REGULATIONS

Article 1.
The official departure of the II edition de La Cerdanya Cycle Tour, will be on SUNDAY 3rd of September of 2017 from the Palacio de Congresos y Deportes de Alp, and it has three tours. Enduarnce Tour of 197km, Medial Tour 158,5 Km and Sport Tour of 120,6 Km, all of them will finish in the same point, at the departure’s point of that village. The last arrival time will be at 18:30 h . It is open to any cyclist older than 18 years old.

Article 2.
La Cerdanya Cycle Tour is a cycling sportive race regulated in article 9 of the Reglamento de Cicloturismo-Ciclismo para Todos from the RFEC Within the framework of a cycle specialty that conceives this sport as a physical exercise for leisure and tourism or cultural purposes, excluding competition. The three routes are under the dispositions of aticles 15 and following from the “Anexo II del Real Decreto 1428/2003, 21st of November, by which approves the General Regulation of Circulation, aproved by the Real Decreto Legislativo 339/1990, 2nd of March.”

Article 3.
The inscription fees are as follow:

Date of inscriptionUntil 30th of MayUntil 31st of JulyUntil 29th of August
Price35€40€45€
  • The non-federate cyclists by the RFEC will pay 12€ apart from the inscription fee in order to contract a one-day insurance.
  • The registered cyclists as federates by the RFEC will have to present their current license when collecting the bib number. If not being able to present the current license in that moment, it will be compulsory to pay 12€ as per the pursue of a one-day insurance.

 

Article 4.
In order to participate it is compulsory to be federate at the Real Federación Española de Ciclismo (RFEC) or at the Federación Catalana de Ciclismo (FCC) or by any federation affiliated with the UCI, or to hold a one-day insurance delivered by the organization. These are the only valid insurances accepted by authorities. The participation in the race is under your responsibility and under the participant’s own risk. The participant, when subscribing the inscription, claims to be in due fit for the race.

Article 5.
Only payed inscriptions will be valid, meaning that THERE IS NO possibility to do a pre-registration and to pay while picking your bib number. The payment is only possible through the Internet with credit card via the secure payment gateway proposed by the organization.

Article 6.
The inscriptions are considered definitive therefore in the case that the participation is not possible any refund will be made. The inscriptions are strictly personal and non-transferable, they cannot be used by any other person different from the one inscribed. It is not possible to Exchange participants.

Article 7.
The time control will be monitored electronically by a transponder. It is compulsory to use the transponder that is attached to the plaque number. The plaque must be situated in the bicycle handlebar. The transponder does not work if it is in direct contact with the bicycle, or if placed elsewhere.

The time control system has proven to perfectly work; therefore the no classification will be automatically registered when participants fail to go through the check-points in the entire route: on-time departure, arrival and other check-points placed along the routes.

Article 8.
System of elimination:

Eliminatory Check-points will be situated along the route, and maximum time cuts will be scheduled. The participant that will overpass this time lapses will have obligatory to leave the race, using the broom wagon or otherwise, once excluded from the race, it will be their responsibility to became a regular user of public roads, without any assistance from the organization, in case the cyclist will decide to continue in route by bike.

 

CheckpointVillageTime cutMedium Speed
27.4 kmLles de Cerdanya10:3010.96 km/h
62.2 kmPuigcerdà12:1514.64 km/h
87.5 kmDesvio Sport/Endurance14:1214.11 km/h
197.2 kmAlp18:3018.78 km/h

 

Article 9.
To receive the bib numbers you have to go to Palacio de Congresos y Deportes de Alp, on Saturday 2nd of September from 12.00h to 20.00h. On Sunday, 3rd of September, the organization will exclusively deliver those bib numbers specific requested to the organization. Riders shall ensure that their plaque numbers are clearly legible and visible. Those cyclist not bearing legible and visible the plaque numbers will be excluded from the race by organization members or forces of order. The transponder and the plaque are personal and non-transferable items. The participant can only participate with the bib number assigned and accepts not to permit the use of it by any other person. The assistant team will not attend any cyclist not correctly registered, so the basic criteria to assist are the bib number.

 

Article 10.
All participants that would be seen towed by any vehicle will be sanctioned by the organization.

Support vehicles are forbidden as per the traffic regulations: the forces of order will stop the support vehicles, who will be responsible for non-following the traffic rules if so.

Article 11.

The solid and liquid feeding points will be published on the participant’s book

 

Sólido y líquidoLíquido
1Lles de Cerdanya2Puigcerdà
3Font Romeu6La Molina
4Les Angles 
5Llívia

 

Article 12.
The organization will have, during the cycling tour and all through the race, 2 ambulances, broom wagon.

Article 13.
The organization will establish 6 technical assistance points placed in the feeding points along the race. In case of technical assistance, the reparation’s fee will be charged to the rider. In the feeding points will be a foot pump, small pieces,tools, and bicycle inner tubes. It is recommended to carry a minimum quantity of tools so the rider can be self-sufficient if needed.

Article 14.
Equipment:

  • It is compulsory to wear a helmet.
  • For security reasons, it is only possible to participate with conventional cycling bicycles with brakes in both wheels (it is not permitted to ride with “fixie” type bikes) and without additional attaches (it is not permitted to ride with bikes type “cabra” for time trails and triathlon).

 

Article 15.

Provincial Head of Traffic, the Civil Guard, Local Police, Civil Defense and Fire Department, shall ensure the security of the race.

Article 16.
All riders have to strictly observe the provisions of current legislation, “Ley de la Seguridad Vial y su Reglamento”. The race rides at traffic open roads. Those who not follow the law will be excluded from the race and from future editions. The rider assumes all risks due to the participation in an open traffic race, and excludes the organization of the race from any responsibility, incident or accident resulting from the participation on the La Cerdanya Cycle Tour.

Article 17.
The Organization is not responsible for any accident that could be the cause or victim of the participant, who must be covered by the insurance of the license, nor is it jointly responsible for the expenses or debts that could be incurred by participants during the race, nor of the losses or damages that could suffer the bicycles or other equipment of the participants. The participant exempts the organization from liability for loss or deterioration of personal objects by any circumstance. The organization will not be responsible for the valuables left by the bicycle as well as the accessories of the same in the bicycle parking of the Alp Sports Center.

Article 18.
To collect the bib number it is obligatory to present the DNI or passport and the license of the RFEC, FCC or any federation affiliated to the UCI in the event that the insurance proposed by the organization has not been subscribed. To collect the bib number for third persons, it is necessary to present the original of the document of “authorization to remove a rider to third parties”. (more info / documents) This document along with the document of discharge of responsibilities (more info / documents) will be presented by who collects the number. In case of not presenting the license, 12 € must be paid as day insurance.

 

Article 19.
The Organization reserves the right to make the necessary modifications, if for any reason it deems necessary. And also the organization reserves the Right of Admission.

Article 20.
Image.- The acceptance of the present regulation obligatorily implies that the participant authorizes the organizers of La Cerdanya Cycle Tour Cycle Tour to the total or partial recording of its participation in the same, gives its agreement so that it can use its image for the promotion and dissemination of the image of La Cerdanya Cycle Tour Cycle Tour in all its forms (radio, press, video, photo, DVD, Internet, posters, media, etc.) and recognizes the organizer as the sole owner of all the rights related to its commercial and advertising exploitation that it considers, without the right to receive any financial compensation.

Article 21.
The mere fact of enrolling in this race means acceptance of these regulations and the waiver of all rights against the organization, waiving any legal action that might arise from their participation in the race.

Article 22.
Strictly, the participants will be penalized if:

  • Do not respect the traffic code.
  • Do not respect the safety instructions indicated by law enforcement and the organization.
  • Do not pass through the exit control and by others checking points located on the route.
  • Mess or degrade the itinerary, throwing away waste.
  • Have a support vehicle of their own, hindering the progress of the rest.
  • Behaviors that prevent the normal development of the race and that go against this regulation.
  • They are located in places of exit not allowed by their number.
  • Members of the law enforcement and organizational forces will take note of those who perform some of the above behaviors.
  • The organization acquires the commitment to the other participants and to the authorities to punish them effectively.

 

The penalty will be:

  • Disqualification of the test, without the right to diploma or medal.
  • Inclusion in the lists of sanctioned participants, for subsequent publication.
  • Prohibition to participate in other editions of the test.
  • The sanctions imposed by the authorities, which by virtue of their attitude could become deserving.

 

Article 23.
The organization shall designate a group of participants whose function shall be to ensure the security of the race. They will carry equipment that will identify them at all times. Such collaborators shall have the authority to communicate to the organization the commission, by any participant, of the conduct described in article 22, these communications having the same value as the denunciations made by the organization itself.

 

Article 24.
The organization will not assume any responsibility if the event is suspended or deferred due to force majeure.
The cancellation or suspension of the event due to force majeure does not imply the refund of the registration fees.

Article 25.
Gifts for participants will be delivered to the finish line. They will not be mailed.

Article 26. 
It is mandatory to choose the route at the time of making the registration and it will be binding, the bib color you receive with the cycler’s bag will be identifying the route that you have selected, and therefore, you will not be able to make another route different from the color of your bib number.

Article 27.
The CLUB CICLISTA ALP – LA MOLINA guarantees full compliance with the Personal Data Protection regulations, and thus, in accordance with Organic Law 15/1999, the signatory is informed and consents to the incorporation of his data to the automated files existing in the Club and the treatment of them for use in relation to the development of administrative, commercial and other activities of the same. The privacy policy of CLUB CICLISTA ALP – LA MOLINA ensures, in any case, the exercise of the rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition, in the terms established in the current legislation, by writing to CLUB CICLISTA ALP – LA MOLINA C / Font Moreu nº4, 17537 La Molina, (Alp), being responsible for the file CLUB CICLISTA ALP – LA MOLINA with domicile for these purposes at the above address.

The participant accepts that their data can be transferred exclusively to collaborating companies and sponsors necessary for the correct development of the activities, management and internal administration of CLUB CICLISTA ALP – LA MOLINA. Likewise, the signatory agrees that the CLUB CICLISTA ALP – LA MOLINA sends or directs information on any products, managements or services that they commercialize. The acceptance of the signatory so that his data can be treated or transferred in the manner established in this paragraph, is always revocable, without retroactive effect, in accordance with the provisions of articles 6 and 11 of Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December.