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Tri-Adventure MTB-O – £25.00 online (£30 on the day)

Test your stamina and strategy with this off road mountain bike adventure. Navigate the trails and bridleways on mountain bike collecting as many check points as you can in 2 hours.  Minimum age to take part in an MTBO event is 8 accompanied or 16 unaccompanied.

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Date: Next event – Holmbury Adventure Race, Sunday 23rd July

Time: Registration opens at 08:30am, event will start from 10:00am.

The event

  • Visit the registration desk to collect your race pack and SPORTident dibber.
  • Ensure you allow enough time to register.
  • You will have a 15 min window to start after the mass start of 10am.
  • Using your map, navigate to as many of the checkpoints as possible within the 2 hour time limit.
  • There will be anything between 15 – 30 checkpoints each worth 10 points pre-marked on your map. This may be on either a 1:25k or 1:50k map.
  • All checkpoints have a value of 10 points each.
  • Competitors will incur a penalty of 1 point per 30 seconds they are late back.

After the event, download your dibber at the registration desk, collect your splits and check the instant results service while enjoying a cup of tea/coffee and a cake.

Example of the MTBO map can be found here: MTBO Sample Map.

MTBO map is similar to Experience Bike Map with some extra controls added.

Mountain bike hire is available from our bike partner B1KE: Mountain Bike Hire.

Series Calculations – When the event is part of a series, the competitor’s score is calculated on a percentage of the winning score at the same event. The resulting percentage from each event is then culminated across the Series.  A minimum of 5 events in the series must be entered to qualify, this highest total percentages wins.

Why is it done in this way?  Well, if one event is a wash out with really sticky mud, the winner may only visit 10CPs and therefore be awarded 100%.  Someone who collects 5CPs at the same event will achieve 50%, etc.  If the next event is dry and fast, the winner may visit all 20CPs and be awarded 100%.  Someone who only visits 10CPs will be awarded 50%. 20CPs at a dry event could be far easier that on a wet day. This makes for a fair calculation over all the events in the series. Entering all the events will be a significant advantage over someone who misses one as all events count in the total.

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