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Edinburgh Spring Classic APR 28th May.
« on: April 28, 2009, 11:17:33 AM »
Details of this event as follows:-

 Edinburgh Spring Classic APR

Start time is 19:00 on Thursday 28th May.
42 mile handicapped road race with 5 groups.
Open to E,1,2,3,4,W cat riders.
4 and a bit laps of a scenic circuit in East Lothian between Haddington and Gifford.
Race HQ at Haddington Tennis Club.
Race organised by Edinburgh RC.
Entry £10 by 21 May,or £12 on the line if there are places left.
Late entries may be used to fill faster groups.
Cakes, prizes and banter.
Entries to Colin Russell, 2 Laing Terrace, Joppa, Edinburgh, EH15 2DY
Tel. 0131 669 1790

  If you're not taking part, please consider spectating or even better, helping to marshal.  I need people to marshal junctions, provide first aid cover, drive race officials and man the sign-on desk. 


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Re: Edinburgh Spring Classic APR 28th May.
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2009, 01:55:51 PM »
So if I've never raced before would this be a good one to start with??? I'm quite happy riding in a bunch, but I've never been in a group that was (officially) racing. Quite keen to give it a go, but I'm pretty sure I would need to be in a slower group!


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Re: Edinburgh Spring Classic APR 28th May.
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2009, 10:18:55 PM »
Yes, this would be a very good way to start road racing.  Everyone has a realistic chance of winning in this race. So send of your entry today, train hard and go for the win.

Riders are allocated groups according to their ability and generally novice racers are in the first two groups.  There are a few minutes between groups so the fast riders at the back have their work cut out trying to catch everyone. 

I would recommend joining the ERC 09:50 group to ensure you are familiar with group  riding techniques.

Let me know if you have any other questions and enjoy the race.



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