Race Rules

Equipment

You must ride a suitable bike with

  • 2 working brakes, front and rear
  • 2 handle bar plugs
  • maximum wheel diameter is 29inches
  • bike plate supplied by organisers fixed to front of bike
  • tracker, supplied by organised, taped to top tube

You must wear

  • a helmet meeting AS2063 or equivalent standards
  • wear closed shoes
  • no singlets to be worn

You  must carry

  • Emergency foil blanket/ space blanket
  • Triangular bandage & 2 x crepe bandages (suitable for snake bite) & adhesive dressing
  • Medical gloves
  • Bike repair kit (at minimum a tube, pump/ inflation, multi tool and chain link)
  • Mobile phone – all carriers have intermittent coverage
  • In inclement weather, organisers may mandate riders also carry: Jacket and/or thermal top

General Rules

  • Australian Road Rules apply at all times on all roads, tracks, and trails
  • You may not receive outside assistance anywhere on the course
  • You are not allowed to stash food or equipment anywhere on the course other than in your bag at the aid stations
  • Any deviating from the obvious single track unless marked as an A-line is classified as cheating.
  • You must not wear headphones or similar music devices
  • You must not drop litter including gel tops. Any deliberate discarding of litter (wrappers etc) will result in disqualification
  • There will be a 10 min penalty if you don’t take the correct starting point each day You will be restarted in a suitable position at starting officials discretion
  • If you withdraw from the race you must formally notify the organisers and return your tracker
  • Failure to abide by these rules may result in a time penalty or disqualification.
  • Geocentric has sole discretion to alter or amend the race format or the rules at any point. Notification of this will be posted on the Geocentric Facebook page.

Protests

  • your first point of contact is the race technical director
  • if after this you would like to submit a protest, you need to lodge it in writing within 1 hour of your finish
  • formal submissions will be considered by an appeal panel of 3 suitable people. Decisions will be final
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