• The Annual HC will be managed as a normal club  group ride on October 18th, to keep within BC guidelines for Covid-19 and event liability insurance on club rides
  • The ride is only open to members, that take part in the group ride
  • There will be no, on-course timekeeping, or Marshalling, timings will be as per Strava for the Walden Velo club group
  • Specific ride routes that incorporate the ‘Cup’s Grove Climb’ Strava segment, will be communicated
  • All speed group routes cover the same route to the start of the climb
  • 19/18s Group leaders to stagger groups to leave at 3 minute intervals from 7:30 am
  • 16/17 rides to leave at 7:40, Group leaders to stagger groups to leave at 3 minute intervals
  • Please remember to bring your ‘race face’ to any photo opportunities
  • Alas there will be no campervan doling out sausage rolls this year
  • We aim to host a virtual club ‘sausage roll van’ communications event – lookout for the invite

Pre-event guidance:

  • Anyone who wishes their time to be visible, please ensure that you have a Strava account and that you’ve joined the Club Strava group https://www.strava.com/clubs/walden-velo
  • Anyone without a Garmin or other device can use Strava on their phone to capture their ride, a  free version is available from the app stores
  • Please familiarise yourselves with the course and make yourself aware where the hill climb is!
  • If you have a premium account you can ‘favourite’ the segment on Strava, so you'll get live segment updates on your device
  • Normal Ride guidelines and Covid-19 safety guidelines still apply
  • Be prepared for the extra responsibilities of starting rides at intervals and riding the HC at intervals, should you be asked to lead a group of six
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