South Downs Hill Climb Series 2021

We're looking for our first King & Queen of the South Downs!

The South Downs series is a challenge open to anyone who likes riding bikes up hills as fast as they can! When you enroll in any of the Hill Climbs listed below you'll automatically get entered into the "South Down Series". You'll earn points at each event you attend.
6 points if you come 1st, 5 for 2nd, 4 for 3rd, 3 for 4th, 2 for 5th and 1 point for finishing in 6th or lower. Your points will be shown on a leader board on this site as they're earned and published on the CTT website. At the end of the season we'll add up all your points and find out who'll get crowned King and Queen of the South Downs! We'll make it worth all the hard work too. There'll be prizes for winners of each of the following categories.

Categories are:

QUEEN (Female 19 - 39 years old):
KING (Male 19 - 39 years old):
PRINCESS (Female Junior 18 years old or younger):
PRINCE (Male Junior 18 years old or younger):
DUCHESS (Female Vets 40 years and above):
DUKE (Male Vets 40 years and above):


ROUND 1   2 OCTOBER

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Sussex CA kicks of the series in round one at the stunning Steyning Bostal. With an 7.8% average gradient over 1.5 kilometers, you'll have your work cut out for you!

ROUND 2   9 OCTOBER

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For round 2, we're back to find the Boss of the Bostal with Brighton Mitre. Here's your chance to claim points after all the hard work youve put in preparing.

ROUND 3   9 OCTOBER

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Brighton Mitre hosts round 3 at Mill Hill. You'll need to get under 30kmh to get close to a KOM or a QOM here with a maximum gradient of 10.9% over 4.8 kilometers.

ROUND 4   16 OCTOBER

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Round 4 takes us east to Firle Beacon where Sussex CA wil be hosting the short and sharp 1.3 kilometer climb up the 128 meters to the top of the Beacon.

ROUND 5   16 OCTOBER

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TBC

ROUND 6   7 NOVEMBER

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The final round takes us to the iconic Ditchling Beacon where the Sussex Nomads CC are hosting their annual Hill Climb closed to traffic (pending permissions).

FAQ'S

How do I enter?
You do not need to actively enter the South Down Series. You will automatically earn points by entering any of the events above. You do need to register for these individual events using the links above.

What are the prizes?
We're working on that! When we've confirmed a sponsor, well publish the details here.
PLEASE NOTE: As per our equal opportunity in sport policy we give equal value prizes to male and females in the same category.

What if I miss a round?
You won't get any points for rounds that you don't attend. For the best chance of winning, you should enter as many of the rounds as you can.

Are we looking for Sponsors?
Yes, we are! We've got a number of opportunities for sponsorship. If you would like to know more please get in touch with peter@lenslab.co.uk

Enquiries: peter@lenslab.co.uk