers follow the track marked for the race. The official course will be closed to non registered bikers. If you come back to ride the trail at a later date, keep to the marked tracks only.
No iPods or other music devices to be worn during the event
In the highly unlikely event of flooding raising river levels above safe margins, the organisers reserve the right to hold the event on an alternative hard packed route based around the Pyramid Saddle and Darts Bush Stream tracks. If conditions are such that human life could be endangered, the organisers reserve the right to cancel the event.
Entry fees are not subject to refund.
Everyone must show consideration to race officials, other competitors and livestock and don’t drop rubbish. If you are seen dropping rubbish, you will be disqualified.
Cut off time for competitors will be the bottom Fraser Crossing at 12.30 pm. At this point bikers will be directed to the short cut to the finish line.
Please carry with you any medication you need or you think you might need.
Please wear clothing appropriate to weather conditions which can range from very hot (sun block) to very cold – also be prepared for windy wet conditions.
Please carry enough water for the duration of the race. If you choose to drink from streams it is at your own risk.
No private vehicles on farm land or the Dusky Trail track, however spectators are welcome to walk in on DOC marked tracks.
Be Didymo aware. All bikes and other equipment (particularly shoes) must be clean and dry prior to the event. It is compulsory for all competitors to push their bikes through, and stand in the Didymo trough after crossing the Twizel River to prevent the spread of Didymo to the next waterways.

The Dusky Trail Mountainbike race is presented by Stonewood Homes South Canterbury.

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