Event Calendar

Apr
10
Sat
Western Cape Road and TT Championships 2021 @ Riviera Hotel and Chalets
Apr 10 @ 8:00 am – Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm

Western Cape Road and Time Trial Championships have been postponed due to the Corona Virus and the Berg River Municipality’s decision to cancel all events and public gatherings in their area.

We will however publish a new date for this event in the new year.  In the meantime please see details of the event below as this will remain the same

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Category Details

The groupings below are provisional and can be subject to change depending on the number of entrants we have in each category.

Group Category Road Distance TT Distance
Group 1 Elite Men 168 40
U23 Men 168 40
Group 2 30-34 Men 112 30
35-39 Men 112 30
Group 3 Elite Women 112 30
U23 Women 112 30
Group 4 40-44 Men 86 20
45-49 Men 86 20
Junior Men 86 30
Group 5 50-54 Men 86 15
55-59 Men 86 15
30-34 Women 86 20
35-39 Women 86 20
40-44 Women 86 20
45-49 Women 86 20
Group 6 60-64 Men 86 15
65-69 Men 86 15
70+ Men 86 15
U17 Boys 86 15
U19 Girls 86 15
Group 7 50-54 Women 60 15
55-59 Women 60 15
U15 Boys 60 15
U17 Girls 60 15
Para C4 60 15
Para C5 60 15
Group 8 U13 Boys 30 12
U15 Girls 30 12
Para T2 30 12
Group 9 U11 Boys 20 10
U13 Girls 20 10
U11 Girls 20 10

Route

Road Route

TIP: You are able to open the maps full-screen by clicking the link “View Full Version” just under the map title. On the full-screen version you can get turn-by-turn instructions and also download the map to your GPS device. You can also hover with your mouse over the elevation profile to track the corresponding position on the map.

Elite and U23 Men:

Vets 30-39 Men, Elite and U23 Women:

Vets 40+ Men, Vets 30-49 Women, Junior Men, Junior Women and U17 Boys:

Vets 50+ Women, U17 Girls and U15 Boys:

U15 Girls, U13 Boys (30km) and U13 Girls, U11 Boys and U11 Girls (20km):

Time Trial

The time trial is an out and back route on the Dwarskersbos road.  There will be different turn around points for the different distances:

Costs

Adults

  • Road: R380
  • TT: R320
  • Both: R450

Youth

  • Road: R250
  • TT: R190
  • Both: R320

Race Guide

The race handbook for the 2021 Western Cape Championships is available by clicking on this link:

Link to PDF

Event Guide WC2021

Number collection

Registration will take place at the Riviera Hotel.  Dates and times to be confirmed once we have new dates

Start Times

Time Trial – Saturday

The time trial will start at 8h00 on Saturday morning.  A detailed start list will be published closer to the time.

Road Race – Sunday

The road race will start at 7h30 on Sunday morning.  Details of the batch start times will be published closer to the time.

Timing Chips

This event will use dedicated timing tags embedded in the frame number, which will be supplied during number collection.  All participants are required to fit the frame number to their bicycle in order to start the race.

Also ensure the bike board does not get damaged during transport to and from the venue. The board can be damaged by strong winds while driving if the bicycle is placed on a bike rack mounted at the rear of a vehicle.

Please mount the frame board as indicated in your race pack.  Do not deface the board in any way as this will damage the timing chip and we will not be able to give you a time or position for the race.

Parking, Start and Finish Points:

The Time Trial starts and finished at the Atlantic Sands development on the Dwarskersbos Road.  Parking is available at the start.

The Road Race starts on Voortrekker Road outside the municipal buildings and finishes just before the bridge on the outskirts of town.  Parking is available at the municipal buildings and across the street in a public parking lot.

Awards

As per CSA Regulations for Road Cycling, Part 3, section 3.5.2.1, gold, silver and bronze medals and championship jerseys shall be awarded in all categories irrespective of the number of participants in each category. 

Managers Meeting

All managers must report to the manager’s meeting, which will take place at 07h30 on Sunday morning at the start line in Voortrekker Road, outside the municipal building. Please bring along your valid CSA Managers License for verification.

Registration


Coronavirus notification:
Due to the coronavirus there will be additional health screening on the day. We reserve the right to deny participations if any person exhibit any of the symptoms associational with this condition.

 

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CSA Membership and licenses

This is a provincial race and sanctioned under Cycling South Africa, therefore the applicable rules by CSA, and by extension the UCI, will apply. Participants must have a CSA Membership or a Day License. The requirement for a CSA domestic racing license has been wavered by the provincial body for this race.

In each case a reference to the CSA General Organisation of the Sport, Part 1 (effective 19.02.2019) and Part 3 (effective 25.02.2019), applies;

CSA Membership (as per 1.1.6)  means a licence issued to any cyclist who wishes to participate in a Cycling SA sanctioned event, irrespective of any other licence which that member may hold. (As per 1.2.11) A Membership Licence allows a cyclist to compete in all sanctioned cycling events including inter-provincial events Provincial Championships and league races, excluding National Championships.

Thus, all participants must be in a possession of a CSA Membership (or a day license) to participant.

Day Licenses (as per 3.4.1.5) Day Licence which is issued to a cyclist not holding at least a valid and current Membership Licence or who is unable to produce a valid and current licence upon being requested to do so.

Day licenses can now be purchased on-line at Cycling South Africa’s Membership page. Log in, go to the Profile menu option and use the Purchase button on that page. Select Day Licenses, enter your name and city, then select “Western Cape Road and TT Championship” and tick the appropriate days. You might need 2 day licenses if taking part in both the TT and Road events.

This is a new arrangement and your day license might not be picked by our system yet. If you experience problems entering on this site with such a day license please forward us the day license(s) by email to [email protected] so that we can manually register the day license on this system.

Trouble with your CSA Membership or License?

We often get complaints about participants unable to enter due to a message about invalid CSA membership or license during the online registration process. Our system verifies both your CSA membership and CSA domestic racing license to be valid on the day of the event. Licenses expire on 31 December each year, so you should get a new 2020 license for this event. Membership expires 1 year after your last renewal or purchase. This date could be prior to the event date. Carefully review both expiry dates before contacting us.

New membership or licenses, including renewals, can be purchased online on the CSA membership page.

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