Races and Time Trials

  • Riders must sign on to ride 15 minutes prior to start.
  • The race secretary or race timekeeper may decide starting order or it will be done in order of signing on.
  • All riders must co-operate with arrangements to help the time keeper.
  • 10 mile handicap league - best 7 times count. 18-25 mile handicap league - best 3 times count.
  • All riders must wear a helmet throughout event. NO HELMET - NO RIDE will be strictly enforced.
  • At all times riders must obey the rules of the road (e.g. give way to oncoming traffic at roundabouts etc).
  • Do not ride dangerously or "head down" and do not make "u" turns or loiter at start or finish lines.
  • Riders are advised to have a rear light attached to their bikes for all time trials.
  • The 5 mile TT is a total handicap event where the fastest rider in the 10 mile time trials starts on scratch, each rider's handicap is their best 10 mile time trail of the season subtracted from the scratch rider's time and divided by 2.
  • NOMINATED OFFICIALS: If you cannot make it on your date it is your responsibility to arrange a replacement or swap. If you are ill or planning to watch an event please volunteer as a helper or marshal.

The events listed in our calendar include:

Dumfries CC Time Trials

Unless otherwise stated, these events are only open to first claim members of the Club.  See the above PDF document for guidance on entering these events.  See also the British Cycling policy on club confined time trials. 

TLI Road Races

TLI road races are an ideal entry into road racing.  For more information on this format see the TLI web-site.  The calendar includes our popular Moniaive Wild Hills Road Race and the Dumfries CC Daystager stage race.

Sportives

Sportives are timed events over pre-defined courses and are very popular challenge amongst our club members.  Events covered include the Drumlanrig Tearfund Challenge and the Solway Sportive.

Event Officials / Volunteers

Club Volunteers nominated to help run each of our events are indicated in the calendar.  Please take careful note of any events that you have been nominated to look after and ensure that you check what you are being asked to do on the night.  Please contact the race secretary if you have any questions.

For any further info regarding forthcoming TTs etc please get in touch with the race secretary.