After an outrageously great event in 2015 Relentless Exposure 24 is BACK, and guess what? it's going to be even bigger and better than before. With a few changes to team sizes and with the continuation of hosting the UK Champs for Solos, Pairs and Fours, we know that Relentless Exposure 24 is a not to be missed event.........
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RE24 has become a classic on any 24 hour MTB specialists calander, whether your speciality is non-stop riding for 24 hours, or non-stop socialising and swapping riders for 24 hours (if you are taking part in a team!). What's not to like? The race takes place in Forestry Commission Scotland's Leanachan Forest and Nevis Range's World Class tracks, matched with World Class facilities in the beautiful surroundings of the Outdoor Capital of the UK, all the while in the relaxed and friendly atmosphere that No Fuss take so seriously.
RE24 takes place in October, when the days are getting shorter and the nights longer. - after the clocks have gone back, making the night even longer and making the challenge even tougher. It's also close to Hallowe'en, so you never know who or what's hiding in those trees??
Relentless Exposure 24 takes place at Nevis Range, Fort William. For directions click HERE.
Sign on for the event will take place at Nevis Range from 8.30am until 11am on Saturday 31st October, 2015.
At registration you will be asked to sign a Statement of Responsibility, given your race numbers, timing chip, race information and your free t-shirt - don't forget to order yours when you enter!
There will be a compulsory race briefing at 1130am on Saturday morning. It is essential that all team captains and solo riders attend, and although it's not essential, support crews and additional participants are strongly advised to also attend.
There will be a First Aid team on location for the duration of the event. In addition, there will be marshal/feed stations throughout the course and mobile marshals on bikes.
There will be a light charging facility available for all riders to use, free of charge.
BIKE WASHING FACILITIES
Facilities for washing bikes are located behind the Gondola Station.
Camping will be available at Nevis Range car park (hard ground - you will need a good sleeping mattress, no electric hook-up) from Friday. Details to be confirmed nearer to time.
Toilet facilities will be available on location throughout the weekend.
Hot and cold food and drink will be on sale at the Pinemartin Cafe for the duration of the race.
Shower facilities will be available on location.
The Course will be announced approximately 2 weeks before the event. Expect rocks, roots, perhaps a river and whatever the weather can throw at us. Check out the 2010 video for an idea of how good it can be - CLICK HERE.
This is a list of entries for this event. If you think you should be here and you are not then let us know.
Solo Entry (UK Champs)1) Anna Blair/Cyclehighlands - Anna Blair
2) Venlaw Wheelers - Rob Young
3) Bull in the Heather - Angus Hamilton
4) Richie wills - Richard Williams
5) Team Ayrshire - ian mcalindon
6) Sam Seabrook - Sam Seabrook
7) Kinross cycling club - Robbie Sangha
8) Mikes Bikes Aviemore - mark Swinney
9) scottoiler / alpine bikes trek store race team - Craig Hudson
10) Team JMC - Richie Scott
11) WaltArt / Cyclehighland - Scott Sutherland-Thomson
12) Kenneth - Kenneth Humphreys
13) Team Munchkin - Michael Hocking
14) cyclehighlands.com/aboyne nomads - wayne Blair
15) 7 Scots - Douglas Hamilton
16) Team CHR - Michael Johnstone
17) Norman Agnew - Norman Agnew
18) Uh oh! - Stuart Whittaker
19) Mikes Bikes Aviemore - Kyle Beattie
20) HERBIE'S BIKES.... - Roddy Weir
21) i - Cycles - Keith Forsyth
22) R.O.T racing - Alex Flinn
23) Swinnerton Cycles Forest Centre - Peter Nadin
24) David Robinson - David Robinson
25) mikethebike - Mike Hart
26) Tredz.co.uk - David Bowkett
27) Wcc - Alan Murray
28) The Bike Rack - Michael McCutcheon
29) Cramp King - Donside Trail sloth - Joe Clay
30) Ianfitz - Ian Fitzpatrick
Pairs Entry (UK Champs)31) 2 Fifeing Eejits - Andrew Pettican
32) 2 Fifeing Eejits - Niall Wallace
33) Left Handed Giants - bruce gray
34) Left Handed Giants - colin gray
35) fish & kiwi - john [fish] morton
36) fish & kiwi - jason hammersley
37) Krispy Krobertz - James Elvin
38) Krispy Krobertz - James Crosby
39) Dexter's Danglers - Alan Kiley
40) Dexter's Danglers - Douglas Dorrington
41) Garage Bikes - Andy Eakhurst
42) Garage Bikes - Darren Clark
43) WormPit Race Crew - Claire Campbell
44) WormPit Race Crew - Neil Campbell
Team of Four Entry (UK Champs)45) Garage Bikes - Hannah Collingridge
46) Garage Bikes - Sarah Shaw
47) Garage Bikes - Katie Clark
48) Garage Bikes - Lynne Cairns
49) Garage Bikes - What the hell are we doing here? - Vicki Alker
50) Garage Bikes - What the hell are we doing here? - Amy Kershaw
51) Garage Bikes - What the hell are we doing here? - Vikki Hughes
52) Garage Bikes - What the hell are we doing here? - Joolze Diamond
53) Garage Bikes - Did we really say 'yes' to this! - Gemma Wood
54) Garage Bikes - Did we really say 'yes' to this! - Claire Wales
55) Garage Bikes - Did we really say 'yes' to this! - Jemma Wheatley
56) Garage Bikes - Did we really say 'yes' to this! - Carys Mapleston
57) Pikey Racing - Martin Girvan
58) Pikey Racing - Mark Macleod
59) Pikey Racing - Olly Macdonald
60) Pikey Racing - Tba Tba
Solo Singlespeed61) Anne Taylor - Anne Taylor
62) Team JMC - Lisa Scott
63) The Indian Fire Trail - San Kapil
64) The Green Jersey - Philip Wade
65) Singlespeed Simon - Simon Haslam
66) Mukyriderz Cycling Club S/S - David Glover
67) Garage Bikes / RAF - Patrick Kennedy
68) Garage Bikes - Tom Hill
69) Here Come The Belgians - Ben Houldsworth
1. Mandatory pr-event meeting at 1130 on Saturday for all team captains/team leaders, although all riders and crew are encouraged to attend. Teams must designate a captain team leader (this will be understood to be No 1 on entry form to handle all official matters including pre event meeting, picking up registration packs, making sure all teammates have correct numbers and have completed any paperwork etc.
2. Each team and solo rider will bear reasonability for their timing. In order for laps to count riders must pass through the transition area and ensure their race number has been recorded by the timing officials.
3. Waiting riders should always check in with transition officials prior to starting their lap. Please adhere to the NO RIDE RULES in transition areas. Riders should only use solo riders area if they are in that class.
4. If a team member wishes to do two laps in a row it essential that they cross through the transition area to ensure their time is recorded by the timing officials.
5. Each team member and solo rider must complete a minimum of one lap. Teams will be penalized a lap for each lap not completed by each member except in the case of injury which must be reported to race official who will make final decision.
6. If a team member cannot complete his or her lap, the team has the option of starting the lap over with a new rider. They will however, lose the distance and time of the uncompleted lap. The replacement rider must check in with timing official prior to starting the lap.
7. For obvious safety reasons there is no reverse riding on the course.
8. Teammates may cannibalize each others bikes or swap if necessary. Riders may accept mechanical support on the course by any other registered rider, transition and camp areas is the only area where assistance from support crews is acceptable.
9. Riders may accept food and water from anyone on the course.
10. We strongly suggest that each team and solo rider have a support crew of at least 1 or 2 persons who are not taking part to assist with various jobs such as orginsing transitions, cooking and assisting with mechanical problems.
11. Please camp responsibly and be aware of other users in the car park.
12. Riders will require lights, which must be at least 4 watts and be secured to bikes or helmet. NO FUSS will have final say when lights should be used.
13. When lighting is required it will be against the rules for riders to ride with their lights out to save batteries. Riders violating this rule will have their current lap nullified.
14. Only riders officially entered in the event or designated as “Official Course Marshals” may ride the designated course.
15. Wearing a buckled helmet is mandatory anytime you are on your bike in the race area ( not just when it is your lap)
16. Ignorance of any rule will not be accepted as an excuse.
17. Foul riding will not be tolerated, unsportsmanlike behavior is totally un-acceptable. This includes the use of profane or abusive language, this rule is taken very seriously by No Fuss and anyone who violates this rule shall be disqualified from this and any future No Fuss events.
18. Shortcutting the course can be grounds for automatic disqualification of the solo rider or the entire team. If a rider makes a mistake and they report to officials before it is discovered, a time adjustment will be applied rather than a DQ.
19. Riders who are riding their bikes have the right of way over those who are pushing their bikes. Where practicable riders pushing should stay on the least rideable portion of the path when being passed. Riders are encouraged to call pleasantly “passing on the right or left” as appropriate.
20. All protests must be made by a team captain to a No Fuss Official ( Frazer, or Spook) Protests can be made throughout the event and up to 15 mins after the final results are posted. It would be appreciated if any protests could be made respectfully to the officials. No Fuss officials say is final in all protests.
21. Safety on the course is our primary concern. If you come across an injured or a potentially unsafe situation, you are encouraged to stop and assist. If you stop to give assistance for a health and safety related reason, you should report your number to a passing number who will turn it in to the transition official so that your teams next rider may commence their lap. You must then complete your lap and report to the transition official and report the nature of the assistance you provided and an approximate duration of your stop. You will be assigned a lap time in accordance with your or your teams average times which ever is the faster. NB Time adjustments are made by a No Fuss official and are final. NOTE This rule applies to ONLY heath and safety concerns and not mechanical failure.
22. The NO FUSS OFFICIALS ( FRAZER and SPOOK) will be given the final decision regarding any occurrence at the event including those not addressed in the rules