RULES 1000.si

Rules

  1. There are no comments on the rules. Whoever disagrees with them cannot enter the race.
  2. ”1000.si” is bikepacking race.
  3. Riders must complete the full course from start to finish.
  4. Riders must be fully self-supported and not receive any private outside assistance.
  5. The principle of equal opportunities means that you can only take care of yourself where everyone else is. The same goes for rest, cycling services,…
  6. Drafting is prohibited. Exception registered pairs.
  7. Riding in pairs means that both riders ride together at all times and should not be more than 100 m from each other. If one of them resigns, the other can continue riding, finish the race as finisher, but cannot be placed in the solo category.
  8. The relay race follows the same rules as for solo competitors. When changing at a specific place, the incoming competitor hands over the GPS tracker to the starting competitor.
  9. All forward travel must be by bicycle or by walking.
  10. Electric bikes are prohibited.
  11. All riders are required to carry GPS tracker.
  12. The route is known at all times and is published in the Race Manual. Shortening or disregarding the route can only be in case of force majeure, when the health or life of the participant is endangered. In such a case, it is mandatory to notify the organizer immediately.
  13. It is expected of all riders to know, respect and observe local laws.
  14. Riders must act in the spirit of adventure, speed and above all fun.
  15. If you do not have a proper front and rear light and a reflective vest, then driving in the dark and poor visibility will not be allowed.
  16. All bikes and mandatory equipment have to pass a check up before the start.
  17. The use of a helmet is mandatory all the time throughout the ride.
  18. 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. Some violations will be sanctioned by disqualification and some by life-long disqualification.
  19. No insurance, no ride.
  20. Zero tolerance of doping, fraud and non-compliance with basic bikepacking principles and to disregard for high ethical and moral standards.
  21. No prize money.

Recommendations

  • Make yourself visible to other road users at the night with reflective stickers on your bike and illuminating elements on your clothes.
  • Make yourself visible to other road users at daytime with good visible clothes.
  • Don’t listen to music with earphones while riding.