45NRTH Fatbike Triple Crown

New!

We are switching up the format this year to a timed format. Challenge yourself to see how many laps you can complete within the time limit.

 

There will be 3 Categories offered this year:

Full Crown – 4hr Time Limit (9AM Start)

¾ Crown– 3 hr Time Limit (10AM Start)

Half Crown – 2 hr Time Limit (11AM Start)

Everyone will finish at the same time!

Also new is our Night Race on Jan. 7th, 2017. Read more below for details.

About

The 45NRTH Fat Bike Triple Crown presented by Winter City Edmonton will scratch your itch for racing during the winter. Canadians are accustomed to surviving the winter and many take to any sport that gets them outside.  For the cyclist who enjoys ripping their local trail in the summertime, the Fat Bike now enhances the ability to gain the same pleasure of trail riding in the winter.  Creating a sense of enjoyment, Fat Biking improves winter riding and allows people to embrace getting outside to combat the winter blaws.

Dates:

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Sunday, December 11th,2016

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Registration information

Please register online here: https://www.webscorer.com/kokaneeredbike?pg=register

Entry Fee

$40 per race – bring your cash to sign on each day (or debit card – we’ll have a debit machine on site)

Categories/Distances/ Race Format (*NEW*)

A new format will be adapted for 2016-17!

Complete as many laps you can within your respective category’s time limit. The race will end at 1:00PM so if anyone finishes past 1:00PM there last lap not count.

There will be 3 Categories offered this year:

Full Crown – 4hr Time Limit (9AM Start)

¾ Crown– 3 hr Time Limit (10AM Start)

Half Crown – 2 hr Time Limit (11AM Start)

Triple Crown Rankings

Points will be awarded to each respective placing, with the overall 45NRTH Fatbike Triple Crown winners with the LOWEST cumulative points.

For Example:

1st – 1 point

2nd – 2 points

3rd – 3 points

4th – 4 points

Alfred H. Savage Centre

The Alfred H. Savage Centre in Whitemud Park makes it easier for Edmontonians to pursue nature-related activities in the river valley. The building is named after Alfred Savage, Commissioner of Public Affairs for the City of Edmonton between 1974 and 1981. He was a driving force behind City facilities such as the Muttart Conservatory and the John Janzen Nature Centre.

The centre is built to LEED Silver standards (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Achieving this standard reflects the City of Edmonton’s The Way We Green strategy.

The building uses:

Geothermal heating

Water use reduction methods

Reflective roofing

Exterior light fixtures that point downward for less light pollution

And during construction 84% of waste was diverted away from the landfill mainly by recycling material.

License information

All participating riders must be members of an affiliated club, or holders of a UCI license. If you are not a member of an ABA affiliated club, you may use a “One Day Tryout” for your first race. Any other events you wish to participate in for the rest of season will require a club membership.

Sign-on information

Sign on @ the Alfred Savage Centre – Race Start/Finish

Race Schedule (*Subject to Change)

November & December Races

8:30 AM Sign on Opens
9:00 AM Full Crown (4hr) Start
10:00 AM 3/4 Crown (3hr) Start
11:00 AM Half Crown (2hr) Start
1:00 PM Finish
1:15 PM Awards

January Night Race

4:30 PM Sign on Opens
5:00 PM Full Crown (4hr) Start
6:00 PM 3/4 Crown (3hr) Start
7:00 PM Half Crown (2hr) Start
9:00 PM Finish
9:15 PM Awards

 

Studded Tires

Studded tires are ALLOWED as we worked with Cycling Canada over the summer to create fatbike specific regulations.

Location

Alfred H. Savage Centre

13204 Fox Drive NW

Edmonton, AB.

Course Map (*NEW*)

We will have a new course for this season – more to come soon. (Updated Oct. 21, 2016)

Prizes

Bragging rights are on the line! Plus lots of generously donated draw prizes from 45NRTH. Check the Timing Tent to see if you’ve won!

Directions

From Calgary:

Follow Queen Elizabeth Highway 2 to Whitemud Freeway.

Head west on the Whitemud to Fox Dr NW.

Take the Fox Drive exit

Follow Fox Dr NW

Turn left onto Keillor Rd NW

Turn left and follow underneath Fox Dr. to arrive at the Alfred H. Savage Centre.

Contact information

Mike Sarnecki – kokaneeredbike@gmail.com

Brent Ruelling – info@redbike.ca

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