Want to race the Downhill National Points Series (NPS) in 2009?

NPS organiser Si Paton has just dropped me a line with details on how to enter the 2009 NPS. All the infomation you need is below, so have a good read.

Want to race the Downhill National Points Series (NPS) in 2009?


Rd 1 April 26th – Innerleithen – (UCI Cat 2)
Rd 2 May 31st – Llangollen – (UCI Cat 2)
Rd 3 June 28th – Fort William – (UCI Cat 2)
National Champs July 19th – Innerleithen (Also XC Champs).
Rd 4 August 16th – Carlton Bank
Rd 5 September 27th – Caersws

Entries will go live March 1st 2009 on npsdh

Print off a form and pop her in the post. Priority entries go to those providing a marshall or entering all five rounds in advance.

Best 4 out of 5 count:

Make sure you can ride a bike and you could be rubbing shoulders with the all the stars from Santa Cruz Syndicate, Monster Energy, Athertons, Dirt Magazine, Bike Radar, IronHorse, Lapierre, MSC, Orange and many, many more!

What kind of license do I have to have from British Cycling?

Answer: Silver or Gold

Check here.

What does my entry fee get me?

Two days riding, uplift and timed runs.

The NPS is the UK premier Downhill Series, so a minimum of 5 BC Points required to race.

You can use points gained in 2008, if you have no points from 2008 then you can race any BC appointed race in 2009 and once you have 5 points you can enter!
If you got 2 points in 2008, once you have 3 or points in 2009 then you can enter.

BC Affiliated race series:

Caersws Cup
Borderline Events

2008 Rankings are listed here: International Rider wanting to race the fastest DH nation in the World and get whoop assed?

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.

Any riders 18 or under must wear full body armour (Spine, knee and elbows).

Any questions? Please drop me an e-mail or call 0121 422 1032 / 07968 229 359

Please note race entries are organised by my partner in crime Steve Parr. All entry enquiries should go through to his e-mail.


Si Paton..

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