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2010 British Downhill Series (BDS) Entries are now live!

Entries to the BDS have now gone live and are filling up like…like hotcakes.

35% full in the first week.
To ensure you don’t miss out on the top domestic race series in the World we want to give you the following heads up!

There is £10,000.00 prize money up for grabs and over £25,000.00 in prizes!

2010 Entry Criteria:
You must have a minimum of one BC point to enter and we process that on a first come, first served basis.
Come March 1st, if there are any spaces left then racers with a valid BC license and no points, on a first come, first served basis can enter!

Entries for each round are £67.00 plus an online booking fee, please go to: www.Britishdownhillseries.com

Old skool? We also accept postal entries at a fixed price of £67.00 per round again on a first come and first served basis. Please make cheques payable to “BDS”.

BDS
6 Old Chapel Road
Smethwick
West Midlands
B67 6JA

2009 British Cycling (BC) Points are listed here for you all to have a gander at..
www.britishcycling.org.uk/web/site/BC/Rankings/Rankings2009Rider.asp?rank_discipline=MTB+DH

2010 rankings will be updated reguarly by British Cycling. Please note BC update the BC website, not BDS. Please note the BDS assess your points score by referencing the BC website.

You are not able to backdate BC points. You must have a current and valid license before you race. Then if you score points at a regional race, the points then get allocated to you.
2010 BC licenses are available now from British Cycling. Purchase your BC license today and start racing, then when you score points early on in the season and if places are still available, you can come and race the British Downhill Series in 2010!

BC affiliated ranking race series: Please check with British Cycling if anymore are coming online in 2010.
Pearce
Caersws Cup
SDA
Hamsterley
Borderline Events
Northern
UK Bike Park

International riders wanting to race the fastest DH nation in the World?
Then drop me an e-mail with your UCI ranking or country of license ranking. Back that up with a url link to your results and i’ll give you the nod that you can enter.
What kind of license do I have to have from British Cycling?
Answer: Silver or Gold:
www.britishcycling.org.uk/web…p_benefits.asp
Silver Membership:

– Liability insurance protection
– Legal advice and support
– Weekly newsletter
– Discounts for hotels, shops and services
– Membership card

Gold Membership:
– Liability insurance protection
– Personal accident insurance
– Legal advice and support
– Quarterly racing calendar
– Weekly newsletter
– Access to a full racing licence
– Discounts for hotels, shops and services
– Membership card

To purchase a license go to this link:
www.britishcycling.org.uk/web/site/BC/Bridge/Membership_Start.asp
For all license enquiries, please speak directly through to British Cycling.

Dates and venues:
Rd 1 – 10th and 11th of April at Rheola
Rd 2 – 8th and 9th of May at Fort William Rd 3 – 26th and 27th of June at Llangollen Rd 4 – 7th and 8th of August at Moelfre Rd 5 – 25th and 26th of September Caersws Please note the forst three are UCI category 2 races. Plenty of points and prize money!

For more information on the British Downhill Series – BDS:
www.britishdownhillseries.com/Homepage.html

What else do you need to know?
Parking and spectating is always free at the British Downhill Series.

Need to speak to the main man?
Si Paton
si@descent-gear.com
0121 422 1032
07968 229 359

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