RACE MANUAL

200 (bikepacking) miles around slovenia

RACE MANUAL

Hi!

200 (bikepacking) miles around Slovenia is a novelty in the Slovenian, European and world bikepacking area. In 2021, this will be the second implementation of this competition.

We are proud to pave the way for competitive bikepacking in Slovenia as well. 200 (bikepacking) miles around Slovenia is a sprint variant.

We are proud of all of you reading this Race Manual. This means that you have reached the first step towards participating in the Slovenian competitive bikepacking.

We will be proud of every participant who will appear at the start and in the spirit and ethics of bikepacking will be able to route between Šalovci and Žuniči.

Every participant in this race, who will be able to ride the route between Šalovci and Žuniči in the spirit and ethics of bikepacking, will be proud of himself, as he will be able to run the route alone, without the help of the team that serves him front and back.

Below is some information about this memorable ordeal.

ORGANIZER

Bikepacking Slovenia Sports Association

Prvačina 119

5297 Prvačina

Slovenia

Bank account: IBAN SI56 0475 1000 1548 122

BIC SWIFT: KBMASI2X, Tax No.: 41498003

COMPETITION

Solo:

  • men,
  • women.

Pairs (each of the pair registers in their application, stating the name of the teammate):

  • men,
  • female
  • mixed.

If in the event of one participant withdrawing, the other participant may continue to compete according to the rules applicable to solo participants, but may only be a finisher in the finish and cannot compete for the rank.

GPS TRACKER

  • The organizer provides each participant with a GPS tracker, for which the participant places a deposit.
  • Each participant receives their GPS tracker, which they must place in the appropriate position on the bike before starting.
  • After arriving at the finish, each participant must return the gps tracker to the organizer, which returns the deposit to the participant.
  • In case of withdrawal, the gps participant must send the tracker to the organizer address. The deposit is refunded after the organizer takes over the GPS tracker.

BY APPLICATION, EVERY PARTICIPANT PERSONALLY AGREES WITH THE FOLLOWING:

  • Understand and approve the terms of cooperation that are in the rules,
  • agrees to abide by all points of the rules,
  • agrees to respect and promote bikepacking ethics,
  • to cultivate a friendly attitude towards fellow competitors, organizers and volunteers, and to resolve any possible misunderstandings in a tolerant manner,
  • to agree to be aware of his or her personal medical condition that the organizer assumes no responsibility for any health problems that may occur during the event due to a sudden event or negligence on the part of the competitor.

SLOVENE BIKEPACKING CHALLENGE

The competition is considered a Slovenian bikepacking challenge together with 1000.si. Read more about this challenge in a special section on the website https://bikepackingslovenija.si/slovene-bikepacking-challenge/.

GENERAL INFORMATION

200 (bikepacking) miles around Slovenia is a cycling competition that takes place exclusively on the territory of the Republic of Slovenia between Šalovci (Hostel Peterloug, Markovci 93, 9204 Šalovci – start) (46.84376, 16.22526) and through obligatory sections:

  • Bokrači, 9201 Puconci (46.73201, 16.19597) – turn to the east in the immediate vicinity of house number Bokrači 8a
  • section: Sotinski breg (Sotina, 9262 Rogašovci) – Fikšinci (9262 Rogašovci) https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35050292
  • Lovrenc na Pohorju (2344 Lovrenc na Pohorju) – Kulturni dom Jožeta Petruna, Gornji trg 60, 2344 Lovrenc na Pohorju (na desni v smeri vožnje) (46.53696, 15.38286)
  • to Šokčev dvor, Žuniči 2,8341 Žuniči (finish) (45.48256, 15.36048).

Each participant prepares the rest of the route by himself.

Observe road traffic regulations and any sections that are prohibited from cycling. Where there is a bike lane, use of the bike lane is mandatory.

Start:

4.9.2021 at 00:01.

The finish will be 4.9.2021 at 24:00.

max. time: 24 hours.

Anyone who achieves the finish in this time will receive the title ”Finisher 200 (bikepacking) miles around Slovenia 2020 ”. Participants who arrive at the finish after this time will be classified into a specific category.

LOGISTICS

For a symbolic surcharge, one piece of luggage (bag) will be transported from the start to the finish. For information about these services, contact the organizer at info@bikepackingslovenija.si.

Dinner and overnight before the start will be possible. For information on these services, contact Hostel Peterloug (+386 41 200 485 – Bojan).

It will be possible to spend the night after arriving at the finish. For information about these services, contact the organizer at info@bikepackingslovenija.si.

AWARDS AND CLASSIFICATION

No prizes are provided.

In case they are, the absolute winner will be chosen first among the set of prizes, then the fastest man / woman, then the second man / woman / first pair and so on until the prize pool is exhausted.

The one who gets to the finish (taking into account bikepacking rules) in each category is ranked higher. The official results will be announced after a review of the suitability of each participant’s ride, presumably no later than 7 days after the end of the competition.

EQUIPMENT

COMPETITOR EQUIPMENT

Required:

  • helmet,
  • reflective vest
  • first aid,
  • protection foil.

WHEEL EQUIPMENT

Required:

  • technically perfect bike,
  • functioning RIGHT front and rear lights,
  • spare batteries,
  • reflective straps on the frame and on all the forks of the wheel.

A technical inspection of the technical completeness of the bicycle and the mandatory equipment and participant will be 3.9.2021 at 14:00 on start at Hostel Peterloug, Markovci 63, 9204 Šalovci. Without a technical examination, participation in the competition will not be possible.

INSURANCE

Contestants attend the competition at their own risk. The Organizer assumes no responsibility for injuries or damage caused to participants’ equipment. By participating in the event, the competitor agrees to all the rules and consequences applicable to the event.

Personal insurance:

Each competitor must have their own accident insurance, which will cover all search, rescue and treatment costs and includes liability insurance.

APPROPRIATE PREPAREDNESS

Upon registration, the participant declares that he or she is physically fit.

FAIR PLAY

Helping anyone is forbidden.

The exception is to assist another competitor who is at risk of health or life. Such assistance is mandatory and will be particularly rewarding.

BREACH OF RULES

Rules are a necessary evil and any violation of the rules will be punished. The amount of the penalty will be in time increment and will be imposed upon arrival at the destination, in some cases followed by disqualification.

Pay particular attention to:

  • Violation of the rule of self-care (third-party assistance) and riding in a shelter will be punished with lifelong disqualification without the possibility of an appeal.
  • Use of transport during the match – lifelong disqualification.
  • Insults or threats to the organizer or volunteer – lifetime disqualification.
  • Dumping on and off the track – disqualification.
  • Avoiding helping a teammate in difficulty – disqualification.
  • Disqualification can be immediate or if irregularities are identified.

Follow bikepacking rules. Be a proud bikepacker.

There will be quite a few judges and volunteers along the route who will not be labeled, you may not even see them all.

The decision of the organizer on the sentencing is final.

Specific provisions:

  • Each participant must agree to the rules published on https://bikepackingslovenija.si/en/200bikepacking-miles-around-slovenia/. Without this consent, participation is not possible.
  • Everyone competes at their own risk.
  • The race is open to all men and women who are at least 18 years old on the day of the competition.
  • The competition will be in any weather.The only exceptions are situations where the safety of the participants may be endangered (p.ex. extreme storm).In this case, the event variant of the route or even cancellation is decided by the event organizer.In case of cancellation or competition, the participant has the option of a refund of the entry fee in the amount of 75% of the amount already paid or transfer to the next competition.
  • In case of force majeure (eg Covid 19 and / or similar) the competition will be postponed or canceled. In this case, each participant has the option of a refund of the entry fee of 75% of the amount already paid or transfer to the next competition.
  • The route will NOT be marked.
  • All participants must have the required mandatory equipment.
  • The competitor may voluntarily withdraw from the competition at any time. He must immediately notify the organizer of his withdrawing.

COMPLAINTS

All complaints must be submitted within half an hour after the competitor arrives at the finish line, in writing or verbally, with a deposit of € 50. Complaints must be made with supporting documents (photographic material or the witnesses).

The appeal will be decided by the organizer. The decision will be taken as soon as possible. The decision of the organizer is final.

APPLICATIONS only on https://bikepackingslovenija.si/200bikepacking-miles-around-slovenia/

Your application will be validated upon receipt of payment, so:

  • 80 € to 30.4.,
  • 95 € to 30.6.,
  • 115 € to 20.8.,
  • End of applications 20.8.2021,
  • payment of the entry fee to the organizer’s TRR, you will receive the invoice by e-mail,
  • no entry fee can be refunded,
  • in case of cancellation (until 20.8.2021), at the express request of the participant, half of the amount paid may be carried over to the following year.

You can make the payment by following the instructions on the website: https://bikepackingslovenija.si/200bikepacking-miles-around-slovenia/

Anyone who registers and pays for 1000.si at the same time should contact the organizer at info@bikepackingslovenija.si, a 10% discount will be taken into account.

You have to pay on

Bank account: IBAN SI56 0475 1000 1548 122

BIC SWIFT: KBMASI2X

Tax No .: 41498003

purpose: ”200 miles-name and surname”

If you pay for multiple participants at the same time, please report their names to info@bikepackingslovenija.si.

Applications will be accepted no later than 20.8.2021 or until the limit of paid competitors’ applications has been filled. Registration is confirmed when the entry fee is paid and received on the organizer’s account. Applications will be considered in the order of payments received. The transition between the competition and the categories is possible until 5.8.2021.

Cancellation of the application can be done only by e-mail info@bikepackingslovenija.si.

FEE INCLUDE:

  • participation in the competition,
  • use of GPS tracker and timing,
  • commemorative medal,
  • shower on finish.

FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • anything that is not explicitly stated to include the entry fee.

ETHIC AND MORAL STANDARDS

The organizers strive to establish high ethical and moral standards. Therefore, we will ask you some questions when you register. You will have 7 days to respond. Upon receipt of the completed questionnaire, which relates to general questions about knowledge of ethical and moral standards of bikepacking and attitudes towards competitors, the organizer and volunteers, the organizer will review the answers and confirm or reject your application. The decision at this stage will be final. The final confirmation of the application will be with the payment of the entry fee. The date you submitted your application will be taken into account.

We suggest that you take the time to answer the questions and check the website https://bikepackingslovenija.si/200bikpacking-miles-around-slovenia/, as you will find a lot of useful information there, and acquaintance with the competition manual and rules is mandatory. at check-in. You may also get a hint for answers in the FAQ section.

PHOTO-DOCUMENTATION

Each contestant waives the claim for photographic copyright during the event and waives any action against the organizer and his partners for the use of his pictures.

COMPETITION PARTNER

  • Municipality of Šalovci
  • Municipality of Črnomelj

 

ŠD Bikepacking Slovenia team

 

https://bikepackingslovenija.si/

info@bikepackingslovenija.si

+386 41 687 069 (Andrej)

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