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CYC i In the event that these regulations contradict the BUCS general regulations these sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.

CYC ii In the event that these regulations contradict those of the national or international governing body these sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.

CYC iii Disputes at events: In line with REG 4.4.3, should a dispute occur at an event the event appeal panel for Cycling shall comprise of the Event Organising Committee.

 

CYC 1 Championships

CYC 1.1

The following Championships will be promoted annually:

10 Mile Time Trial

25 Mile Time Trial

3-Up Team Time Trial

Downhill Mountain Bike

Hill Climb

Road Race

Track

 

CYC 1.2

No prize money shall be awarded at any BUCS Cycling Championships.

 

CYC 1.3

Helmets are compulsory for any competitor taking part in any BUCS Cycling Championships.

 

CYC 2 Racing Rules

 

CYC 2.1

All BUCS Cycling Championships shall be run under the rules of the Governing Body for the appropriate discipline, in addition to those below.

 

CYC 2.2

All disciplinary action taken by Governing Bodies on individuals or clubs shall apply, in addition to those deemed necessary by the Cycling Event Management Group.

 

CYC 2.3

Organisers promoting a BUCS Championships reserve the right to request all competing institutions to supply a marshal. Failure to comply with the request may result in the competing institution’s entry being rejected and/or disqualification from/at the event.

 

CYC 3 Individual Time Trials (10 Mile and 25 Mile)

The Men’s and Women’s Individual Championships shall be awarded to the rider with the fastest time. Team awards shall be awarded to the team with the fastest aggregate time for three riders (Men) and two riders (Women) from an institution.

 

CYC 4 3-Up Team Time Trial

Team awards shall be awarded to the team with the fastest time (Men’s and Women’s teams counting).

 

CYC 5 Road Race

The Road Race shall be run as Individual Men’s and Women’s Championships with no Team award.

 

 

 

CYC 6 Track

 

CYC 6.1

The Track Championships shall consist of Individual Pursuit, Team Pursuit, Sprint and Points races.

 

CYC 6.2

Any additional Championship event(s) will be clearly stated in the entry information.

 

CYC 6.3  

The Overall Team Championship awards shall be based only on Championship events and shall exclude results from filler events.

 

 

CYC 6.4

Final choice of Championship events and awards is at the organiser’s discretion.

 

CYC 6.5   

In the event of any incident or accident the organiser reserves the right to delay, alter or cancel races as appropriate to the situation.

 

CYC 7 Downhill Mountain Bike

 

CYC 7.1

There shall be separate Men’s and Women’s individual races with staggered starts.

 

CYC 7.2

All riders will get 1 qualifying run, with the top 100 male and top 10 female riders qualifying for the Championship run. Final places will be determined based on the Championship race run times. ALL riders MUST do a minimum of 2 practice runs in order to race.

 

CYC 7.3

The Men’s Overall Team and Women’s Overall Team Championships will be calculated using extracted results from the Individual Championships. Men’s team placings shall be determined by the fastest cumulative time for three riders from the same institution from the Championship race run. Women’s team placings shall be determined by the fastest cumulative time for two riders from the same institution from the Championship race run.

 

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