Chain Buster Racing

Oak Ass 50/100
November 23, 2013

Race Location
Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Drive Pelham, AL 35124
Race Course
Click here to view race course pdf
Map Quest Directions click here.


Oak Mountain State Park camping reservations: (205) 620-2520.

Primitive camping - will be available Friday November 22th and Saturday November 23rd for the race weekend in the field across from the trailhead. Rates will be the same just as if you were camping in the designated campground area. You will have use of the facilities at the designated campground area, just have to drive to it (about 6 miles). No open fires (portable pit only). BUMP will handle getting everyone paid up with the park.

Category Price
Men's Open 100 mile $90 $100 $110
Women's Open 100 mile $90 $100 $110
Singlespeed 100 mile $90 $100 $110
Masters 50+ 100 mile $90 $100 $110
Two Person Open 100 mile $140 $160 $180
Men's Open 50 mile $70 $80 $90
Women's Open 50 mile $70 $80 $90
Singlespeed 50 mile $70 $80 $90
Masters 50+ 50 mile $70 $80 $90
Two Person Open 50 mile $100 $120 $140

Online registration closes 11/13 at midnight.
*Race age is calculated by year of race minus birth year. (ex. 2013 -1985= Race age of 28)



Race Day Timeline

Friday November 22, 2013
4:00 pm-8:00 pm Race number/ timing chip/t-shirt Pick up
4:00 pm-8:00 pm Race Day Registration Open
*There will be a 10.00 late fee applied to all registrations.

Shipley Donuts
We will have donuts race morning available courtesy of Shipley Donuts

Saturday November 23, 2013
7:30 am Racers Meeting all racers must attend
7:45 am Bikes positioned on start line
8:00 am Race start 50/100 mile
1:00pm-8:00pm BUMP stew served
2:00pm Approx. time for 50 mile race awards. We will start awards when we have the top 5 finishers in each category back.
5:00pm Approx. time for 100 mile Race awards
8:00 pm- 12 hour time cut off to guarantee official race time

Edgewood Cycles
Fatsak bags are available at Edgewood Cycles

Race Course
Race course will be open for pre-ride at 1 pm day before race 11/22/13
Click Here to view the race course GPS. The race course will consist of 4 25 mile loops and approx. 2300 ft vert in one lap.

Open Female/Male Payout Schedule
Coming soon

Online Registration
Click Here to register for the race.

Severe Weather Policy
Unless otherwise posted, race will be held. Safety of all racers is main priority.

Transfer / Refund Policy
There will be no registration transfers or refunds once registration is processed.

Special room rate available for Chain Buster Racers only. Please click on the logo below to book your room for the race now!
Hampton Inn

Rules & Regulations
All Racers must attend and be present at the racers meeting at 7:30 AM. The 50/100 mile Mountain Bike Race will start at 8:00am. Your bike should be positioned at the starting line no later than 7:45 am.
Mass start: The 50/100 mile mountain bike race will be a mass start of all race categories at one time. As you finish each lap and approach the pit area you may stop in your pit area. Once each racer approaches the timing/finish area:
1. Each rider must dismount off of the bike and run or walk across the timing mat. (Failure to do so may result in DQ)
2. Each racer must have the number plate mounted and visible on the front of the bike.
3. Once you cross through the timing area you may get back on the bike and continue back out on the course or teams may exchange the timing chip within the designated transition area. (all chips must be exchanged within the transition area, failure to do so may result in DQ)
If a teammate has a mechanical out on the course you have a couple of options:
1. Fix your mechanical as quickly as you can and get riding again. You don't have to be self-supportive in this race. If another rider comes along and they have a tool or knowledge to help, you may do so.
2. If a rider that has a mechanical or has a wreck preventing them from finishing the lap , the rider must radio or call into their team to send another team member on course to start a new lap. The new rider must check in at the timing tent before entering on course. Once a racer radios or calls in and reports to CANCEL the lap it is CANCELLED.
Racers may ride as many laps consecutively as they wish. For Teams, Each racer must ride a minimum of 1 lap during the 50 or 100 mile race. In order to guarantee an official race time all laps must be completed by 8 pm.
*All racers are responsible for staying on course. It is recommended that all racers carry a copy of the course map during the race as well as a cell phone. Course maps will be available at packet pick up on Friday November 22 from 4-8PM.
Lighting Rules
All racers who enter the course after 1:30 PM must have lights mounted up on bikes. All racers must have a red rear tail light mounted as well and turned on. Racers are responsible for charging batteries for lights. Race management will not provide charging support. Safety of racers is our main concern and we ask that all racers abide by these rules. (Failure to do so may result in DQ)
Severe Weather Policy
Unless otherwise posted, race will be held. Safety of all racers is main priority.
Transfer / Refund Policy
There will be no registration transfers or refunds once registration is processed.

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