Who can participate?
The cyclosportive is open to all, licensed or not. Of all levels, everyone has their own challenge from 16 years old (with parental authorization) or 18 years old if registered on the day of the race.
How to register?
Nothing could be easier, just go to the MSO website before Wednesday July 11.
Once your account has been created, you can always make changes or add additional services (meals).
It is impossible to resell your bib to another person. Cancellation insurance is provided for this purpose.
Registration possible on the day of the event (see below).
License or medical certificate?
Are you a FFC, UFOLEP, FSGT, FFTRI licensee? Your 2019 licence is a medical certificate.
Attention, FFCT or FF Bike licenses are not accepted! (regulation imposed by the FFC).
Aren’t you fired? A medical certificate of no contraindication to the practice of competitive cycling less than one year old is MANDATORY. Model.
Without a valid medical certificate, you will be refused the withdrawal of the race number. No disclaimer will be accepted.
Can I have a priority number?
Please make a request to email@example.com
How do I pick up my bib?
It is strongly recommended to pick up your package and bib the day before, on Saturday 13 July 2019.
You will need to bring with you the confirmation of your registration as well as your identity document or license.
A third party can pick up your bib the day before under presentation of a signed power of attorney.
The day before, the bibs will be collected at the exhibiting village from 9am to 8pm.
On D-Day, participants in the small circuit can pick up their bibs at the UCI World Cycling Centre between 5:30 and 7:15 am; those on the long course can do so between 4:00 and 6:15 am.
Should I wear the free jersey?
Without our partners the organization would be impossible. Wearing a jersey is therefore mandatory to participate in the draw. In case of bad weather conditions, a jacket is allowed above the jersey.
The jersey will not be exchangeable after registration. Be sure to consult the size guide before you register. Be careful, the jerseys are cut close to the body. We recommend, if necessary, to take an additional size.
How is the draw going?
50,000 € of prizes will be offered to the draw among the participants wearing the jersey of the event. The draw will take place at the Linga car park, in the exhibiting villages, around 3pm.
Winners must pick up their prizes in person upon presentation of the license, ID card or bib. No prizes will be sent or exchanged.
What equipment is allowed?
Use only the traditional road bike (without extensions or flat wheels).
No EAB or ATV.
Where to park? And how to get there in the first place?
Long distance: to avoid congestion in the heart of the village of Châtel or any last-minute stress, all vehicles must be parked at the Panthiaz car park in La Chapelle d’Abondance.
6 kilometres will have to be covered to reach the starting site (Linga). The departure will take place at 6:30 am.
Short course: the start will be given at 7:30 am. Parking in the car park of the UCI World Cycling Centre or the possibility of dropping off your vehicle at the finish site (Châtel) and taking the shuttle bus on the morning of the race. To do this, you will have to pick up your bib on Saturday 13/07 in Châtel, drop off your bike at the UCI World Cycling Centre (guarded bike park) and book the shuttle when you register (departure 6am from the Panthiaz car park).
Where to shower and eat?
Showers and toilets will be available to all and in large numbers at the Panthiaz car park in La Chapelle d’Abondance.
After arrival, free shuttles will connect the Panthiaz car park (showers and vehicles) and the arrival village (Linga site where the catering area is located) with the. These shuttles will be open every 10 minutes. They also make the return trip Linga > Panthiaz.
For participants in the short course who have left their vehicles at the start (Eagle), the changing rooms of the UCI World Cycling Centre will be in self-service.
How’s the after-race meal going?
The catering area is located on the arrival site (Linga). A meal ticket is offered to each member. Possibility to book additional meals at the time of registration.
The space is open from 11am to 3.30pm.
For those wishing to eat directly after their arrival, a bicycle park will be at your disposal. For the others, shuttles will connect, every 10 minutes, the Panthiaz car park <-> arrival site.
What is the security system?
For your safety: 12 cibistes cars, 35 motorcyclists and 80 signallers.
A request for priority of passage is filed with the prefecture, however, each participant is required to drive to the right of the road and to respect the highway code.
Are there any supplies planned?
Refuelling is planned in Evian, Aigle Centre Mondial du Cyclisme and Champéry.
It is strictly forbidden to throw garbage on the public road, regardless of the location, under penalty of exclusion.
How does the technical assistance work?
A Mavic stand will be at your disposal on Saturday 13 July at the exhibiting village (Linga, Châtel) for any last minute revision. Mavic neutral assistance vehicles will also be present behind the main groups.
Nevertheless, each participant is required to have his own repair equipment and lighting (if traffic before daybreak).
Personal following cars are not allowed.
The organization’s insurance does not cover material damage. It is up to the participant to insure his equipment for use in competition with his insurer or the federal insurer.