When : Saturday, 17 May 2014
Where : Bhartiya City | Near Hebbal
Reporting Time : 3:00PM onwards to collect BIB, 30 min prior to respective category start time.
Race Start : 3:40PM (Category wise)
Lap Distance : 1.4kms Circuit
Race Fee : Online -INR 300/- NO Spot Registration (Race free for Students – flash your ID Card!)
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The 2014 season of the awesome Bangalore Bicycle Championships is going
first time Twilight Criterium with a 1.4km Circuit at Bhartiya City,
Thanisandra Main Road, Near Hebbal.
Get your race face on people and get ready for a rocking at the Bangalore Bicycle Championships.
The Crit course :
Map to Bhartiya City :
32/1, Thanisandra Main Road,
Near ICICI Manipal Academy, Chokkana Halli
Google Map : https://goo.gl/maps/oNMdk
YouTube video of the course : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guzxCz7vMRU
The race will start at 3:40pm. Get to the venue before 30 min of your race. Make sure you pre-register and digitally sign your indemnity form online, so you just have to collect your bib numbers on race day.
|Race Venue / Parking / Registration Desk : Bhartiya City, approximately 6.3km from Nagvara circle(under flyover). near Hebbal.|
|Start Point : Bhartiya City|
|Schedule with Categories :|
|@ 3:40 PM to 4:10 PM (30 mins) - Women's & U-18 Race|
|@ 4:20 PM to 5:05 PM (45 mins) - Master's & Cat 2 Race|
|@ 5:15 to 5:30 PM (15 mins) - Kids Race|
|@ 5:45 PM to 6:45 PM (1 hr) - Cat 1 Race|
|@ 7:00 PM - All Categories Podium : Cash Prize and Goodies for Podium|
|Brief write-up of Criterium Race Format :|
What is a Criterium?
It is race held on a short course (~1km), over a fixed duration of time (anywhere from 30-60 minutes), the winner being the rider who crosses the finish line first.
What does it mean to be "lapped" and "pulled"?
During a Criterium, if you fall out of the main group, dig deep to get back in or try hard to hold-off the field as long as you can, because if you get "lapped" (passed by the lead group after dropping out of the lead group), you are "pulled" (asked to withdraw from the race).
What is the "bell lap"?
A Criterium is race that's run by time, not by distance/laps. The last lap of the race is called the "bell lap". As you pass through the start/finish, if you hear the BBCh siren go off, that signifies the last lap of the race is on, and you sprint for the line with all you got the next time across the finish!
Why is the Criterium at Bhartiya City going to be awesome?
1. The course will be completely closed off to traffic!
2. We'll have some absolutely smooth pavement!!
3. Easy to spectate and cheer racers!!!
|Race Notes :|
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