Senior Road Handicapping Policy

Senior Road Handicapping Policy

Senior Road Handicapping Policy

  • All riders will be graded on results and form.
  • The Handicappers reserves the right to re-grade any/all riders at any time.
  • Clubs are encouraged to run grades A through F.
  • The Handicappers will liaise with all clubs for rider information.
  • Riders may approach the Handicappers regarding grade shifts in an appropriate manner prior to the event.
  • The Handicappers reserve the right to judge the applicant.
  • If a rider asks to be moved down, granting of this will be at the decretion of the Handicappers.
  • Higher grading must be earned.
  • No rider is guaranteed to keep their grading.
  • Under 17s will be graded for open races with consultancy with the Junior Handicapper and their coaches.
  • The higher the status of the event, the more it will affect the grade of the rider.
  • Factors such as injury, illness, or mechanicals will not be used for grading.
  • The Handicappers will always endeavour to give every rider a winning chance.
  • Size and strength of grades, weather conditions and course difficulty will be assessed at every race when determining time gaps.

State Handicapping Committee Members:

Andrew Daly - andrew.daly09@gmail.com

Andrew Flanagan - andflan71@dodo.com.au

Tim O'Shannessey - timoshannessey@hotmail.com

Rob Cumine - robcumine@gmail.com